Ahh, the holidays. Right after Halloween, it seems like the holidays come at us fast. With busy schedules and tons of responsibilities, it may seem like there is zero time to decorate. Rest assured, we have sourced easy, beautiful, DIY and affordable ways to bring the holidays to your home.
Giving Thanks Placemats
This adorable placemat (you can have fun with more decorative options, or go with this classic kraft/butcher paper) is a no brainer. It also puts the focus where it should be–on giving thanks. Have each guest write what they’re thankful for, and share these blessings at the dinner table.
Dollar Store Fall Candle Centerpiece
A table’s centerpiece helps set the mood for the entire dining experience. Thanksgiving centerpieces are so fun to put together; they are full of warm, fall colors; rich textures; and often bring nature indoors. This super easy to make, and affordable, centerpiece by blogger That’s What Che Said uses inexpensive materials to create the perfect focal point to any Thanksgiving feast. Check out how to make your own here.
DIY Pumpkin Bowls
It wouldn’t be Thanksgiving without at least one pumpkin making an appearance in your decor. Create a festive, yet functional touch with these adorable pumpkin bowls from Crafted in Carhartt. Learn how to make them here.
Coffee Filter Fall Wreath
Who knew that coffee filters could create such a stunning wreath? Add to that the fragrant holiday scent of cinnamon pine cones, and cute little pumpkins, and you have the most welcoming addition to your door. Check out the process at Recaptured Charm.
DIY Twig Votives
Another way to bring the outdoors in with your Thanksgiving decor are with these easy to make, yet stunning twig votives. You can leave the twigs au naturel, or paint them a fun metallic color (or any color). All the materials are inexpensive (or possibly free, in the case of the twigs), and it’s a fun project to do with the family.
Fold Your Own Turkey Napkins
If you’ve got linen napkins hanging around, put them to good use with these turkey designs.
DIY Falling Leaves Garland
Garland is a quick and easy way to add detail to walls, and create a theme in a room. This project is super simple, involving materials that you can pick up at the dollar store or craft shop. This is another DIY task the kids can have fun helping out with, and the result is a sparkly nod to the holidays.