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My Fall Tablescape

With Thanksgiving less than 3 weeks away, I’ve got Thanksgiving dinner and decorating on the brain!

We’re actually going away for the holiday, but I am going to have a little celebration of our own before then.  So I scoured my fall decorations, and bought a few gourds and pumpkins from the grocery store, then put together a fall tablescape.

This is very different from what I put together last year, but I like this one.  A lot.

Fall Tablescape

It looks really full, but this time of year is bountiful, and I think the centrepiece kind of reflects that.

Materials I Used for this Centrepiece:

  • Apples
  • Mini-Pumpkins
  • Mini-Gourds
  • Leaves
  • Wheat
  • Dried Corn Cobs
  • A Cinnamon Stick Wrapped Candle
  • Lavender & Twine Wrapped Candles
  • Crows
  • I also used a long wooden bowl to hold the pumpkins and such, and placed it on a strip of Burlap.

Go big or go home say, haha!

Fall Tablescape

And for a little fun and whimsy I added the crows.  Actually I’ve noticed that there are quite a few more crows around this year, so they are perfect for this centrepiece!

Fall Tablescape

As long as none of my guests are afraid of birds we’re good! I’ll just warn everyone not to look ’em in their beady little eyes.  😉

Fall Tablescape

For the actual table settings, I kept things very simple.

Fall Tablescape

I just topped off some rustic plates with mini-white pumpkins and leaves.

Fall Tablescape

The place settings really needed to be simple with the elaborate centrepiece in the background.

Fall Tablescape

I love how it all came together!

Fall Tablescape

One of my favourite parts of the centrepiece is the cinnamon stick wrapped candle I made.

Fall Tablescape

I had seen these on Martha Stewart, and pinned them to my Pinterest boards so I could make them some day.  That some day was today!  🙂 They’re so easy to make, and they smell so good!

Fall Tablescape

So all in all, I’m pretty happy with how it turned out! It’s different and full of fun things to look at. If anything, it’ll be a great conversation piece!

Also, if you are interested, you can find my Fall Tablescape from last year here.  In that post I’ve also included my Thanksgiving Menu, and a fun hollowed out pumpkin filled with flowers!

Thank you so much for stopping by today!

Have a really great day!

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    Courtenay@Creek Line House
    September 18, 2012 at 2:09 PM

    Looks great! I love that you just included all those wonderful Fall type things into one big beautiful jumble. I bought some crows this year too! Love them!

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    September 18, 2012 at 2:35 PM

    This is absolutely gorgeous!

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    September 18, 2012 at 2:48 PM

    The plate settings are lovely!

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    alissa {33shadesofgreen}
    September 18, 2012 at 4:51 PM

    Very pretty Jo-Anna! I can’t believe Canadian Thanksgiving is only 3 weeks away!

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    September 18, 2012 at 8:07 PM

    Very nice..I love the look!

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    Craftberry Bush
    September 18, 2012 at 8:25 PM

    It’s lovely jo..xo

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    harbourbreeze (Rita Joy)
    September 18, 2012 at 9:17 PM

    Looks beautiful! So glad to discover another Canadian blogger…:) I love your beautiful place here in blogland.

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    September 19, 2012 at 1:03 AM

    Love the black birds and the cinnamon candle holder. I bet it smells lovely when it is lit!

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    Ali Richardson
    September 19, 2012 at 3:04 AM

    SO awesome!!! Such a fun centerpiece, your guests will love it!!

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    Alycia Nichols
    September 20, 2012 at 6:24 PM

    The cinnamon stick-wrapped candle is really super!!! This is a very bountiful table, and I like that you used burlap for a more rustic flavor to it. Very nice!

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    Patti @ Pandoras Box
    September 20, 2012 at 8:12 PM

    So festive…love the cinnamon sticks/candle and the colors are so pretty – beautiful centerpiece!

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    September 20, 2012 at 9:39 PM

    Beautiful table setting 🙂

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    Nici - Posed Perfection
    September 23, 2012 at 12:06 AM

    Your tablescape is so pretty! I love the cinnamon stick candles too. I’m following your blog via rss and on Pinterest. I’d love for you to check out my boards at and follow along too if you like or feel free to visit me at Have a great weekend!

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      Nici - Posed Perfection
      September 23, 2012 at 12:09 AM

      Oops. I told you the wrong pinterest acct. It is Thanks!

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    September 23, 2012 at 12:09 AM

    Lovely table! I’m going to try the cinnamon stick candle!

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    September 23, 2012 at 7:07 PM

    Very pretty tablescape! I love the scattered leaves and the cinnamon stick candle.

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    Rose :: Fine Craft Guild .com
    September 25, 2012 at 2:10 PM

    That looks so homey and cosy, and really do-able. That cinnamon stick candle holder is my fave. So fave, in fact that I’d like to invite you to come link it up at our linky party at Hope to see you join in!

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    Susan Herin
    September 26, 2012 at 8:26 PM

    Joanna, love this. Those white pumpkins are so cute! Love the cinnamon stick candles…awesome idea!

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