The dining room table is the stage on which the theater of your Thanksgiving meal plays out. No matter how well your feast turns out, the tablescape will either enhance or detract from your home-cooked dishes. Thankfully, Instagram has endless inspiration for punching up your holiday table decor. Among the most popular items this year: white pumpkins, gold accents, and game-hunting-themed dinnerware. These popular Thanksgiving accoutrements can be incorporated in a myriad of tablescape aesthetics, from French country farmhouse to English antique to coastal chic. Feel free to cop ideas from these 20 Instagrammers’ own Thanksgiving tables to ensure your tablescape is as impressive as the meal you worked so hard to prepare.
Is that a slab of wood underneath my plate or are you just glad to see me? Take rustic to a whole new level with log plate risers.
Photo: @maisondepax on Instagram.
Don't just eat cranberries this Thanksgiving -- incorporate their signature color in your tablescape.
(Photo: @modernglamhome on Instagram.)
Perfection is boring. Age and flaws accentuate the beauty of your tablescape.
(Photo: @positivelypearson on Instagram.)
This tablescape combines feminine elements in a flower arrangement and the masculine vibe of hunting with Spode Woodland china.
Photo: @prettypink2lips on Instagram.
Keep the plates simple white and wow 'em with your multicolored pumpkins and greenery on a gold runner.
Photo: @psbonjour on Instagram.
If you know someone who loves to crochet, replicating this tablescape will keep them busy in anticipation of the big meal.
Photo: @repeatcrafterme on Instagram.
If, and only if, you live on a coast or near a body of water, you can get away with a blue Thanksgiving tablescape.
Photo: @sandandsisal on Instagram.
It's OK to get feminine with a Thanksgiving tablescape. You'll get plenty of props from your girly guests.
Photo: @georgiangracedesigns on Instagram.
What's old is new again at Thanksgiving time. Revive decor from decades past with an antique-themed tablescape.
Photo: @kflemingantiques on Instagram.
Who says pumpkins have to be orange? Mix and match faux and real pumpkins in any hue you like.
Photo: @larkmountainmodern on Instagram.
Place your turkey front and center -- and not just the edible one. A proud fowl surrounded by acorns makes for an elegant country tablescape.
Photo: @petitehaus on Instagram.
Hand-letter magnolia leaves and add a mini-pumpkin for an eco-friendly and organic place setting.
Photo: @thenativemamastudio on Instagram.
There's nothing wrong with a basic beige and light wood tablescape; sometimes the eyes need a break from the holiday color scheme assault.
Photo: @littleredbrickhouse on Instagram.com.
Add a little pretty to your white pumpkin tablescape with gold tableware accents and purple and pink blooms.
Photo: @2ladiesandachair on Instagram.
Nothing says luxury like deep navy plate and golden orange accent hues.
Photo: @clothandgold on Instagram.
Bring the outdoors in with a centerpiece that incorporates antlers and stones that serve as name place settings.
Photo: @elizabethdennyphotography on Instagram.
Use books to elevate different elements of your tablescape and don't be afraid to use more than one big flower arrangement. Make an extra special impression with napkin "roses."
Photo: @finding__lovely on Instagram.
Is there such a thing as too much gold? Not if you're decorating in French farmhouse style.
Photo: @hipandhumblestyle on Instagram.
Let the natural colors in your food provide the pops of color in your buffet tablescape. Use white pumpkins as canvases for messages of gratitude in gold calligraphy.
Photo: @lhcalligraphy on Instagram.
Let your autumnal flower arrangement steal the show or highlight it with a few copper-colored accents.
Photo: @lilyofthevalleyinstyle on Instagram.