Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Bring A Little Fall To Your Table

I seem to be on a roll with the Fall inspiration photos. I decided to carry it right onto the table. Along with several tablescape ideas and pictures to decorate your side boards or buffets, your end tables or coffee tables. I think we have all the tables covered! I just had to start with one of my favorite habits. The monogram! Loving the monogrammed pumpkins above. Have fun browsing and remember to visit Susan over at BetweenNapsonthePorch for Tablescape Thursday. In the mean time sit back and enjoy some Fall inspiration for your own tablescapes. I love the apple green and orange theme of this table.

More green this time with gold.

You can find these individual soup tureens at William and Sonoma.

They have individual acorn ones too!

A great table runner that would be easy to execute.

Kumquats make a great vase filler for fall.

Orange china is a surprise with magenta linens and florals. These dishes are found at Horchow.

Pumpkins are always in style as a nice plate topper.

Depression glass in amber. Perfect for the season!

Some fun napkin place cards. These are made out of construction paper. What could be easier?

What a great idea. Coring out gourds and squashes for your Hors d'oeuvres.

I love this. If your Thanksgiving dinner is being served up buffet style, why not post the menu for all to read. What a fantastic ribbon and embellishment!

A fun way to display your fall table napkins when serving buffet style.

Simple and lovely.

Glasses, napkin rings and place card holders all share the theme of ceramic fall leaves.

Fall colored florals in a traditional china tea pot.

Mixing sunflowers and artichokes into this wire basket of squash, moss and flowers makes a unique arrangement.

A classic that is easy to execute. The pine cone as a place card holder. I love the painted acorns scattered about the table for interest.

These items can be found at Pottery Barn. The quail plates are sophisticated yet casual.

Pears. Often overlooked for the Fall table but perfect.

Ready to spook some areas up for Halloween? Spider webs draped over candle sticks are fun.

Look at these variegated beauties. They add such interest.

Are they gray? Are they green? They sure look spooky! I found this at Martha Stewart Living.

This is a great idea. Pumpkins with oil lamp domes used on the top of them. What a clever way to turn a pumpkin into a lamp.

Glitter up or sugar up some baby pumpkins for some glam!

Ewwwww! Some roaches on the table? Not for me but they certainly equate to creepy!

Gothic pumpkin basket. I love the idea of turning a pumpkin into a basket for a center piece. I think fall florals or leaves would be lovely.

Tier your baskets and add some greenery.

Gourds are always a classic and understated in their execution.

Always an easy way to bring a season into the room. Filling a glass candle holder or vase with what is in season.

Gobble Gobble!

Pottery from Pottery Barn looks great filled with nuts and fall foliage.

If you saved all your summer hydrangea and dried it out, now is the time to use it for your fall displays!

Pottery Barn had these adorable pewter squirrel salt and pepper shakers. I just love them and just may have to add these to my fall table this year.

These ceramic leaf dishes can be found virtually anywhere now. They make them in melamine as well. They instantly bring fall to your table setting!

Another Pottery Barn find. This three tiered galvanized tray looks great with Autumn goods on it.

Easy to make and always a classic. This also makes a great hostess gift!

Formal silver and fall foliage.

A pumpkin and cranberry chandelier. Baby pumpkins turned into candle holders.

Fall can be done without oranges, russets, browns and golds. Monochromatic creams create an elegant table.

A more rustic take on the pumpkin vase.

How clever. Make a pumpkin arrangement out of your orange mums

An easy way to create interest to your fall pumpkins. Just add vines.

A fun place setting "card".

You don't have to get too fancy when displaying your fall table goods. Nuts, corns and gourds will do just fine!

Moss and pumpkins in a basket. What could be simpler?

Last, some classic topiaries done out of fall leaves. Grouped together they are always nice on any table. I hope I inspired you with plenty of ideas to bring fall onto your tabletops!


  1. Oh my! I've never seen such fall delights! Thanks for sharing ALL of this!

  2. Thanks for this great post. Great ideas. But I liked the first pic the best. :)


  3. Such gorgeous pictures and great inspiration. Love it all. Hugs, Marty

  4. Ooooo! Great ideas! Thanks for sharing! Come by and check out my giveaway - I think you'll like them! :)

  5. Greetings Southern Whimsy~ I'm finally back from my summer long blogcation.

    As summer comes to a close...there's one thought that can cheer me up and it's the anticipation of Fall and all the creating with autumnal colors.
    Thank you for sharing such beautiful inspiration!

    I've enjoyed catching up. Please stop by...I look forward to the return of your company.
    Sweet wishes,

  6. Thanks for the inspiration~ I loved looking through all the amazing pics! Cindy

  7. Wow! so many great ideas! I love the pumkins with the initals. I need to go back for another look. Kristen

  8. Thanks for sharing all these great ideas for fall. I'm going to need to get a set of those little squirrels to add to my fall tableau that I did for Met Monday this week. They'll fit right in! ~ Sarah

  9. What wonderful ideas:-). I appreciate the time it must have taken to put all of this together. I hope you are having a wonderful day.

  10. Wow what a lot of great ideas and inspiration! I'm going to have to come back to soak it all in ...

  11. You are killing me! So many GORGEOUS little money!!

    Thanks for sharing my very favorite decorating ideas!!


    Robin :o)

  12. I love all these ideas! What inspiration for more creations!

  13. Such gorgeous pictures with lots of great inspiration! It must have taken you a while to put all of this together.

    Thank you for sharing it with us!

    ~ Tracy

  14. GREAT Ideals For Fall...Love it all...

  15. WOW! So much inspiration! That was fun to see all those pics together. Thanks for sharing!


  16. Oh wow!! What a ton of great inspiration!! I found a lot of doable ideas here and there wasn't a lot not to love!! Thanks so much for sharing all of this!!


  17. What wonderful ideas! You really find the neatest things. I really like the kumquats as vase filler, never in a million years would have thought of that. And that orange/magenta table is just breathtaking. Thanks for sharing these. Kathy

  18. I loved all the beautiful pictures and the inspiration I get from the wonderful ideas. What a great job putting all that together, thanks for sharing...I'll be back...Phyllis

  19. I saw a bunny vignette (sp?) and I cant remember where I saw it at, but I am thinking it was on your had oodles of bunnys on a buffet, with bunny dishes and even a bunny you know where I can find that again? I neglected to bookmark it

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