8 Stunning Serving Trays for Your Thanksgiving Feast
Put a bird on it and wow your guests with these eight simply stunning turkey platters.(9 Photos)
Turkey Day Trays
A whimsical tray adds pop of opulence to your table, even if you don’t own the whole set. This pretty-as-a-picture platter features clawed feet and ornate embellishments that channel vintage pieces, but its toned-down feel brings it totally up to date.
Try: Beast’s Feast Platter, $128, anthropologie.comAnthropologie
This floral serving tray is designed by London-based illustrator Klaus Haapaniemi. Featuring an intricate pattern of flowers and dragonflies, it’s a gorgeous way to show off your turkey. Best of all—the rich green and orange hues will take you through to Christmas, too.
Try: iittala Korento Oval Serving Platter, $98, allmodern.comiittala Korento
Pretty in Pink
Who says you have to go for orange, brown or green? If traditional colours just aren’t your thing, serve up some fun with a tray that’s as unexpected as it is versatile. We love this punchy pink-rimmed server for adding big colour to the table—not to mention the fact we can use it all year round.
Try: Kate Spade New York Market Street Serving Plate, $120, bedbathandbeyond.caKate Spade
Thanksgiving is all about getting together with your family, and what better way to celebrate your crew than with tableware adorned with the family monogram? These simple white plates are elegantly offset with the letters of your choice, making them the perfect choice for a feast en famille.
Try: Monogrammable Great White Platter, $64, potterybarn.comPottery Barn
If you plan on carving your turkey table-side, you’ll need a sturdy board that can double as serving tray and cutting surface. This stunning plank—made from super-durable acacia wood—goes from carving to serving in style.
Try: Mountain Woods Acacia Thanksgiving Turkey Cutting and Serving Board, $30, amazon.comMountain Woods
Have a passion for fine china? This stunning porcelain tray in classic cobalt and white adds timeless charm to any table. Curlicued ribbons graze dotted netting in a Chinoiserie pattern that’s sure to win you compliments (beyond your cooking skills, that is).
Try: Lauren Ralph Lauren Mandarin Oval Platter, $145, thebay.comLauren Ralph Lauren
We’re toasting the season with a bold autumnal print. This pumpkin-patch laden tray in rich fall colours adds the perfect festive touch (and hints at what’s to come for dessert!).
Try: Pumpkin Platter, $37, crateandbarrel.comCrate and Barrel
Bird is the Word
Turkeys aren’t the most beautiful creatures on earth, but we must admit they do have a certain dapper allure. For the Thanksgiving enthusiast, this bird-printed tray will complete any table setting in true festive fashion.
Try: Estate Turkey Platter, $128, williams-sonoma.comWilliams-Sonoma