Decorating Diva: 7 must-have Thanksgiving accessories
Welcome to Decorating Diva, where every week we share fresh, fun ways to update your home and spice up your living space! This week we’re looking at must-have home accents with a Thanksgiving twist. We’ve rounded up some eye-catching accessories perfect for giving your space a more festive spin, just in time for turkey dinner.
'Give Thanks' platter
While it may feel like Thanksgiving is all about the copious amounts of delicious food (who can resist turkey and stuffing?), the much-loved holiday is also about giving thanks for everything you have in your life. This elegant serving platter is a decorative reminder of that important sentiment (West Elm, $20). The pretty porcelain platter is adorned with the words "Give Thanks" in gold cursive – the perfect accompaniment to your holiday table.
We were immediately enamored with this rustic handmade basket made from reclaimed wine barrels (Uncommon Goods, $140). The charming accent features curved boards arching up towards a slim handle. Use this unique piece to display miniature pumpkins, pomegranates and gourds, dried corn. Or leave it as is on your harvest table as a fall accent leading up to the big day.
Pumpkin casserole dish
Serve up a signature dish in style in this playful covered casserole in the shape of a vibrant orange pumpkin (Crate & Barrel, $150). The heavy-duty cast-iron pot features a black enameled interior and side handles for easy transport from the kitchen to the dining table. When it's not in use as a Thanksgiving serving vessel, this piece will look great on your counter throughout the holiday season.
Home accents that are both stylish and functional make a great addition to any home. That's why this fragrant herb wreath makes the ideal Thanksgiving accessory (Williams Sonoma, $50). Hang it in your kitchen where you can easily pluck the natural herbs (rosemary, marjoram, sage and savory) to add to your holiday meal. The herbs are grown without herbicides or pesticides on a family-owned farm near Monterey, California.
Harvest pillow cover
Turn some of your plain pillows into instant Thanksgiving accents with a few of these festive embroidered covers (Pottery Barn, $39). Each pretty pillow cover features brightly colored flowers in harvest-inspired hues and gives any room a dose of Thanksgiving cheer.
They may not shout Thanksgiving, but something about these gorgeous glass goblets works well on any holiday table (MoMA Store, $95). The set of six multicolored goblets were created using a multi-step process involving three glass artisans – and the craftsmanship shows. The subtle fall hues and light-catching pattern make these glasses a stylish addition to Thanksgiving dinner.
Gourds and pumpkins
Nothing says Thanksgiving like gourds and pumpkins and this set of five has been hand-carved for pastoral appeal, perfect for a harvest table (Horchow, $150). Place the five faux squash around your table or on various surfaces throughout your home (coffee table, mantel, countertop) for a festive but sophisticated touch.