12 Easy DIY Thanksgiving Home Decorations

Having family and friends over for Thanksgiving dinner? There’s no need to spend a fortune on festive decorations for your home. There are countless inexpensive and easy-to-make home décor items that can instantly spruce up your home for the holidays.

1. DIY Pumpkin Vase

With a faux pumpkin, Styrofoam block, fall stems, and a little hot glue, you can create a beautiful fall-themed centerpiece for your Thanksgiving table. If you don’t want to use fake flowers, consider adding fresh stems from your garden or a local florist.

2. DIY Decorative Leaf Bowl

Need a place to display your wrapped holiday candies, potpourri, or decorative acorns? Make a DIY leaf bowl. For this project, you’ll just need a few inexpensive supplies, including artificial autumn maple leaves, which you can find this time of year at most craft stores.

3. Thankful Printable Banner

If you prefer a craft project that requires little DIY skill, you’ll love this simple Thanksgiving banner. Simply download the banner and print it out on brown paper. Add some felt and wood bead garland and you have yourself a banner that can be hung across your fireplace or any other space you want to decorate.

4. Fall Banner With Book Page Leaves

Here’s another unique take on a Thanksgiving banner. Create a fun fall banner using artificial fall leaves, book pages, antique clothespins, and some twine.

5. Rustic Turkey Centerpiece

Enhance your Thanksgiving tablescape with a rustic turkey decoration that you made yourself. Just add some twigs, dried wheat stems, and other materials to a twig pumpkin to create a charming turkey.

6. DIY Mini Pumpkin Candle Holders

Make use of any mini pumpkins you have left over from Halloween to create these adorable mini pumpkin candle-holders. These durable candle-holders will look cute on your mantel or even on your heated patio.

7. Thanksgiving Table Runner

If you have a roll of craft paper laying around, use it to decorate your Thanksgiving table. This fall table runner is made of white craft paper embellished with stenciled leaves in bold metallic gold. After dinner, you can toss out the table runner for easy cleanup.

8. Canning Jar Ring Pumpkin

You can make Thanksgiving home décor out of nearly anything in your house, including old canning jar rings. This project involves arranging the rings into a pumpkin shape and adding elements like cinnamon sticks and burlap for the stems and leaves.

9. The Thankful Tree

Encourage your family to write down all of the things they are thankful for this year on a DIY thankful tree. This tree doesn’t take long to make but can have a big impact on your Thanksgiving festivities when each person takes the time to express what they’re thankful for.

10. Mason Jar Fall Luminary

Consider making this mason jar craft that uses an adhesive vinyl cutout of a maple leaf as a stencil. Place a candle inside and let it create a warm glow all day on Thanksgiving.

11. Thanksgiving Gold Corn Place holders

Impress your guests at the Thanksgiving table with sophisticated placeholders made from dried Indian corn. What makes these placeholders extra-special is the spritz of eye-catching metallic gold paint.

12. Indian Corn Wreath

Use your leftover Indian corn from the last project to make this Indian corn wreath for your front door. This wreath takes less than an hour to make and will really give your home an extra boost of curb appeal!

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