Let the festivities begin. With Halloween just a few days away, kicking off this festive season, it is high time we start thinking of our holiday decor. Which is why, today we have prepared an article to help you replace the Halloween decor with a Fall/Thanksgiving one. So, here are a few Thanksgiving decorations ideas, as well as 4 super easy and simple DIY tutorials.
Thanksgiving decorations to help you express your holiday mood
When is Thanksgiving?
This year Thanksgiving falls on November 25th. Is is always celebrated on the fourth Thursday of October. It is a day of giving thanks, celebrating the blessings of the good harvest and spending time with family.
Autumn flower arrangements are always a great idea
What are the most popular Thanksgiving decorations?
Thanksgiving is a day, celebrating the blessings of the harvest. Naturally, it involves lots of pumpkins, pears and apples. Autumn flowers and fall leaves are another holiday must-have when it comes to decor. Needless to say, orange, yellow, brown, red and gold are the most popular colors. These are the most popular fall colors, which bring a lot of coziness to your home. Candles and wooden crates and logs are another great addition to any Thanksgiving decor.
Fall colors are truly beautiful and when arranged together create a real piece of art
Table Thanksgiving decorations are very important for the Thanksgiving dinner
Wreath made of pumpkins, apples, pine cones and fall leaves
Super DIY #1
Thanksgiving decorations – DIY pumpkin
- large roll of toilet paper
- 18-inch square piece of fabric
- 4-inch piece of branch
- green ribbon
These are the materials you are going to need
- Grab the toilet paper roll and start unrolling it at least 10 times, then roll it back up loosely in order to achieve a rounder form.
- Place the toilet paper in the middle of your fabric.
- Grab a corner of the fabric and tuck it in the toilet roll. Keep going around until all of the fabric is tucked in the toilet paper roll.
- Grab your piece of branch and tie ribbon around it. Tuck it into the center of the toilet paper roll.
Follow these steps for an eye-catching decoration
You can attach real fall leaves with some glue instead of using a ribbon
Lovely Thanksgiving table decoration
Cinnamon stick candle holders – beautiful, creative and aromatic
The Thankful tree – DIY #2
DIY #2 – The thankful tree
- wooden chalkboard tags
- tree branches
- glass jar
- burlap or ribbon
Materials needed for this easy and creative DIY
- Fill the jar with the walnuts and decorate it with a ribbon.
- Stick the tree branches into the jar. Make sure it is secure and doesn’t move.
- Write things that you are thankful for, or let your guests do it with chalk on the wooden tags.
- Hang them on the branches.
The assembly of the materials is super simple
Gorgeous cornucopia full of paper flowers
DIY #3 for your Thanksgiving table
DIY Thanksgiving table centrepiece
- foam pumpkin medium size
- glue gun
- silver tray
- copper paint
- paint brush
Find all the materials you need for this DIY in any dollar store near you
- Remove the stem from the pumpkin.
- Use the paint brush and cover the pumpkin with the copper paint. Let it dry.
- On the top of the pumpkin put glue around it.
- Attach the serving plate and press firmly until it sticks.
- You can make a second level by attaching another pumpkin on top.
Creative and effective table decoration
Thanksgiving door decor
DIY #4 – cinnamon-scented pine cones done in two different ways
DIY cinnamon scented pine cones
- pine cones
- cinnamon essential oil
- Ziploc bag
- small spray bottle
- clear dry craft glue
- craft brush
- ground cinnamon
- plastic container
Option 1 – cinnamon-covered pine cones
Option 1 instructions:
- Using the craft brush coat the pine cones with glue one by one. Don’t let the glue dry.
- Hold the pine cone over a plastic container and start covering it with ground cinnamon. Make sure you cover the whole pine cone.
- Shake off the excess and let them dry.
Option 2 – cinnamon-scented pine cones
Option 2 instructions:
- Add 20 drops of the cinnamon essential oil to the spray bottle.
- Add a small amount of water (about 1/8 cup) and shake well.
- Put the pine cones into a Ziploc bag and spray lightly with the essential oil.
- Distribute by sealing the bag and shaking it well. Repeat this step two, three more times so that the pine cones are well coated.
- Seal them in the bag and let them sit so that the fragrance infuses well. You can leave them for about 4 weeks, spraying again with the oil after 2 weeks.
And here is a video tutorial on how to set your Thanksgiving dinner table
DIY orange pumpkin vase
Thanksgiving decorating ideas
Thanksgiving decorations DIY – beautiful mason jar candle holders with fall leaves
Outdoor Thanksgiving decorations
Another easy DIY – autumn wreath
Thanksgiving home decorations
Pumpkins, fall leaves and flowers – what more could you possibly need
Candles are a must-have when it comes to Thanksgiving table decorations