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Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Thanksgiving Table - 2012

One of my favorite things about Thanksgiving
is the time spent with family.
This year we will be hosting
Mr. B's mom & dad
for Thanksgiving dinner.

I love being able to 
set our dining room table
knowing that love and
good times will be shared at it.
Since I used a pretty busy
tablecloth, I decided to keep
the rest of the decor simple.
It will also be easy to remove 
to make room for our feast.

A thrift store cornucopia filled
with small faux pumpkins,
gourds and pinecones surrounded
by matching ceramic pumpkins
is all it needed.
 I alternated red and green plates
set upon an off white placemat.

 I then topped each dinner plate with 
an off white salad plate from 
our every day Gibson set
and then added a square purple Fall
bowl I purchased, on clearance last year,
from Michael's.
The amber goblets are from Goodwill and
the green stems are from the Dollar Tree.
The perfect color for the holiday!
The flatware was a gift from Mr. B.
I love the design!
It adds a touch of elegance to the otherwise
simple table.
 I can't recall where the brown napkins came from
but, I do know that the napkin rings
are from the clearance bin at Pier 1.
 Simple green and red votives
add just the right amount of sparkle
to the table.

I have also decorated the
buffet for the holiday
but, I will save that for another post.

This year I am
thankful for Mr. B. 
He is always there with a hug and a
shoulder.
Both of which I have needed this year.


I am also thankful for my sons, my new daughters,
and, of course, my new
 grandson! 
Getting to see them all
and give them hugs and kisses
just made my year! 

I really couldn't be more blessed! 


I always share my tables with 
and 
Marty at A Stroll Thru Life Table Top Tuesday

Click here to see where else I may be partying this week.
AND
Don't forget to come by on Tuesday's
for my link party.
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51 comments:

  1. Just beautiful:) Love all the fall color!

    May you week be filled with Blessings:)

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  2. how pretty! I love that, you did a great job of decorating


    www.studentswife.com

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  3. Lovely table, just the right amount of decor, as you do need room for the 'star' and the sides! It is great that you get to celebrate two Thanksgivings! xo

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  4. Sounds like you're enjoying the blessings of family, Kathe. And your table looks great. I'm going to have to visit the clearance bin at Pier 1. :-)

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  5. Hey there, Miss Kathe! You guys will be celebrating Thanksgiving at a wonderful, warm, well-thought-out table! I like the way you used more subdued accessories against the busy tablecloth pattern. I also like the use of the white salad plate to break up the deep color saturation. Very nice! I remember seeing those napkin rings at Pier 1 and wanting them. By the time I saw them, though, there were only 2 left. :-( Have a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday with hubby's parents!

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  6. Very pretty, Kathe, that table cloth is fab! I really like the purple bowls...you could use them for any season.

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  7. Lovely Thanksgiving table, Kathe. Love your tablecloth!

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  8. Lovely Table! Your leaf pattern tablecloth represents the fall hues and is perfect for Thanksgiving. I like your alternating the red and green plates. A great find at the thrift store with the amber glasses. Have a great Thanksgiving!

    Thanks, Pam

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  9. Very prety Kathe! It looks very inviting and lots of room for all the fixins! You were right about using a simpler design against the tablecloth. I sort of had that issue too. Sometimes a tablecloth can gobble up the dishes!! LOL..gobble gobble!!
    I hope you have a wonderful Thanksgiving!
    Liz

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  10. Your table looks like you are ready for a wonderful celebration!! I like what you wrote about love and good times being shared at your table, that stuck a chord!! Wishing you and Mr. B a Happy Thanksgiving!

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  11. Hi Kathe, Your tablescape is lovely! The tablecloth is very fallish and I like how you mixed and matched your plate colors. The stemware is pretty too. Happy Thanksgiving!

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  12. You sure set a very festive table, Kathe! Thanksgiving is my favorite time of the year too. I prefer it to Christmas because for me personally it's the sharing food and good conversation with friends and family that warm my heart. :)

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  13. Kathe, the table will resound with love and laughter, I'm sure of it. Your colors are so pretty. Have a wonderful Thanksgivings. xo marlis

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  14. Lovely table! So festive and colorful!
    Have a happy Thanksgiving.

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  15. Lovely table. I wish you and your family and Happy Thanksgiving.
    ~ Sarah

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  16. Wonderful table, Kathe! I love those napkin rings, and the photo showing the placesetting from the side is especially magazine-worthy! Enjoy your Thanksgiving!

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  17. Pretty table and lovely sentiments for Thanksgiving and Family.

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  18. A perfect way to spend a special occasion. Family and good eats.

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  19. Just lovely. I love the simple elegance!
    Visiting from Time Travel Thursday
    Susie at Puddle Jumper Creations

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  20. I love simple and traditional. You are very blessed to have all your family.

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  21. Love your table! I think I have the same cornucopia (min'es on the buffet). I love your amber and red...such lovely warm colors. Just beautiful!
    Ruth

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  22. How pretty. I can't believe you have it done already. I'm still trying to get the sewing machine off my dining room table. You are so ahead of the game.

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  23. I love the pumpkins that you are using. I have saw some at World Market and would love to add them to our table!

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  24. Stopping by to your blog from the "bloggy girls" :) I also love creating tablescapes and cozy little corners. You made a really pretty table! I especially liked the napkin ring/napkin combo.

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  25. I join you in appreciating Thanksgiving for the opportunity it provides to share table with people we love. Enjoy your bounty.

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  26. Beautiful table Kathe. I really like the pop of purple. Yes, I too have so much to be thankful for. Wishing you and yours a wonderful Thanksgiving! Thanks for sharing with Share Your Cup.
    Hugs,
    Jann

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  27. What a colorful, inviting Thanksgiving setting! I'm with you ~ there's nothing like being with family this time of year! Hope you have a truly blessed Thanksgiving!
    Ann @ Cairn Cottage

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  28. So pretty!! I LOVE the square bowls :))

    Paula
    lifeasweknowitbypaula.blogspot.com

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  29. That is a pretty tablecloth and the plates are the perfect compliment to it! GREAT job and ready for Thanksgiving! Hugs, Linda

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  30. You know how much I love your tables! Like love them... that is how I found you - ya know! I love every detail about this table..you really put your love and heart into these tables..it shows my lady! Enjoy your turkey!!! Gobble gobble!!

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  31. Oh, so beautiful! I love your gorgeous dishes and table cloth. You did a fabulous job. Enjoy your Thanksgiving around that beautiful table. Thank you so much for sharing at A Bouquet of Talent.

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  32. Thanks for sharing your table at Bacon Time. Happy Thanksgiving!

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  33. A love table setting for the Thanksgiving meal - hope y'all enjoy a wonderful day together! Hugs ~ Mary

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  34. It looks lovely, Kathe. Tablecloth is very pretty, and the whole table looks very cozy!
    I hope you have a wonderful Tgiving and thanks for linking to Let's Dish!

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  35. Your table scape looks amazing. Have a festive & wonderful Thanksgiving! found you via a blog hop. Stop by anytime. I am visiting from DearCreatives.ocm

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  36. How lovely! I noticed those beautiful glasses first thing :-) I love decorating and setting tables...it's something I hope I am instilling in my girls. So far they love it and spend quite a bit of time folding the napkins all fancy.
    Have a wonderful time celebrating all the good and gracious gifts in your life!

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  37. Thanks so much for sharing on Simple & Sweet Fridays. I love your tablescape for Thanksgiving, so gorgeous! Have a wonderful celebration!

    Jody

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  38. Love the colors! The glasses are awesome too! Gotta love clearance finds. Thanks for partying with us this weekend. :)

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  39. Another beautiful tablescape! Happy Thanksgiving ahead of time. I really love that tablecloth and the amber goblets especilly.

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  40. Beautiful! I chose your table as the Dare to Share Feature of the Day. Thank you so much for linking up Kathe! http://pamspartyplanning.blogspot.com/2012/11/countdown-to-thanksgiving-thanksgiving.html

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  41. Gorgeous Kathe! Those napkin rings are so cute.

    Thanks for linking to a Round Tuit!
    Hope you have a fabulous week!
    Jill @ Creating my way to Success
    http://www.jembellish.blogspot.com/

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  42. What a beautiful table! Love the dish settings. Thanks for sharing on "I Gotta Try That" I hope you have a wonderful Thanksgiving!
    Marcie

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  43. Your table looks beautiful, Kathe! Enjoy your Thanksgiving!

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  44. I love how you incorporated so many fall colors!
    Happy Thanksgiving!

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  45. Kathe,
    Beautiful as always! I love your tablecloth. Hope you and Mr. B have a wonderful Thanksgiving :)
    Hugs,
    Michelle

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  46. Congrats! You've been featured on Simple & Sweet Fridays for your beautiful Thanksgiving Table. Have a wonderful holiday!

    Jody

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  47. Beautiful table, Kathe! I love your goblets and stemware! Thanks for sharing at All my Bloggy Friends. I'm looking forward to seeing what you share this week! :)

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  48. So beautiful and colorful, Kathe. I love everything!..Christine

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