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    11.25.15
    6 Ideas For The Thanksgiving Table That Don’t Involve Pumpkins

    Traditional is good. Stale is not. We’ve gathered together a few ideas we love for the holiday table, Thanksgiving especially. Instead of pumpkin, think pomegranate. Instead of faux fall leaves, try all American cotton stems. From DIY to ‘just go buy,’ these six ideas will add a natural touch you can make as modern or throw back as you wish..

    Real Cotton Sprigs

    There’s something magical and winter-appropriate about these cotton sprigs. Cotton on the stem still feels wildly American and traditional enough to tuck at each placesetting along with the good silver.

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    Pheasant Feathers

    Whether you tie a feather with twine to every place-setting or gather a dramatic abundance of them as a tall centerpiece, wild feathers like these are totally authentic and sure to be a topic of dinner conversation.

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    Candle-Holding Stakes

    Okay, you’ve got to source your own log in this case, but we love this look, also from Terrain. We can imagine these candle-holding stakes wedged into birch too!

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    Dried Grasses + Florals

    House decked out in macrame? We get it. Go with fluffy, monochromatic dried florals like this dramatic centerpiece from our recent cooking class by Lily Lodge.

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    DIY Leaf Lanterns

    Flora Forager shared this DIY with us last year and we’re still swooning. Turn a nature walk into a craft session – quite possibly the perfect pre-dinner activity for kids. 

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    Eucalyptus + Pomegranates

    We were so inspired by this tablescape via Honestly Yum. Eucalyptus branches smell incredible, but aren’t too strong for the table. And the pomegranates provide a luxe feeling pop of color. Pair with cobalt blue linens for extra points.

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