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5 favorite simple & easy holiday place setting ideas

Can you believe that Thanksgiving is next week?
As in... 
next. week.

How did that happen already?

Thanksgiving is all about family and friends
and giving thanks
and the food and pretty tables to linger at while you enjoy play a part.
And it is also one of those times when it is busy busy busy.
So today, I am going through the archives and 
sharing a few of my favorite super simple
super quick to put together ideas for place setting holders 
because, when you are already running around like crazy trying to get things done- 
you just don't need a big project in order to make your table pretty.
You need charming AND simple.

#1.  Place setting bouquets

A pretty glass filled with pretty flowers is a simple, elegant and easy idea.
To personalize this- just tuck a name holder into the bouquet
or tie it with a piece of jute to one of the flower stems.
More about this table here

#2. Chalkboard Reindeer 

Such a simple fun way to add a little charm to your table.
These reindeer ornaments were the perfect style and size for a coat of chalkboard paint.
Just look for something similar- and make your own.
Find the DIY here

#3. Burlap framed numbers or names

Those little frames found at the dollar store?
Add burlap and paint or stamp a number or name on them 
and call it gorgeously good.
Find more HERE

#4. Gilded Reindeer 

This was a favorite project of mine last year-
and it is so easy to do. 
I bought these little reindeer ornaments- and painted their antlers gold for a glam touch.
Then simply add a name tag to their antlers and voila.

#5. Place setting pinecones 

One of my favorites- and so simple to do if you want something at the last minute.
See more on how to get the look

That is about it for now- but stay tuned 
for the first post in a new series all about 
table settings and inspirations
 for your holiday parties and get togethers.
If you have any specific idea requests
let me know and I will see what I can do with them.

See you tomorrow for Feathered Nest Friday

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  1. No I can't quite believe it! Thank you for reminding me to get in gear. I've got 23 guests coming and I'm reading blogs. Uh-oh!!!

  2. Oh that chalkboard reindeer is the sweetest! Still planning Thanksgiving table but i'll keep this in mind for Christmas!