With a Grateful Prayer and a Thankful Heart: Thanksgiving tablescape

Thursday, November 17, 2016

Thanksgiving tablescape

Receiving beautiful flowers is almost as fun as gifting them to family and loved ones. Thanksgiving is such a lovely occasion for such thoughtfulness.
I was delighted when contacted by FTD to receive a bouquet from their Thanksgiving collection.
 It was hard to decide my favorite from their beautiful examples.
 I like the way candles add sparkle to a set table so I choose one featuring a glass hurricane globe with a tapered candle in the center.
 I don't have a special set of china for holidays and depend on my everyday dishes for all occasions.  Fresh flowers define the Thanksgiving theme while using linens, stemware, candles and flatware that I already have on hand.
 These beautiful goblets were from my husbands great grandparents.
 pretty from all views
 Understated and inviting
Family and friends gathered around the table is a blessing I am most grateful for. Whether yours is a small or large gathering or whether you are hosting dinner at your home or a guest at another table, flowers add a festive touch.

One thing I suggest is that you be specific with your FTD florist when ordering as to the substitutions they might need to make in your bouquet. Because of local availability and desire to provide on-time delivery, changes in color or style might be made. My centerpiece, though very beautiful, was significantly different in color than I expected. When I mentioned it to a representative, it was handled gracefully and with understanding.

Wishing all your Thanksgiving preparations and travel plans are going well, my friends!


Adrienne said...

Your flowers are beautiful! And your table is so inviting. We are going to have a very small celebration this year with just my dear, little mother. She's not able to handle the big celebrations of the past so we are planning a quiet time just with her. My table will be set and I think I might need to buy a fresh flower arrangement to make it special! Happy Thanksgiving, my friend.

podso said...

Love the centerpiece of flowers and the historic stemware. Your table looks peaceful, serene, and elegant! have a good Thanksgiving!

Lea said...

Just lovely and what a warm and inviting table setting. May you and yours have an especially blessed Thanksgiving around that lovely table.

Karen said...

A great surprise. I still remember the first time I received flowers. The arrangement is beautiful with your pretty table setting.

Ann said...

What a beautiful arrangement. Your table looks lovely too

Janettessage.blogspot.com said...

Beautiful...Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours! Enjoy your table.

Just a little something from Judy said...

So pretty! So welcoming! And so inspiring to me today, as I visit here again, after a long absence. Your love and care for your family, flows out through every single picture here. They are so blessed to have you, and I am most thankful for you too!
Happy Monday!
Thank you that you are still blogging, and that I get to step into your world for a few brief moments.

SavoringTime in the Kitchen said...

What a beautiful centerpiece, Lorraine. It would look beautiful on any table. Your goblets are exquisite! Wishing you a wonderful Thanksgiving!

handmade by amalia said...

How beautiful the table looks. Your family will feel so special. Happy Thanksgiving.

lindsey said...

Such a beautiful table, im sure your Thanksgiving meal was a real treat

happeningswithLana said...

Beautiful table! I love the heirloom pieces!


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