Looking for a modern rustic Thanksgiving tablescape? Use your Cricut to make these DIY chargers, a raw wood centerpiece, and wall art for the holiday!
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Modern Rustic Thanksgiving Tablescape With Cricut
It’s that time of the year again! Time to start thinking about our Thanksgiving menu, our guest list, and our tablescapes. I was so excited when I got the chance to work with Cricut to bring you a peek into my dining room. When I saw this design in Cricut design space, I knew I had to use it. Once it got the ball rolling, it became pretty apparent that my dining room was going with a modern rustic Thanksgiving theme.
The “Give Thanks” design really started it all. I loved the idea of putting it on a table runner, but then I remembered this wooden frame I’d picked up at Round Top last spring. It’s white bead board with a very rough wood frame. I thought the quote would look perfect on it. I used Cricut metallic vinyl, and then did a glitter vinyl (in gold and black)for these modern funky leaves.
The leaves were so cool that I decided to use them in my whole theme. I went with shades of gray and black, to give it more of a modern twist. I used more vinyl to attach different sized leaves around the chargers. The same cardstock I used on the wall banner was used to place leaves onto each plate.
Don’t want those napkins to feel left out!
I think the centerpiece stole the show for me though. I simply picked up a piece of raw wood at the craft store. It’s about a foot and a half in length, and about 6 inches wide. I transferred more of the glitter vinyl leaves on it.
The gold and black still give a feeling of fall without the traditional colors.
Recognize those jars? Yep, those are the Oui yogurt jars that I gave a galvanzied look the other day! These are the same but without a monogram.
My buffett featured these fun goodie bags to give out to your guests. I simply love using the Cricut pens in the Cricut Explore Air 2. I swear it’s like magic! I traced out a leaf with a gold glitter pen, and that really made the simple bags from the craft store pop!
My very first Thanksgiving after the Major and I were married we ate at the mess hall. He had staff officer duty that day, and so it was our best option. It was really a neat experience, and I try really hard to remember those who are serving stateside and overseas. I simply cut a square and again used the pens to write the names of our loved ones serving this Thanksgiving.
I think the leaf banner is so much fun, and it was sooooooo easy to do. I would say it would take maybe 10-15 mins to cut and put it together. I love that the Cricut Explore Air 2 allows you to do the fast cut and really save some time!
I think the black and white tablecloth gives a real modern rustic Thanksgiving farmhouse feel. The wood adds that rustic, as does the galvanized items. What do you think?
It’s hard to pick, but I think the centerpiece is my fav. I used short flowers so our guests could actually talk and see each other from across the table.
What do you think? Are you going for a modern minimal tablescape this year?
Want to recreat these projects? Simply click on the project you want to start with!
ASSORTED SIZES OF MODERN LEAVES (for centerpiece, art work, and table decorations)
Remember Those Who Serve (simply replace with your names)
Give Thanks Wall Art (use above modern leaves around phrase as you like)
I hope you enjoy my dining room dressed for Thanksgiving with it’s modern rustic Thanksgiving decor! I appreciate you taking a peek!
Be sure to check out all my recipes to make your Thanksgiving yummy – my Cranberry sauce is my #1 recipe around here!
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