I’ve started preparing for Thanksgiving since hosting this year. I bought new block print napkins to go with a runner that I’ve been reusing from two years ago. I like to keep my table setting casual during the holidays, my theory is that it helps put guests at ease. I added ombre tapers to the mix but everything I’ve owned over the years including chargers, plates and flatware.
I don’t believe you should buy new stoneware or dinnerware for the holidays or special occasions. Basic white plates work just fine especially if you jazz them up with colorful, patterned or botanical dinner napkins. I will be using the printed napkins below to set a table for eight for our Thanksgiving feast.
If you want to keep things simple this year, here are a few new botanical favorites to update your table this season if that’s a style you like: