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Thanksgiving Decor Tips From the Heart of Bellevue Experts

November 12, 2020 - by Brooke Wilson

Thanksgiving Table Tips From the Heart of Bellevue Experts

As the pandemic wagesFon and sunshine fades into our staple PNW drizzle, your home can still be a cozy retreat filled with warmth and style. And with holiday celebrations, family traditions and other cultural festivities to raise our spirits right around the corner, now is the perfect time to spruce up your space. Here are a few insights from local home stores in the Heart of Bellevue on crafting a cozy, comfortable environment for the holidays.

While conventional gatherings with friends and family are limited, the knowledgeable staff at Hedge & Vine advise embracing self-care and creativity! Prepare and plate your favorite dishes as the focal point and build around your delicious fare. Personalize your space with some whimsical elements like plush, woven throw pillows or harvest some flora and fauna accents like pinecones, evergreen branches and other winter botanicals to kindle a natural, great outdoors atmosphere indoors.

Adaptation and editing are high priorities for the designers at Seldens, who suggest setting a tasteful Thanksgiving table with simple, organic embellishments. Depending on the size of your table, experiment with height to create dynamic visual interest. Although, a textured table runner and some attractive napkins may be enough to piece together a full and elegant table display. Candles, gourds, and pumpkins are also a great solution to add more autumnal flair to a larger table.

Granted, with countless options, price points and alternatives to shopping in-store, the talented team at Seldens understands that outfitting your space can often be an overwhelming process. Request a complimentary design consultation with staff members who consider your lifestyle with a trained eye, address artistic concepts without sweating the details, and provide an individualized experience to help relieve a little stress on your plate - you already have enough to manage with roasting a turkey!

Neutral tones, layered materials and an emphasis on homestyle comfort are essential among the latest trends in winter weather fashion and reimagined interior arrangements. Need to pick up some accessories (or more)? “Evocative, fresh and timeless,” describes the aesthetic Veritables specializes in, always with your functional necessities in mind. Poised to freshen up your home for the holidays, allow this boutique’s friendly and attentive staff to revamp your dining space with modern sensibilities, stellar features and lighting accessories to brighten up any atmosphere.

Plus, explore two trendsetting brands with stores in the Heart of Bellevue. Schedule a free consultation with a West Elm associate via video conference, over the phone or in person to explore your options in room layout & floor plans, color palette, paint & fabric suggestions, product recommendations and more. Due to the current COVID-19 concerns, safety measures and social distancing guidelines are in place to protect both team members and customers.

We also highly recommend scoping out some sage advice from the certified experts and furnishing enthusiasts at Crate & Barrel, who imparted wisdom and practical techniques to minimize stress and maximize a joyful occasion to remember. Before Monday, November 16, load up your cart with select Black Friday items marked down 30% and earn free shipping on any order $49 or greater. Browse more inspirational spreads and iconic color schemes with these curated guides to finesse your holiday-at-home haven with ease.

“Thanksgiving is going to look more intimate this year,” celebrated lifestyle stylist Athena Calderone explains, “but that doesn’t mean it’s any less beautiful or celebratory.”

That's a sentiment we can agree with!

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