Fresh & Modern Thanksgiving Table Setting
The Place Setting
Keep your table simple and timeless by topping silver chargers with white plates. Layer an oversize linen napkin between the plates to add natural texture.
Get the Look:
Merletto Antique Dinner Plate, $36; arteitalica.com
Hotel Silver-Plated Charger, $34; potterybarn.com
Napoli Vintage Napkin, 22 inches in Flax, $24; libecohomestores.com
Sparkle Wine Glass Set, from Marquis by Waterford, $100/four; na.wwrd.com
Pewter Goblet, by Boardman Silversmiths, $80, available through Bromberg's; 800/633-4616
Michelangelo, $75/five-piece place setting; oneida.com
Give a nod to the harvest by pairing autumnal floral arrangements with bundles of wheat sheaves; wrap them in burlap and satin ribbons.
Get the Look:
Extra Large Blonde Wheat Cone Bundle, $59.99; curiouscountrycreations.com
The Place Cards
Instead of using written cards, fill small frames with photos of each guest. Tasia engraved her frames with "Thankful for..." so she can reuse them each year.
Get the Look
Modern Silver-Plated Frame, 3 by 3 inches, $14; potterybarn.com
The Kids' Table
Mimic the adult table but with more kid-friendly picks: pewter julep cups, everyday white plates, and paper napkins and place mats. Wrap napkins with ribbons, and attach feather plumes for a festive headdress.
Get the Menu: Fresh & Modern Thanksgiving Menu
Meet Tasia Malakasis
Tasia is the author of Tasia's Table: Cooking with the Artisan Cheesemaker at Belle Chèvre.