When the weather gets chilly and there is a crispness in the air along with a leafy crunch underfoot, you know Thanksgiving is near.
While I try not to rush the season, I do enjoy preparing for special family holidays. I certainly love Christmas, but may love Thanksgiving even more.
The autumn colors, the smell of wood smoke rising from chimneys, the Macy’s Day Thanksgiving Parade, football on the TV in the background, delicious food in the oven and treasured family all around…who could ask for more?
Take a look through some of my favorite Thanksgiving DIY ideas to spark inspiration to help you create your own special holiday style.
Add some pattern to your dinner table with this unique DIY table runner tablecloth.
These free printable name tags are perfect for your fall dinner party or Thanksgiving dinner. They are blank and ready for you to add your guests names. Use an autumn colored pen or marker.
What Thanksgiving is all about.
Free Printable: Dinner plate place card banner
Print out this Turkey to create a Thanksgiving chalkboard for your kitchen or dining room.
If you live in an area where there are a LOT of pinecones, use them as place card holders.
I love seeing a menu when I arrive where I know dinner will be served. This DIY Fabric Framed Chalkboard is perfect for a fall gathering.
Running short on time before your guests arrive? Make these cute place cards with brown paper bags!
Create your own doily placemats with this one fun tool from craft store.
Is your family outgrowing your dining room table? Make this removable table top from plywood to enlarge the table size. Easy to remove and store.
Make your own simple dining chair slipcovers to add comfort and style to a dining room.
Repurpose an out-of-date brass chandelier with paint and decorative beading for a completely new look.
Use a simple paper clip to hold colorful paper as a place card.
Update a pine hutch with fresh paint and book pages to create a cozy feel for a dining room hutch.
If you are visiting friends or family, make sure to bring this simple hostess gift. To wrap it, all you have to do is fold the top of a grocery bag and you have a perfect fall flower pot cover.
From creating your own polka dot table runner, to making an extender for your small dining room table, look no further.
Thank you for taking a look at some of my favorite Thanksgiving DIY ideas. Make sure to check out my Fall Home Tours for more great ideas.