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Simple Thanksgiving Table Setting

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The holidays can be extra stressful, and all Southern hosts are familiar with the stress of creating a jaw dropping Thanksgiving table setting. The trying part can be the expense of over the top florals, polishing the silver, and creating an elegant setting that is comfortable and elegant for all ages. Maria Cooke does just this with her tips to execute a Thanksgiving table that embodies modern simplicity. She shares how incorporating both modern store bought items with vintage family heirlooms make for the perfect Thanksgiving mix. Forget the expensive tureen and no need to polish all silver just perfectly. She suggests mixing your inexpensive glass containers with the silver goblet you received from your grandmother for flower centerpieces. The secret key is to using the same floral execution in each. Again, this too can be super simple and inexpensive. Snip greenery from the garden and incorporate cotton bolls instead of overpriced flowers. The bolls will last the entire month of November and you can easily freshen up the greenery. Hopefully this Thanksgiving table setting inspires you to create a table of modern simplicity in your own home.

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