Thursday, November 26, 2009

Thanksgiving Tablescape on Friday...

We are celebrating Thanksgiving with the extended family on Friday, so I snapped some pics Thursday night.
I was able to work on it today..while Steve watched football, then we went with our daughter and son to see "A Christmas Carol" in 3-D. It was an impressive movie, but wouldn't recomend small children to see it...
Anyway, on with the tablescape! ;-)

I got the teal candle holder at the thrift. I have been really attracted to teals and browns lately, and wanted to incorporated it into the Thanksgiving decor..

I started out with my everyday blue and white plates..but got vetoed out by Steve and Courtney. Then went to all white, but Steve thought that looked to stark. I pulled these out...(had bought 'em at a yard sale and never used them) and thought these looked JUST RIGHT! ;-)

I had so much fun working on the place cards~got Thanksgiving stamps at JoAnn's for 75% off and used one that reads "so thankful for you"..

Here's a close up of the placecard.

More shots of the table. The gorgeous table runner was a gift from Laura, and the pumkins are from the Dollar Store last year. Both candle sticks are from the thrift store..

The sweet little teal bird was 80% off at Beverly's Craft store last year~I got two of them not knowing what I'd do with them, but knew I'd use them somehow!
I've got a dear friend coming to visit me from Eureka, Ca. Well, she's doing more than just visiting...she's going to help me purge and organize this weekend. I am so excited for the help! While I'm doing that, Courtney's going to start decorating the family room for Christmas, and I'll start Christmas decor on Monday. Gonna be pretty busy the next several days!  I'm  sure most of you are madly putting away fall and bustin' open all the Christmas adornments! Hope you've got Christmas music blaring and apple cider mulling on the stove! ;-)


  1. Oh Myrna...
    Your table looks absolutely beautiful. A royal table put together by the Queen of the house. I so love the butterfly and the color blue with the teal is just devine. I love it.

    Your dishes are the prettiest ones I have seen in a very long time. They are so delicate with the little edgings on them. It looks like a royal design.

    The name care are just darling. Job well done.

    Thanks for sharing sweetie. Have a beautiful lunch tomorrow.

    Country hugs...Sherry

  2. Your table is lovely. The really like the touch of blue. And the dishes are PerfecT!
    I am not able to sleep so I have gathered all the Harvest decor on the dining room table and will pack it away tomorrow. I was ready! Christmas will start next week.
    Enjoy your dinner with your family Friday.

  3. I would have loved to eaten at your table! Having just returned from China... and in jet lag, we enjoyed our meal at Claim jumper.....but no pretty decorations which I love so much. Anyway....where did you get the little stands for the placecards....loved them.
    Love, Toni

  4. Sweet table decor for celebrating the holiday, you do have some lucky finds there.

  5. Myrna, stunning, just stunning! Your table was just beautiful as usual, I loved everything about it, the colors and the decor was just beautiful! I love visiting everyone to see how they decorate and while most have been in the whites and creams look ever so pretty...I am love the more colorful ideas like is how I decorate too, it looks rich, beautiful and all the textures and beautiful items just make me smile :) And those gorgeous place cards...can you say..tutorial please :)Loving your home...Besos, Rose

    Oh I forgot, do you have 2 of those candelabras with crystals on your table? they? are so pretty, they make a lovely added statement to the beauty you already created..

  6. I loved the color contrast in your centerpiece! The teal candles were so pretty. It was a glowing tablescape. A nice friend who helps you organize. I wish I had a friend like that. Have fun!

  7. Really pretty Myrna. Love it all and that pretty touch of blue sort of makes it all pop. Nice, hope your Thanksgiving was blessed!

  8. Oh have such a beautiful way of placing things ~ "the touch" is what you have!!!! Such a gorgeous tablescape ~ what an honor for your family, you can tell you love them so...hugs and love, Dawn

  9. Hi!

    Your table is stunning! Love all the beautiful items you used!

    Have a great weekend!

  10. oh it is all just so beautiful.

    Thanks for coming by and for leaving a comment.

    I'm off to see more of your blog now.


    barbra jean

  11. Actually I have a cup of apricot tea and Vivaldi playing in the background:). Your tablescape is absolutely gorgeous!!! I really like your blog! I can't wait to see your Christmas decorations!