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Thanksgiving Decor Ideas

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Thanksgiving Tabletop Ideas

With Thanksgiving coming up, here are some beautiful Thanksgiving Decor Ideas you can that you can whip up faster than you can bake a pumpkin pie for turkey day!

 Thanksgiving Decor Ideas

 Thanksgiving Signs

Materials: vinyl word art, pedestal frames, leaf wire, burlap, scrapbook paper, small leaves, and golden acorns. Supplies from Ben Franklin Crafts and Frames in Redmond.

These Thanksgiving signs look like you picked them up at a pricey boutique, but you can make them yourself in a snap!

Step 1: Remove and clean glass

Step 2: Apply Vinyl

- Place vinyl on a flat, hard surface and burnish with a credit card

- Flip over and peel off the backing at a sharp angle

- Position vinyl on glass and using a credit card, burnish vinyl to surface

- Starting in a corner, peel back masking tape

Step 3: Replace glass and add leaves or acorns. If piece has a flat back, add scrapbook paper

Step 4: Embellish with burlap and wire leaves

Thanksgiving Decor Ideas

 Fabric Placemats

Materials: Craf-Tex Double-Sided Fusible Placemat Craft Pack (contains 4 placemats), colorful fall fabric (we used 1 1/2 yards to cover both sides of the placemats and have fabric left over), 2 packages of seam binding in matching color, thread if sewing and Fabric-Tac fabric glue if not. Supplies from Ben Franklin Crafts and Frames in Redmond.

Step 1: Measure fabric to cover on side of placemat. Follow Craf-Tex package instructions to adhere fabric to one side. Cut off excess fabric and repeat on other side. Do on other 3 placemats.

Step 2: Sew on seam binding or use Fabric-Tac to glue.

Thanksgiving Decor Ideas

Fabric Napkin Holders

Supplies: 4 wooden napkin holders, fabric scraps, Aleene’s Clear Gel Tacky Glue. Supplies from Ben Franklin Crafts and Frames in Redmond.

Step 1: Measure and cut fabric to optimize design on napkin ring. 

Step 2: Glue fabric to napkin ring,

Thanksgiving Decor Ideas

Colorful Painted Acorns

Supplies: Wooden flower picks, Americana Acrylic Paint in Teal Green and Vivid Violet, brown acrylic paint, burlap scraps, gold glitter glue, poly fill. Supplies from Ben Franklin Crafts and Frames in Redmond.

Step 1: Paint the acorns. Let dry.

Step 2: Create the caps by filling burlap scraps with polly fill.

Step 3: Use the stick from the wooden flower picks to make the stick in the acorn top. Break a small piece of the stick off, paint brown, and glue in center of top.

Step 4: Make lines on acorn with gold glitter glue.

Use these darling acorns as placeholders. Write names on them of write names on a small piece of paper shaped life a leaf and adhere to acorn.

Thanksgiving Decor Ideas

Candlestick Decor

Supplies: 3 Wooden Candlesticks, Americana Acrylic Paint in Golden Straw, leaf wire, 3 corks, and X-Acto knife. Supplies from Ben Franklin Crafts and Frames in Redmond.

Step 1: Paint the candlesticks, let dry.

Step 2: Cut slits in top of corks with X-Acto knife, place corks in candlestick holders.

Step 3: Add Thanksgiving art (ours is a freebie by artist Laura Kulhman, find it here) or add photos.

Thanksgiving Decor Ideas

Burlap and Lace Table Runner

Supplies: 1/2 yard burlap, 4 yards lace and Ultimate Glue. Supplies from Ben Franklin Crafts and Frames in Redmond.

Step 1: Trim the edges of the burlap to make them even.

Step 2: Starting on one side of the burlap, with the straight edge of the lace, glue lace along the edge with the lace hanging off of the burlap, Continue all the way around. Let dry.

3. Turn the burlap over and fold the lace around it, glueing it down as you go. Let dry.

Special thanks to Tracy Gonzalez for project design assistance!

Catch these ideas LIVE on KOMO, Channel 4 in Seattle

 Monday November 18th at 4pm!



  1. I ADORE the fox fabric on the placematts. These are some really wonderful ideas!
    Stacia recently posted…Weekend BreakMy Profile

  2. LOVE those Thanksgiving signs, Malia – pinned!
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  3. Just found your blog! I am a new follower…would love if you could follow back if you get the chance!

  4. I love how your candlestick turkeys turned out!
    Laura / The Shed by Pet Scribbles recently posted…Thanksgiving: Recipes, Crafts, Decor Ideas from your favorite bloggers!My Profile

  5. What cute Thanksgiving ideas Malia!
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  6. Wonderful ideas ALL, but I’m especially loving those charming acorns!

    Have a lovely Thanksgiving, my friend!

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