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With the cooler weather, the beautiful change in the leaves and pumpkin spice everything, it’s time to start thinking of the holiday season and my fall tablescape.

One of my favorite things to do each fall is decorate my table.

I love setting a festive and pretty table for my guests.

Whether you’re hosting Thanksgiving dinner or just want to add a touch of fall charm to your home, these 40+ ideas will give you all the inspiration you need.

There are endless possibilities when it comes to creating a beautiful table setting, so I’ve gathered together some of my favorite ideas to help get you started.

So gather some pumpkins, gourds, and colorful leaves or flowers, and get ready to create a gorgeous fall tablescape that’ll make your guests swoon.

From simple and elegant arrangements to colorful and playful displays, there’s something here for everyone.

So take a look and get inspired to create a Fall tablescape that will wow your friends and family!

And a special thanks to our Instagram and blogger friends for sharing their gorgeous fall tables with us!

Rustic Elegance

A fall tablescape should be warm and inviting, with a rustic elegance that is perfect for this time of year.

Fall tablescape setting outdoors with woven place mats topped with a white plate and a wooden plate, topped with a feather across the a white flatware, florals in mini clear vasesin fall hues, brass candlessticks with cream and white candles.

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To create such a look, incorporate candles and amber glass pieces into your tabletop design, as these will add a touch of warmth and glow to your space.

Rustic white vase filled with brown eucaluptus amd light avocado green florwers, setting an a natural linen table runner with wooden pumpkins and white candle sticks with green candles. Wood chargers, with white dinnerware and rust colored napkins with a woven napkin ring.

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Rustic vases and raw wood paired with beautiful florals in fall shades not only add texture, but also a rustic charm.

Gray and mustard tablecloth, vintage silverware, galvanied chargers, cream dinnerware, paisly napkins with a burlap pumpkin setting on plate. Fall centerpiece with brass candlesticks in a galvanized tray with white candles, various pumpkins from natural to gold and eucalyptus pods sprinkled around the table.

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You can also play up fall’s rich, warm colors by incorporating brass candlesticks and gilded pumpkins into your centerpiece, along with fresh flowers and foliage in fall shades.

Fall Tablescape setting outdoors with a wooden table, woven placemats, linen napkins, white dinnerware clear and amber goblets, 3 red and cream floral arrangments with brass candlestick with white candles.

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For an extra layer of texture, try using flowing gauze or linen fabric as a table runner, or set out woven placemats for a textured touch.

Fall Tablescape with brown, rust and white plaid table runner on a wood tablr with wood chargers, white plates, rust napkins, orange pumpkin plate. Amber candle holders and a white pumpkin floral arrangement with tan florars and brown pampas grass with berries.

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With just a few simple touches like these, you can create the perfect fall tablescape that is sure to be the talk of any Thanksgiving gathering!

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Fall Tablescapes with a Vintage Vibe

Looking to create a fall tablescape with a vintage vibe?

Woven brown place mat topped with a brown leather charger and brown transferware china, amber goblets, gold flatware, gold veleter pumpkins with vintage books for a centerpiece.

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For this look think layers, woven placemats with leather and vintage dinnerware, mix and match different patterns for an electic and sophisticated look.

Pair this with tall, amber goblets and gold flatware for a classic look.

Fall Tablescape with brown woven placemate, white dinner wae topped with gold flatware tied with a burgundy velvet ribbon. Vintage silver pot filled with cream and blush flowers setting on top of a stack of books with a pear.

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Then, add in some interest with vintage books for an eye-catching centerpiece.

Vintage solver bowl filled with greens, white pumpkins and brown leaves setting on a black and white ticking table runner, A white mini pumpkin is placed in a floral teacup at each place setting. White chargers with white dinnerware topped with silverware tied with an avocado ribbon.

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Accenting your table with some tarnished silver and velvet ribbon can help to further enhance the vintage vibe of your fall tablescape.

With just a few simple touches, you can create the perfect fall setting for any occasion!

Earthy and Rustic Fall Table Decor

Creating a warm and inviting fall table is all about using earthy and natural materials.

Natural Fall table fecor with a cream macrame table runner topped with green, white pumpkins and buttery yellow butternut squash. White dinnerware set on a wooden topped table with a purple and natural linen napkins topped with a feather and a printed tag with the word "thankful" Amethyst and clear goblets are set at each place setting.

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Whether you incorporate green, white pumpkins and buttery yellow butternut squash,

Fall tablescape with a natural linen tablerunner, woven placemats topped with a blue and white striped napkin, topped with white silver rimmed dinnerware, topped with a white pumpkin and a dried orange slice. The centerpieces is an old wooden dough bowl filled with greenery, acorns and various colored pumkins.

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or opt for rustic wooden dough bowls filled with greenery and pumpkins, your fall table decor is sure to be on point.

Farmhouse feel fall table decor, black and white plaid tablecloth, galvanized metal charger, topped with white places and a white and black plaid napkin in a woven napkin ring. Centerpiece is made with white milkglass pedestools topped with pumpkins and greenery, with more pumpkins scattered around the table

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For a cottage or farmhouse look, try using galvanized metal chargers and soft colored pumpkins with vintage milk glass pedestals.

Womem placemats topped with white dinnerwaee with a gold napkin and a small red apple, green and clear goblets are set at each place setting with a natural carved wood tree for a centerpiece on a natural linen tablerunner.

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To really bring in the fall spirit, choose earthy colors like browns and greens.

Woven placemats, topped with white dinnerware. Wood block topped with white pitchers filled with dried hydrangeas, rust colored eucaluptus and bittersweet berries.

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Or create a beautiful centerpiece with dried hydrangeas and eucalyptus in classic white pitchers.

No matter how you put together your fall table decor, it will surely be the talk of your friends and family this holiday season!

Casual Elegance Fall Tablescape Ideas

When creating a casual fall tablescape with touches of elegance, layer and mix elements to create a look that is both beautiful and inviting.

Outdoor fall table decor, rustic wood table with wicker chairs, burlap table runner with white and green pumpkins, brass candlessticks and a beautiful floral arrangment with cosmos, hydrangeas, zinnias, and assorted greenery. At each placesetting is a woven charger, and a gold rimmed white plate topped with an avocado green, lace trimmed napkin in a wooden napkin ring.

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One way to do this is by incorporating fresh flowers from your garden into your table decor.

Whether you use a small bouquet in a simple bud vase or create a full centerpiece with larger floral arrangements, the natural beauty of flowers will add lushness and warmth to your fall table setting.

Black and white fall tablescape with a white tablecloth, black chargers topped with a gold rimmed whitr plate topped with a black and white buffalo chrvk napkin tied with a gold ribbon with a sprig of green eucaluptus. Down the \center of the tablr is a black and white stripped runner,topped with a wooden bread bowl filled with green eucaluptus, dried hydrangeas, blacl sequined pumpkins and a black and white polka cot pumpin, clear voitives and gold acorns are sprinkled down the table.

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Another key component of creating a casual but elegant fall tablescape is the addition of gilded elements, such as ribbon and acorns.

Outdoor fall tablescape idrad with a woven placemat, white charger topped with a white plate topped with a yellow leaf plate, amber and blue glassware is set at each placesetting, In the center of the table is a white pumpkin contain filled with yellow and orange hue flowers, dark purple berries and feathers. At each place setting is also a velvet orange pumpkin.

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By layering these small details among your dinnerware, you can add subtle hints of sparkle that enhance the overall look without being too fussy or overdone.

Fall Thanksgiving table decor on a dark wood table with tortoise shell chargers, navy blue napkin, blue and white stripped plate, topped with a white gold plate, Clear goblets. Centerpiece with small white and gold vases filled with burgundy roses and a charcuterie board

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For a truly unique fall table setting, consider combining casual dinnerware with more formal pieces.

Fall table decor with a black and white buffalo check table runner, topped with a sunflower, orange lilies and orange roses floral arrangement, At each place setting is a woven charger, white plate topped with a black plate and a burgundy napkin with a gold floral napkin ring. Gold flatware is also placed at each table setting.

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For example, you might choose to highlight an understated white dinner plate with fancier crystal wine glasses or use whimsical floral plates alongside gilded flatware or chargers.

Rust colored pumpkin placemats are placed on the table for this fall tablescape, topped with white dinnerwre, topped with a mini orange pumpkin. Clear glassed and a burlap bag stamped with a leaf to hold silverware. Centerpiece of sunflowers, pumpkins and eucalyptus leaves in a woven cornicopia

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With these simple fall decor ideas in mind, you can easily achieve a gorgeous fall tablescape that exudes casual elegance.

And provides the perfect backdrop for Thanksgiving dinner with family and friends!

Warm and Cozy Plaids

When fall rolls around, I love to pull out all of my cozy plaids.

Cozy fall tablescape on the pier with a plaid wool blanket for the tableclolth, woven placemats, and white dinnerware topped with silverware tied with a green velvet ribbon. Assorted pumpkin, santers, and fruit for a centerpiece.

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Plaids are the perfect way to add texture and visual interest to a fall tablescape, and they also help create a cozy and inviting atmosphere for get-togethers with friends and family.

Cozy fall tablescape with a grey plaid tablecloth, white dinnerware topped with oranges napkins and sprig of greenery. Gold rimmed goblets and clear glassed are also set at each place setting. Down the center of the table is a wooden box filled with pumpkins.

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Whether you’re decorating for Thanksgiving or just looking for some fall table decor inspiration, there’s no doubt that plaids are an essential element that simply can’t be ignored!

Plaid tablefunner with woven placemats, white dinnerware topped with a plaid napking and a brass napkin ring. Fall leaves fill a vase wtih a few natural grasses. White pumpkins are also scattered along the center of the table.

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Whether used as an accent piece in the form of runners or napkins, or as the main pattern in place settings and linens, plaids help make any fall table look sensational.

Bright and Cheery Fall Tablescape Ideas

If you’re looking for a fun and bright way to spice up your fall tablescape, try incorporating pops of bright and warm colors into your centerpiece and place settings.

Bright and cheery fall table decor with a berry pink, yellow and white placemats topped with a leafs and a gold charger, White and gold rimmed plated topped with a white and gold napkin in a wooden napkin fing. Bittersweet berried are used for the centerpiece.

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Spruce up basic plates with placemats or napkins with bright berry, yellow or orange tones.

Bright and colorful Fall tablescape with red maple leaves scattered on a white linen tablecloth, white milkglass is filled with red and orange hue fresh flowers and greenery. A cloche if fulled with white pumpkins while a galvanized metal leaf it tied to the top with a card with the word grateful. White candles, and a beauitful white floral tureen.

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These cheerful colors are sure to bring a smile to all of your guests’ faces while still keeping things feeling seasonally appropriate.

Bright and cheery painted pumpkins with white painted branches and colorul pom poms make a colorful centerpiece, scattered voities light the table. At each place setting is a gold charger and white and floral plates.

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Nothing says fall like pumpkins, but for a twist on your traditional pumpkins try painting them with fun vibrant colors.

Whether you’re hosting a big family dinner or just enjoying some quality time at home with friends, certainly these bright and cheery fall tablescape ideas are guaranteed to elevate both the look and feel of any occasion!

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Simply White Fall Table Decor

When it comes to fall table decor, there’s nothing quite as elegant and timeless as a simple white fall table theme.

White fall table devor with natural woven placemants topped with white dinnerware, white napkin , green oak leaf and a white mini pumpkins. Down the center of the talbe is greenery topped with white pumpkins, candles and green hydrangeas.

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With its clean lines and understated beauty, this tablescape brings a crisp fall feeling to any room.

Fall Table Decor, woven placemat topped with a white napkin, white plate and a mini white pumpkin, gold flatware and clear glassware. Bras candlesticks with white candles and a white pumpkin filled with white mums and greenery and mini white berries.

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Whether you’re planning a traditional Thanksgiving dinner or simply welcoming fall guests into your home, this fall table decor is sure to impress.

Warm Copper Accents

For fall and Thanksgiving, nothing beats a warm and cozy tablescape that uses copper accents to bring out the beauty of the season.

Fall table decor, Copper pitcher if fulled with burgundy, green eucaluptus and pheasant feathers. At each place setting is a burgundy charger topper with a burgundy floral plate. Rose hue gobletw filled ith a pumpkin cake are also set at each placesetting.

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Whether you’re setting up a festive fall gathering or creating a sophisticated Thanksgiving spread, there are countless ways to incorporate warm copper details into your table decor.

Black and white ticking table runner is the base for this fall tablescape, topped with a wood round, topped with a copper pot folled with cream colored dahlias, brown leaves, rust colored eucaluptus, a small white pitcher is fulled with wheat . At each place setting is a white charger, and white dinnerware topped with a floral teacup amd saucer.

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When it comes to fall decor, nothing is quite as lovely as warm copper accents.

Fall tablescape with brass vase filled with white hydrangeas, orange lillies, goldenrod, feathers and red gerbera daisies. At each place setting is a square white place topped with a tortoise shell bowl and a white mini pumpkin. Copper mugs are placed at each place setting.

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Incorporating touches of copper will instantly infuse your space with rich fall vibes.

Fall table decor, white table cloth set with teal plates, toped with a burgundy and green floral plate, topped with a linen napmkin and a small favor in a small bot. Centerpice is a round candlestick holder with white and green candles and in the center is a lantern filled with mini pumpkins.

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And the best part? Copper is surprisingly versatile, making it the perfect choice for creating everything from a tasteful fall tablescape to an eye-catching Thanksgiving centerpiece.

Rust colored table runmer topped with pumpkin centerpiece filled with white pumpkins, flowers and green eucaluptus. At each place setting is a gold charger, white dinnerware topped with a copper pumpkin along with a copper mug.

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So why not start with some gorgeous copper accents?

Your guests are sure to be wowed by the fall style and seasonal spirit that they bring!

Fall Table Centerpieces

When designing a fall table centerpiece, the sky is the limit!

There are so many creative and fun ideas out there that it can be hard to pick just one.

Outdoor Fall tablescape with a burgundy table rummer, topped with a wood slab with brass candles with brown candles, silver vase filled with eucalyptus, and purple hue flowers. A silver pedastal dish is filled wit red grapes and also on the wood slab are fresh peaches and artichokes. At each place setting is a green plate topped with a floral plate and burgundy napkin. Amber glasses are also at each place setting.

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But no matter what kind of fall tablescape you’re aiming for, some key elements will always be essential.

First, use colors and textures that are in season.

Like the rich shades of orange from the peaches and burgundy in these grapes, will liven up any fall table decor and set the mood for a festive fall gathering.

Fall tablescape centerpiece, wooden dough bowl filled with natural grasses, indian corn, florals, fall leaves and pumpkins. At each place setting is a woven placemat, white dinnerware, topped with a lace trimmed white napkin tied with bakers twine with a spig of dried flowers.

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In addition, try incorporating natural elements like dried fall leaves and twigs to help bring your tablescape to life.

Rust colored velvet pumpkins with a natural pumpkin stem are nestled in a milkglass pedestal container with raffia and greenery.

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Or try incorporating cozy velvet into your centerpiece.

White pumpkin filled with autumn colored florals with a blue and rust colored velevet pumpkins.

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You can also draw inspiration from nature itself by using vibrant fall foliage as a backdrop for your fall table decor.

Fall centerpiece idea, white pumpkin filled with burgundy flowers, leaves and berries.

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Whatever your style may be, there’s no doubt that a beautiful fall table centerpiece can add charm to any dinner party or special gathering this season.

Thanksgiving centerpiece, wood dough bowl filled with pastel painted dollar store pu,plins with amber bottles filled with wheat stalks, linen fabric runner along with vintage spools of thread.

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Just get creative, have fun with it, and enjoy the process!

A clear glass container is filled with acorns and sunflowers, eucalyptus, and burgundy and orange florals. Apples are also placed down the center of the table. At each place setting is a brown and white place topped with a linen napkin, pinecone and leaf place card.

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That’s what fall table decorating is all about after all.

Rustic wood plank table with burgundy eucalyptus and white painted pumpkins with brass candlestick for this simple fall tablescape idea.

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So why wait? With these tips in mind, get started creating your own fall table centerpieces today!

Thanksgiving Place Card Ideas

When it comes to crafting beautiful fall-themed place cards for your Thanksgiving dinner, there are countless options to choose from.

Natural leaf place card with a name stamped on a white twill ribbon placed on a maple leaf, on white dinnerware, topped with silverware tied with green fringed ribbon.

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One of the simplest and most charming ideas is to simply pick a natural leaf, like a maple or oak leaf, and stamp a name onto white twill ribbon.

Tan leaf placemat topped with a white place, leaf plate and vintage plate and bowl with a pear in the bowl with a name written on the leaf. Blush and copper goblets are plavrf at each place setting. A white pitcher is filled with wheat for the centerpiece for the fall tablescape.

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Or write out the names of your guest on the leaf of a faux pear.

Fall tablescape idea for the kids table, Kraft paper table tunner, topped with an orange napkin, white plated, name tag and a pinecone turkey. Glass cups are filled with crayons.

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And let’s not forget the kids Thanksgiving table!

What child would not love this cute pine cone turkey with their place card?!

Whatever route you decide to take, one thing is certain: with the right fall table decor and a dash of creativity, your Thanksgiving table will be truly unforgettable!

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We hope you found a little inspiration here today.

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Are you going to try out the simple centerpiece idea or go for something more elegant?

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This Post Has 2 Comments

  1. Renae

    Thank you so much for the features. So many gorgeous tablescapes. Happy Holidays, my friends.

    1. Michelle Dickson

      Thank you Renae, for sharing your beautiful designs. You are amazing!

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