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Simple Elegance & a romantic inspired Thanksgiving table

I  have a 'thing' for blush and amethyst and pretty little pumpkins.

Especially with a garland of seeded eucalyptus,
 a sprinkling of vintage brass,
 pretty pale blue dishes
and lots of blushing blooms.

It is no secret that I am a huge fan of table settings all year long.
And for Thanksgiving- I always think of a little rich and elegant type looks.

One with a little bit more bold colors- 
but in warm and romantic inspired ways.
And I always love to set the Thanksgiving table outdoors and
 include all of that natural ambiance as well.

There is something about a table set out under the stars
with a sprinkling of moody candle light
the sound of nature all around
and those rustic elements that play beautifully with the refined.

I rarely use a table cloth when setting the table outdoors-
 that weathered wood speaks to me.
And is a perfect backdrop for pretty detailed plates and vintage inspired silver plate flatware.

For the centerpiece- I started with my favorite fresh green- seeded eucalyptus
and used a few sprigs to create a simple light garland.

I added in those vintage brass candlesticks with those 'dripless candles' that don't really seem to be dripless... 
but between you and me...
  I secretly adore when they look like this.

And rich amethyst colored wine glasses brings in 
a sweeter romantic color touch.

But maybe my favorite part of this table setting 
is the centerpiece itself.

The one that is set atop that seeded eucalyptus
surrounded by a plethora of little white baby boo pumpkins.

It is a trio of white pumpkin centerpiece planters.

I have seen pumpkins used as centerpieces for awhile now-so it isn't a new idea-
but my take on them is a little less orange 
and a whole lot little more romantic.

With roses, sprigs of eucalyptus, stock, and other fillers- 
I filled the first one- and then created two more.

And I am in love with how this trio marching down the center of the table turned out.

Simple, elegant and romantic inspired- and so easy to do.
Stay tuned for the DIY coming your way
 today I am joining several blog friends in a fun hop:

A Soft Vintage Thanksgiving Table |

and stop back by because the tour will be continuing all week long.

Coming Tuesday:
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Stay tuned for the simple 4 step DIY on this pumpkin centerpiece, the other look for this table 
that involved 
much of the same elements with just a little twist
and much more coming your way.

Shop the look:
here are links to the elements I used 
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  1. That's a gorgeous table. The weather here could be nice enough for dining outside, even in late November, but then again, it would be chilly when the sun sets. We have a table big enough for 12, but many of our friends have only smaller ones. The typical solution when inviting a crowd is to use some big plywood sheets on sawhorses--stores flat against a wall. And they use antique sheets that hang to the ground as tablecloths. I find it a clever solution, and definitely romantic.

  2. Absolutely love this table setting, Courtney! The pumpkin centerpieces are so lovely in the white pumpkins and those roses are gorgeous! So wide and lush! Delightful!!

  3. Always love your outdoor table settings, Courtney. This one is just stunning!

  4. Absolutely stunning table! The colors are so rich and unexpected! I'm in love!

  5. Courtney your table is gorgeous as always, the colors and the textures are just dreamy together!

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  7. Courtney! Your lovely outdoor Thanksgiving setting is incredible! I love your color palette and those pumpkins...oh my word! I can't wait to see your tutorial on these. Everything is just perfect!!

  8. Love your table and the other tables are very pretty.

  9. Another gorgeous table Courtney....I love seeing your tablescapes that are outdoors...the centerpiece so lends to the natural beauty that surrounds it. Sheer bliss!!! and love the drippy candles!!

  10. This is absolutely beautiful Courtney! My favorite colors, in a rustic romantic setting~perfection!

  11. Gorgeous, Courtney! I love the unexpected color palette.

  12. Courtney, your romantic table is spectacular. And, I agree- I love those dripping dripless candles!

  13. Stunning my friend....and I love the smoky colors that you've been using lately! xo

  14. Courtney, stunning. The elegance of the table, set in the "wild of the woods," has almost a mythical tone...and your lighting never disappoints!

  15. I adore the whole thing Courtney...but the seeded eucalyptus is my favorite. I'm definitely going to add that to my Christmas decor somehow!

  16. This is gorgeous Courtney! I adore every single detail!

  17. What an elegant and gorgeous table! You have a style of your own, Courtney. Wishing you a wonderful Thanksgiving,

    ciao ciao!