As a Southern California native I consider myself an expert on California Thanksgivings. We are as notoriously laid-back as the rest of the country says we are… and we like it that way. Even our Thanksgiving celebrations are laid back. So here are 3 key ingredients to create a California Style Thanksgiving. (FYI: Affiliate links included, if you click-thru and make a purchase a small percentage comes back to us. Thanks for supporting illistyle.)
Neutral color scheme. No orange, red, and brown here. White, grey, and beige make a perfectly clean backdrop to showcase the food.
Simple place settings. Everyday white dishes, woven chargers, linen napkins, stemless wine glasses, and everyday silverware. No place cards needed, too formal. Find out how to make your own wood-burned coasters here.