Thanksgiving is only a few weeks away. Surely, you’ll want to prepare your home for the guests you’ll be having. Buying decor to make your home turkey day-ready may be the easiest and fastest way to go about it. But if you want to save money, and you still have the time, you can make DIY Thanksgiving crafts that make the colors of fall come to life. Besides, making your own decorations gives your home a more personal touch.
If you’re interested in Thanksgiving decorations DIY, here are some suggestions you can try:
- Fall Harvest Centerpiece
A table, console or sideboard by your entrance will look incredibly inviting with a fall harvest-themed centerpiece placed in a long, low plate or wooden container to complement the theme. Fill it with various gourds, leaves, apples and pinecones.
- Green Garland
You don’t need elaborate DIY Thanksgiving crafts to make your home look perfect for the occasion. This simple yet chic garland made up of twines, green wires and several branches would look divine in your dining table.
Dazzle up your dining table with this autumn-themed DIY décor. Take a log or large branch of a tree. Drill holes along the center to add tea lights to illuminate your dining area. Then, add miniature pumpkins and gourds, leaves, pinecones and the like.
- Mantel Full of Harvests
Make your mantel a focal point and a conversation starter at a holiday dinner with lovely DIY Thanksgiving crafts. Casually arrange pumpkins and gourds of various sizes along with two bundles of dried wheat tied with a pretty ribbon in the middle. Add one or two small blackboards to write some inspirational quotes or your Thanksgiving menu on.
- Pinecone and Pumpkin Candle Holder
Take a large wooden model and fill it with pinecones. Add a mix of pumpkins and gourds. Place a medium size glass holder in the middle of arrangement. Then, place an orange or yellow candle to finish the set.
- Berryful Candle Holder
This will look pretty on your coffee table, console and side tables. For these Thanksgiving decorations DIY, use a large wooden rectangular container. Arrange three clear glass candle holders with white candles in it with the middle holder taller than the rest. Then, fill the container with berries and garlands.
- Thanksgiving Wreath
Make your home look more inviting from the outside with one of the easiest DIY Thanksgiving crafts to make. For this homemade décor, you can use a ready-made or DIYed wreath. Put hypericum berries, roses, pinecones, hydrangeas and champagne grapes around it. Be sure to keep flower stems in water picks to keep them fresh.
- A Cornucopia of Good Things
Thanksgiving is a time to be thankful for the abundance of blessings you’ve received all year round. Create a symbol of all the good things in your life by using a cornucopia and filling it with small gourds, pumpkins, apples, peaches and the like.
- Rustic Vase
One simple Thanksgiving decorations DIY you can make is rustic vase. Repurpose a coffee can into a flower holder by attaching branches to an old can. Then, fill it with flowers of the season.
- Husky Napkin Rings
Create DIY flowers made of soaked and cut corn husks. Once you have formed the roses, let them dry and secure with glue. Then, form a ring made of corn husks for the base. Glue the flower and the base.
With these DIY Thanksgiving crafts, you can make your abode look perfect for the holiday.