Thanksgiving DIY Decor

Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and you’ve likely got a lot on your plate! While we can’t help you with your Thanksgiving menu or holiday guest list, we can help make decorating for Turkey Day a bit less stressful. Check out some of our favorite festive DIY Thanksgiving decor projects.

DIY Thanksgiving Centerpiece
Nothing sets the Thanksgiving mood better than a festive centerpiece. This quick and easy centerpiece by How to Nest for Less is one of our favorites. With only boards, paint, vinyl lettering and either fresh or artificial flowers, you can create a high impact piece that will warm up your entire table. You can also use candles to help heighten the drama. Check out this link for a step-by-step tutorial.

Thanksgiving centerpiece
Source: How to Nest for Less

This rustic Thanksgiving centerpiece by Jenna Burger Design only takes 5 minutes to make and costs next to nothing. All you need to do is drill holes in a log from a fallen tree and fill the holes with tea lights. Then, surround the log with fall foliage like pinecones, leaves and berries. That’s it!

Thanksgiving centerpiece
Source: Jenna Burger Design


Thanksgiving front door tags
Source: Jaime Costiglio

DIY Thanksgiving Front Door Decor
Your front door has the power to make a great first impression for holiday visitors. One fun way to enhance your curb appeal and show off your festive side this Thanksgiving is with charming front door tags. Using wood boards, a bit of rope, paint and a final coat of polyurethane, you can create a unique piece of exterior decor that will last you for years. Click here for a full list of instructions.

If you’re more into traditional door decor, a DIY Thanksgiving wreath is a fantastic option. This fall wreath by Artsy Chicks Rule is full of vibrant colors and surely smells amazing too!

Turkey napkin ring
Source: Rae Gun Ramblings

DIY Turkey Napkin Ring
Turn a boring napkin ring into a turkey with this super cute, kid-friendly DIY project. You’ll need some brown felt, different colored ribbon, red rick rack, flip clip, googly eyes and glue. The project only takes 10 minutes. Plus, the turkey napkin ring also doubles as a hair clip! Check out the full list of instructions here.

Need more DIY ideas? Check out our post on Fall DIY projects. Happy Thanksgiving!