Thanksgiving: Eat, Drink, & Be Soulful

The time of year for decadence is upon us! You can feel it, no, SMELL it, in the air. Turkey’s roasting, pies baking, cakes rising, butter melting. Is your tummy rumbling yet? Now that you’ve got your ideal Thanksgiving meal planned in your head, it’s time to think about how you’re going to ‘wow’ your guests with your beautiful dining room decor. After all, what kind of presentation would it be without the proper stage for your fixings? Create an ambiance worth remembering this year and keep your friends and family coming back for seconds.


Bright & Traditional

So, you’re a person who loves the look of a good ol’ fashioned holiday setting, yet, you still want the space to feel vibrant and new?  Don’t fret! Keep it traditional while adding bright touches like a robins-egg-blue hutch or crisp, cream place settings to add dimension and warmth. Surround your large dining table with a mix of bench seating and high-back chairs to add variety. Next, invite your guests eyes to marvel at the cornucopia of accessories you’ve placed perfectly throughout the room. Finally, finish the look with some large mirrors and a dynamic light fixture to make the room sparkle.

Sleek & Industrial

Maybe you’re a person who wants to ditch their traditions and go for something with a bit more edge. In that case, this sleek industrial look is just for you. Try mixing in some striking patterns among organic touches. Knobby pumpkins and a sketched tree wall-hanging are great options and help create contrast throughout the space. Use sultry, dark woods for large, prominent pieces and compliment them with iron chair accents. Complete the look with pops of color in rust and gold which are always flattering against a smokey backdrop. Certainly, this will be a space that your guests will feast their eyes on, as well as their stomachs.

Tasteful & Modern

If autumn leaves and burnt orange color pallets aren’t cutting it for you, don’t worry, there’s a style out there for everyone. Why not utilize decor that will surprise your guests in all the best ways?  Use modern furniture to showcase an unexpected pop of color for this time of year as the theme for your table setting. And it doesn’t stop there! This could also be a great time to show off your green thumb to company. Keep lush plants around space and use them as a way to fill the room with organic, lively, decor. Lastly, tie in the Thanksgiving holiday by strategically placing pumpkins of different shapes, colors, textures, and sizes for a jubilant touch your guests will adore.

Classy & Contemporary

Last but not least, a style that has both class and contemporary flare. This look mixes rich, wood tones with jet black iron details and is tied together with unique accent pieces. Pulling off this look is all about embodying the unexpected. Use brilliant core pieces as the canvas for things like cow-hide stools, intricate textiles, and industrial glass cabinets. The great thing about choosing this vision for your Thanksgiving theme is that the pieces are so versatile, they’ll flow into the next holiday with ease. And, of course, the atmosphere will leave your guests feeling warm and welcome. Everyone will already be looking forward to your next big event!


Whatever your dining room decor style is this Thanksgiving, make sure it captures the essence of YOU! Nadeau has all of the one-of-a-kind pieces you’ll need to make this holiday season unforgettable. Whether you need a new dining table and chairs to fit your growing family or pieces to accentuate all that glorious food, our stores have you covered. Click here to find a location nearest you and don’t forget to add yourself to our mailing list so that you can always be up-to-date with our latest and greatest. Happy hosting!

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