4 TIPS FOR TASTEFULLY ADDING NATIVE AMERICAN THEMES INTO YOUR FALL DECOR
Every year coming up with a fresh take on autumn themes is an important way to forge your perfect Thanksgiving. It is a creative challenge, especially for individuals who want a unique take on this American holiday.
This year Native American designs are HOT! But, how do you integrate your authentic native holiday flair it into your home without overwhelming your already established interior concept?
Keep Your Design Simple
Do not overcrowd your table with elements; this easily overwhelms your design and distracts from the elegant motif of your Thanksgiving table. The more items on your table the greater likelihood of a spill or a broken dish.
Zapotec & Navajo Baskets Are Chic Centerpieces
Lightweight, subtle, and stylish, Native American baskets are a great way to add a little bit of texture and color to you table. These baskets are easy to arrange and come in a variety of shapes and sizes; the perfect solution to versatile decorating.
Embrace Navajo & Zapotec Runners on Your Table
Navajo designs and their geometric features can quickly turn a characterless environment into a festive one. Coming in a variety of colors these table runners can be bright and energetic accent.
Navajo rugs are valuable works of art and can be pricey $$$$
1) Always place a plastic tablecloth over your runner to prevent damage.
2) Hang your Navajo Runner on a wall when it is not in use. This protects the piece and optimizes the decorative value of this beautiful addition to any home.
3) Zapotec runners are good alternatives to the more expensive traditional Navajo weavings. Both pieces have similar motifs, but Zapotec textiles are available at a fraction of the cost. Zapotec runners are an elegant solution to any new homeowner on a budget.
Use Indian Corn to Garnish Your Centerpieces
Indian corn is an economical yet stylish garnish for your spread, adding a spash of color to your fall function. If dried properly, this naturally elegant grain can be used year after year. Corn is also an adaptable solution to decorating the entire home due its refined yet simple qualities.