DIY Thanksgiving Decorations To Get Your Home Ready For Guests
Thanksgiving will be here before we know it! This year has really flown by. As sad as we were to see the month of October go, we are excited for Thanksgiving. It is a time of year to be thankful for what you have and spend quality time with loved ones.
We wanted to provide some DIY ideas we've been seeing for chic Thanksgiving decorations, that way you can be extra festive. I'm sure everyone has their own favorite family traditions or food that you look forward towards every year. So we wouldn't want to mess that up. But whether you're going away to a family member's house, this could be a hostess gift, or you can decorate your own home with these ideas.
Looking around, we found the cutest ideas and can't wait for you to scroll and see for yourselves. I mean a pumpkin as a vase to hold autumn flowers, how perfect?! Get ready to have Thanksgiving in style. You handle the food and we'll handle the decorations.
1. Pumpkin Fireplace
Well isn't this just the dreamiest fall scene? We'll definitely want to recreate this fall scene for Thanksgiving this year.
Decorative Chevron Pumpkins
Harvest Hand-Wrapped Chevron Pumpkin Large, $9, Target
Chevron pumpkins! We actually found this image from Target, so you can shop the exact chevron pumpkins they use.
Mini Decorative Plaid Pumpkins
We especially love the mini pumpkins in the plaid print.
Orange Fabric Pumpkin
Harvest Hand-Wrapped Fabric Pumpkin, $9, Target
You can beat the traditional orange pumpkin!
2. Pumpkin Garland
Photo & Tutorial via: Design Improvised
This seems like a DIY we could handle. I don't know about you, but I use to make yarn pom-poms all the time for various projects. This tutorial is a very similar process to those yarn pom-poms. Check out this pumpkin cuteness. The best thing is, you don't much supplies to recreate this!
Orange Yarn, $2.99, Michael's
5. Green Pipe Cleaners
Chenille Stems, $2.99, Michael's
Burlap Cord, $7 per roll, Ribbons.com
3. Thanksgiving Wreath
Photo & Tutorial via: Simply Country Life
How adorable? This wreath is so on theme and just nice to greet your guests with!
14" Grapevine Wreath by Ashland, $4.99, Michael's
White Mini Pumpkins, $4.99, Stumps Party
Small Burlap Triangle Banner
Small Burlap Triangle Banner, $2.99, Oriental Trading
Stencil Lettering Kit, $4.56, Amazon
Black Paint, $2.79, Michael's
Foam Brush Set
Foam Brush Set, $8, Michael's
4. Thanksgiving Centerpieces
Photo & Tutorial via: Country Living
We wanted to found a centerpiece with a bit of a change-up of all the pumpkins we've been showing. Not that anything is wrong with pumpkins! But we did fall in love with the metallic corn cobs!
Dried Corn Cobs
Dried Corn Cobs, $12.31, Amazon
Metallic Spray Paint
Gold Metallic Spray Paint, $7, Michael's
Rayon Ribbon, $12.22, Amazon
5. Fall Candles
Photo & Tutorial via: Thats What Che Said
We are picturing putting a few of these around the house. It's so simple and we can't believe we haven't thought of this before!
Large Pillar Candle, $5.99, H&M
We thought this gold glitter candle was oh so festive, especially with a leaf tied around it with burlap ribbon.
Jute Burlap Ribbon Pack, $2.49, Hobby Lobby
We loved that this burlap came in a variety pack so you can really switch up the candles.
120 Artificial Fall Maple Leaves, $12.99, Amazon
This is great for the candles, but also just for placement on the table!
6. Pumpkin Place Cards
Photo & Tutorial via: Celebrating Everyday Life
The easiest name cards to add to your Thanksgiving table. We provided the ribbon and fabric marker below, all you need is the mini pumpkins from the store. We went with a nice satin taupe ribbon, so chic!
Taupe Satin Ribbon, $10.75+ for 50 yards, Ribbon Bazaar
Black Fabric Marker Variety Pack, $8.99, Hobby Lobby
Get these markers and start practicing your best font. Now you can write all the names for Thanksgiving placecards!
Happy almost Thanksgiving!
--Labels and Lacquer girls
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