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Monday, December 2, 2013

A Thanksgiving Table Fit for Any Gathering

Well, hello there!  Long time, no blog.  My world has been turned upside down, but I hope to pop in here a bit more just like the old days.  I have so much to tell you, but for now, let’s just start with our Thanksgiving table.  This was a “use what you have on hand at the moment” kind of table.

Starting with a cream table cloth that we’ve had since we got married, layered with gold wrapping paper and a navy chevron wrapping paper on top of it.  I absolutely love using wrapping paper for table settings.  It’s cheap and opens a world of endless options and if it gets spilt on, no worries.

plumberry pie blog casual table

For our centerpiece, I used fruit and nuts that were already in the house.

plumberry pie blog casual thanksgiving table

Didn’t bother with the china and used my everyday white.  I love white dishes.  They work for everything and make food look fabulous!  I used tags and my handy dandy washi tape for place setting tags.  Just tied them around the flatware with jute and used a gold Sharpie to write “thankful for you” to each person.

plumberry pie blog  washi tape place setting tags

plumberry pie blog  thankful for you

My love for trays continues.  They truly upgrade the look of a few bottles of wine on a counter to a little bar area.

plumberry pie blog use a tray to make any spot a bar

And here’s a full view to give you a peek at the almost finished family room.  You can see the gallery wall and the shelves are back in place.

plumberry pie blog thanksgiving table family room

Well, that’s it for now.  We had a busy Thanksgiving weekend, including a mad scientist birthday for my son.  Hope to share some details with you sometime soon!  And there may just be a series called Never Before Seen Rooms.  Stay tuned…

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