I love a well-decorated table. But let’s be honest. I don’t live in a Pottery Barn catalog. To me, a “charger” is something that keeps my iPhone from dying, not something to put my plates on. And it takes every molecule of my focus to pull off a Thanksgiving spread that’s not too hot (burned) or too cold (going to give someone E Coli). With those standards in mind, I set about collecting super simple Thanksgiving decor ideas for this year’s table inspiration.
Here are five ways you can use stuff you already have around to dress-up your Thanksgiving tablescape. This approach will also save you a few bucks to put towards going out to breakfast the day after. (That’s always our plan at least!)
Easy Thanksgiving Table Decorating Ideas Find a branch. Paint it yellow. Done. Modern. Organic. And never going to wilt.

Easy Thanksgiving Table Decorating Ideas Collect the houseplants that usually decorate your windowsills and give them a seat at the table this year.

Table Decor Ideas for Thanksgiving Borrow a page from the Native Americans and use all the parts of the buffalo turkey. Not sure what the feather and fowl at the same table etiquette is, but I love always love decorating with natural elements.

When in doubt, paint something white. Easiest decor trend ever.

This isn’t exactly a table decor idea specifically, but I sure love the idea of making some leafy table flair.

Image Sources:
1) The Kimball legend
2) My Home Ideas
3) Marcus Nilsson
4) Design Public
5) Martha Stewart

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3 Responses to A Guide to Lazy Thanksgiving Table Decorations

  1. Victoria says:

    I love this post. The ideas are so easy and pretty, especially painting the tree yellow! How perfect:)

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