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It’s really beginning to feel like Fall this week, and we are loving it! Celebrate the coziness and get inspired with some fabulous fall recipes:

5 Fabulous Fall Foods via Abbey Carpet SF
First and foremost, the quintessential autumn beverage  — the pumpkin spice latte. If you love this drink but prefer to sip something warm from the comfort of your own home, try this recipe!

5 Fabulous Fall Foods via Abbey Carpet SF
Take toast to the next level with this tasty butternut squash toast recipe! This would make a great Autumn brunch food or Thanksgiving appetizer!

5 Fabulous Fall Foods via Abbey Carpet SF
A little sweet, a little savory, and all around adorable: thyme popovers with ginger pear butter. We can’t wait to try this one at home!

5 Fabulous Fall Foods via Abbey Carpet SF
Speaking of savory — how delicious do these three cheese, potato, rosemary tarts look? Plus they are actually pretty quick and easy to make!

5 Fabulous Fall Foods via Abbey Carpet SF
Looking to warm up with an adult beverage on a chilly Fall evening? This apple cocktail is sure to be a hit at your next dinner party!

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It’s the tasty time of year again, when hosts and hostesses all over are looking for the perfect dishes and decor ideas for their Thanksgiving feasts. Make your Thanksgiving table stand out with these creative and crafty ideas we’ve collected for you:

Make Your Thanksgiving Memorable via Abbey Carpet of SF
Want to create warm welcome? We’ve found you a free printable banner that will do the trick!

Make Your Thanksgiving Memorable via Abbey Carpet of SF
We love this layered tablecloth look! It’s easy to recreate with fabric, and the rustic feel means no hemming is needed!

Make Your Thanksgiving Memorable via Abbey Carpet of SF
Butcher paper and crayons make the dining experience fun for little ones. But if we’re being totally honest, it looks great, and would be a perfectly acceptable last minute solution for the grown up table, too!

Make Your Thanksgiving Memorable via Abbey Carpet of SF
Here’s another fun way to make your table interactive — more free printables!

Make Your Thanksgiving Memorable via Abbey Carpet of SF
For easy seasonal decorations, paint some empty cans (we know you’ll have some after you’re done baking that pie!) and fill them with feathers!

Make Your Thanksgiving Memorable via Abbey Carpet of SF
You can also create a beautiful centerpiece using some rosy red apples. The white candles and greenery give it such a cozy, inviting feel.

Make Your Thanksgiving Memorable via Abbey Carpet of SF
You can also keep your table looking and smelling great by making some simple bouquets from fresh herbs! Talk about appetizing!

Only TWO days until Thanksgiving, and boy are we getting hungry! Hopefully you have most of your Thanksgiving prep underway by now, but in case you need a little extra inspiration, here are some gorgeous tablescapes and fun place settings to get you excited:

Thanksgiving Table Roundup via Abbey Carpet of SF
Sweet and simple! Greenery and copper for a clean place setting.


Rustic but bright!

Thanksgiving Table Roundup via Abbey Carpet of SF
This cheerful place setting combines natural elements with gold glitz perfectly!

Thanksgiving Table Roundup via Abbey Carpet of SF
Lush greens and pops of color! We love the way the deep purple compliments the bright persimmons.

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Here’s a simple, classic look with white pumpkin place settings!

Thanksgiving Table Roundup via Abbey Carpet of SF
Love these leaf cut out place settings? You can make them for your own table with this template!

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These pretty gold pear place settings are easy to make with plastic fruit and gold spray paint!

Thanksgiving Table Roundup via Abbey Carpet of SF
Another simple DIY: painted burlap place settings.

Thanksgiving Table Roundup via Abbey Carpet of SF
We love the rustic feel to this stump and candle jar centerpiece.

Thanksgiving Table Roundup via Abbey Carpet of SF
This centerpiece incorporates pumpkins and foliage! The little tea candles add a cozy touch.

Thanksgiving Table Roundup via Abbey Carpet of SF
This centerpiece screams bounty! We love the jumble of oranges and reds.

Thanksgiving Table Roundup via Abbey Carpet of SF
This adorable place setting has been circulating all over the web — here’s how you can make it yourself!

Thanksgiving is fast approaching! We love this holiday, an excuse to spend time with your loved ones, eat some great food, and reflect on how lucky we truly are. And for those of you that are hosting this year’s celebration, we’ve complied some ideas to make your celebration unique and memorable, especially since this year’s Thanksgiving coincides with Hanukkah!

Thanksgiving Tips from Abbey Carpet SF
The Thankful Tree is a an easy and eye-catching project that would look great as a centerpiece or in the entryway of your home.

Thanksgiving Tips from Abbey Carpet SF
Illuminate your table with this gorgeous DIY branch centerpiece.

Thanksgiving Tips from Abbey Carpet SF
Celebrating Hanukkah along with Thanksgiving? You can have the best of both worlds with this 9 year old’s invention: the Menurkey!

Thanksgiving Tips from Abbey Carpet SF
You can add a classy touch of gold and blue to  your holiday table with this quick gilded centerpiece DIY.

Thanksgiving Tips from Abbey Carpet SF
Or make some cute dreidel and turkey jars!

Thanksgiving Tips from Abbey Carpet SF
Here’s a simple, yummy smelling project that even kids could help out on!

Thanksgiving Tips from Abbey Carpet SF
Turn apples into festive little votives with this project — you can even use them as a makeshift menorah!

Thanksgiving Tips from Abbey Carpet SF
Or use pumpkins, instead!

Thanksgiving Tips from Abbey Carpet of SF
If you’re planning something bigger, you can make some sweet little pinecone seating cards.

Thanksgiving Tips from Abbey Carpet SF
Or simply use a colorful fallen leaf.

Thanksgiving Tips from Abbey Carpet SF
And when the meal is over, have your guest pack up some tasty treats to go with these printables!

Happy Thanksgivukka!

November Neutrals
October is over and it’s getting chilly. This month, we’re loving cozy neutrals, earthy tones and natural textures. Here’s a roundup of some of our favorites:

November Neutrals via Abbey Carpet of SF
This cozy living room uses simple, neutral hues, with warm but muted accents.

November Neutrals via Abbey Carpet of SF
This gray and white living room keeps from being drab with warmer brown accents.

November Neutrals via Abbey Carpet of SF
With the holiday season fast upon us, neutral arrangements like this fall mantel can be a great, understated approach to decorating.

November Neutrals via Abbey Carpet of SF
We love the rustic feel of this bedroom; the varied pillows make the space inviting and cozy.

November Neutrals via Abbey Carpet of SF
This sophisticated room makes use of a darker palette that also works great.

November Neutrals via Abbey Carpet of SF
This neutral kid’s room keeps things sweet and simple.

November Neutrals via Abbey Carpet of SF
This dining area looks great with a rustic table and a few pops of muted turquoise and orange.

November Neutrals via Abbey Carpet of SF
And we love this simple, inviting kitchen nook.

November Neutrals via Abbey Carpet of SF
This rustic kitchen makes great use of the wood and stone textures.

November Neutrals via Abbey Carpet of SF
Which you can easily incorporate into your own home with wooden kitchenware

November Neutrals via Abbey Carpet of SF
Or ceramics!