Host a Fall Dinner Party: Apples Galore

Create a Fall Harvest TableApple filled Orchard Basket centerpiece

Since it’s officially November, it’s time to start planning for Thanksgiving entertaining! Keeping in line with last year’s table settings where I created centerpieces consisting of pumpkins, squash and gourds on a Nambe wooden cheese board {see link here or here for a video}, this year I am switching to an equally economical choice of farmers market apples displayed in an array of orchard baskets! I found my baskets in the NY flower district but there are tons of great options on Etsy.

Mini orchard baskets for thanksgiving tableCreate a Fall Harvest Table

I started by lining my baskets with romaine lettuce to fill up the bottom and create a nice cushioning {plus I love the pop of green}. I then placed an array of apples right on top. I placed mini baskets at each table setting on indigo napkins, and then used the largest basket for my centerpiece. To compliment my farm table theme I opted for mason jar water glasses. Then the finishing touch was a large picnic basket which I placed at the end of my table filled with baguettes and jams, a fun substitute to your average bread basket! {Want a table that lasts? These faux apples can serve as a centerpiece for several occasions of the holiday season!}

Wicker Picnic Basket for ThanksgivingHARVEST THANKSGIVING TABLE DECOR IDEA

I am really looking forward to filling this table with some delicious Thanksgiving food! {Get inspiration for a delicious recipe in my Food Section.}

Apple basket centerpiece

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Photos by Alexandra Wolf

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  1. Absolutely beautiful! I love using the idea of using fresh produce as a centerpiece – a nice mixup to the usual flower arrangement. 🙂 Xo, Alison

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