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Thanksgiving Day is a time when family and friends gather together and enjoy each other's company with a feast. Decorations become important to make the feast more festive.


Thanksgiving Table decorations are primary to every thanksgiving occasion. Let us look at some of the center table and place setting decoration trends and patterns that would help make thanksgiving get-together a memorable occasion:

Apple basket: This can be used as a centerpiece on the table. A basket could be filled with decorated apples in green and red colors, with few fall leaves, wheat, berries, nuts and shells. Autumn colored candles of various heights can be fitted into the basket.

Decorated plants: Plants like small ivy, flowering plants and moss could be used. These could make an ideal and attractive centerpiece for table. These plants could be decorated by adding a few sprigs and fall foliage stuck between the leaves of the plants.

Dishes: Leaves apples and pumpkins could be kept in colorful plates to add attraction to the table.

Candy bowl: A low bowl with a fat orange or a yellow candle could be placed in the table. The bowl could be filled with black jelly beans or candy corn.


Magic with light: Orange colored Halloween mini lights could be attached to a glass tabletop and this will add shimmer to the festivity. A silky fabric netted or muslin tablecloth on the top could add to the overall effect. These lights when turned on during the night lend a glow with tiny white, red, gold, and blue shines.

Mats: Colored place mats and napkins could be used for thanksgiving dinner. Autumn tones of dark green, orange, red, tan yellow and navy colors could be ideal for the occasion.

Some of the traditional thanksgiving center piece decoration attractions:


  • Autumn leaf place mats

  • Corn husk dolls

  • Corn husk puppets

  • Gourd turnkey centerpiece

  • Leaf imprinted coasters

  • Pumpkin candleholders

  • Pumpkin centerpiece

  • Leaf print holiday cards

Traditional Thanksgiving decorations


  • Apple candlesticks

  • Candy cob favors

  • Corn print table mats

  • Harvest linens

  • Mayflower centerpiece

  • Paper Indian corn

  • Pilgrim figurine place cards

  • Pilgrim hat centerpiece

  • Ship shaped favors

  • Sugar cone cornucopia

  • Thankful tree

  • Village people

Mantle and fireplace decorations for Thanksgiving


  • A dozen mini pumpkins could be lined up across the mantle. A garland made of silk or preserved fall leaves could be draped across the mantle.

  • Paper ribbon bows and mini lights could be wound around the mantle.

  • A large basket filled with pinecones could be placed next to the hearth.

  • A large grapevine wreath could be made using mirror or artwork. Decorate it with fall leaves and berries and a bow.

Thanksgiving Decoration styles

Colors must be chosen in accordance with the season and style. Some of the popular colors are black and white, chocolate browns, floral themes and denim blues, red, white and blue. There is no hard and fast rule to thanksgiving decoration styles. Thanksgiving is a time for absolute fun and enjoyment, in the company of family and friends. The emphasis of thanksgiving decoration should to create an atmosphere of bonhomie and relaxation for the guests and hosts alike.


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