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FREEBIE: Happy Thanksgiving Printables and Thanksgiving Tablescape Ideas!

Thursday, November 04, 2010C Riches

Thanksgiving is nearly upon us, and in-keeping with the theme I'd like to give thanks to you for stopping by Bird's Party Blog and for taking the time to read! :)

Last weekend, my family and I went chestnut foraging in the woods nearby, and came back with a (huge) basketful of free goodies! After savoring the fruits of our not-so-hard-labor, I felt really blessed, fortunate and above all inspired! So I decided to create some Thanksgiving printables and make them available for you for FREE as my way of saying thanks to YOU! :)


I also set up a little inexpensive and quick to set up, Thanksgiving tablescape using a lot of foraged items too! Autumnal leaves have the most beautiful colors and hues, so perfect to add interest to a table centerpiece. I tucked vine leaves in among the chestnuts in a large wicker planter, and used the empty chestnut outer shells as place-card holders!

The wicker baskets were believe it or not, from a charity store! Oh, how I love a bargain!! :)

The logs also act as a point of interest, and came straight from the log pile. You can also use these to prop up plates and add height and interest to your tables!

Hostess gifts in cute brown boxes with raffia as ribbon, and a little vine leaf to complete the packaging! The foraged chestnuts and acorns, as well as scented candles (vanilla, cinnamon, mulled wine...)  help to add color and depth,  and complete the décor very nicely! :)

For personal use only. Please link back to the blog if you post about it, k? :)

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  1. Hi Bird.
    I just love your natue table! And the chestnuts are so beautiful, aren't they?

    Thank you for the free printables! I always give a little gift at my table and will use your tags!

    You always have the best ideas!

  2. HI Yvonne,

    My total pleasure, my love! :)
    Your table are so inspiring and beautifully put together, it would be great to be part of that in a small way! :)

    Come back and show us your pics?


  3. Cris, que lindo!
    Esse ano no Natal, penso em usar materiais rústicos como a palha e a juta, misturadas a tecidos vermelhos e dourados...mas primeiro tô pensando na festa da filhotinha, que já está chegando!
    Pena que não comemoramos essa data por aqui, mas as ideias já valeram!

  4. Looks beautiful!!!


  5. Thanks gals! Hope you have fun using them! :)

  6. These are beautiful! I posted about them on my blog! Thanks so much!

  7. love all things natural and beautiful~

  8. Good Morning, Bird!

    These are such cute ideas for fall, and I thank you for the free printables. That's so sweet of you.

    Hope you have a Happy Tablescape Thursday...


    Sheila :-)

  9. These tablescape ideas are great! I wish I could host Thanksgiving at my house so that I could decorate my table!

  10. thanks for the printibles. Ilove how you took the outdoors in. What a great idea.My next blog is birthday bear I will use the happy birtday tag. If that is alright.

  11. Thanks, Bird! They are lovely, as always when it comes to your downloads! :) Karen

  12. oi Cris
    amei sua entrevista na Bonfa!
    Acho tão linda essa festa... uma comemoração que deveria ter no Brasil...
    está linda sua composição... parabéns!!!
    Ah, vc vai nos presentear com algo pro natal?
    estou no aguardo hein... te seguindo bjks

  13. I love all the autumn colors, wonderful stuff in to help set the mood! Thanks so much for the delicious freebies :)

  14. I love the colors on these tags! You've inspired me to bring natural elements onto my Thanksgiving table and I will be using your tags. Thanks for sharing your talents! I posted about your freebie and a couple of ways I am planning to use them on my blog.You can see my picts here.

  15. Cris, adoro essa ornamentação ara Thanksgiving!!!!! Gosto das cores outonais, das comidinhas típicas e do clima de encontro com amigos e familiares. Suas peças são lindas, amei a toalha listrada, os cartões e os acessórios decorativos. Parabéns, vc é demais!!!! E hoje é SEU DIA lá no blog! Fiquei muito feliz por vc ter aceitado meu convite, vc é muitíssimo especial e já divulguei sua participação no Twitter e Facebook! Um grande beijo da sua fã!!!!

  16. Cris,
    Acabei de vir do blog da Ká... adorei a sua entrevista lá. Super bonita a sua iniciativa sobre o Câncer, viu?
    Ai... aqui não comemoramos Thanksgiving day... mas são lindas as ilustrações. Dá até vontade de baixar só pra ter em casa! kkkk!

  17. Hey guys, very happy you are happy! :)

    Glad you like the designs, and would love to see your creations later!
    Hummm, that gives me an idea... ;)

    Big kisses to all

  18. I added myself to follow your blog. You are more than welcome to visit mine and become a follower if you want to.

    God Bless You :-)


  19. Love your creative goodies and thanks for the Thanksgiving gift, it will be put to good use. I have also posted you on my FB page. I used some of your Bee party printables for a Baby Shower (Mommy to Bee) and for my daughter's first birthday (So Fun to Bee One). There are some pics on my site at

    Thanks for everything!

  20. Your table is so pretty, filled with the warm feeling of fall. The chestnuts are a lovely addition. Thank you for the printables!

  21. Thanks Old Geezer, Barbara and Anonymous! :)

  22. Love your fall table decoration! Just beautiful!

  23. Oh How Beautiful..
    Thankyou for sharing at the PA Blog

  24. Thank you!
    Your tablescapes are beautiful. Have a wonderful Thanksgiving!

  25. Found your blog from Pampers, Play Dates & Parties. I love your tablescape ideas here and can't wait to look through the rest of your blog. Thanks so much for the free printables, they will be the perfect finishing touches on some hostess gifts I'm making for the friends who are having us for Thanksgiving this year. I'll be pinning this post for sure.

    Happy Thanksgiving,

    1. Hi Lesley! So glad you like them!! Would LOVE to see photos of your final gifts? ;)


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