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Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Last Minute Thanksgiving Tablescape on a Budget

This time next week,  we'll be busy getting everything ready for Thanksgiving.....where did the year go?  
If you don't have anything in mind yet for your Thanksgiving tablescape,  I have some tips and good news for you.    The good news is that Hobby Lobby has their fall décor 80% off.

This Farmhouse style give thanks board was $4 on sale

My plaid tablerunner is 2 yards of fabric that I cut down the fold mark and sewed end to end  to make a long.... quick.... simple runner

I had eyed this metal pumpkin carriage at Hobby Lobby all fall and couldn't bring myself to spend $40 for it.     $8 .....I can live with that price!

I put my 80% off bird in a "bow nest" to make a quick topper for my Thanksgiving centerpiece

More of my 80% off items.....put them on a pretty tray and they make a nice centerpiece for your Thanksgiving table

This HL board for $4 would be so pretty in the center of your Thanksgiving table with several tall candles on it. 

I shopped the house for some metal trays ......the silver "lift" box in the middle of the two trays is a left over candy box!  

  If you follow my blog,  you will remember my glass and brass tiered stand.    This is my 5th fall tablescape using it.   

New fall décor not in your budget this year?    Three white boo pumpkins placed on the top of your already "on hand" candlesticks make a simple but elegant centerpiece for your Thanksgiving dinner.

I hope I have been able to give you some helpful tips and ideas to make your Thanksgiving dinner table look  special.....

You can see a glimpse of the Christmas trees on one side of the fireplace in the family room.   I have the  trees up on each side,  but not decorated yet.    I have a few pieces on the mantel,  but am far from having it completed.

Hope to get my Christmas decorating done after Thanksgiving.


  1. Love this table setting...Hope Mr. H is doing well and cannot wait to see more of your Christmas decorating!

  2. Penny, you have out done yourself . . . so elegant:)
    Happy Thanksgiving!
    Connie :)

  3. Thats very pretty, Penny. In the midst of all your Christmas, your table is stately and lovely. Happy Thanksgiving, Sandi

  4. Beautiful! I've been eyeing that pumpkin carriage too!

  5. Everything is lovely, as always. I hope our Hobby Lobby has the same 80% off as yours. Can't wait to see. Hope your hubby is recuperating quickly.......have a Happy Thanksgiving. Judy

  6. Your tablescape looks very elegant. Hope your hobby is doing well
    HUgs Alessandra

  7. I had my eye on the cinderella pumpkin also but it was gone when I went for the 80% sale

  8. Penny,
    Everything looks so pretty!! Love those pumpkins!! I wish we had a Hobby Lobby near us.... Scranton, which is about 25 minutes away from us is getting a Home Goods store!! I hope that more will move into our area..

  9. You made the most of your deals. I will check out Hobby Lobby today and hope some goodies are still available.

  10. You got some great finds at HL. I just hit the sale there myself!

  11. Lovely details. Have a happy Thanksgiving. Thanks for joining us at the Inspiration Spotlight party.

  12. I believe that your centerpiece tips will make setting the Thanksgiving table easier for many readers. I particularly like your inverted trays...just lovely. Happy Thanksgiving and thanks for inviting us for a peek. Cherry Kay

  13. You really got some great deals at Hobby Lobby Penny. You styled everything beautifully! Thanks for sharing with SYC.

  14. Your table is beautiful. I better run to Hobby Lobby and see if there is anything fall left!

  15. Your tablescape is pretty. Hobby Lobby is the best, great finds. I hope you had a lovely Thanksgiving!!


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