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The rustic decor feels like bringing nature’s organic warmth in. Creating a rustic Thanksgiving table setting is as easy as it can get because it’s a celebration of the fall pallet plus natural accents. To make it unusual, but cozy go big on different textures, mixing as many natural elements as possible, like wood, linen, stoneware ceramic, raffia, seagrass, dried botanicals, gourds, and fruits.
In this post, you’ll find amazing inspiration for different styles. My 2 cents are practical. I give 1 affordable and 1 splurge shopping list inspired by each set, so you can create your own! I also try tried to find options that are as sustainable as possible, because we know how heavy seasonal decor can be on the environment. We don’t have to give it all up if decorating brings so much joy, but we can make better choices if we want to. With the right ideas, you can have an appealing, bold, relatively sustainable, and rustic Thanksgiving table setting to welcome your guests as they deserve!
Blue & Earthy Rustic Thanksgiving Table Decor
Somehow, blue is a traditional, yet impressive combination for Thanksgiving decor. It’s a cold color, creating an eye-catching contrast with the typical warm fall pallete. For a rustic setting, go for dark shades of blue, like navy or indigo.
Invest in cheap pops of blue, like napkins and artificial pumpkins, and mix it with previous years’ fall decor and your regular dinnerware. Repurposing seasonal decor is sustainable and you use creativity to create new arrangements.
Go for cotton napkins instead of linen to have a rustic effect for less $.
Navy Cotton Napkins, Set of 6
For comparison, you can get a set of 2 Lithuanian linen napkins for $44.
You can invest in a rustic dinnerware set made in Portugal and place it on top of a natural hand-carved wood charger. Also, go for flatware in earthy and darker shades like copper finish.
Blue Stoneware Dinnerware Collection
Made in Portugal
Unusual Rustic Thanksgiving Table Decor With Fruits
We can’t go wrong with autumn fruits as a rustic table accent. Natural or dried, fall fruits have the most amazing shades of red, orange, plum and are the perfect match for a rustic table setting. Besides, the more unique, rough, and different from each other, the better, and fruits are the ultimate sustainable decor because you and your guests can eat them before, during, and after dinner. Also, they make the easiest and most impressive spreads.
Neutral Rustic Chic Thanksgiving Table Decor
A rustic chic table decor will call for as many natural elements and neutral colors as possible. Just keep it simple and mix with sophisticated (or that looks sophisticated) pieces like moody metallic candle holders.