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Set a Thanksgiving Table from the Dollar Store!

People love the idea of creating higher end looks for their home for bargain prices.  For example, who doesn’t want to save money and still set a pretty table for the holidays?  I want to show you today that you can set a pretty table from the dollar store!  I headed out to my local dollar store where everything is just $1.  I spent $64 dollars to style this table for six for Thanksgiving.

Put together a Thanksgiving Table from the dollar store.  Most of us already have dishes, glasses and several other items to set a pretty table, so perhaps you just want to pull out your own dishes and add a few of these elements to what you already have in your cupboards.  Set a table for Thanksgiving from the dollar storeI began by rolling out one roll of white wrapping paper on the length of the table.  I took three rolls of  sticky backed shelf liner in an oak pattern and unrolled them across the width of my table to use as a base for my place settings.Setting a table from the dollar store.  I will be setting this table for a party of six.  On top of the oak runners I have placed six maple leaf placemats.  I chose to alternate the colors, orange and red.  Styling a tabletop from the dollar storeHere you can see how I went about assembling my place settings.   I topped each placemat with a gold charger, added one of these pretty plates with the Fall leaves and acorns.  Can you believe those beautiful plates were just $1?  I really like to add a contrasting  salad or dessert plate to my tablescapes, but alas, none were to be found.  I saw these willow small wreaths and thought they would complement my table.

Style a thanksgiving table with items from your dollar store.
A Dollar store thanksgiving tablescape A lovely table that expresses the Fall season was set for everyone to sit and enjoy giving thanks and enjoying a meal together.  OH!  FULL DISCLOSURE HERE…I already had the flatware!  That is the only thing on the table that did not cost a dollar each!  It was a bargain purchase from IKEA.A pretty Thanksgiving table completely from items from the dollar store. Jars are filled with golden wrapped candies, decorated with a bow and added to each place setting as a take away favor.  A simple Thanksgiving tablescape from the dollar store Centerpieces can be simple, it is the company that we celebrate this day.  Nothing expensive required here, orange dinner plates atop larger willow wreaths were decked with a pumpkin and some gold embellished votives.  One package of Fall leaves was all it took to further add some decor to the tabletop.Style a pretty table for Thanksgiving with items from your local dollar store.  May you be blessed to share a Thanksgiving meal with those you care about this season.

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Chloe is the creator of Celebrate & Decorate. Chloe is passionate about having a comfortable and well designed home - she also loves to entertain family and friends. Learn more about Chloe. Follow Chloe: Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Google+, YouTube

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