19 Nov

Whimsical Woodland Thanksgiving

Whimsical Woodland Thanksgiving

Over the river, and through the woods to this Whimsical Woodland Thanksgiving we go! Loralee Lewis designed amazing printables where rustic whimsy meets a traditionally formal event- for a cute kids Thanksgiving table. She gathered it all together in the autumn woods with burlap, nature inspired accents and festive fall pumpkins!

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

– “100% Homemade From the Heart” mason jar drink labels
– Themed wavy banner chair backs with burlap bows
– Tree stump dessert platters and pine cone decorations
– Traditional holiday apple & pumpkin pies
– “Savor the Memories” leftover food container labels

Whimsical Woodland Thanksgiving

Whimsical Woodland Thanksgiving

Whimsical Woodland Thanksgiving

Whimsical Woodland Thanksgiving

Whimsical Woodland Thanksgiving

Whimsical Woodland Thanksgiving

Whimsical Woodland Thanksgiving

Whimsical Woodland Thanksgiving

Whimsical Woodland Thanksgiving

Whimsical Woodland Thanksgiving

Whimsical Woodland Thanksgiving

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PARTY DETAILS, as told by Loralee

We decided to throw a children’s Thanksgiving Dinner complete with all the trimmings. This rustic, whimsical woodland creature theme is just right for a crisp alfresco meal to take in the autumn colors, or for a fantastic kids table near the hearth that will make the big kids jealous!

Loralee designed this theme specifically for a children’s Thanksgiving table but it complements well with any autumn gathering. It’s about bringing rustic whimsy to a traditionally formal event! The paper features nine one-of-a-kind hand drawn furry friends headed to Thanksgiving dinner. Loralee used a typical sized table for the desserts, covered with simple burlap. She embellished the burlap by cutting a few strips and making burlap bows. She likewise topped the children’s table chairs with the same burlap bows. For decor, she stacked a couple decorative bales of hay, pumpkins, artificial leaves, and cornucopias. For platters, she cut a medium sized tree log into horizontal circular slices, and used one for the pumpkin roll and three others for a cake stand.

For the actual dinner table, she placed wavy banner chair backers over the burlap bow tails and used a burlap runner down the center of the table. The settings were accompanied by salad served in a berry basket from Garnish, wrapped with a label from Loralee’s store. She also included an “Eat Your Veggies” salad topper and served up crushed apple cider in jars with straws and daisy lids. For an activity, she used simple little cards on which the kids could write what they were thankful for.

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VENDOR CREDITS:

– Styling, Paper, Labels, Signage, Banners, Straws, Toppers, Jars & Daisy Lids: Loralee Lewis
– Photography: Blind Eye Photography
– Hay Bales, Baskets, Pumpkins, Basins & Leaves: Hobby Lobby
– Cups and Lids, Favor Containers: Garnish

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6Comments

1
Nicole - Million Dollar $mile Celebrations SAYS:

So charming… So amazing! Loralee, I am thankful for your inspiration!

Reply November 19, 2012 at 7:53 am

2
Kim - The TomKat Studio SAYS:

Absolutely stunning! Such talent!

Reply November 19, 2012 at 10:47 am

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Jennifer SAYS:

Hi! This is so pretty! Are you able to tell me the name of the swirly font you used for this? I absolutely adore it!

Reply November 19, 2012 at 11:30 am

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Kelli -K Customables SAYS:

Love the apple pie server!

Reply November 19, 2012 at 1:12 pm

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Corinne Walker Barton SAYS:

I am just now finding this Thanksgiving package. I love it !! Can I still get it from you? How do I purchase?

Reply October 20, 2014 at 2:21 pm

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