It’s no secret around here the love we both share for planning events and hosting company. When we were little girls (and even to this day) we were always so eager to set our grandmothers’ tables and serve the guests that sat around them. It was a pretty common occurrence for us to play what we liked to call “waitress” and walk around to take everyone’s drink orders on a pad of paper. Then, we’d head to the kitchen and get to work by filling the glasses with whatever was requested.
This passion has followed us well into our adulthood and because of that, when any special occasion to host an affair arises, we are always excited to take part. Any excuse to gather together is a good excuse in our book! Enter Friendsgiving. An occasion that started to become a trend not too long ago has become more of a tradition for many, and we just love how it brings friends from near and far together for sweet fellowship.
Any excuse to gather together is a good excuse in our book!
This year, we styled a Friendsgiving tablescape that would work for an intimate gathering or a well-attended event. This design would also work perfect for your Thanksgiving setting! You may have seen some sneak peeks on our Instagram feed, but we wanted to share the full look here. So, whether you’re looking for a little inspiration or need a step by step guide on how to set your table this season, feel free to use this post to best suit your needs. We’ve included “The Essentials” as well as the “Personal Touches” to help bring the whole look together.
Friendsgiving Tablescape – “The Essentials”
Spacious Dining Table
Comfortable, Stylish Seating
Neutral Dinnerware & Stemware
Gold and Wood Flatware (rented from Patina & Petals)
Friendsgiving Tablescape – “Personal Touches”
Creative Table Runner
#HostfulHack: Use a decorative throw blanket as a table runner.
One of our favorite ways to incorporate a table runner is to use a decorative throw blanket. Loosely lay the blanket down the length of the center of the table to provide color, texture and interest. Then, after your affair, use it as a decorative throw within your home design!
Gold Taper Candle Holders (rented from Patina & Petals)
Fall Inspired Floral Arrangement
Professionally Arranged by Patina & Petals
Mini Cheese Boards
Custom Guest Favors
DIY Coming Soon!!
Custom Dinner Menus
(Includes a free downloadable Invitation, Printable Quote and Digital Wallpapers!!)
Photos By: Lacey Irving
And there you have it friends. A seasonal tablescape perfect for your Friendsgiving or Thanksgiving gathering this year! This design goes to show simple is more, and there are so many pieces that can be repurposed for other occasions, seasons and decor throughout your home!
Not sure what to wear? Shop our Fall Inspired Fashion Post for comfortable, stylish and affordable fall ensembles.
Want the scoop on all the Fall Entertaining Essentials? Check out this post for all our must-haves!
Hap-Bee Hosting Friends! xo