How to Set a Thanksgiving Table for a Crowd

Thanksgiving is such a wonderful holiday and I have always felt the more, the merrier. But what do you do when you are feeding a crowd? It’s not hard to put two turkeys in the oven, but the secret to setting a large table is to use your space wisely and mix and match your china.

I am partnering with Portmeirion to show you how you can mix and match china patterns to serve a large crowd for Thanksgiving.

So where do you start? First, you need to decide on how the food will be served. If you are tight on space then you will need to serve a buffet. Next, take an inventory of the china and everyday dishes you have. Since we are going to mix and match don’t even try to match everything. Also, decide if you want a salad plate. If not, that will help to keep it simple. 

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How to Set a Table With Rae Dunn

 

I have been collecting Rae Dunn for a while now and I still love it as much as I did when I found my first piece. I get asked all of the time if I actually use my Rae Dunn Pottery. I can honestly say the answer is yes! I love to incorporate it into my table settings and today I am going to show you how I set a table with Rae Dunn.

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