Fall “Acorn Themed” Dinner Party Tablescape

green, golds, and purple fall tablescape designed by courtney dial of pizzazzerie.com

Fall Tablescape

There is something about the cooler air that just puts a skip in my step. Granted…Nashville likes to take its sweet time getting out of the 90s, we have enjoyed a few breezy, cool days lately filled with football, food, and fun. ┬áMy talented Mom and I put together this fall tablescape because I love greens, golds, and eggplant purples. They’re so regal and gorgeous.

I found the acorns at a local store and thought they would be perfect as decor! So I filled an apothecary jar with some and hung a few from the trees. Gold and green candles added a golden glow. Leaf dessert plates atop eggplant purple dinner plates and gold chargers made for a very pretty setting.

I made the placecards and tied them onto the acorns. To make them look a bit more rustic, I soaked them in coffee and punched the edges before tying them with raffia. I really like how they turned out and look forward to brewing coffee for more than just caffeine! :)

The small birdcages are one of my favorite elements. Just like the spider one seen in my Pink-O-Ween party, they were just $1 from Michaels. Love that dollar section! Filled with gold leaves and maple cookies, they were perfect for a simple favor. The gold planters had been collecting dust in an old closet so I whipped those out and filled with some foliage and stuck gold glittered pinecones and leaves down in them. I love how they turned out! I should start browsing my closets more often!

I hope this gets you in the mood for gorgeous fall weather! I’m already excited about Thanksgiving – as a party designer, I work about 2 holidays ahead all the time :) ┬áSpeaking of Thanksgiving, we have a fabulous design in the works so stay tuned! For those of you who haven’t even entered Halloween mode yet, don’t you worry, we have a fun Witches Dinner Party to share soon!

fall tablescape

decorative acorns and gold pinecones for fall tablescape by pizzazzerie

fall tablescape

fall tablescape

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  1. Jocelyn Chambers says:

    Courtney! O.M.G. This is one of my favorite tablescapes yet! I just love the colors and the adorable birdcages…so gorgeous!

  2. So stunning! I can smell fall in the air!

  3. You are so talented! I love this tablescape. Love the colors and the added touch of the acorns is wonderful.

  4. Lovely Courtney! I saw those gorgeous acorns at Kirklands recently and my friends and I were all lusting over them! Memphis is still in the 90s too! Boo!

    1. neat! these are from a wholesale florist in Nashville. they’re super fun!

  5. very rich looking tablescape! Nice take away gifts too and the color combo -yum!
    I loved this-shared it with my fbook friends and all.. thank you :)

  6. I so love dinner parties and this one is so amazing! The colors are my fav, and that beauty of an acorn : )

  7. So pretty and inspiring!! I know everytime I come over here I’m going to see something that makes the wheels in my head start turning : )

  8. The acorns and birdcages add that special touch~ gorgeous tablescape!

  9. Lynn Lewis says:

    Love the fall tablescape on Sept.24, 2010. Could you please tell me where to get the glass acorns?

  10. Lisa Redford says:

    Just found your site through Howdoesshe and I am in love! I feel so blessed to be in a (virtual) world with amazingly talented people who share their talents! I wish you all the creative best and will stop by often!!

  11. I’m so enjoying your blog. Those acorns were such a find. I love how you have them hanging from the trees. Wonderful!

    – The Tablescaper

  12. Just an exquisite fall table. I love the huge acorns. I saw some last year and my friend got them and I didn’t and I have definitely regretted it! I also pinned your cute white chocolate marshmallow pumpkin pops. Hope you get a lot of traffic from those, they are really cute and easy. And I prefer white pumpkins any day!

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