Get ready for your big turkey day gathering with these creative, easy, and simple Thanksgiving table ideas and tablescapes.
Simple Thanksgiving table inspiration to make decorating a breeze!
Do you plan to host the next Thanksgiving dinner? Good food is a must, although your table setting shouldn’t be ignored either. Luckily, it’s easy to create gorgeous Thanksgiving table décor – no need to spend all day or a small fortune either.
After all, wouldn’t you rather spend your time and energy focusing on the people and food that make this day so special?
Sometimes it’s the small details that matter and you can fully take advantage of this to decorate your Thanksgiving table effortlessly. Some cute place cards, a few pumpkins or other fall elements, a simple floral centerpiece and your favorite plates allow you to add a festive touch to your table without so much as breaking a sweat.
Simple Thanksgiving Table Ideas
1. Free Printable Thanksgiving Placemats
How cute and creative is this Thanksgiving table idea? It is so easy and casual, which is the kind of Thanksgiving I like best. Grab the free printable placemat from Ella Claire and Co.
2. Easy Thanksgiving Tablescape Ideas
Bright modern décor with natural elements will surely make your guests feel welcome to your Thanksgiving dinner. The artichoke place cards are such a brilliant idea among the many you will find in this post by Paper And Stitch Blog.
3. Neutral Low-Key Thanksgiving Tablescape
Sometime keeping things simple yields some pretty stunning results. This low-key Thanksgiving tablescape is a perfect example. Layer a plaid tablecloth, some fresh greenery and white pumpkins, chargers, and neutral linen napkins. Add plain white candles, and you’re in business.
4. Table with Fresh Flowers and Cranberries
I think I’m going to nickname this table setting the “Trader Joe’s Thanksgiving Table” – because I’m pretty sure I could whip up something similar with one trip to TJ’s.
This beautiful table is filled with fresh flowers and cranberries, which are easy to find ans SO budget-friendly. Add in some cheap dollar store glass vases and paper bags, and you’ll have a beautifully set table in no time.
5. Easy Apple Table Runner
This apple table setting couldn’t be easier to make – it takes just a few minutes and no floral expertise required! Get all the details from Julie Blanner Blog.
6. Cozy Neutral Thanksgiving Tablescape
Decorate your Thanksgiving table with neutral colors and allow your dishes to grab the spotlight!
Love Grows Wild used natural elements such as pumpkins, antlers, and wheat, combined with white candles and other neutral-colored elements. They make a super easy way to decorate your table for Thanksgiving with gorgeous results.
7. DIY Feather Centerpiece And Thanksgiving Table
Making your own Thanksgiving décor can be so rewarding, and Design Improvised came up with a super frugal feather centerpiece idea using painted soup cans (upcycle for the win!!). Also, chalk painted pumpkins are easy to make and will complete your Thanksgiving tablescape.
8. Bright Floral Thanksgiving Tablescape
The House That Lars Built used a beautiful seasonal bouquet and colorful dishware to create a lively Thanksgiving table setting that sparks joy just by looking at it. I’m a lover of neutrals at heart, but I think I could get on the pink and blue bandwagon after seeing this table setting!
9. Pinecone and Mini Pumpkin Table Runner
Tall centerpieces can often be disruptive to the flow at your table, that’s why I’m so drawn to table runner centerpieces – like this pinecone and mini pumpkin table decor from Angie Holden.
Bonus: She shares a seamless tutorial to transition this table setting from Thanksgiving to Christmas!
10. Farmhouse Thanksgiving Table Décor
Farmhouse On Boone has a really simple formula for putting together an effortless farmhouse Thanksgiving table setting.
The fresh eucalyptus with white mini pumpkins adds the perfect touch of fall. They pair nicely with the grain sack table runner and the natural fiber place mats that add a rustic texture to the table.
11. A Teal Thanksgiving Table
Vibrant blue dishes, basket style placemats, some greenery and white pumpkins are all you need to pull of a beautiful an inviting Thanksgiving tablescape like The Happy Housie did.
12. Make a Table Runner from Gift Wrap Paper
I whipped up this Thanksgiving tablescape several years ago when I fell in love with the pattern on a roll of gift wrap. Pair it with a roll of plain brown kraft paper, and you’re got a quick, easy, and inexpensive tablecloth.