19 Expensive-Looking Thanksgiving Décor Items You Can Buy on Amazon


Thanksgiving, a time to eat our feelings and fight with cousins from Wisconsin, is upon us. And if you’re hosting people, you’re going to need some things. And maybe some things that aren’t from Party City. Here, the napkins, salad plates, and marbled table runners that will make your Citarella-bought stuffing a little more presentable. (And for some more ideas for tackling Thanksgiving prep, click here.)

For Setting the Mood

This Nest Hearth candle will instantly cozy up the place. The Cut’s Ashley Weatherford described it as smelling “like there’s a fire quietly burning in the fireplace across the room.”

Nest Fragrances Hearth Scented Candle $16, Amazon

An un-fusty candleholder. (These beeswax candles will give the room a light honey scent.)

Menu Candle Holder $64, Amazon

Or go the cabin–in–New England route with these incense sticks made by an 85-year-old company from Maine.

Paine’s Fir Balsam Incense $9, Amazon

For Setting the Table

These dried Protea flowers are a more interesting (and prettier) alternative to your standard berry branch. (Here’s a nice vase to put them in.)

Preserved 2-Tone Red Protea Flowers $20, Amazon

A pack of ten gingham cotton napkins will gussy up the table. (For cocktail hour, might we suggest Tonne Goodman’s favorite cocktail napkins.)

LA Linen Checkered Gingham Napkins From $30 for a set of ten, Amazon

And pop them in a napkin holder.

Umbra Pulse Napkin Holder $11, Amazon

Don’t worry about getting gravy on this elegant marbled paper table runner.

Gold Marbled Table Runner Paper $28, Amazon

Polished gold flatware: always a nice touch.

Wedgwood 5 Piece Polished Place Setting $83, Amazon

These salad plates are a little mumsy — but in the best way.

Spode Blue Room Georgian Plates, Set of 6 $66, Amazon

Go the slightly more 1970s-revival route for dinner plates.

Crow Canyon Home Enamelware Dinner Plate $14, Amazon

Can’t go wrong with some stemless Riedels.

Riedel O Wine Tumbler, Set of 4 $32, Amazon

For Serving the Grub

The turkey will look great on this minimalist black-rimmed oval serving platter.

Laredo Import Serving Platter $22, Amazon

A ginkgo-leaf-adorned tea towel for (chicly) making sure you don’t burn your hands when bringing out the mashed potatoes.

Ginko Leaf Flour Sack Tea Towel $16, Amazon

A gravy boat makes a good “starter Le Creuset” piece; this one comes in the most pleasing shade of palm.

Le Creuset Stoneware 12-Ounce Gravy Boat $30, Amazon

Up your trivet game. (A fancy trivet also makes a nice hostess gift.)

S/N Brass Trivet $75, Amazon

Some very handsome serving tongs indeed.

Dansk Server Set $20, Amazon

For Dessert

The apple pie will look like a million bucks on this milk-glass pie stand.

Mosser Glass Cake Stand $80, Amazon

Ice cream tastes better in old-timey sundae cups.

The Pioneer Woman Glass Sundae Cups, Set of 4 $21, Amazon

The Strategist is a new site designed to surface the most useful, expert recommendations for things to buy across the vast e-commerce landscape. Some of our latest conquests include the best notebook, black t-shirts, fashion editor-approved jeans, toothbrush and apartment decor. Note that all prices are subject to change.

If you buy something through our links, New York may earn an affiliate commission.

19 Expensive-Looking Thanksgiving Décor Items on Amazon