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15 DIY Thanksgiving Decor Ideas To Brighten The House With

Before you figure out your Thanksgiving dinner menu, let’s talk a bit about your decor this year. From the table to the foyer, when family and friends come to call you’ll want your home looking chic, sharp, and full of festive holiday decoration. Thankfully, there are tons of way to make this happen with some homemade touches. Check out these 15 DIY Thanksgiving decor ideas that will brighten the house in no time.

1. Gilded Pear Place Cards

Diy gilded pear place cards

Fruitcake starts our Thanksgiving DIY decor journey off with these gorgeous gilded pears! Ignite the sparkle at the dining room table with these beauties. They can mark each place setting and serve as favors too!

2. Magnolia Wreath

Gold magnolia leaf wreath diy

Is this magnolia wreath from Sarah M. Dorsey not stunning? Don your door with one of these beautiful creations and give your festive, Thanksgiving day decor a punch of glam and femininity. Hop over now and grab the tutorial!

3. Chalkboard Pumpkins

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Better Recipes shows us how to turn some pumpkins into some functional decor too! All you need is some chalk paint! The kids can help out on this one too, and you can decorate your foyer, front door, or dining room table with the like.

4. Feather Garland

Diy gold dipped feathers

How about some dipped feather garland to highlight your home this season? Perfect for the mantle, banister, or the buffet, check out Simple Stylings for all of the details. You could dip them in some other metallics as well – or even cranberry tones!

5. Yarn Tassels

Diy yarn tassel

A Beautiful Mess gives us some garland idea too! And this time, they’re in the form of tassels! If you want to add some festivity and fall charm to the house, then this is definitely the route to take.

6. Corkboard Leaf Trivets

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You can even add some festivity to some unsuspecting places! Check out these cork board leaf trivets we found over at Martha Stewart. And, thankfully, they’re easier than you may think to create!

7. Pom Pom Placemats

Diy pom pom placemats

Brit + Co whipped up some adorable pom pom placemats that could add a punch of color and personality to the dining room table. We’re loving the ombre effect but feel as though it’s a great project that you could add your own stamp to. Use emerald or gold, add some sparkle to the poms, and get the kids involved too!

8. Gold-Leaf Pine Cones

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Grab some pinecones and add some sparkle! That’s what The Sweetest Occasion did and we’re in love. Turn them into garland or fill up some decorative bowls around the house with them.

9. Retro Centerpiece

Retro thanksgiving centerpiece

Are you looking for something a bit more unique for the Thanksgiving table this year? If so, then you’ll need to run over to Studio DIY and check out all of their retro inspiration. This centerpiece is one-of-a-kind and so easy to recreate!

10. Typography Serving Tray

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This serving tray will add some beautiful color and feminine charm to the day as well. Use it all season long as you serve up yummy pieces of pecan and pumpkin pie to friends and family. Snag the tutorial A Kailo Chic Life

11. Ombre Mini Pumpkin Centerpiece

Diy ombre pumpkin centerpiece

Oh Happy Day added some unique color to the table as well. This ombre, pumpkin centerpiece is gorgeous and you’ll have such a good time transforming the pumpkins and setting them up for dinnertime. You can use any color combo you’d like even deeper tones like blues and greens.

12. Washi Tape Candles

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Here’s a really easy way to add details to the holiday decor. Take some taper candles and add some tape. Minted will give you all of the details behind these washi creations.

13. Twig & Pom Pom Wreath

Twig & pom pom wreath diy

If you’re looking for more rustic-inspired decor for Thanksgiving, then check out this tutorial from A Beautiful Mess. Using some twigs from outside and neutral pom poms, you too can create this welcoming design for the door. You can add some color or sparkle too if you want to dip some twigs!

14. Glitter Corn

Diy glitter corn

Run on over to Martha Stewart an d learn how to transform an ear of corn into something that can dress the coffee table or dining room buffet. Thanksgiving and fall decor can be rather rustic and country in vibe, but you can easily add some glitter to glam it up and create a more modern scheme.

15. Leaf Napkin Ring

Diy gold napkin rings

Finally, Sugar & Cloth brings us this decor idea that will finish off your table scheme is style. These gold leaf napkin rings will add a beautiful touch to Thanksgiving this year, especially if you’ve decided to decorate with metallics and neutrals! Hop on over and take a peek at the tutorial.