Thanksgiving Table Decor: 30 DIYs and Ideas

Bringing people together is what makes Thanksgiving special. Here are a few simple ideas and DIYS to make your dining room table even more special for the occasion…

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1. How to Set a Beautiful Thanksgiving Table on the Cheap

It’s one thing to do the Thanksgiving menu on a budget; it’s another thing to set a beautiful table. Can you host 10 people for dinner and set a gorgeous seasonal table while on a budget? Certainly! And you don’t even have to be particularly crafty.

From: kitchn

2. DIY Burlap Table Runner with Tassels

DIY Burlap Table Runner with Tassels. Easy, no sew step-by-step tutorial with pictures. Great for cottage, farmhouse or vintage style decor.

From: On Sutton Place

3. DIY Pumpkin Thanksgiving Centerpiece

Setting the table for Thanksgiving can be a chore if you’ve invited a lot of people. The fun part is that you can make most of the centerpieces yourself in just a few easy steps.

From: Room for Improvements

4. DIY Candle & Moss Thanksgiving Centerpiece

Whether you’re looking for something specific, or if you are totally blank and need some good ideas fast, you can find some great ideas and tutorials in the link below.

From: Room for Improvements

5. Fall Succulent Planters

For a super simple, easy fall decor, grab a pumpkin container and make some adorable fall succulent planters!

From: Maison de Pax

6. Turkey Napkin Fold

This turkey centerpiece was made from three linen napkins — two for the fan of tail feathers and one for the head and breast (which is stiffened with aluminum foil). The discernible beak results from the white napkin’s red border.

From: Martha Stewart

7. Last Minute Ideas for Your Thanksgiving Table

Happy pre-Thanksgiving, friends! Have you decorated your table yet? No need to stress — we have eight ideas for a beautiful, easy centerpiece.

From: kitchn

8. A Touch of Nature-themed Thanksgiving Table

As much as we love fall, the color palette can tend to be a little on the neutral side. Bring some color into your life by sprinkling clementines down your table runner.

From: Brit + Co

9. Woven Chargers

As the one day of the year devoted to gratitude and gathering people together, Thanksgiving is truly special. So setting a beautiful Thanksgiving table is worth a little extra effort.

From: Jane at Home

10. Table Decorations: Place-Card Holders

Yes, this could also pass for a Christmas decoration, but isn’t it lovely? I love the season anyways.

From: Martha Stewart

11. Festive Napkin Decorations

Roll linen napkins tightly and tie together with seasonal plant clippings. Here, we used cinnamon sticks and evergreen twigs, but these little flourishes can be changed depending on the occasion/holiday.

From: Home Polish

12. White Pumpkin and Succulent Centerpieces

Remember, you can create a beautiful and welcoming Thanksgiving table without getting stressed out or spending a lot of money. Simply use what you already have on hand!

From: Jane at Home

13. DIY Glittered Pumpkin Place Cards

Fall is definitely upon us, and we can’t wait to get crafting! As you’re gearing up for your Halloween celebration, or working on your Thanksgiving plans, be sure to add this gorgeous DIY to the mix.

From: Best Friends for Frosting

14. Simple Thanksgiving Table Setting Ideas



15. Leaf Place Card

Write a name on the back of a magnolia leaf. Use a pen with white or silver ink. The leathery texture of the leaf complements table linens. Coordinate the napkin color.

From: Sunset

16. Burlap Thanksgiving Place Setting

Thanksgiving and Christmas are next on the docket, so it’s time to get to creating!

From: A Night Owl Blog

17. Modern Metallic Thanksgiving Tablescape Decor Ideas

Metallics are always welcome this time of year because they bring light to dark nights. Gold has been hot recently, but that doesn’t mean everything needs to gilded– especially if you’d rather cozy up to silver, mercury glass, brass, or bronze.


18. Natural Fall Table Setting

Vintage silverware is wrapped in a linen napkin and tied up with twine and decorated with wheat.

From: Town and Country Living

19. Customizable Name Cards

This is a simple project that personalizes your decor. You can replicate this exactly, because a free downloadable template is provided in their website!

From: Fantabulosity

20. Log Slab Charger

Trade in your regular chargers for a more rustic, earthy version. Use a slice of wood for each place setting, and use up scraps to attach a Thanksgiving message.

From: Canadian Living

21. 5 Simple Elements of a Thanksgiving Place Setting

Create a simple Thanksgiving place setting using 5 fun elements seen here, plus a FREE printable Thanksgiving word search.

From: Celebrations at Home

22. Gold Glittered Feather Thanksgiving Name Cards

Plain, ordinary craft feathers are transformed into chic, sophisticated little works of art with just the addition of some shiny gold paint.

From: Make Life Lovely

23. Scrabble Name Cards

This is such a simple and playful way to set places for your family around your table. And you probably have all you need around the house!

From: Boxwood Clippings

24. Napkin with Pine Needle Ring

Pull inspiration from natural elements and make rustic Thanksgiving table crafts this year. A full wreath of rosemary around crisp napkins will add a pop of nature to your tablescape this year. Plus, it smells amazing!

From: Better Homes & Gardens

25. DIY Gold Glam Charger Plates

This is a very simple way to chic up your design this holiday season and get festive. Have fun with the tape!

From: Swoonworthy

26. DIY Fall Leaf Charger Plate

You can’t get more fall-themed than this and luckily this won’t cost you much to make! I’m a sucker for the shades of red and orange and will be making these myself ASAP!

From: This is Our Bliss

27. Easy DIY Fall Centerpiece

Among your design must stand a centerpiece that brings it all together. If you’re unsure where to start with making yours, Ella Claire’s got you covered.

From: Ella Claire Inspired

28. Thanksgiving Napkin Rings with Free Printable

Thanksgiving Napkin Rings Free Printable. Make these easy DIY napkin rings for your family gatherings or Thanksgiving dinner!

From: On Sutton Place

29. Long Wooden Thanksgiving Centerpiece

This is another option for a centerpiece that fills the table a bit more.

From: Redhead Can Decorate

30. DIY Leaf Stamped Napkins

These leaf stamped napkins were the perfect solution, and are one more way to bring a little nature inside your home this fall!

From: All Things G&D

31. Natural Elements and Metallic Tablescape

Some inspiration for the neutral Thanksgiving table in order to allow the metallics to take center stage. This tutorial incorporates a bunch of natural elements and various textures.

From: Home Stories A to Z

Categories: diy, Home Decor, Inspiration

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