Fall Tablescape – Use What You Have

Fall Tablescape – Use What You Have

Designing a tablescape is one of my favorite things to do. If money didn’t matter, I would own a house full of chargers, napkins and dishes, etc. I gave myself a little challenge of creating a small fall tablescape using what I had on hand at my house. I haven’t hosted a dinner in our sunroom yet, but it’s the perfect location for 4-6 adults to have a cozy dinner by the fire.

Whenever I’m hosting, I really like utilizing my china when I can – it should be used more than on Easter, Thanksgiving, and Christmas. Rusty orange is my favorite color so, naturally, my china matches – and it’s also perfect for a FALL tablescape. The table is long and skinny so I could only use chargers without placemats underneath. I needed a bit more texture, so I used a burlap type blanket to lay underneath and used a little fur underneath the jars. Last Fall, I had my napkins made from Gramercy with a more casual dinner party in mind. I always use my silver for every dinner gathering, because it only gets better with time.  Plus, I’m beyond sentimental and I want to pass it down to my girls with all of the family dinner memories.

If you want a great deal on bed linens // cloth napkins // basically all of the cool stuff in Atlanta, check out the Partner’s Card weekend for 20% off. It supports a great cause! If I didn’t live in Atlanta, I would drive in, buy one and do all of my Christmas shopping because it is just TOO GOOD!

To see more pictures of my sunroom go to The Sunroom Decor Inspiration You Need


Jess Cathell

Jess Cathell is an Atlanta based lifestyle and interior creator, designer, and tastemaker. With years of experience in home decor and a portfolio ranging from farm house to the beach, Jess is known for creating balanced spaces with notes of the unexpected. Inspired by the fusion of traditional elements with bold contemporary design, she has developed a clear transitional style. Her most recent work can be found in the Atlanta Magazine as a tribute to the modern home work space. She has collaborated with brands such as Williams-Sonoma, Pottery Barn, and is continually looking to connect with local and sustainable sources.

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  1. 10.1.18
    Michelle said:

    Love everything about this!! May I ask your china pattern? Thank you!

  2. 10.2.18
    Margaret said:

    Your tablescape is Beautiful. Use what you have…is so right. The addition of the little pumpkins set the scene. Lovely indeed.

  3. 10.3.18
    Fortune Dushey said:

    Love the ideas of adding a mini pumpkin to each table setting.
    Definitely will add this cute touch to my next table scape!

  4. 10.6.18
    Margaret Adelizzi said:

    Can you tell me where you got the mini velvet pumpkins?

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