That’s right, one of the most important American holidays is upon us, so it’s time to give some tips for your Thanksgiving dining room decoration! If you still don’t have any ideas on how to decorate your house, especially your dining room area, for this important holiday event, then this article it’s just the right fit for you.
As you already know, a positive and thoughtful decoration is a step in the right direction for creating a successful party event for you, your family and your friends. The first step to create a successful decoration it’s to think about the basis of the event. So when we think about Thanksgiven we don’t only think of turkey, sweet potatoes and stuffing (although cooking it’s indeed a big part of this particular event), we also think about autumn, fireplaces and, obviously, a big and fully decorated dining table. These three elements (autumn pieces, fire components and a fully decorated dining table) must be present in your set up of the Thanksgiving dining room decoration. They are simply a must have and will help you set up a good environment for all your guests, after all, who doesn’t love a cozy fireplace, some elegant candles or a luxurious dining table decoration?
For a big party, like a Thanksgiven event, you’ll also need a bar cart for your dining room. If you have one use it because they’ll keep your entertaining needs well organized. They are also a clever way to distribute food and drinks and, eventually, can be used by your guest to put empty glasses or dishes. If you don’t have room for a bar cart, or don’t have one at all, you can use a nice looking tray on a counter or table where you can display all the barware you’ll need or, if you don’t have that many spaces available on the table, you can use that tray to put up some appetizers.
In addition to the decoration of your main dining table and support tables, including bar carts, you’ll also need to take in consideration your lighting options. Don’t forget that lighting is one of the most impactful ways to change the overall look and mood of any division.
If you have big and elegant built-in light fixtures in your dining room, like some spectacular chandeliers or some magnificent pendants, then you should use them because they can work as that great room centerpiece your Thanksgiven decoration deserves. Don’t hide them, because you probably bought them precisely for situations like this one. If you can’t add any built-in lighting elements to your room don’t worry, because elegant floor and table lamps are also helpful in setting up a good environment. As mentioned early, you can also use candles to enrich the environment and style of your Thanksgiving dining room decoration.
If you have that option you should also consider using some automated lighting systems for the home. These systems are easy to use and can easily program lights to be turned off or on at designated times, thus creating a spectacular wow-factor among your guests. There are also home automation systems that tie into your music system to keep the tunes playing throughout the party and that even play with the lights according to the tone of the tune. Isn’t that amazing?
With these tips, you’ll be able to throw a great party in great style. Just remember the three decoration basics of the theme (autumn, fire and table) and you’ll be alright! I hope I’ve helped you plan your Thanksgiving dining room decoration. So here’s hoping your party it’s great and your holidays are healthy, fun and full of family and friends.