It was quick and easy using a gold charger that I spray painted. You can find more details HERE.
I placed the colorful plate and matching napkin (disposable) in the center of the charger and wrapped the silverware in the napkin and tied with natural raffia.
For the decorative dots, in Microsoft Publisher (you can also use Word), I created orange circles (using "Shapes") with centered white lettering, printed, and cut out using a circle punch. For the small round turkeys on white background, I simply found a free printable that I liked, resized it and printed multiples on white paper. Then, cut into circles using my circle punch. I used a glue stick to attach the decorative circles to the chargers.
For added fun, I placed these cute tote bags on the back of the little ones' chairs - they're filled with puzzles, stickers and books. I wish they were orange, but my choices were green and pink. To continue the colorful turkey theme, I cut out the turkey from the paper napkins and decoupaged them to each tote. We hope the little guys like them.
Kiddos really do make the holidays colorful and fun!
The adult place settings aren't nearly as fun and whimsical, but they're in keeping with the colors of the season.
A simple setting with a Fall charger as a base, white dinner plate, amber toned stoneware salad plate, dinner napkin, and raffia tied silverware. Added water and wine stemware glasses and called it done!
Our centerpiece is a clear glass cloche on a weathered round tray, filled with pinecones, encircled in a Fall berry garland and Fall table scatter.
I've probably broken every formal etiquette table setting rule, but this hodge podge style works well for us. We're looking so forward to enjoying a bountiful meal with those we love!
If you'd like to see more of our Thanksgiving decor, you can find it HERE.
Wishing you and yours a happy and joyful Thanksgiving!
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