Brown, red, yellow, orange . . . the traditional colors for a Thanksgiving dinner. Well I’ve never liked any of those colors together. Sure the palette is inspired by falling leaves, but it just doesn’t fit my home or personality. I love blues, corals, and cream so why can’t those be the main colors of a Thanksgiving table? They can! Today I’m sharing my colorful Thanksgiving table with stylish affordable decor from Better Homes and Garden products at Walmart. Your holiday table can and should reflect your personality.
Start with your favorite colors, or prominent colors in your home. Pick your top two or three and begin pulling accents or decor in those shades for inspiration. Do you prefer an ombre color palette of similar shades, neutrals or bold contrasting colors? Is your dining set painted or a stained wood? Do you have any favorite textures like lace?
Once you have a good idea of the style you want to create, start gathering your basics. With this particular table setting, I started with classic white dishes. You can never have enough white serving bowls and rectangle platters for Thanksgiving dinner. Even with a potluck dinner, transfer guests’ dishes to your own platters. The table and serving area will look that much more elegant compared to plastic bowls and containers. Read More