It is September and even though Fall isn’t officially here for another three weeks, I thought it would fun to teach you How To Make A Neutral Fall Tablescape.
When your blogging friends invite you to be a part of a Fall Ideas Tour, how could you turn them down, right?
I will share their blog links and ideas at the end of my post . You will definitely be inspired by their talents.
So, let’s get started on How To Make A Neutral Fall Tablescape…
Here is my breakfast nook table all set up for a cozy Fall meal. There are just two of us (hubby and me), so I set my table for two.
My tips on How To Make A Neutral Fall Tablescape are:
*Choose a color scheme. I am using my Grandma’s Franciscan Ware to start a color scheme.
*Choose a theme. In this case I chose Fall. As you can see, my only real Fall components are pumpkins. AND they are in the same tones as my dinnerware.
*Decide if you want to add layers or keep it simple. I like layers, so I have a crocheted table cloth. A vintage floor heater grate as a table runner. From there I added accessories for depth and texture.
*Create a focal point. My focal point are my stemmed candle holders. Then I went out from there.
Other ideas for How To Make A Neutral Fall Tablescape could be…
Gather dried leaves, pine cones, candles, faux floral stems, vintage books (to add height), wooden beads, crystals, real bird nests, twigs, ceramic birds, etc… Whatever you like, layer it on your tablescape.
Now, this does not mean you HAVE to add or layer everything you have collected. But it gives you a base to start with.
It is fun to add rustic with crystals, gold with silver. Be a little daring and enjoy the process.
Simply add a few at a time. When you are content with how it feels, then you are done.
Not everything is sitting on a book or on the floor grate. By using my vintage books, the pumpkins are at different heights, causing the eye to see everything at a glance.
Have you already created your Fall tablescape yet? I would love to see what YOU come up with.
Thanks for joining me today. It is always a treat to have you here.
AND, don’t leave before you finish the Fall Ideas Tour, which started yesterday. And lasts until Friday, September 8th.
Mantels on Monday
Postcards From the Ridge / The Chelsea Project / The Everyday Home / Shabbyfufu /
Atta Girl Says / Stone Gable
Tablescapes on Tuesday
Vin’yet Etc. / What Meegan Makes / Home is Where the Boat is / Making it in the Mountains
Wreaths on Wednesday
Worthing Court / Dukes and Duchesses / Cupcakes and Crinolines / My Creative Days /
Virginia Sweet Pea
Printables on Thursday
Inspiration for Moms / Hunt and Host / Domestically Speaking / On Sutton Place / I Should Be Mopping The Floor
Porches on Friday
Petticoat Junktion / Housepitality Designs / Hymns and Verses / Cottage at the Crossroads /2 Bees in a Pod
Meegan! What a beautiful tablescape! Love all of the layering with textures and interesting items. If I tried to list them all, I’d be here all day, but let me just say…an old heater cover as a runner….really?? You are the most clever girl in the history of ever! Wishing you a blessed and happy Fall. Susie from The Chelsea Project
Atta Girl Amy says
I love all the layers! I’m a more is more gal. Love your use of a floor grate as a table runner. So smart! Hope you and your hubby enjoyed your table for two!
Barbara H Garrett says
Oh my friend – first of all can I say that I am so, so happy to see you blogging again. It makes my heart happy. Now let’s talk about this beautiful tablescape. I love that its for two, so cozy and intimate. And that china!!! LOVE, and the fact that its your grandmother’s makes it even more special. I love how you kept it all neutral but there is so much fabulous texture . You had me at the dried hydrangeas. You did so good. Hope you’re having a great week. xxoo
Mildred Hoppe says
Are those cottony nest looking things by the white hydrangea, hummingbird nests?
If not, what are they and where did you get them?
Angie @ Postcards from the Ridge says
Such a lovely table for two! You mixed everything together perfectly, Meegan. Love those soft colors and all the layers and textures. And your grandmother’s dishes are so pretty.
Stunning! I love the colors you choose! Perfect!
Shirley @Housepitality Designs says
I have not created my Fall tablescape yet….just now getting so much inspiration from the tablescapes presented here today….A very beautifully curated neutral Fall table! Love the crocheted tablecloth…I covet the one my mother made for me! Happy Fall!!!
Suzy Handgraaf says
So, so pretty, Meegan! I love all of the neutral colors and textures that you combined together!
Maryann @ Domestically Speaking says
So pretty… I love how you layered the textures and colors of fall… so beautiful!
Lindsay Eidahl says
Your table is beautiful. I love all of the neutral colors you used. What a great spot to welcomes the best season of all! Happy fall!
Laurie @ VinYet Etc. says
Ohhhhh, I LOVE those wooden floor grates, so nice! I love your tablescape, it’s just so visually delicious, I’m sure your meal at this beautiful setting will be just as yummy!
Norma Rolader says
Oh!!!! Thank you for all the great ideas and beautiful table God bless
This is so pretty … there are just so many neat interest points and I love it!
Those Franciscan ‘Desert Rose’ dishes take me back! I grew up with those! Fun ideas, thanks!
Pura vida, Penny
Mary Beth says
Your tablescape is exquisite, Meegan! I love every aspect of it. It’s cozy and beautiful. Have a lovely fall dear friend.
Beautiful! I love old dishes and your Grandma’s Franciscan is such a pretty pattern, one I’ve always admired. Your centerpiece is so pretty with so many layers of interesting elements to look at. I hope you were able to enjoy a meal at your table with family to enjoy your handwork.
Kristi Dominguez says
Awww…Franciscan Ware has a special place in my heart…love it. Your table is absolutely lovely, friend! So perfect and fallish!
kim jones says
I love all the natural touches! Such a pretty table with great tips to get started on my own! thanks so mcuh
LOVE the neutral colour palette and those dishes are absolutely stunning!
Doreen @ Hymns and Verses says
What a romantic fall tablescape, Meegan! Love the colors you used!