Thanksgiving decorations are more than a tradition: they’re an opportunity for expressing the happiness and thankfulness that you and your family feel. That’s why many people opt for DIY decor and crafty ornamentation. The only obstacle could be money and time.
If you want to save money on holiday decorations, there are many simple projects that you and your family can do in less than an hour and made with easy-to-find materials. Keep reading to find 9 DIY time and money-saving decor ideas for Thanksgiving.
Natural Wood Cake Stand
If you have an old tree trunk in your house, and you’re looking for cheap DIY holiday decorations, this one is a no brainer. A nice slice of wood, big enough for a cake, is all you’ll need. Wash it, varnish it, and you’ll have the perfect cake stand for your Thanksgiving dessert. If there is no old wood in your backyard, you can buy it from Amazon.
Bay Leaf Votive Centerpiece
Have you smelled bay leaves being delicately lit? It’s a wonderful smell, so fall season. Stick some bay leaves in your candle holders and you’ll have it in your home. Put one leaf next to another to surround the votive. And that’s it. Simple but effective.
Edible Thanksgiving centerpiece
Stop storing your centerpiece and instead eat it after Thanksgiving. Go to your nearest grocery store and let the fall harvest be your color pallet. Consider pomegranates, pears, oranges, and cranberries. But be careful: don’t buy them well in advance or they can spoil.
Pottery Barn Inspired Candle Centerpiece
Feeling inspired? Embellish your candleholders with some grapevine wreaths and seasonal fruits. Choose fall colors like orange, brown, and pale green. Your imagination is the limit.
Carved Gourd Candle Holders
Your little gourds will look beautiful with a candle on top. Easier than carving, you only will need a knife to make a hole on each gourd, put a fitting candle and lit it. These look great on a tray, on your coffee table, or scattered around the dinner table.
DIY Harvest Wheat Bundle
Originally, fall was harvest season, a time to celebrate the food that earth gives us. Few things represent this like a wheat bundle in your table. Super simple to put together and you can reuse it for years to come.
DIY Falling Leaves Garland
A glittering project that your kids will love! In fact, you can use their help to avoid getting your hands messy with glue and glitter. Your children will enjoy it and you’ll have an excellent ornament for Thanksgiving.
Thankful tree turkey-style
Here’s another one that your kids will appreciate. Sometimes, Thanksgiving looks even better with crafts made by children. Be sure to use plywood for resistance and old forks to hold the photographs.
Give Thanks Banner
Let’s not forget about the true meaning of Thanksgiving. Your holiday decorations can remember it to your guest, right there, on the wall in front of the dinner table. Add some floral touches you are done.
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