I played with a pile of colorful autumn leaves the other day.
No, I didn’t jump into a freshly raked mound of them.
And I didn’t kick them into the air or dance at the sound of them crunching underfoot…
But I did gather them up and sprinkle them here and there.
and style a table full of rich autumn colors and charm.
Those rich warm tones were talking to me.
And I knew just what they were saying.
They were encouraging me to embrace all that color
and gather up those leaves on the lawn
and use their beauty for a special Thanksgiving table.
Warm blazing red and yellows
with a sprinkling of romance
and all the ambiance of the outdoors.
I am obsessed with setting tables.
And even more obsessed with setting tables outdoors under the stars…
and I have several more coming your way in the next few weeks.
I will say it again.
I am obsessed…and can’t help it.
this setting was so easy to put together- and it is perfect for Thanksgiving outdoors-
or indoors even if you are a bit of a wild one.
Start with colorful leaves- you can gather them up from your yard or walks in the woods
or buy those bags of them that they sell at craft stores for cleaner leaves.
And simply sprinkle them
down the center of your table to create a ‘leaf garland’
Add pomegranate, a few nuts and a sprinkling of cranberries.
Maybe a few brass candlesticks with swirly candles
and a little gold mercury glass container full of blushing beauties
Then add your favorite dishes, blush stemware
and rose gold flatware.
I found that the rose gold and blush tones worked perfectly with the reds in the leaves.
I also added a little bit of this gorgeous eucalyptus around the chargers
for just a touch of green.
And the obsession continues…
a post about how you can easily change this table to Christmas
is coming your way soon.
Along with a recipe that is perfect for serving for dessert-coming your way this week.
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Happy Monday everyone.