See how Mariah of Giggles Galore used fall table decorations from Tuesday Morning to create a festive harvest tablescape to celebrate the changing season.
Autumn is in the air and I can’t wait to celebrate one of my favorite times of the year. Fall is a season for falling leaves, football, family and friends. As the temperatures start to cool down it’s the perfect time to gather together for a fall fete.
This rustic and refined table setting can be used throughout the entire fall season. You can welcome fall with a delicious dinner party for friends and then wow family when it’s your turn to host Thanksgiving. When it comes to entertaining, my motto is always simple is best, but that doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice style. The Queens by Churchill tableware is the perfect mix of stylish, casual and vintage all in one. Paired with rustic fall table decorations like a burlap tablecloth, wood chargers and nature inspired garland help keep it from feeling too formal.
Layering place settings, varying colors and adding patterns and textures are a great way to make your table setting pop.
When designing a tablescape, I like to take cues from popular home decor and fashion trends. Combining mixed metals in all different hues is all the rage and it can give your table setting a classy and modern look. It’s as simple as using vintage gold flatware, embellished glasses and warm tones in your centerpieces.
Take the guess work out of where your guest should sit and create simple place cards with scrapbook paper and gold vinyl stickers. Tie the cards to your gold flatware and add a pheasant feather for a rustic touch.
Now that your table is set, it’s time to start thinking about what you’ll serve. Fall into autumn with the flavors of the season and remember you don’t have to spend hours in the kitchen preparing a delicious meal. Cheese boards are always a crowd favorite and truly one of the easiest appetizers to throw together. Pair sweet, salty and savory components on a slate cheese board. I love that while you’re shopping for fall table decorations at Tuesday Morning you can also pick up unique and flavorful condiments, like the spicy jalapeno stuffed olives and jellies, for your cheese board. One of my other favorite ways to include touches of fall is to use natural elements like pumpkins or squash as serving dishes.
Serve hearty fall dishes like delicious Basil Chicken Chili, Roasted Orange Glazed Carrots and your favorite slow roasted meat. Don’t forget to end the evening on a sweet note! I love to serve mini desserts when I’m entertaining, they are easy to prepare and it gives everyone the chance to sample a little bit of all the delicious treats. I piled homemade cinnamon pumpkin bread, mini pecan tarts, pumpkin chocolate chip cookies, dark chocolate sea salt bark, mini bundt cakes on my new marble serving platter for a quick and easy dessert display. With all these delicious flavors and a beautiful table setting you and your friends will soon be ready to welcome fall!
For more ideas on creating a rustic and refined fall table, pop over and check out Tuesday Morning’s Pinterest board Fall Entertaining.
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