Dressing Your Thanksgiving Table – A Fall Tablescape

Here is a quick lineup of my Thanksgiving Tablescape – I did this one a couple of years ago and it was a big hit. A finely decorated table can add to the festive atmosphere. What are you plans this year? Tips Day One – Use what you already have. Tips Day Two – Get creative and use different colors, textures and shapes. Tips Day Three – Add items from the great outdoors. Tips Day Four – Vary heights and layer.   Tips Day Five – Bring fall inside and mix and match unusual decor – owls, pinecomes and lanterns?   Tips Day Six – Carry the prominent shape throughout.   Tips Day Seven – Don’t forget the kids! Come visit me at ValFrania.com to see what other great things I have to offer you – I’m all about DIY and beautiful home decor that doesn’t break the bank!   … Read more

Thanksgiving Kid's Table {Love My DIY Home}

Thanksgiving Kid’s Table

I hope you had a Happy Thanksgiving! Did you lavishly decorate or keep it simple? We focused on the kid’s table this year. Since the kids tend to get a bit impatient with us when we are getting the food on the table, I gave them something to do… The kid’s Thanksgiving printables are from here at Busy Bee Kid’s Printables. Their appetizers (apples, peanuts, pretzels, carrots, string cheese and gummies) and the placemats kept them happy AND busy. Our three year old grandson, Myles, had a hard time waiting to dig in. The adults? We ate on paper plates and drank from pop cans. I didn’t decorate the table other than a single lantern in the middle of the table with a lit candle. Funny how the food tasted just as good as last year when I went all out on the fall tablescape. This was last year’s (the … Read more