30 Clever Ways To Decorate For Thanksgiving

1. Make an ice cream cone cornucopia.

 Make an ice cream cone cornucopia.

A cone-icopia, if you will. They’re incredibly easy and (bonus!) totally edible.

 

2. Create simple table settings your guests can personalize.

 Create simple table settings your guests can personalize.

You can take a break from stuffing your faces by going around the table and saying what everyone is thankful for.

 

3. Pears and cloves make a helpful reminder.

 Pears and cloves make a helpful reminder.

Directions here.

 

4. So do books.

 So do books.

And you don’t even need to destroy any to do this easy DIY. You can also buy them here.

 

5. Celebrating Thanksgivukkah?

 Celebrating Thanksgivukkah?

Fill your cornucopia with gelt, scatter dreidels around the table, and if you can somehow get your hands on a squirrel menorah, definitely do that thing.

 

6. Pilgrim-yarmulkes are super easy to make yourself.

 Pilgrim-yarmulkes are super easy to make yourself.

Just paint a buckle gold and hot-glue it to a microsuede yarmulke.

 

7. Write out the menu on chalkboard-painted chargers.

 Write out the menu on chalkboard-painted chargers.

 

8. Make Thanksgiving fortune cookies.

 Make Thanksgiving fortune cookies.

Write one thing you’re thankful for inside each one.

 

9. Fall foliage makes for simple place cards.

 Fall foliage makes for simple place cards.

Enlist someone with great handwriting to help.

 

10. Or use rosemary wreaths.

 Or use rosemary wreaths.

They’re adorable and smell great.

 

11. Or little gilded pumpkins.

 Or little gilded pumpkins.

Martha Stewart’s gilding liquid legitimately makes anyone look like a world-champion DIYer.

 

12. Go ahead and gild all the fruit.

 Go ahead and gild all the fruit.

Maybe leave some for eating purposes.

 

13. Pinecone fire-starters make cute and useful place cards.

 Pinecone fire-starters make cute and useful place cards.

 

14. Make apple candles.

 Make apple candles.

 

15. Use gourds to serve small appetizers.

 Use gourds to serve small appetizers.

 

16. Walnut halves make great individual spice holders.

 Walnut halves make great individual spice holders.

 

17. Pumpkins are nature’s fondue pot.

 Pumpkins are nature's fondue pot.

Get the directions here.

 

18. Fold napkins turkey-style.

 Fold napkins turkey-style.

Here is how.

 

19. Paint a burlap runner.

 Paint a burlap runner.

This would make an awesome craft for kids, too.

 

20. Play pumpkin tic-tac-toe.

 Play pumpkin tic-tac-toe.

It’ll make the kids’ table the place to be.

 

21. Make a tree of thanks.

 Make a tree of thanks.

It’ll make a rad centerpiece.

 

22. Dangle little felted acorns wherever you desire.

 Dangle little felted acorns wherever you desire.

They’re available here.

 

23. And weensy felted pumpkins.

 And weensy felted pumpkins.

Get them here.

 

24. Learn how to felt acorns yourself.

 Learn how to felt acorns yourself.

Directions here.

 

25. Make a pear-turkey.

 Make a pear-turkey.

Another rad craft to keep kids busy while the grown-ups are cooking/drinking/yelling at sports.

 

26. Make sure guests know where you live with a house-marker pumpkin.

Make sure guests know where you live with a house-marker pumpkin.

 

27. Make a diorama inside a pumpkin.

Make a diorama inside a pumpkin.

Get the directions for this enchanting idea here.

 

28. Spice up candles with colorful fall foliage.

Spice up candles with colorful fall foliage.

Get the directions here.

 

29. Show your thanks with a colorful banner.

Show your thanks with a colorful banner.

Directions here.

 

30. Have a leftover-packaging station to send your guests on their way.

Have a leftover-packaging station to send your guests on their way.

 

Get these free printables here.

 

 

Source: buzzfeed.com

2 Comments on 30 Clever Ways To Decorate For Thanksgiving

  1. so many great ideas…hard to choose which ones to do! Am definitely keeping this email, Thanks!

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  2. Carolynne Jemes // November 2, 2015 at 6:17 pm // Reply

    Great ideas!!!! Thank you, Bill. Have a phenomenal day and week!!!

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