Add Elegance and Fun to Your Table | Watch as Lee Crowder Works Her Magic
Autumn is here, and along with the beautiful changing leaves and cool, crisp weather, the season of entertaining is upon us. As you gather for meals with loved ones, your tablescape can add an element of sophistication, elegance, and fun to your dining experience.
Join Lee Crowder, Taylor Morrison’s resident design expert, as she decorates three beautiful fall tablescapes with simple, easy-to-find, and affordable décor items. View all three videos for designer hacks that will make decorating your table easy and economical. Plus, scroll to the bottom of this page for our handy checklist of everything you’ll need to recreate these tablescapes in your own home this fall.
Spooky and Sophisticated Halloween Tablescape
Pairing white pumpkins with black bat cutouts, cobwebs, toy snakes, and decorative paper, Lee shows you how to create a sophisticated tablescape with a spooky twist for Halloween that’s fun for kids and adults alike.
Design Hack: Watch the video to learn how to create fun, inexpensive placemats for Halloween…or any occasion.
Fresh Fall Tablescape
Setting your table for fall doesn’t have to be complicated or expensive. In this video, Lee creates a stunning table setting with a cozy throw she found in her home, white pumpkins, terracotta pots, candles and fresh ferns. Watch Lee work her magic, then turn your table into a fresh fall scene.
Design Hack: Stay tuned to learn a simple way to make your brand-new terracotta pots feel aged and homey.
Formal and Fun for Thanksgiving Dinner
In our final tablescape, Lee takes the elegance up a notch with a tablescape set for a more formal dinner. Watch her transform white pumpkins, fresh eucalyptus, and a few other simple materials into a stunning DIY and budget-friendly tablescape that’ll make your Thanksgiving table feel like it is straight out of a design magazine. Plus, see how she adds touches of fun for the whole family.
Design Hack: Watch to the end and see what Lee re-purposes as a beautiful yet inexpensive table runner.
What You’ll Need:
Materials Used Throughout All Three Tablescapes
- Large white pumpkins
- Small white pumpkins
Fresh Fall Tablescape
- Terracotta pots
- White candles
- Navy throw or table runner
- Fresh ferns
Sophisticated & Spooky Halloween Tablescape
- Black paint
- White paint or eye stickers
- Black bat cutouts (DIY or purchase from a craft store)
- Decorative cobwebs
- Black and white decorative paper
- Black toy snakes
- Chalkboard place cards
Formal and Fun Thanksgiving Tablescape
- Fresh eucalyptus
- Neutral or craft wrapping paper
- Woven place mat
- Mandarin oranges for a pop of color
- Craft paper to decorate mini turkey pumpkins or to create a leaf die-cut
Additional Helpful Information
Decorate Your Home to Welcome Fall
Find a Glorious Fall Walk or Drive Near You
Fun Halloween Decorating Ideas for Your Home
How to Keep Your Kids Safe This Halloween
This Thanksgiving Serve Up Some Fun Along with the Feast
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