Whether you're ready for it or not, Thanksgiving is around the corner, heralding the arrival of the holiday season. Here in New York City, where space is a premium for nearly everyone besides the lucky townhouse- and multiple-floor-owning few, entertaining at home can be a challenge. Not many of us have the space to have a proper dining room, and if we do, it's a luxury to own one that can hold a leaf-extended table and a buffet groaning with culinary delights at the ready. But New Yorkers are, if anything, masters at adaptation and McGyver-like intrepidness, not to mention—and yes, this is admittedly self-congratulatory—we tend to have a good eye.
Here, a round-up of holiday tables shared by resourceful, and stylish, Instagrammers celebrating Thanksgivings of the past in NYC:
A classic white tablecloth keeps the table swank and simple (it's like painting a small room—especially one crowded with furniture, as is the way with many NYC apartments—in white to keep the vibe less busy)
Serving plates and platters of similar shapes and hues helps streamline a small and bursting-to-the-seams table.
Candles are a quick and chic way to make the day festive (and they're easy to set up and store in a closet-starved NYC apartment).
Gourds, arranged in a decorative pile, add a quick shot of color to your table (without taking up much space).
If you don't have a massive dining table, you can still set a glamorous counter for serving the feast.
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