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Thanksgiving Table Centerpieces

I thought I'd share a few of my past Thanksgiving/ Fall centerpieces because I usually create them by shopping my house first.  I hope these will spark some ideas for you to create and set the prettiest Thanksgiving table yet.

  You can click the photos to be taken to the full post where I usually show or tell how I put them together.





Aubergine with amber and olive...love this color combination.  A ceramic pumpkin is perched upon a grapevine wreath and surrounded with silk mums and pheasant feathers.
A rustic, autumn centerpiece is created with a wreath, facorns (fake acorns...you all know by now how much I like these) a cake stand and bark candle.
Here, I took an antique wicker tray and filled it with a small collection of vintage leather encased decanters.  This could be a cetnerpiece on its own (click the pic to see) and is flanked by silk greenery, shed antlers, pinecone candles, tealight candles and grapevine balls.  
This figurine was perfect to create the effect of a little bo…

Thanksgiving Hutch with Red Turkey Transferware & Giveaway Ends Tomorrow!

You don't see much in the way of red at Thanksgiving but I wanted my hutch to have a little bit of a Fall feeling even though I'm not hosting Thanksgiving this year.  I swapped out a few pieces of my usual display for some pieces of red, Thanksgiving themed ones.  This is the first year, definitely since being a Mom, that I can remember not putting any Halloween decor out and very little decor for Fall.   This is it about it.   With the whole Etsy filming I just did not find the time to do much Fall decorating.
The platter is a huge, 20 or 21" whopper big enough for a 20-24 lb turkey,  by Wood and Sons dating to the 1930's.  I displayed it last year on another table HERE, where I also told about the history of the turkey themed English wares.

It's surrounded by some bundles of wheat, my favorite little facorns, some pinecones and this trio of chipmunks.
So that's about all I have for my Fall decor!  What are your plans for Thanksgiving this year?  We are going to …