Today I’m honored to join a talented group of bloggers on a fall table inspiration collaboration! We all came up with fun tablescapes to give you new ideas for autumn decorating and dinners.
With the cooler weather upon us I’ve started thinking about Thanksgiving and how it might be this year… With so much cancelled and not possible, it seems many people will do just a small immediate family Thanksgiving. Are you thinking of Thanksgiving or fall entertaining at all?
I’m really a unfussy person when it comes to table settings and I like a simple look. I left my black table without a tablecloth, as it is a great foil for those rustic warm colors. I found my steel and iron table in Ojai a few years ago and love it..
I knew I wanted to use two pretty striped fall toned throws. I laid one on a chair and folded the other in the center of the table..
I found these beautiful flowers ( I think they are called Caspia), and black vase at my local Bunches floral shop in downtown Los Gatos.
I love these napkins found on Amazon and a snip from my new olive trees, tied with black cord.
Aren’t persimmons pretty? My family likes them in fall salads and just sliced up for snacks.
I luckily had some golden drinking glasses that I added here to this harvest mix. I used my heavy stoneware Magnolia plates from Target and couldn’t decide if I wanted to use cream or black, so used both. The whole table is casual and easy. I didn’t iron my napkins, and wanted it to feel pretty, but not formal, a very California..
The grey woven placemats add in some more texture and the gold flatware a bit of sparkle. I bought this flatware last year at Crate & Barrel, but they have not worn well. I want to eventually replace it with a better quality set like this Fortessa set at Pottery Barn.
On Sundays we try to do a nice dinner and have my dad over. Max often does the cooking and I fuss with the table and make dessert. It gives my sons more time with my dad and I appreciate them actually sitting down long enough to have some conversation! Music is nice too and I love to make a seasonal playlist. This year there is a lot of the same all the time, so it’s nice to make things feel a little extra special some nights!
Now for more inspiration…
Please visit these blogs to see what these talented gals have brainstormed for your fall table…
Cindy Hattersley Design
Classic Casual Home
Most Lovely Things
My Soulful Home
Check my Instagram stories today for more of everyone’s table looks! Thank you for coming along our collaboration!
A few of the items I used and similar to get the same look…
Serena & Lily Stella Rug, Pinstripe Napkins, , Burke Handmade Ceramic Vase, Fisherman’s Knit Throw, Stoneware Dinner Plates, La Brea Reactive Black Vase, Fortessa Flatware, Grey Rattan Placemats, Amber Lewis for Anthro glasses,
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