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12 Fall Table Settings To Welcome the New Season

We at Decoist love a gorgeous fall table! With the new season fully underway, we thought we’d round up 12 of our favorite looks, especially since fall is a time of entertaining. And why wouldn’t it be? This season of the year is dedicated to celebrating nature’s bounty and the harvest! Whether you’re looking for a table overflowing with natural elements, hoping to create a rustic feel, searching for a vintage-meets-modern table theme, or striving for the most contemporary of styling, we’ve got you covered. Check out the images below, then tell us what you think at the end of the post…

Nature-Themed Fall Tables

We begin with a trio of tables that truly bring the best of nature to your dining experience. And really pack it on! This abundant setting featured at Ruffled incorporates a slew of pumpkins, as well as some gorgeous blooms in shades of peach and burgundy. Love the olive and blue napkins, which beautifully offset the warm tones! [photography by Heather Hawkins]

Bountiful fall table 12 Fall Table Settings To Welcome the New Season
Bountiful fall table

Speaking of abundance, there’s nothing like a gigantic centerpiece boasting the season’s best blooms! This knockout table from Camille Styles was designed by Poppies & Posies. In addition to the flowers that take center stage, the table features navy floral dishes, antique silver flatware, milky glasses, and candlesticks in various heights. [photography by Jen Huang]

Fall table featuring poppies and posies 12 Fall Table Settings To Welcome the New Season
Fall table with ample flowers

Emerald green glassware, bark, moss, and copper-toned tableware create an unexpected and stunning setting in this next nature-inspired fall table. While not an obvious homage to fall, once this table is heaping with seasonal food, it’s clear that autumn’s best is right under your nose! [photo by Gideon Photography via Green Wedding Shoes]

Nature-inspired fall table
Nature-inspired fall table

Rustic Fall Table Settings

Ready to go rustic? Our next set of tables are filled with earthy touches and weathered charm. The purple candlesticks drew us to this first featured look, which also includes vases of dried floral elements, feathers, log-crafted candlesticks and bright orange dishware. Burlap and plaid cement the theme. [photography from Live View Studios via Green Wedding Shoes]

Fall table with a dash of purple
Fall table with a dash of purple

Gold-toned chargers, antique dishes, dried flowers, and  root beer bottles hand-dipped in gold and pink paint cover this table filled with DIY details. Elegant meets crafty and rustic in this beautifully arranged grouping featured at Ruffled[photography by Simply Rosie]

Chic rustic fall table setting
Chic rustic fall table setting

Wooden tones, orange pumpkins, earthy baskets and modern candlesticks combine to form the perfect picture of fall dining in this table spread from Crate & Barrel

Earthy fall table with modern touches
Earthy fall table with modern touches

Vintage-Meets-Modern Fall Tables

We now turn our attention to a series of tables that combine vintage pieces with modern flair. Our first two were featured in a post on table setting ideas from designer Eddie Ross via Bright Bold & Beautiful. We’re loving how crisp white dishware pops against the orange tablecloth and accents! [photo by Laura Trevey]

Bright fall table setting idea
Bright fall table setting idea

This next fall table, also from Bright Bold & Beautiful, combines vivid blue, golden yellow, and a turkey motif. Are you thinking ahead to your Thanksgiving table? Hey, it’s never too early! [photo by Laura Trevey]

Blue fall table setting with a dash of yellow
Blue fall table setting with a dash of yellow

Once again, we see the power of orange and white. Milk glass compotes are the perfect receptacles for vibrant orange flowers. White pumpkins keep the look modern, along with a chevron-themed table runner. [table by Quince Events, from Design Sponge via Love Every Detail]

White and orange fall table setting
White and orange fall table setting

How opulent is this next table setting?! Gold dishes and flatware are the perfect nod to fall. And don’t they look elegant when combined with rich hues such as  robin’s egg blue and magenta? Not only does the color combination give this table setting its power, an abundance of details creates a “more is more” effect. [from The Lennoxx]

Radiant table setting with gold details
Radiant table setting with gold details

Contemporary Table Settings

We end with two fall tables that bring contemporary style home. The first comes from Centsational Girl, and its “less is more” approach makes a powerful statement. Modern greenery, white pumpkins and a bowl of produce are true highlights. Clean, crisp and divine… [via Home Depot]

Contemporary fall table
Contemporary fall table

Sometimes the most modern of fall tables completely defy the earth tone-covered settings of more traditional spreads. A mirrored container filled with succulents and a green mossy sphere is the centerpiece of choice. Dishware is kept simple yet elegant. Check out the succulents that decorate each place setting! [from Chiqui & Ita]

Fall table in green
Fall table in green

Tell us about your favorite table setting from today’s post by leaving a comment below! Do any of the featured ideas spark the imagination and inspire you to create your own fall table?…

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  • Thanks for sharing my photos of Eddie’s tablescape ideas. Happy Fall!

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