9 Essentials You Need For A Festive (& Classy) Thanksgiving Table Setting

Aside from fussing over the big bird and the sides, how to deck out our Thanksgiving dinner table is another issue that looms large on our minds around this time of year. We want the place setting to feel festive and honor the theme of giving thanks, but would still like to keep things as classy as possible. Those felt Turkey-shaped centerpieces? Not really our cup of tea.

We've already given you plenty of options for affordable decor and centerpieces you can easily DIY, and now we're turning our sights on tabletop pieces that feels thematic, but not tacky. Ahead, we rounded up eight dining essentials you'll be excited about reusing on the next Turkey Day.

Who says turkey-themed dinnerware is always cheesy? This earthernware plate is elevated by watercolor illustrations depicting turkey and harvest motifs.

World Market Turkey Scalloped Plate, $5.59, available at World Market
This pumpkin-shaped vessel just took our love for Moscow Mule mugs to the next level.

Mikasa Copper Plated Pumpkin Mug, $29.99, available at Mikasa
You'll want to reuse this adorable napkin ring year after year.

C&F Wooden Turkey Napkin Ring, $10.80, available at Belk
Turkey feathers make a great fall-inspired centerpiece. The glitter-dipped feathers amp up the festive factor.

Wild One Feathers Natural Brown Feathers and Gold Glitter Feathers Mix, $5.40, available at Etsy
This is one way to convey how #blessed you are without being irritating.

Milk and Honey Luxuries Serving Spoons, $50, available at Etsy
This harvest-themed tray is perfect for serving cocktails and hors d'oeuvres.

Sur La Table Pumpkin Tray, $24.95, available at Sur La Table
Inspired by woodblock prints seen in traditional Japanese art, these gilded placemats are delightful to look at.

Chilewich Drift Placemat, $10, available at Barneys New York
These turkey place card holders cannot be more on theme.

Crate and Barrel Turkey Place Card Holder, $2.97, available at Crate and Barrel
The rich amber scent from this handmade candle will definitely boost the appetites of everyone around the table.

Burnt Toast Candle Co. Egyptian Amber Soy Candle, $18, available at Etsy