It’s time to set the Thanksgiving table, and organic elements are inspiring us everywhere we look!

For this year’s Thanksgiving tablescape, skip the knick-knacks. Instead, use organic elements that celebrate food, nature, and the beauty of a bountiful harvest. You’ll end up with a gorgeous table that you can put together in a snap!

Take a look at these fourteen breathtaking ideas, and create a beautiful table that will inspire you to give thanks!


1. Glam it up with gold

Elevate ordinary pumpkins, pinecones, and berries with a coat of glitter and gold.

A Pumpkin and a Princess - Golden FallPhoto courtesy of A Pumpkin and a Princess

2. Play up natural jewel tones

Set off an emerald green garland with plum and tangerine accents such as napkins, table runners, and flower arrangements.

Apartment 34 - Copper and Jewel TonesPhoto courtesy of Apartment 34

3. Make tiny potted place settings

To warm up a glam or monochrome table, add tiny touches of green with baby succulent place settings.

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4. Use a sparkling branch centerpiece

Add graceful drama to your table with an arrangement of sparkling bare branches.

Catch My Party - Sparkling BranchesPhoto courtesy of CatchMyParty

5. Think outside the pumpkin

Feathers, antlers, wood, even fall vegetables such as artichokes and ornamental lettuce are all fair game for a beautiful organic tablescape.

Smitten Studio - Feathers and Horns
Photo courtesy of Smitten Studio

6. Scatter late blooms

Take advantage of autumn-blooming flowers to add fragrant, beautiful dimension to your table decoration.


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7. Give old gourds new life

Find a new use for October’s pumpkins and gourds by placing tiny pumpkin tea lights among an artful arrangement.

Everyday Occasions - Gourds and SilverPhoto courtesy of Everyday Occasions by Jenny Steffens Hobick

8. Give guests an edible centerpiece

Add groupings of ripe grapes to an arrangement of gourds, glowing candles, and golden wheat for a centerpiece that celebrates plenty.

Green Door Hospitality - Golden WheatPhoto courtesy of Green Door Hospitality

9. Mix graphic and organic

Ground graphic patterns such as black and white stripes with gorgeous gourds in shades of orange, yellow, and green.

Holly Mathis Interiors - Stripes and PumpkinsPhoto courtesy of Holly Mathis Interiors

10. Create a Thanksgiving tree

Add fall-colored leaves to curly willow branches for a gorgeous way for guests to give thanks.

Lia Griffith - Thanks TreePhoto courtesy of Lia Griffith

11. Celebrate fall fruit

Take a fall-color cue from the rich reddish purple of ripe winter pears.

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12. Do pumpkins in pastels

Sophisticate your pumpkin centerpiece by coloring it in unexpected shades, such as citron and icy blue.

The 36th Avenue - Pastel PumpkinsPhoto courtesy of The 36th Avenue

13. Use tiny blooms

Wrap tiny flower buds in warm-colored ribbon for an unexpected table setting.

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14. Make lush layers

Combine leafy garlands, fresh blossoms, fall foliage, and graceful feathers for a tablescape fit for a fabulous feast.

Waiting on Martha - Thanksgiving Al FrescoPhoto courtesy of Waiting on Martha

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What’s your favorite way to decorate your Thanksgiving table?