its starting to look like thanksgiving


because we have put our motives in check i think its fair to move on to the actual thanksgiving decorating. i do not think there is a right or way wrong to do this step as long as your heart is focused on Christ. i loved spending time last month finding simple ways to decorate. last year I wrote a thanksgiving decor round up post. so this year i wanted to take my pinterest ideas and replicate them in a more simple manner. i anticipate having the aroma of pumpkin and cinnamon in the air and the temperature warm but not uncomfortable. I have never set a “formal” table for thanksgiving. I felt the need to practice. using a very small budget i headed to the dollar store. I needed to buy supplies for a 10 person table. here a peek at what i came up with.


supplies purchased: orange plastic plates, paper doilies, plastic water goblets, candle sticks. candle holders, sparkly pipe cleaners, wrapping paper supplies i had: pine cones, silverware, white cardstock, mini pumpkins, turkey, vase of acorns, napkins

more tablescape ideas:

via kids table craftaholics anonymous

via lemon tree creations

via home everday

via frech larkspur

scripture prints to have hung/or written on chalk boards:

via lamp light prints

via lily and val

via creativity by katie

via rachel wojo

general decorations:

via mandi being crafty

via salt and pepper moms

via adorable you

via foxberry hill

via the pearl blog

prepping for thanksgiving

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  1. I love all these ideas (and I’m in LOVE with that whitewashed table. SO gorgeous!)
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  2. These are some fabulous ideas! I can’t wait to host Thanksgiving + use some of these fun ideas!
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  3. love these ideas!! I am such a sucker for fall decor and these ideas are absolutely perfect!


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