A big task each year is to choose a theme and style for the Thanksgiving table from the millions that one can conjure up and create. This year step back and let the landscape around your house define the style of the table the pattern on the Thanksgiving tablecloth the pattern of the china and the beautiful centerpiece at the heart of it all.
One of the biggest gripes with an outdoor Thanksgiving dinner is the weather this time of the year. While some parts of the world get downright frigid by late November there are still many places where the weather is pleasant and fall still holds sway over winter chills.
Cats shouldn’t be left out. Take a look at this creative cat bed table featured on Mouse Breath that features a miniature clock picture frames and even a “do not disturb” sign.
Live-edge dining tables bring along with them a variety of advantages that range from design versatility to an ability to adapt to diverse spaces. They look equally at home in a wide range of dining rooms and of course you can always be proud of the fact that no one else on the planet has a similar dining table!
Let’s get started with Crate & Barrel’s Grasscloth Table Runners available in Ruby Red Orange Mustard Green Aqua Blue Corsair Blue Violet Purple Brindle Brown White and Graphite Grey. Below we see the Aqua Blue and Graphite Grey selections (can’t wait until the grey is ready to ship in late October!).
But when it comes to live-edge décor this is not an absolute must and you can use a natural-edge coffee table as an exclusive one-of-a-kind piece that adds something truly exceptional to the contemporary living area.
While darker wood tones bring an air of urbane class to modern living rooms live-edge coffee tables in lighter tones add a breezy organic vibe that is simply unmatched. These gorgeous coffee tables can also be used in the light-filled family room and relaxing sunroom with ease and coupled with a neutral color scheme and matching décor in natural fiber and wood they look simply outstanding.
Think of things like proximity to the kitchen shelter from a possible cold breeze in the evening space for your guests and other such ergonomic factors before you spend endless hours on the ‘right look’.
And those worried about not having a huge backyard or garden need not fret too much as even as small porch a shaded deck or a tiny urban balcony can play host to that perfect .
All you need is a natural slab of timber that you are in love with and there are times when you can even craft one in your own garage. Crafting your very own DIY live-edge coffee table is easier than it sounds and you can also proudly showcase your improved DIY skills as the bespoke table sits at the heart of your fabulous living room.
Giving your serene living room a stylish focal point the live-edge coffee table here anchors the space and gives it a trendy upgrade. We did talk earlier about how the live-edge coffee table blends in with pretty much any style that you have going in the living room.
Everyone loves their pet. Pet owners pamper their dogs and cats like they’re their own children buying them everything from fancy food and expensive toys to pet-specific clothing and comfy pet beds.
Pottery Barn’s PB Classic Belgian Flax Linen Hemstitch Table Runner is made from European-grown flax fibers and is available in a range of neutrals plus green red and terra cotta. Below (right) we see the brand’s Velvet Table Runners which are holiday-perfect:
This Faded Linen Table Runner from Zara Home would make a lovely base for decor in some of fall’s edgiest colors from dusty rose and wine to eggplant and navy:
Effectively lighting the dining room is not just about the live-edge table alone. It is a part of the grander scheme of things that you always need to consider regardless of the table you choose.