Thanksgiving Party Inspiration

Thanksgiving Party Inspiration

Thanksgiving is a National holiday celebrated mainly in Canada and the US. It’s celebrated as a day of giving thanks for the blessing of the harvest and of the preceding year. It’s an opportunity to get together with family and friends and give thanks over a delicious meal!

Tableware

Party Pieces Tableware

Prepare your table for the festivities of Thanksgiving with an array of large foil platters and autumnal shades like gold and orange. Our maple leaf confetti sets the scene perfectly, simply sprinkle throughout your tableware or on your buffet station. Add some maple leaf place mats along with gold cutlery for each place setting, if you’d like to be a bit more formal or you have a lot of guests, opt for Thanksgiving themed place cards too! You could even have a go at making your own place cards with large fallen leaves; simply spray them gold and add the names of your guests with a black permanent pen. This is a celebration after all so don’t forget the party poppers!

Centrepieces

Croppers in Bloom Floral ArrangementImage Source: Croppers in Bloom

These beautiful arrangements from Croppers in Bloom would look stunning on an autumnal Thanksgiving table-scape.

Green Parlour Floral ArrangementsImage Source: Green Parlour

Centrepieces don’t have to just feature flowers, these amazing creations from Green Parlour are filled with apples and autumnal squash.

Thanksgiving Food

Starter

Roasted Butternut Squash & Apple Soup RecipeImage Source: Pastry Affair

Start off your festive feast with a flavoursome winter warmer like this roasted butternut squash and apple soup from Pastry Affair. It looks divine!

Main Courses

Stuffed Acorn Squash for ThanksgivingImage Source: Laurenda Marie

If you’re not a fan of turkey, or want to stick to a veggie option, this stuffed acorn squash is for you! It’s over flowing with delicious ingredients like cranberry, toasted walnutes and wild rice – yum!

Side Dishes

sweet potatoImage Source: The Wild Fork

Sweet potato is a ingredient traditionally associated with Thanksgiving, cook them up with a generous glug of olive oil and herbs then roast them like these delights from The Wild Fork.

Cakes

Autumnal CakeImage Source: The Wild Fork Blog

Feeling creative? Why not have a go at making a festive cake, I love these autumn themed wedding cakes, they’d be perfect for Thanksgiving.

Desserts and Sweets

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip PastriesImage Source: Dessert Now Dinner Later

These little pumpkin and chocolate chip pastries  would make the perfect treat for Thanksgiving breakfast!

Crafts & DIY

Pear Turkey CraftImage Source: Crafts Unleashed

How adorable is this turkey pear craft from Crafts unleashed? The kids will love making these little characters! They make such cute festive decorations.

Walnut Turkey PlacecardsImage Source: Oh Happy Day

Who knew walnut shells could make such chic placecards? These DIY turkey placecards in a chalkboard design are both simple and really effective.

DIY Thanksgiving Table RunnerImage Source: Crafts Unleashed

Create your own autumnal hessian table runner with this festive DIY craft from crafts unleashed.

Decorations

Golden Pom Poms

Transform your home into a truly festive space with an array of themed decorations. Opt for a traditional colour pallet of gold, orange, reds and bronze. Suspend hanging decorations from the ceiling like gold pom poms, and hanging fans. Our hanging pumpkin and turkey decorations will really get your guests into the festive spirit!

Do you have any traditions for Thanksgiving parties? Any tips and tricks for those who are holding their first Thanksgiving? Let us know in the comments below!

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