Five Non-Traditional Thanksgiving Tablescapes

Not feeling the the traditional earthy and autumn table decor for Thanksgiving this year? Worry not! There are plenty of other options out there!

Whether you’re looking for modern, rustic, understated, or glammed out, there is something just for you. Below we’ve curated our five favorite non-traditional Thanksgiving tablescapes.

1. Modern and Organic

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From Therese, Craft and Couture:

I strayed from traditional elements like the maple leaves, pumpkins, and typical foliage. I wanted it to be clean, fresh, organic yet still inviting. When you think modern, it can give off a stark cold vibe. To warm things up and add a hint of the fall season I used a variety of textures and organic elements mixed with a touch of gold (just enough to add some holiday sparkle).


2. Black, Gold, and Glamorous

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From Mariah, Giggles Galore:

When Thanksgiving rolls around I like to pull out all the pretty things and make this holiday feel extra special. This year I’ve been obsessed with gold and figured I’d go a little less traditional with the orange and browns and more hip and elegant with black, white and gold.


3. Cute and Casual

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From Cyd, The Sweetest Occasion:

Planned as a beautiful yet casual gathering of friends, this Friendsgiving dinner pulls everything together with beautiful flowers and sweet little details like take out containers for bringing home leftovers, a chalkboard menu and shots shared in little mason jar glasses.


4. Cool tones and Costal

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From Kim, Sand and Sisal:

This year I’ve given my Thanksgiving table a coastal nod and incorporated watery blue candles and plates and added a few starfish, clam and scallop shells to my white pumpkin centerpiece.


5. Rustic Luxury

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From Lia, Lia Griffith:

I love mixing styles, bringing in rustic with glam, metallic with raw wood. The setting started with the gold faux bois salad plates. I loved the woodland pattern in the foil finish. I then added the twig flatware and mercury glass candle holders. The mix of the gold and plum against the natural wood and earthy dinner plates created a warm yet intriguing table setting. Of course everything looks better topped with a paper flower so this plum dahlia finished my look.


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