The Thanksgiving Dinner Table

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How to decorate your table for Thanksgiving dinner with your family

Thanksgiving Day is a national holiday in the United States and during it you gather around with members of your family and eat a good meal. This year, on Thanksgiving Day, opt to both decorate your dinner table with items and serve dinner to your family in serveware which celebrates the holiday.

Park Avenue Puppies Harvest Dinnerware at Pier1
This dinnerware set includes a plate and a mug; both are illustrated with images of cute dogs and pumpkins during harvest season. Serve your family their Thanksgiving meal comprising portions of roast turkey, mashed potatoes and other items of food on the plate and a hot drink in the mug.

Plymouth Turkey Salad Plates at Williams-Sonoma
This salad plate is made of porcelain and it features a very nice painting of a turkey. The plate earns its inspiration from English pottery from the 18th Century and it is just perfect to serve any salad to your family during dinner that you have made yourself.

Botanical Pumpkin Tablecloth at Williams-Sonoma
This tablecloth is made of cotton and it features illustrations of pumpkins, vines, leaves and acorns; decorate your dinner table with it for Thanksgiving dinner.

Rustic Table Turkey Decoration at Hallmark
This very nice table turkey is over one foot tall and is made of artificial grass, pine cones and other materials. Place it on the dinner table and next to the main dish of the meal – roast turkey.


Plates for Children

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The best plates to get for children

The best plates in the market, this season, are plates which include some type of illustration. These illustrations include amazing characters from books so serving your children their meals in these plates can also make them feel interested to know more about them or their worlds.

Captain America Melamine Dinner Plate at Target
This melamine dinner plate features a very nice artwork of the Marvel superhero Captain America, plus an artwork of his shield in the background.

DC Comics Melamine Divided Plate (from Bumkins) at The Sleep Store
This melamine Plate has four compartments which make it easy to separate different items of food; two compartments feature an illustration of Wonder Woman and the surface of the plate also has a design of white stars on a blue background.

Dr Seuss Melamine Divided Plate – Cindy Lou (from Bumkins) at The Sleep Store
This melamine plate has four compartments and each compartment includes a very nice illustration of Cindy Lou (a character which appeared in a book by Dr. Seuss); the surface of the plate also has a design of pink and white polka dots.

Batman Melamine Dinner Plate at Target
This melamine dinner plate features the symbol of the superhero Batman in black and yellow, plus an illustration of a city skyline in the background.

A Young Girl’s Reading Room

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How to decorate a reading room for a young girl

The perfect reading room for a young girl is that space inside a house where she can read all that she wants to in solitude. The space does not necessarily have to be big but it must be decorated with really pretty essentials.

Dollhouse Bookcase at Pottery Barn Kids
This white bookcase is in the shape of a dollhouse and has eight cubes acting as shelf space and two drawers to further hold items as well; each cube can be used to organize reading materials by genre (for example: historical fiction and fantasy) for a child.

Emily & Meritt Sequin Garland at Pottery Barn Kids
This beautiful garland has triangular shapes made out of sequined material in colors such as bronze and silver; it can be hung on the wall to pretty the reading room up.

Disney Princess Kids Upholstered Chair with Sculpted Frame by Delta Children at Walmart
This pink and purple chair features prints of the following Disney princesses: Belle, Ariel and Rapunzel; the chair can be used for a child to sit on and read a book in total peace and quiet.

Wildkin Olive Kids Mermaid Blue Area Rug at Wayfair
This is a colorful rug featuring illustrations of three lovely mermaids and different types of marine life; it can be placed in front of the bookcase to provide a means for a child to browse through the books in the bookcase before selecting one to read on the chair.

The Study Room

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How to decorate a study room

A study room is that space for a child or a teenager which they can use to learn. It should prioritize comfort but it should also be a room that looks very good.

Stromborg Table at Knoll
This is a very nice table which can be used as a study table: it is sufficiently large and also uncomplicated in design; choose this particular combination – a clear glass material for the top and orange as the rail color.

Audrey Soft at Kartell
The ‘Audrey Soft’ chair from Kartell comes in more than ten colors: choose the black and red color chair to pair with the table to have a study chair which is very remarkably bright and bold.

Ridge Road Décor Ship 2-Piece Wood Bookend Set In White at Bed Bath & Beyond
This is a very beautiful set of two bookends; its design consists of a classic ship which is split in half – a student can use the bookends to arrange their school books every term.

Refresh & Reboot mixed A7 exercise books – set of 8 at Paperchase
A set of eight exercise books in various colors, like yellow and green; they are numbered 1 to 8 and also stitched in design – they are perfect to use for both schoolwork and homework.

Excellent Mugs

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The best mugs to get this autumn

A mug is typically used to drink something hot, like coffee. And the best mugs in the market this season all feature beautiful illustrations.

Moomin 70 years Special Edition mug by Arabia at The Offical Moomin Shop
The mug features a beautiful illustration of the Moominhouse – the place that the Moomins call home; the Moomins are fictional characters who had first appeared in a 1945 book by Tove Jansson.

McLaggan Smith Educational Dinosaurs Mug at John Lewis
The mug features remarkable illustrations of a bunch of dinosaurs along with their names – the mug is just perfect for anybody who is fascinated by dinosaurs.

The Nutcracker and the Four Realms Mug at shopDisney
The mug features beautiful artwork of characters from the Disney film The Nutcracker and the Four Realms; the illustrations are pretty colorful and the mug also has a lovely golden handle.

Disney The Seven Dwarfs’ Grumpy Ceramic Mug at Hallmark
The mug features a sketch of a dwarf from the Disney film, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Grumpy; Grumpy is an ill-tempered but efficient dwarf.

The Home Office

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How to decorate your home office

In my outlook, the perfect home office is one which has a big desk and a comfortable-enough chair. A large desk is really useful if or whenever the nature of your work is such that you must reference many books or other similar materials to get it done – this is because there is enough room on the desk to spread items all over. Also, when you have to spend many hours working, a comfortable chair will ensure that the experience does not become an extremely tiring one.

Gavin Desk at Pottery Barn
This is a black desk which has striking handles and enough drawers plus shelf space to provide ample room for your storage needs.

Hayes Tufted Swivel Desk Chair at Pottery Barn
The desk chair is padded which means that it will provide an ample amount of comfort; the chair is also upholstered in a material which is light in color, has a frame and legs that are crafted from brown solid birch and moves on casters.

Gacinia Desk Lamp by Uttermost at Concept Furniture
The desk lamp is plated in brass and it has a hanging glass globe – it is just perfect for whenever extra light is required to get work done.

Nemesis Now Wyrm Dragon Desk Tidy at Amazon UK
The desk tidy features a sitting green-colored dragon which is simply amazing in design – use it to store pencils, pens and rulers on your desk.

The Art Deco Dining Table

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How to dress an art deco dining table

If you have a very good art deco dining table in your dining room, then it gives off the impression that you like contemporary design. To dress such a table, choose plates (and a drinking glass) which exude a certain richness in color.

Exceptional French Art Deco Style Dining Table at 1stdibs
I like this art deco table because it has a multicolored design on the sides and a glossy slope base. It’s very nicely minimalist; it does not require any tablecloth to look great in the dining area.

Reproduction French Louis XVI Style Hand-Carved Dining-Chair with Rush Seat at 1stdibs
The chair is very different in design from the table because it is more traditional: the chair’s upholstery is in a good cream shade and its style and its style is a little ropey; the chocolate brown shade of the wood is nice too.

Mister Berwyn Circus Tiger Plate at John Lewis
The plate features a sly-looking jumping tiger against a white backdrop; it also has a beautiful red rim.

Molly Hatch Flower Salad Plate at John Lewis
This stoneware salad plate features flowers in colors such as red and blue; it has a double-colored rim in black and red.

Boston Colored Highball at Villeroy & Boch
The highball crystal glass has a honeycomb design – get the red colored one to drink from.