Update your Thanksgiving table decor with fabulous local finds

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glass law

During the holiday season, it’s nice to have tasty baked goods on hand. A domed stand keeps cookies and cakes fresh. Hartland’s large cake plate and dome are handcrafted by American glassblowers using centuries-old techniques. It’s available in two sizes — the medium is $400 and the large is $490 — at Simon Pearce on Bethesda Row (301-263-7212, simonpearce.com).

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Night light

The warm glow of candlelight always adds to the mood of a holiday party. The shape of these elegant waxed oak candle holders was inspired by 17th century furniture. Bobbin holders are available in three sizes and sell as a set for $338, or individually from $78 to $148 at Serena & Lily on Bethesda Row (240-531-1839, serenaandlily.com).

At your service

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The painterly images of autumn vegetables in warm tones on this serving plate ensure it will be the highlight of any autumn table scheme for years to come. The rectangular harvest pumpkin stoneware piece measures 14 inches wide and 8½ inches deep, is dishwasher and microwave safe, and retails for $59.50 at Pottery Barn in Bethesda (301-654-1598, potterybarn.com).

reuse it

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A tall glass pitcher is useful in all seasons for filling guests’ drinks without multiple trips to the kitchen. This cone-shaped container is made from recycled wine and beer bottles, stands 7½ inches tall, and is dishwasher safe. The Moroccan cone pitcher comes in three color options plus clear and retails for $36 at Red Orchard in Bethesda (301-571-7333, redorchard.com).

elegant tray

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Serving a wide variety of hors d’oeuvres is sure to please all your guests. This sculptural appetizer tray features nine connected compartments. The Klasa fountain is made of aluminium, with a dark aged gold finish, and comes in two sizes. The large one, pictured here, measures 19 by 12 inches and retails for $139 at Arhaus in Rockville. (301-230-2973, arhaus.com).

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the table matters

Linens can update the look of a dining table in an instant. This classic floral jacquard tablecloth is made from soft, durable, machine-washable cotton and comes in three colors: indigo, charcoal, and terracotta (pictured) and four sizes, selling for $100-$130 at Sur La Table at Pike & Rose in North Bethesda (301-230-1503, surlatable.com).

Carolyn Weber lives in Silver Spring and writes frequently about architecture and home design..

This story appears in the November/December 2022 issue of Bethesda Magazine.

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