The best part about Thanksgiving may be the spread of delicious food, but that doesn’t mean you need not pay attention to the table’s decor. From the place mats to the napkin rings, make sure you set the scene just right. And these 24 Thanksgiving place card DIYs will help!
1. Gilded Corn
Fruetcake took some corn and dipped them in gold for their unique place card idea! We love how chic and upcycle this one is!
2. Rosemary Sprigs
Spoon Fork Bacon utilized some fresh rosemary for their place cards. They’ll be fragrant and seasonally on point for dinner!
3. Give Thanks
Simple and evoking the spirit of the season, these “Give Thanks” holders sit nicely on those little logs. Grab the tutorial over at Farm Fresh Therapy.
4. Mini Pumpkins
Grab some mini pumpkins to get started with this idea from A Fabulous Fete. It’s quintessentially fall and perfect for those that like classic decor.
5. Chalkboard Cloths
You could be a bit more modern and on trend with these chalkboard cloths. Over at Kristi Murphy you’ll see how you can write right onto the table with these!
6. Ombre Wooden Pumpkins
Check out these ombre pumpkins! They’re a bit cozier in style because of the wood foundation but learn how to create the effect too over at Oh Happy Day.
7. Printable Acorns
Run on over to The Sweetest Occasion to grab this printable! Sprinkled with acorns, it’s the perfect bit for the fall season!
8. 3-D Apples
These 3-D apple place cards would work perfectly too. Just make sure to use a color that coincides with the autumn weather and the table’s decor. (via)
9. Sparkling Pears
You always have to have a sparkling option. And if you love a bit of glitter, check out Fruetcake for the details.
In the spirit of the holiday, why not whip up some wishbone place cards? You’ll be able to quite easily with the help of Style Me Pretty Living.
11. Wheat Pieces
You could always use some wheat in the design like you see at Camille Styles. It’s raw, it’s seasonal and it can be dressed up or down!
12. Family Photos
Use some family photos in the design. It is a family-oriented holiday so why not use that theme throughout the table’s decor? (via)
13. Candle Apples
You can start of with dessert of course. DIY Network gives us the sweetest idea on the list with this one!
14. Kids’ Table
These cards for the kids’ table are such a brilliant idea! While they wait between course, they can be coloring! (via)
15. Herb Wreath
DIY Network does it again with this one. And you can even download the banner to help out with the project!
16. Thankful Printables
Almost Makes Perfect has so many great ideas. And that includes these easy-to-print thankful cards that can set the scene with simplicity and festivity.
17. White Pumpkins
These chic white pumpkins could be what you need to finish you table’s vision. Sugar and Cloth show us how!
18. Pear Crisps
You could also use just a bit of a fruit and make a crispy little card. Check out how to recreate these cocoa pear crisps at Food 52.
A personal favorite of the bunch, learn how to make some silhouette place cards that will make all the guests swoon. Visit Camille Styles for the details.
20. Dip-Dyed Blocks
Here’s another more contemporary idea that you’ll want to take a peek at. MAKEKIND has all the details and you’ll be able to add some outside-the-box colors to the look!
21. Dried Leafs
Once Wed made their place cards using dried leafs. This is a beautiful, natural project that fits in so nicely with the season.
22. Cork Turkeys
This one you can get the kiddos involved in. Almost Makes Perfect has all you need to get started in on this family project.
23. Dipped Pears
These gilded, dipped pears are perfect for this holiday dinner too! Grab the details over at Almost Makes Perfect.
24. Painted Pine Cone
Camille Styles shows us how to take a pine cone and turn it into something useful and stylish. With a bit of paint, you can set your guest in fashion and precision.