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Thanksgiving Decorating Ideas

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Erin is a writer and content creator from Georgia, United States. She loves coffee, books, and puppies.

Thanksgiving table decorating idea

Thanksgiving table decorating idea


Whether your aesthetic is rustic and homey, or lush and elegant, you will find some great ideas to kick start your Thanksgiving decorating. Create a unique centerpiece out of fall foliage, pumpkins and gourds, or even fall-colored flowers. Then put together formal place settings with name and menu cards or just make simple ones with a single pumpkin at each place with a cloth napkin. You can purchase all of your decorations or make your own with some simple do it yourself projects. Get creative and fill your house with beautiful decor that your family and friends will enjoy this year!


Centerpieces

Vases filled with whimsical "pumpkin trees" are eye-catching.

Vases filled with whimsical "pumpkin trees" are eye-catching.

Fill a globe full of fall decorations, such as small pumpkins and colorful leaves.

Fill a globe full of fall decorations, such as small pumpkins and colorful leaves.

Create a simple centerpiece out of candles, pumpkins, pine cones, and gourds.

Create a simple centerpiece out of candles, pumpkins, pine cones, and gourds.

Fill a cornucopia basket full of food of the same colors to provide cohesion.

Fill a cornucopia basket full of food of the same colors to provide cohesion.

Place Settings

Wrap silverware in burlap and decorate with colorful fall leaves.

Wrap silverware in burlap and decorate with colorful fall leaves.

Make a simple place setting with a small pumpkin and a lovely cloth napkin.

Make a simple place setting with a small pumpkin and a lovely cloth napkin.

Use shades of brown, green, and orange in your choice of plates, napkins, and decorations.

Use shades of brown, green, and orange in your choice of plates, napkins, and decorations.

Use your best china and print out elegant menu and name cards.

Use your best china and print out elegant menu and name cards.

DIY Thanksgiving Decor

Make candle holders by using autumn leaves, mason jars, and mod podge.

Make candle holders by using autumn leaves, mason jars, and mod podge.

Hull out small pumpkins. Using craft foam, poke fall-colored flowers inside to create a beautiful arrangement.

Hull out small pumpkins. Using craft foam, poke fall-colored flowers inside to create a beautiful arrangement.

Push cloves into fruit to create a unique centerpiece.

Push cloves into fruit to create a unique centerpiece.

Comments

Erin Bower (author) from Georgia on November 13, 2018:

I'm glad you found this useful!

RTalloni on November 12, 2018:

Nice to find this range of decor ideas for Thanksgiving. Thanks!

Erin Bower (author) from Georgia on November 14, 2015:

BlossomSB: Thank you! And yes, I agree. We have a lot to thank Him for!

Bronwen Scott-Branagan from Victoria, Australia on November 14, 2015:

Love your ideas. It's spring here and we don't celebrate thanksgiving, but it's a great notion. We used to have Harvest Festival in our churches in Autumn, but many seem to have stopped doing that now. We should always be thanking God for His abundant care.

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