Oh…it’s almost turkey time!!! My most favorite meal of the year! I love to set the scene in my dining room. I came up with something that is a bit out of the box for a decoration this year. I love it because there are SOOOO many possibilities…you will understand when you see what I used. And better yet….FREE….yeap…FREE!! Fist pump in the air….white man’s over bite dance…FREE …woowooo!!!

No…it isn’t a toilet paper roll on the plate….it is a piece of a drapery fabric rod (holder). Spray painted gold….oh the possibilities…am I right or am I right?!?! (think covered in moss…or maybe burlap…or painted silver…or red…or green…ok, you get the drift right?!)
A few fall sprigs make it complete! Just tucked inside. So easy!
One square yard of decorator fabric, cut with pinking shears makes a perfect mini-table cloth…at a very low price!
Some vases got a spray of Krylon looking glass paint…. (I wrote about that here)
Napkins over the back of the chair instead of on the table or plate is a nice surprise!
Some candles and fall pine cones just placed by the vases are finishing touches!
Here is how I went about making my plate decor…
I used the miter saw…worked like a charm.
Go and set some table girls! If you do it early…you will enjoy it more and not stress so much :)
Happy Thanksgiving time!

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Tracie Stoll is a wife, mom and has a passion for creating new things. On her blog Cleverlyinspired.com she is constantly sharing ways to inspire her readers to be clever in their own home. Since 2010 Tracie has been sharing DIY projects, crafting, remodeling and decorating along with some easy tasty recipes...all on a mindful budget. She is a graduate of the University of Dayton where she studied visual art and communications. Tracie has been featured on popular sites such as Country Living, CNN living, Good Housekeeping, Better Homes and Gardens, Huffington Post, Apartment Therapy, Seventeen and Design Sponge. She is also a member of the True Value Blog Squad & Martha's Circle of trusted bloggers.

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  1. Debra from Bungalow

    How clever and original. Love it! Love it all!

    Next Tues the 15th I'm hosting an everything Thanksgiving linky. Please come by and link up!

  2. Charlotte @ Cowgirl Clippings

    Very pretty. I love the things you have hanging on your wall in the background. Very fallish.

  3. Tracie, you are so inventive! I love the way you layered your silvers and golds on your fall table, so elegant! And what a creative idea to make individual "vases" with the decorator rod, so clever! Thank you so much for linking up today!

  4. […] The corner cabinet was custom built for me by my dad. I am going to move it into my office/craft area. Emily’s twin bed will go on this wall… We painted this room so long ago I no longer have the paint can. My best guess is that this color is a half strength of Ben Moore color Covington Blue (HC 138)  That would be a good starting point. Another lovely robin’s egg blue is Wythe Blue which is in my Dining Room. […]

  5. So creative! Great use of the fabric rod! Thanks for linking up to The Talent Scouting Party at WhisperWood Cottage!

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