Thanksgiving Table Inspiration

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Thanksgiving is the one time each year that we are able to reconnect with my husband's family.  It has become a tradition to go to Maryland and the cousins look so forward to seeing each other year after year.  I always love to see how much they have grown.

This picture was taken last Thanksgiving and you can imagine what it is like organizing 10 kids.  Herding a litter of puppies might be easier.  As a side note, I could squeeze those little baby toes.  They probably don't look like that now.

When I think of Thanksgiving I think of tables-capes that take on an organic element.  A little more rustic I guess you could say.  Here are a few of my favorites I have been collecting on Pinterest.

I will be taking off the next couple of days to spend time with family.  Best wishes for a safe and Happy Thanksgiving!!!


  1. Those are some cute kids. My blog today is the Thanksgiving table I saw last week at the Ralph Lauren store in NYC. Maybe you'll get some ideas.

  2. The potted plants on the cake stand...LOVE them!

    Have a wonderful Thanksgiving enjoying your family!

  3. These are great! Those kids look adorable, gotta love seeing family at this time of year. Happy Thanksgiving from up here in Canada.

  4. What a sweet family photo!!! That's what this holiday is ALL about ~


  5. Such fun! Enjoy your Thanksgiving and time spent with family. Hope this years photo is just as darling!

  6. happy thanksgiving to you and your family, rene! may many blessings come to you now and always!

  7. We will be having a huge family gathering and feast as well!! So much to be thankful for!

    My hip replacement therapy is coming along very good!

    Love and Hugs,

    Art by Karena

  8. Beautiful natural tablescapes - your burlap runner would go perfectly with all this greenery Rene! Love the paperwhites down the length of the table - so pretty.
    Wishing you and your family a happy Thanksgiving! Enjoy having all the cousins together.

  9. Love that kids cute, and the organic feel of those tablescapes is awesome.

    Have a nice Thanksgiving!


  10. Love the kids..and the little toes! Beautiful ideas...have a wonderful Thanksgiving! :D

  11. LOVE LOVE LOVE a rustic table for Thankgiving!

  12. Your family pictures are lovely! I, too, love seeing how the cousins grow more and more each year {and we never change!}.

    Love all these tablescapes. I think there should always be some sort of element by, branches, plants, etc. I know mine will!

    Have a wonderful Thanksgiving with your family, Rene!


  13. Get your herding stick ready and have fun in Maryland! These tablescapes are exactly what I have in mind for Thanksgiving this year. I might even do the butcher paper and drawn on placemats for the adult table! Great images to draw inspiration from. Thanks!

  14. Have a safe trip, and a very Happy Thanksgiving!

    Kat :)

  15. That is such a fun family photo! Wishing you and your family a very Happy Thanksgiving, Rene. Safe travels, too!

  16. Look at all those kids! Have a wonderful Thanksgiving, Rene, with your family! Enjoy! Oh, and btw those tablescapes are so lovely.


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