10 Beautiful Thanksgiving Table Settings {diy}

Autumn Tablescape


1.   Aqua & Yellow Fall Tablescape ~ If you’re looking for a stylish way to decorate your dining table this fall, this is the perfect post for you!  The non-traditional color palette of aqua and yellow is fabulous.  There are many little details you don’t want to miss.

Simple yet Stylish Table Setting {Dinner Party Table Ideas}


2.  Simple yet Stylish Table Setting {Dinner Party Table Ideas} ~ While this table idea was designed for a wedding reception, the overall idea would be perfect for a small dinner party as well. Using Mason Jars and a Can and filling them with candles and flowers you create a beautiful center piece. Then taking butcher paper as a table cover and place setting with your guest names by their seats, you will be able to create a well put together table that is both stylish and inexpensive.

Natural Neutral Thanksgiving Place Setting {Thanksgiving Table}


3.  Natural Neutral Thanksgiving Place Setting {Thanksgiving Table} ~ Pine cones are the finishing touch that make this place setting! Using similar neutral colored table linens along with gathered pine cones from the back yard, your Thanksgiving table will be beautifully put together yet simple!

A Thanksgiving Feast


4.  Thanksgiving Day Table  ~ Pinecones, mini pumpkins, wheat, lace and candlelight combined make a rustic yet elegant table scape for Thanksgiving.

Thanksgiving Centerpiece

5.  Thanksgiving Pilgram Hat Centerpiece ~ This is a post featuring a tutorial on how to create a unique and festive pilgrim hat and floral centerpiece. With a little help from a template and some bean and corn you’ll create a beautiful Thanksgiving table centerpiece that will wow your guests! Thanksgiving Centerpieces 6.  Pumpkin Flower Arrangements ~ How beautiful!  I love fresh festive flowers! Who says you have to carve pumpkins into jack-o-lanterns?  You can still have yummy baked pumpkin seeds when you scoop the center out.

Autumn Table Set Up

7.  A Beautiful Fresh Thanksgiving Place Setting ~ This place setting is a fresh new take on a more traditional style place setting! Using modern color scheme of yellow, gray and a lemons! Beautiful and festive! Thanksgiving Tablescape 8.  Painted Pumpkins Thanksgiving Tablescape ~ Who says you can’t add a little glam to your Thanksgiving Table?! This is a beautiful way to set the table for your feast! At every place setting a gold pumpkin you can create yourself using a can of spray paint! Beautiful, sophisticated and festive! Thanksgiving Tablescape 9.  Thanksgiving Kid Table Crafts ~ Lisa Storms has designed a cute Thanksgiving kids table that is completely DIY.  From the pilgrim hat crayon holder to the pumpkin pie tin filled with a pre dinner snack, the kids Thanksgiving table will keep them entertained before, during, and after Thanksgiving dinner.

13 Ways to Fold a Napkin Fancy

10.  13 Ways to Fold Napkins Fancy ~ Learn how to fold a napkin fancy for an elegant dinner party or just for fun!  Here are 12 napkin folding step-by-step tutorials.



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12 Spooky Halloween Food & Treats {recipes}



1.  Haunted Hooting Owl Pretzel ~ Owl’s don’t always come out at night.  Children will have a hoot decorating these adorable owl pretzels.  After they’ve decorated them they’ll have just as much fun eating them.  {wink}

Halloween Snacks

2.  Halloween Puppy Chow {Halloween Food Recipes} ~ Puppy Chow is a classic yummy treat, add a few extra ingredients and you have a festive version. Perfect for a Halloween party or just as a fun snack, your kiddos will love it!

Halloween Party Food

3.  Candy Corn Drink ~ A refreshing and festive Halloween beverage layered to look like candy corn.  How cute is the ghost marshmallow peep in top?!

Halloween Drinks

4.  Mad Scientist Potion ~ Serve up some witches brew with this fun drink!  It’s sure to excite both kids and adults.  They are so simple to make you will be surprised.  Check out the tutorial to learn what the secret ingredient is to make this drink bubble and smoke.

Halloween Appetizers

5.  Spooky Spider Cheeseball ~A cheese ball is a pretty traditional party food, especially when large groups of people are involved like during the holidays.  But this recipe takes a regular cheese ball up a couple of notches.

Halloween Treats

6.  Vampire Caramel Apples ~ Caramel Apples are a traditional fall treat, so why not decorate them to look like the most festive and spooky Halloween treat.  This delicious caramel apple recipe is only made spooky when dressed to look like vampire teeth.

Halloween Recipes

7.  Candy Corn Halloween Pizza ~ Turn a regular cheese pizza into a Halloween treat with jut the addition of a little more cheese.  This candy corn cheese pizza can be used with your favorite pizza recipe or by using the yummy pizza recipe from the ladies of Our Best Bites.

Halloween Party Snacks

8.  Spider Web Snacks ~ This fun Halloween treat is easy to make and both kid friendly in the kitchen and in their tummies.

Halloween Cupcakes

9.  Ghost Cupcakes ~ What kid wouldn’t love these super cute Ghost Cupcakes?  These would be perfect for a Halloween party or a classroom of enthusiastic children.

Halloween Food Ideas

10.  Mummy Pizza Puffs ~ How adorable are these mummified pizza puffs?  They’re light and fluffy and filled with cheese and pepperoni.  Perfect for lunches or even dinner.

Halloween Lunch Ideas

11.  Halloween Lunch Ideas ~ Mummify your food with these 3 fun recipes for mummy dogs, ghost bananas, and monster eyes

Halloween Desserts

12.  Frankenstein Monster Cake ~ Isn’t this Frankenstein cake absolutely amazing?!  Learn how to transform an ordinary cake into a Frankenstein Monster masterpiece.


(Thank You to the blogs in this post for these fabulous tutorials!)

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