A simple guide to the Bohemian table setting

A simple guide for the Thanksgiving bohemian table setting

It is here!! Thanksgiving is just a couple of days away and I have already started stretching my appetite.  I do not cook so I spend my time tending the tablescape and centerpieces. This year I have been drawing inspiration from the bohemian design theory; adding color, texture, vintage pieces, lighting, and a splash of the unexpected.

If you are wanting to bring that bohemian flavor into your Thanksgiving feast there are 5 simple ideas that you can easily implement into your table setting.

1. Texture: Using moss as a table runner. If you do not have access to moss you can substitute a layer of fall leaves or a slab of wood, just make sure you have wiped them clean of any debris or bugs.

2. Color and Pattern; bring in bright colors with flowers and a splash of pattern with your place setting.

3. Mixing in vintage pieces; mix and match china or colorful glass ware. Feeling wild and free? Have a wild flower centerpiece or dine outside !!!

 4. Romantic lights; if you can’t install a fixture try adding lighting with a lantern or candles to your table.

5. Add some unexpected flair with something special to the table.  Feathers, slabs of wood, a terrarium, birdcages, knick-knacks or succulents add texture and more importantly visual interest.

Have I mentioned I am sooo thankful for my new and amazing design job in Dallas!? It is absolutely wonderful and I want to send a HUGE thank you to everyone out there that sent me sweet and encouraging emails! You guys are the best!

Hope everyone has a safe and wonderful Thanksgiving.


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35 Comments on A simple guide to the Bohemian table setting

  1. Bri
    November 20, 2012 at 8:08 pm (3 years ago)

    gorgeous! so colorful!

  2. Meeha
    November 21, 2012 at 8:06 am (3 years ago)

    The colors are so happy together! I love that you have lots of ethnic prints in the photos!

  3. Rebecca
    November 21, 2012 at 8:13 am (3 years ago)

    Congratulations on the job Tami. I know this is just the start of a fabulous career for you. Tons of this leftover wedding stuff would go very well in tablescapes like these.

    • Tami Rebekah
      November 21, 2012 at 9:29 am (3 years ago)

      Thanks Rebecca!! I am so excited to be closer to Katy :) Hope your family has a great Thanksgiving !!

  4. Angelica
    November 21, 2012 at 9:50 am (3 years ago)

    gorgeous! so colorful!

  5. Bridge
    November 21, 2012 at 10:49 am (3 years ago)

    Fabulous colors! Such a great post full of inspiration! Have a wonderful Thanksgiving!

  6. milex
    November 21, 2012 at 11:34 am (3 years ago)

    stunning, really stunning.

  7. Audrey & Pearl
    November 21, 2012 at 12:04 pm (3 years ago)

    Hi Tami,
    Thank you for visiting our blog. We follow you back on bloglovin and like you on fb. Could you please follow us back also on blogger? Thank you a lot!I love this guide.:)I am from Czech Republic, where we don´t celebrate Thanksgiving, but right now I am considering to start. :)
    So happy Thanksgiving!

  8. danny
    November 21, 2012 at 12:18 pm (3 years ago)

    these photos are just lovely!

  9. ViktoriyaSener
    November 21, 2012 at 1:09 pm (3 years ago)

    Wow, that’s an amazing! I can’t take my eyes from these adorable tables!
    I’m not celebrating Thanksgiving day, but I can use this beautiful ideas for other holidays!

  10. Adeola Naomi
    November 21, 2012 at 4:09 pm (3 years ago)

    Great tips and beautiful settings!!!!

  11. Aukse (@sheepy_me)
    November 22, 2012 at 10:37 am (3 years ago)

    Even though we don’t celebrate Thanksgiving day over here the ideas are so beautiful! Love the unexpected use of moss and everything else! :)

  12. karen@somewhatquirky
    November 22, 2012 at 7:36 pm (3 years ago)

    love that purple and blue color combo! hope you had a great Thanksgiving.

  13. organizedisland
    November 22, 2012 at 11:12 pm (3 years ago)

    Those tablescapes are beautiful! Hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving!

  14. F. Meingast
    November 23, 2012 at 6:14 am (3 years ago)

    Hi Tami! Many-many congratulations on your new job! I wish a lot of success in your current way!
    Oh, you did a beautiful and rich post, as always!
    All the best,
    – F.

  15. Harija
    November 25, 2012 at 5:26 pm (3 years ago)

    Great inspiration!

  16. hena tayeb
    November 25, 2012 at 7:33 pm (3 years ago)

    Gorgeous tables, tons of great inspirations

  17. Gagan@Of Peacocks and Paisleys
    December 7, 2012 at 5:42 pm (3 years ago)

    You have such a beautiful blog–i found it via pinterest (following you!). Say hello to your newest subscriber! :)


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