Decorating Your Home for Thanksgiving

[ 3 ] November 15, 2010 |

It’s almost Thanksgiving!!!

Before impressing your guests with all the delicious turkey, stuffing, cranberries and sweet potatoes you’ve prepared, wow ‘em when they step through the door with these stylish and affordable Thanksgiving decorating tips.

Use Natural Elements

Decorating for Thanksgiving is as easy as collecting leaves in your backyard – really! Make a decorative border with colorful leaves. Build a centerpiece using gourds and inexpensive stones from your local craft store. Use seasonal fruits to create place setting name tags. Your opportunities are endless!

Decorating the Table

When setting the table, use autumn colors. Reds, yellows, oranges and greens all look lovely when spread out on the dinner table during Thanksgiving. Check out these fabulous Thanksgiving table settings for inspiration. Click on the images below for a closer look:

DIY Thanksgiving Crafts

The easiest and most fun way to decorate for Thanksgiving is to just do it yourself! Try creating a Turkey napkin holder, making a candy cornucopia or carving out mini pumpkins to make pretty tea light candle decorations. Click on any of the cute craft ideas below for DIY instructions:

How do you decorate for Thanksgiving? Do you have any affordable decorating tips you’d like to share?

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  1. Cristina says:

    omg Andrew! Brilliant!

  2. Andrew says:

    I second the tip for using leaves – if you sandwich them between two sheets of wax paper and hang it by a window that gets a lot of sun, it makes a nice ornament.

    And in the absence of Glade plug-in candles, as Cristina suggested, you could also throw a couple of cinnamon sticks into a pot of water and have them simmer. It fills up the house really quickly and smells awesome.

  3. Cristina says:

    Wow! These are some awesome ideas. And even though scents don’t count as decorations, may I suggest Glade Plug-in Candles in Apple Cinnamon? Oh man! It makes the house smell soo warm and holiday like :)

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