Tablescapes, Rustic & Gold Friendsgiving

In the US, Thanksgiving is a very special holiday,

full of family traditions…

It’s all about the food and the table!

Have you planned your menu and set your table?

Our menu is still in the planning stage, but I have set the table

for Celebrate & Decorate’s Thanksgiving Tablescape Blog Hop!



Even if you’re not hosting, you can enjoy a variety of styles, tablescapes, and ideas for fall dining!





I will be having a casual Thanksgiving with my children and grands on the coast this year, with a fun Turkey Vase and Decorative Wine Bottles as part of our decor

But before I head South, I am going to have a Golden Rustic Friendsgiving in the city



Thanksgiving tables to me should be a little formal, a little rustic, a little traditional and a little fun





Room for lots of food, and room for lingering when you’re done





A nod to the season with pumpkins and gourds





Plus some unexpected elements so you don’t get bored





Like a twinkling tree on the sideboard





This rustic turkey ring sports a linen napkin tail





The table runner is a golden magnolia leaf trail




A turkey and Indian corn perch on each end





Celebrate friends like family, they are a Godsend





The traditional cornucopia spills out onto a Gold Glamour Tray





A Thanksgiving centerpiece done in a new modern way





What time do you prefer for dining?

we don’t like to eat while the sun is still shining

the lights look so pretty as it darkens in time

Any time around 5 suits us just fine





A glittery garland overhead decorates the chandy




It will work all through the holidays, isn’t that handy?





Thank you for joining us in our hop today




I hope your blessings are many on Thanksgiving Day!




Thank you Chloe for this holiday fun!





Knock it Off KimHome is Where the Boat Is | Everyday Living | Living With Thanksgiving


PanoplyCorner of Plaid and PaisleyRed Cottage ChroniclesHome and Gardening with Liz


Me and My CaptainBluesky at Home | Life and Linda | Our Crafty Mom


The Painted Apron | Debbee’s Buzz |Loveland Lodge | Celebrate & Decorate


The Painted HingeSweet SensationsZucchini Sisters | a casa di Bianca
Follow the Yellow Brick Home



Juicy Details

gold chargers, gold bottom champagne glasses, turkey napkin rings, garland/World Market

Franciscan wedding china, Medici sterling silverware

My great grandmother’s silver goblets

Gold Glamour Tray tutorial here


Turkey Vase tutorial here


Fall Decorated Bottles


Thank you for your visit!


🦃  🍁  🏈

I will be joining these fabulous parties and blogs:

Meal Plan Monday  Dishing it & Digging it,   Between Naps on the Porch,

Merry Monday   Make it Pretty Monday    Celebrate and Decorate,

Delicious Dishes Recipe Party   Oh My Heartsie Girl  Full Plate Thursday

Thursday Favorite Things  Creatively Crafty   Home Matters 

Weekend Potluck   Sweet Inspirations   Happiness is Homemade

59 Responses to “Tablescapes, Rustic & Gold Friendsgiving”
  1. Mary says:

    So many fun and creative ideas for your Golden Rustic Friendsgiving table Jenna! I love the addition of the twinkling grapevine tree on your sideboard, linen turkey napkin tails and modern spin on a cornucopia centerpiece. Your chandy garland that makes the transition from Thanksgiving to Christmas is so festive and a great time saver. I’ll be thinking about you and wish you and your family a wonderful Thanksgiving at the coast this year. It’s always a pleasure to join at the table for a blog hop. ♥

    • Thank you Mary, I love our wide variety of styles in our tablescape hopping group! Thank you for your thoughts and kindness, thinking of you and your sweet puff balls always makes me smile!

  2. Rita C. says:

    Great details, Jenna, and very creative script! I love the handy chandy. 😉 The colors on your table will certainly spark some fun conversation. I love the gold magnolia, and now you’ve got me wondering if I can somehow preserve some of my branches and spray paint them….onto google for the answer!
    Have a warm and cozy Thanksgiving with your kids and grands by the shore. I’ll be thinking of you, in hopes that your family memories will keep your heart happy rather than sad. ♥ I know it will be difficult at times.

  3. Ann Krucek says:

    Your posts are so clever, I would drive myself nuts trying to find the right words to rhyme everything!I I love the way you show all the different ways to use your cute little turkey vase and the bottles. The soft glow of your table sure sets a calm, enjoyable mood. I hope you have a nice Thanksgiving. It is always fun to hop with you!

  4. Shannon@Belle Bleu Interiors says:

    Jenna, your table is both beautiful and elegant! I love the white roses with pops of coral roses peeking out, and the modern cornucopia is stunning on the pretty tray. Your chandelier is gorgeous and the added sparkle is perfect. I hope that you and your family have a most blessed and Happy Thanksgiving!!!

  5. My primary requirement for a TG table is that it be “comfortable” (whatever that means to someone) because dinner a) takes a long time and b) no one ever seems to want to leave the table after, we just hang out and talk! All of these pass the comfort test — I’d like to be at any one of them!

  6. Beautiful, Jenna! I love the lights on the table, and your wonderful cornucopia. We like to eat at halftime of the afternoon football game!

  7. Jenna, I bet your English teachers adored you! You amaze me with your wit and humor and creativity. I have one of those wire turkeys and have never figured out a pleasing way to add color and use it. Thank you for the great idea.
    I like your formal, rustic and fun table. Friendsgiving is a new term for me but I like the idea.
    That is the most clever turkey in your plate with a lace napkin tail.
    Wishing you a great Thanksgiving.🦃

    • Thank you Bonnie! It was fun doing something non traditional for Thanksgiving, Friendsgiving is getting to be a big trend around here, gathering with good friends can be a lot less stressful than a formal family gathering 🙂

  8. Kitty says:

    You know how I LOVE your poems, Jenna, and this one was so fun! Your table looks so pretty and just glows. thank you for the tutorials. That turkey vase and the glamor tray are beautiful.

  9. You always have some unique accent pieces!! I spied a cute orage and white striped square pumpkin that is adorable!! Cute post – enjoy your Friendsgiving dinner as well as Thanksgiving!!

  10. Sharon Mann says:

    You are going to have a very festive day!

  11. Jenna, I love your witty way words, always so clever. Such a great table and dining room and I love how you’ve added subtle touches that transition to Christmas. I think you have combined elegance and rustic, something I love for Thanksgiving. The concopia spilling onto the your gorgeous glamour tray makes a lovely centerpiece. Your post has inspired me to do a smaller version in my breakfast area. What a wonderful table for your family to enjoy………

  12. pattyanneart says:

    I’m so in love with your festive Thanksgiving table!! ❤️❤️ So beautiful and very inspiring, Jenna!!
    Hope you have a wonderful Thanksgiving.

  13. Kari says:

    Love your poetry Jenna….I have books and books of my poetry, some good some not so good, but they are personal for any crisis or happy time in my life. The cornucopia is lovely, spilling out all the goodies of your table. Your dinnertime is a good time for dinner. We some times eat at 3 ish so we can eat again later in the evening. That way we get to enjoy two meals. LOL Have a wonderful Thanksgiving my friend.

    • Oh wow, books and books of your own poetry!! For some reason, sometimes I think in rhymes, and when I do tablescape posts, the words just pop into my head! I love seeing everyone’s different styles and hearing about their different traditions! It’s been a fantastic hop! Thanks Kari!

  14. Joan says:

    Thank You for sharing your beautiful settings.

  15. Marilyn says:

    Everything is so lovely.

  16. Marion says:

    This is such a beautiful and helpful post.

  17. Count me among those that love your poems! The glam elements are so nice and that gold magnolia runner is everything. Dinner time for us is usually between 4-5 which is November is on it’s way to getting dark. I hope you have a fun holiday and enjoy both your dinners. This hop is great and I’m looking forward to the next one.

    • Oh Sandra, thank you, I swear these silly poems just pop into my head as I’m putting the posts together, you are kind to tolerate them! It’s such fun to see everyone’s different styles and ideas, I love our hop group! I’m looking forward to seeing your table tomorrow!

  18. Debbee says:

    Jenna, your Friendsgiving table is lovely — I especially like the gold magnolia leaves (not available here in PIttsburgh!). I wish we’d get a World Market here; those turkey napkin rings are adorable! I confess to what I loved best were the vases and bottles you painted — genius! They are fantastic; you should sell them in Etsy.

    • Thanks Debbee, I actually ordered from World Market on line, so you actually have one right at your finger tips! I had a lot of fun playing with the bottles, and have some holiday ones coming up! It’s been a fun hop hasn’t it!

  19. This is beautiful, in fact I don’t remember seeing your formal dining room before! Love your choice of dishes and the beatiful napkins! The center arrangement has a lovely glow and I adore the pretty vases with white roses! Your chandeleir looks beautiful and will definitely take you through the holidays. I’m glad you’ll be surrounded with family for this holiday. Wishing you a lovely Thanksgiving Day!

  20. Jenna, I must say I am a little envious of the friends who place their feet uder this gorgeous table, not to mention that since your are the chef extraordinaire what they will be eating! You are the most clever at rhyming your script, that would take me forever. From the lighted grapevine tree to the adorned chandelier, you have created such a memorable table. The cornucopia spilling onto your glam tray is perfect. You hit all the bases dear friend for a rustic and glam tablescape. Wishing you a sweet Thanksgiving with your children and grands at the beach that HH loved so much. I will be thinking of you, you are a special lady that has shown remarkable grace!❤️

    • oh Pam, you are incredibly sweet, so many lovely things to say, I am smiling/crying, thank you so much! How much snow did you get? We only got a “dusting” but very shocking this am!!

  21. Lynn says:

    Lovn’ your little turkey napkin rings Jenna! Happy Early Thanksgiving-enjoy:@)

  22. Linda says:

    Lovely table Jenna. Your table is dressed to please your lucky guests. Love your turkey. Your painting is shining through.The chandy looks lovely all decorated and glittery. So many wonderful touches you added. Wishing you and yours a very loving and special Thanksgiving.

  23. Michelle says:

    I don’t know what I love more – your gorgeous tablescape or your rhyming blog post! I’m really digging your color scheme. So happy to be hopping with you!

  24. Jenn says:

    Those turkeys on either end are too cute and so unique! I love the gold accents and the cornucopia taking center stage.

  25. Your table is beautiful! I really love the gold magnolia leaf garland laying on your table. The cornucopia with shiny gourds and pumpkins is very pretty and certainly seasonal. The napkins gave the perfect showy plumage to the turkey napkin rings. Thank you for once again joining another blog hop and Happy Thanksgiving to you!

  26. Kim Young -KnockitOffKim says:

    Hi Jenna! Your Golden Rustic Friendsgiving table is full of fun ideas! I love the turkey napkin tails and the rustic rings that complete the look. So many fun elements on this table – Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family!

  27. Rebecca says:

    Hi Jenna! I love the gold magnolia leaves accentuated by the twinkling lights on the table runner. And the white and orange rose bouquets are classic and elegant. I think your rhyming verse is clever and fun! Have a wonderful Thanksgiving with your family!

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