Table Setting Ideas From the HGTV Stars

Places, everyone! See how the HGTV stars set a stellar table for Thanksgiving.

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November 02, 2022
Thanksgiving Place Settings

Table Setting Ideas

The HGTV stars share their Thanksgiving table settings.

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Alison Gootee

Earthy Chic

“This time of year, I use lots of different textures with a glitzy pop," says Keith Bynum, host of Bargain Block. "The centerpiece is simple but stylish, a strand of wood beads snaking around votives.”

Natural Fall Tablescape

Rustic Thanksgiving Table Setting Ideas

HGTV star Keith Bynum shares his ideas for an earthy Thanksgiving table.

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Bold Glamour

“Every dinner is a chance for a collector to mix, match and create joy, even before the meal is served," says Michel Smith Boyd, host of Luxe for Less (premiering in 2023). "The perfect recipe: gilding and glam graphics grounded with black and white.”

Luxe Green Fall Tablescape

Glam Thanksgiving Table Setting

HGTV designer Michel Smith Boyd shares his colorful Thanksgiving table decorating ideas.

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Naturally Modern

Battle on the Beach designer Taniya Nyack uses a mix of textures to create a gorgeous tablescape. “The contrast of matte black and metallic accents with organic elements like leaves, stone and linen is so stunning,”

Modern Fall Tablescape

Modern Thanksgiving Table Setting and Centerpiece

HGTV star Taniya Nyack shares her favorite ideas for decorating a Thanksgiving table.

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Peppy and Playful

“My table’s gotta be happy and fun," says David Bromstad, host of My Lottery Dream Home. "A centerpiece of tangerines, kumquats and mini disco balls nestled in greenery will surprise everyone!”

Multicolor Thanksgiving Place Setting

Colorful Fall Table Setting With Citrus Centerpiece

HGTV star David Bromstad shares his Thanksgiving table setting ideas.

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Farmhouse Flavor

“I take decorating cues from the season, incorporating elements from nature," says Fixer to Fabulous host Jenny Marrs. "For fall, I love a simple tablescape of pumpkins in muted colors and vintage-style glassware to add charm.”

Thanksgiving Place Setting With Faux Pumpkins

Fall Table Setting With Pumpkins

HGTV star Jenny Marrs shares her favorite way to decorate a Thanksgiving table.

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