November 2013 - The Great Room

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Dress Your Dining Room for Thanksgiving

The dining room is sometimes the least used room in the house, but it takes center stage for Thanksgiving. While the focus will be on food, serving your Thanksgiving dinner in a beautifully decorated room will only make the food taste that much better. The dining room takes center stage for Thanksgiving dinner. Dress up your dining room for its biggest event of the year with these simple tips.. Linens Starting from the bottom up, first decide on what table linens you’ll be using. Then determine your place settings: plates, chargers, silverware, glassware, etc. Establish your color theme based on the colors already present in your room while adding traditional fall colors such as burnt orange, browns and golden yellows. If your dining table can take the abuse, don’t worry about covering it with a table cloth. A table runner with coordinating napkins can be more dramatic. If your table needs protecting, use a padded vinyl table protector under the…