This year I wanted to plan ahead on how I was going to set the table for Thanksgiving. My goal was pretty, use what I had,and add in some sparkle. I did end up purchasing a few things, however everything I bought were $1-$3 items. I love how the table turned out,simple and elegant. Gold has come back with a vengence and I love the warmth it adds. I’ve seen gold rimmed glassware everywhere and I picked up these at my local Dollar Tree. I found the chargers there as well. The pretty gold battery lights and napkin rings are from the bargin section at Target.
The natural elements are my favorite part of the table. My friend made this gorgeous sucullent filled pumpkins for a fundraiser. I picked up this beauty from her and this was the jumping off point for the table.
The eucaltptus was a major score. Just clipped some from the side of the road! Free and beautiful, a winning combo, for sure.
In case you’d like to make one of these beautiful pumpkins for your table, here’s how. You just need a gorgeous pumpkin (white would be beautiful too), succulents, moss, and some hot glue. You don’t cut the pumpkin, you glue the moss on, and break off some succulents with about an inch to inch and a half stem. Then glue the succulents in place. I’ve had this one for almost three weeks, and mist the succulents with water every few days. It looks as great as the day I got it. I really love how it all came together. I set our small table just to work out the details, but for Thanksgiving day I will do this same set up at our table that seats 12. Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays, I can hardly wait!
I had the white plates and tea lights. Not including the pumpkin I spent $20 to set the table, and you could make a centerpiece for around $15. Have a wonderful Thanksgiving with your family and loved ones. I’d love to hear if you incorporate any of these ideas.