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Golden Harvest Thanksgiving Table

Golden Harvest Thanksgiving Table

Source: Martha Stewart Living, November 2010

Introduction

A few organic elements, enlivened with a bit of gilding, evoke fall's abundance.

It starts with the basics. The dishes, with their fluid forms, conjure up the natural world. The silverware is sturdy, and it shines -- gold, silver, it doesn't matter, so long as there's a gleam. Stripes of glitter on the edge of a table runner add to the festive feel. 

Get the Glittered Table Linen How-To

For an eye-catching centerpiece, turn a glass compote into a horn of plenty with glittering Indian corn and squash. 

Get the Glittered Corn How-To

The trick is to vary the intensity of the sparkle by covering some ears completely and using the glitter sparingly on others. The squash needs nothing more than a glittered stem to shine.

Get the Look

Gold-rimmed dinner plates, $65 each, and gold-rimmed bowls, $65 each, both by Jan Burtz; Pod spoon, $40 for 2; abchome.com. Linen napkins in Gold, $23 each; libecohomestores.com. Colbert wine glasses by Astier de Villatte,$60 each; johnderian.com. Aliseo gold wine tumblers by Nasonmoretti, $92.50 each; segusoviro.com/usa. Plenum steak knives, didriks.com. Dover footed bowl, $235; simonpearce.com. Kawali water pitcher, $400; christofle.com. Bronze votive holders (used as salt dishes), $75 each; ochrestore.com. Wegner wishbone chairs in Oak, roomandboard.com.

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