Kara's Party Ideas Fresh + Modern Thanksgiving Tablescape with Coca-Cola

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Thanksgiving is all about traditions–whether those traditions come in the form of Aunt Myrna’s Jiggling Jello Salad, getting together for dinner at your Grandmother’s house, always taking a minute while seated at the table to talk about your blessings, or playing a game of football in the backyard before it’s time for pie.

As you can imagine, one of my favorite traditions when it comes to Thanksgiving, besides the fluffy rolls and perfectly seasoned potatoes, is creating a beautiful and memorable tablescape. I spend months thinking about and planning each year’s decor.

Coca-Cola has always been a part of our Thanksgiving feast, whether in the form of chilled bottles of soda to wash down the scrumptious meal or small cans of Sprite placed in copious amounts at the kids table that fit perfectly in those little hands–and have far less spillage when knocked over by those same chubby little hands.

This year, as I was thinking about my excitement at being able to partner with Coca-Cola, I thought I would do something a bit different with the decor. Read on and you’ll see how I use all the soda bottles sitting in the recycling bin to create a beautiful DIY Thanksgiving tablescape decorating idea.

Fresh + Modern Thanksgiving Tablescape with DIY Painted Coca-Cola Hanging Bottles!

I wanted to create a non-traditional fresh + modern Thanksgiving tablescape, and with a little bit of paint, twine, greenery, and lovely place setting elements I think I was able to achieve my vision.

Party Styling and Photography: Kara Allen | Kara’s Party Ideas

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DIY Painted Coca-Cola Hanging Bottles Tutorial-

Materials needed:
Glass Coca-Cola Bottles
Grey Chalk Paint
Tan Outdoor Patio Paint
Grey Gel Stain
Paintbrush
Greenery | Flowers
Twine

DIY Thanksgiving Decor Tutorial | Painted Hanging Coca Cola Soda Bottle Tutorial by Kara's Party Ideas | Kara Allen | KarasPartyIdeas.com

Step 1- Paint your entire glass bottle with grey chalk paint and allow to dry.

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Step 2- Brush on outdoor patio paint. It’s okay if you don’t cover entire bottle as shown above. Allow to dry.

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Step 3- Brush on grey gel stain, allowing tan color to peek through in places. Allow to dry.

Step 4- Fill bottles with flowers or greenery.

Step 5- Tie twine to the top of the bottles underneath the glass lip so twine stays in place.

Step 6- String bottles above tablsecape, or anywhere your heart desires.

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Modern + Fresh Thanksgiving Tablescape with Coca-Cola hanging bottles by Kara's Party Ideas | Kara Allen | KarasPartyIdeas.com

Perfect for any event or celebration! You can find more inspiration and ideas for your family get-togethers by visiting Coca-Cola on Pinterest at Pinterest.com/CocaCola.

So, how do you create memorable moments with friends and family? Please comment below!

This post is brought to you by The Coca-Cola Company. I may have received goods and/or compensation for it, but all opinions are 100% true and my very own.

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  2. janice says:

    what are the bottles hanging from? who can hang something like that over a table. This is a little odd, and looks more like a spring table, rather than Thanksgiving

    • Kara says:

      They are hanging from a pole…stretched over the table between two walls. This could also be done on a patio. Or you could even hang the bottles from the ceiling. Yes, the colors aren’t your traditional orange and brown, but instead a gray and sage green. Succulents are in full bloom still in the fall :)

  3. Lydia says:

    This is incredible and so beautiful! You’re amazing Kara! So talented! One of the coolest ideas I have ever seen!

  4. Georgia says:

    I don’t know what Janice is saying! This is so so beautiful! And I think it’s wonderfully tasteful! It’s modern and fresh, just like you titled it. You are uber talented! I would use this idea for Thanksgiving! The hanging bottles are the coolest!!

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