Whether you decide to DIY or buy, autumn’s almost upon us — and that means decking out the house from the floors to the rafters with pumpkins, leaves, and cozy touches. Get inspired on how to spruce up your home this holiday season by checking out these cute Thanksgiving decorating ideas.
Between carving the turkey and baking the pie, flowers and pumpkins are probably the last things on your mind. But we’ve got your back with some decorating ideas that are super easy, quick, and cost-effective. No matter what your patience level, you’ll find something to make your T-Day extra festive on this list.
1. DIY Balloon Centerpiece
What’s a party without balloons? Use them as your Turkey Day table runner and you’ll knock out two decor must-haves in one.
2. Naturally Dyed Linens
Your guests will never believe that these napkins were dyed using turmeric and basil.
3. Paint Some Pumpkins
Orange and brown? For Thanksgiving? Definitely not groundbreaking. This year, rainbow it up.
4. Bring Some Color To Your Leaves
Fall foliage is gorg, but we have another idea. These ombré leaves are totally stunning—and super easy to make.
5. Keep It Simple
Emily Henderson’s Thanksgiving table is everything ours aspires to be—it’s warm and modern, totally inviting, and definitely not fussy.
6. Use Pumpkins As Name Tags
Tell everyone where they’re sitting in the cutest way possible. Bonus? They can take these home after as party favors.
7. Turn Crepe Paper Into Corn Husks
Popcorn actual corn. We’re dying over these adorable crepe paper corn husks.
8. Add Some Metallics
All that glitters are gold pumpkins. Spray paint your pumpkin, then use it as a vase.
9. DIY Paper Leaf Thanksgiving Table Runners
Ask your kiddos if you can borrow their colored construction paper for this super quick DIY. It costs nothing but looks seriously impressive.
10. Printable Thanksgiving Tags
You could use basic name tags, but these cute messages will be a much bigger hit with your holiday guests.