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Fresh & Modern Thanksgiving Table Setting

Tasia Malakasis, one of the South's premier cheesemakers, gives her family's Alabama thanksgiving table a fresh and modern look.

Before Thanksgiving comes around this year and you go into autopilot creating your annual table, take a look at these fresh Thanksgiving table decoration ideas. They don’t require a pricey new set of china, instead these are small, but significant ideas to update your table. Using neutral, everyday dishware, let the Thanksgiving centerpiece make the statement on the table. Wheat sheaves paired with lower, fall-colored flower arrangements scattered down the center of the table are easy-to-assemble Thanksgiving centerpieces. Start a fun new place setting tradition this year too – inscribe small silver picture frames with the phrase “I’m thankful for…” Frame individual pictures of guests and place them on each place setting as a truly welcoming way to assign seats. As another extra special touch, make things lively for the children. Make feather headdresses that will keep them interested in the lengthy Thanksgiving meal and have them waiting for them at the kid’s table.

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