Dress to Impress this Thanksgiving {Plus DIY Tips!}

Thanksgiving is about a week away, and we’re putting the finishing touches on all of our plans for time together with friends and family!

Whether you’re hosting or guesting this year {did we just make up a word?}, we’ve found a surefire way to impress the people you’ll be spending your day with. The best news? This project takes less than 30 minutes (but that can be our little secret)!

Thanksgiving Candle Centerpieces

What you’ll need:

  • Candles (these are from Hobby Lobby)
  • Bag of fake fall colored leaves (these are also from Hobby Lobby)
  • Burlap
  • Twine/String
  • Scissors
  • Glue Gun (*not going to lie, we may have used my son’s Elmer’s Glue stick and for the purposes of this project, it worked just fine. I’m not making any promises, though!)
    Bag of fake fall colored leaves (these are also from Hobby Lobby)


What you’ll do:

  • Pick a candle (we decided on the biggest one) and wrap a piece of burlap around. – This is where the glue comes in handy.
  • For the remaining candles, take your leaves and tie around each candle securing in place with the twine or string. You can pick how many leaves you was on each candle.

That’s it. What you’re left with is a gorgeous fall centerpiece that looks like it took hours to make (or looks like you bought from the store which is always an amazing compliment in itself).

 If you don’t want to use these as a centerpiece, you can also get the little miniature chalk boards (Hobby Lobby – notice a theme?) and attach to the twine and hang from each candle and make little place cards for your guests.

Now that you’ve got the “Wow, look how crafty I am” project out of the way, you can focus on what you’re going to wear!

Whether you’ll be celebrating a Friendsgiving, the traditional Thanksgiving dinner, or both –  we have the best looks in stock right now to complete your holiday look.

Here are some of our bestsellers for the holidays and why we love them {click each name to shop the look}:

Rebecca Sweater 

Our Rebecca Sweater represents everything that is feminine and we’re crushing on the lace arm details! We love it because it’s one of those pieces that you can easily dress up or down depending on your situation (take for instance this photo – we love it paired with the white shorts for a summer/fall transition look because it’s so casual but pretty at the same time). You could easily pair this sweater with your favorite pants and complete the look with cute heels, jewelry/your favorite accessories, and you’re ready to go. Plus the quality and detailing in this sweater is just gorgeous!

 Reeve Sweater

We are absolutely obsessed with this deep burgundy/wine color this fall! The richness of our Reeve Sweater is absolutely gorgeous, and the lace-up detailing is *so* on trend this season! This is one of those sweaters that everyone around you instantly wants the minute they see it on you! Plus, because of the darker wine color, it fits in perfectly with all of your holiday colors!

 Amelia Lace Top

 Just like with our Reeve Sweater, we are OBSESSED with the richness of this red lace top. The details are absolutely stunning, and this is a shirt you will wear time and time again, hands down. What we love most about it is the boldness in color paired with the dainty details of the lace. You can wear this one for Thanksgiving, or any holiday party or dinner that you’ll have coming up in the next couple months! We think this would be fun with your favorite black jeans for a more casual look, or even paired with black leather pants and your favorite heels!


You can never, ever, go wrong with the perfect dress (which also happens to be the name of one of our best sellers!) We’re loving these simple dress options right now because it leaves the door open for you to style, seriously, HOWEVER you want! Throw on a scarf, pair with your favorite jewelry, a fun fur vest, cute heels, cute boots.. you name it. The sky is the limit, my dear. Shop the Olivia Dress in both black and marsala, or The Perfect Dress , available in both eggplant and black. Both dress options are SO forgiving, and they both have pockets. #swoon.


*Bonus!* Save 20% on any of the above mentioned items through Sunday, November 19th! Just use code: Blog20 at checkout!

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