You鈥檝e seen the fall pastel trend gaining speed across your Instagram and Pinterest feeds, but if you鈥檙e still unsure how to pull it off IRL, we鈥檝e got some inspo for y-o-u. To buck tradition and impress your guests, follow our lead with these聽12 colorful and modern Thanksgiving ideas. These聽tablescapes聽will show you just how easy it is to get this sweet look, all without breaking a sweat (or the bank!).

Paper Cornucopia Thanksgiving Table Decor Idea

1. Paper Cornucopia:聽Candy isn鈥檛 just for the kids鈥 table! These treat-packed horns are a聽sweet way to bring soft colors and three-dimensional shapes to your place settings. (via Julep)

Pastel Place Setting Details

2. Pastel Place Setting Details:聽If going 100 percent pastel聽is聽too much for you, add pink accents like painted acorns and dainty florals on top of napkins for an effortless, cohesive, and chic look. (via Loft Photography / Green Wedding Shoes)

Painted Pinecone Thanksgiving Table Runner Decor

3. Painted Pinecone Runner:聽What better way to bring pastels to your table than right down the center? Painting pinecones in shades of pink, blue, and green is not only cost-effective but also makes a big, colorful impact on a plain white table. (via A Subtle Revelry)

Modern Thanksgiving Table Decor Idea

4. Modern Thanksgiving Table:聽Keep it fresh with natural accents and pastel green candles in geometric candlesticks. Throw in聽a pink ombre glass bowl and you鈥檝e got tabletop perfection, with a modern twist. (via The Proper Blog)

Painted Plaid Chargers Thanksgiving Table Decor

5. Painted Plaid Chargers:聽Play with a color鈥檚 full spectrum of possibilities by using it in聽a pattern. This paper plate was decorated using聽pastels and darker聽accents to keep it feeling balanced. (via PMQ for Two)

6. Menu and Place Card Printables:聽Setting a fancy table for your squad is easy-peasy with a menu card.聽This printable template is not only chic, but it helps define the color palette for your event. (via Sarah Hearts)

7. Gourd Florals:聽Update leftover Halloween pumpkins using beautiful blooms. Whether you choose fresh flowers聽or faux stems, you can make an impact by painting the gourds the same shade as those pastel petals. (via A Kailo Chic Life)

8. Pastel Pumpkin Tablescape:聽For the ultimate Instagrammable tablescape, make it all in soft hues (and we mean *everything*). From the pumpkins, plates, and straws, to the glasses and table confetti, the聽light colors聽create a seriously impressive statement. (via Aww Sam)

9. Painted Thanksgiving Balloons:聽You鈥檙e never too old for balloons. Painted puns and messages of gratitude are what make this floating decor tastefully appropriate for a most thankful Friendsgiving. (via Studio DIY)

10. Honeycomb Turkeys:聽Gobble 鈥檛il you wobble with some paper cuties. When it comes to making these clever crafts, you鈥檙e only limited by the color of the honeycombs you can find. (via Julep)

11. Printable Dish Cards:聽Looking for another easy聽way to add beautiful colors to your table decor? With printable dish cards in these fun colors, all聽you need聽to do is fold and place them in front of your coveted side dishes. (via Lovely Indeed)

12. Ombre Pumpkin Table Runner:聽You can鈥檛 get more of a wow factor than this ombre pumpkin centerpiece. The shades of pinks, oranges, and yellows warm up the table, but they would look just as good in blues and greens. (via Oh Happy Day)

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