In our house, you don’t just come over for dinner. You visit our home for an entire experience! We’ll be the first to admit that we’re absolutely those DIY enthusiasts who like to make every bit of the house decorative and creative for guests, right down to the finest details. That’s why we can usually be found spending the night before any dinner party or family gathering making some kind of themed or seasonal place setting card! Thanksgiving is no exception but we felt like we could use a few design suggestions, so we’ve been scouring the Internet for DIY options over the last week.
Just in case you’re feeing just as interested in the idea of making DIY Thanksgiving place cards as we were, if not more, here are 15 of the very best ideas, designs, and tutorials that we’ve come across so far in our search for inspiration and guidance!
1. DIY Thanksgiving turkey place cards
If you’ve got some differently sized wooden beads lying around in your crafting room like we always seem to then you’ve actually already got almost everything you need to make these adorable turkey place cards outlined step by step on Average Inspired! Grab some brown paper and maybe a few crafting feathers and get the scissors and glue, because this tutorial is both easy and adorable.
2. Easy and cute clothespin leaf place cards
Are you the kind of person who would rather go for seasonal aesthetics than outright themes or characters whenever even the smallest element of your home decor is concerned, basically no matter the context? Then we have a feeling you’ll really enjoy the way Organize & Decorate Everything made these minimalist looking clothespin and leaf place cards that feature both the guest’s name and a little hand-stamped thankfulness reminder.
3. DIY 3D apple place cards
Would you actually much prefer to make a kind of place card that your kids can get in on the process of creating but they’re still quite young and mostly experienced in cut and paste paper crafts? In that case, we’d definitely suggest taking a look at something like this simple 3D standing paper apple tutorial outlined step by step on Studio DIY! Write each guest’s name on and voila! You now have an apple shaped place card.
4. Paper crafted turkey place cards
Did we actually really catch your attention when we started talking about the idea of making paper crafted place cards because you enjoy working with paper just as much as your kids do but you’d still like to try your hand at something at least slightly more challenging than the apples we showed you? In that case, we’d definitely suggest taking a look at how Doodlebug Design Inc. made these adorable fan-tailed turkey place cards instead!