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23 Best Thanksgiving DIY Decorating Ideas

Are you thinking about Thanksgiving preparations? We may think of dressing the turkey, but we also want our homes dressed for the holiday. I’ve gathered 23 best Thanksgiving DIY decorating ideas to make for the holiday.

I know we are still a couple of weeks away from Halloween. Do you realize that means we are several weeks away from Thanksgiving?

Thanksgiving may last one day, but it is a season that begins on November 1st. It is also a holiday that takes a great deal of preparation.

I love decorating for Thanksgiving almost as much as I love decorating for Christmas. Now is the time to find the inspiration to create a home that reflects thankfulness and gratefulness.

Since Thanksgiving is on November 23rd this year, I picked 23 of the best Thanksgiving DIY decoration ideas. You’ll have plenty of options to fit your style and craft abilities.

Before I start making a new DIY project for a holiday or event, I first have to get inspired. I love to search online and in magazines for holiday ideas. That means scrolling through Pinterest.

Do you need some ideas for creating decor in your home for Thanksgiving? Then join me as I show you fun Thanksgiving DIY decorating ideas to get you in the mood to celebrate our most iconic holiday.

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Thanksgiving DIY Decorating Projects: 10 Fun Craft Ideas

These Thanksgiving DIY ideas are curated from my search on Pinterest. You can see more holiday ideas on these Pinterest Boards:

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Enjoy them all.

Thanksgiving DIY confetti turkey

Fun and Colorful DIY Confetti Turkey

Kelly of Studio DIY shows you how to make the cutest turkey decoration. This is one that the kids will love ~ and the grown-ups, too.

Thanksgiving DIY soda can project

Soda Can DIY Turkey Project

Kim of KimspiredDIY shares this simple turkey soda can DIY for a Thanksgiving table.

Thanksgiving DIY wall hanging

Thanksgiving Wall Hanging

Morgan and Sean of Charleston Crafted have created an easy Thanksgiving decorative art craft that serves two purposes: decor and thankfulness.

Thanksgiving DIY idea turkey wall hanging

Dollar Tree Turkey Wall Art

We all love Dollar Tree as a great resource for decorating supplies. Barb of The Shabby Tree used supplies she found at Dollar Tree to make this easy Thanksgiving wall hanging.

Thanksgiving DIY grateful pumpkin

How to Create A Gratitude Pumpkin

Passion 4 Savings shows off the simplest Thanksgiving DIY project ~ creating a pumpkin focused on letting your friends and family share what they are thankful for.

Thanksgiving DIY wine chiller

What a Creative Idea for a Wine Chiller

Lindsay of Everyday Dishes shares the most unique way to chill a bottle of wine for your Thanksgiving dinner.

Thanksgiving napkin ring in orange on an orange plate

Easy Thanksgiving Napkin Ring Project

Napkin rings add a sweet addition to any Thanksgiving table. Brandie of Home Cooking Memories shares this simple table idea.

Thanksgiving DIY lighted log centerpiece

Easiest Table Centerpiece with a Log and Lights

Jenna Burger shares the easiest centerpiece for your Thanksgiving table or living decor. See how to use a small log to make a pretty lighted centerpiece.

Thanksgiving DIY kids table

Fun Kids’ Tablescape

Hallmark shares the cutest DIY Thanksgiving craft table for all the kiddos at your holiday celebration. These ideas will keep the kids happy and entertained.

Thanksgiving DIY mantel banner

12 Days of Thanksgiving DIY Printables

Debbie of Simply Jad provides the cutest printables and DIY project ideas for pretty Thanksgiving decor. Download her creatives to make your own custom ideas.

Thanksgiving DIY project copper pumpkins

Mini-Copper Pumpkins

This super easy DIY Copper Pumpkin Project from Diane of South House Designs is super cute and very clever. This is one of the most unique pumpkin projects. Make a few and pair them with your favorite turkey.

Thanksgiving DIY acorns

Felt Acorn DIY Napkin Rings

We think of pumpkins and turkeys and pilgrims at Thanksgiving, but acorns are definitely a fall ingredient we can use this season. I thought these little DIY acorns from Michelle of Thistlekey Lane were so sweet that I just had to include them. I ordered a bag of felt balls to make some.

Thanksgiving DIY project paper napkin rings

Craft Paper Napkin Rings

 If you like a casual, rustic look for your Thanksgiving table, you will love these napkin rings using kraft paperShannon of Handmade Lovely shows you different ways to make them, using different available tools, such as a Cricut or your printer.

Thanksgiving DIY project pumpkin pie banner

Pumpkin Pie Banner

What’s Thanksgiving without pie? How about one that is calorie-free?
This project from Martha Stewart (no introduction needed) is too cute for words. I love making banners for any holiday and this Thanksgiving pie banner has just the right amount of whimsy.

Thanksgiving banner

Thankful Banner

This Thanksgiving Banner says it all. I love the letters and layering from Monica of East Coast Blog

Thanksgiving DIY project pumpkin centerpiece

Dollar Tree Pumpkin Centerpiece

If you need a new Thanksgiving centerpiece that is Dollar Tree-inexpensive and easy to make, this one from A Pumpkin and a Princess should be on your list to try.

Thanksgiving DIY project wheat centerpiece

Wheat Bundle Thanksgiving Centerpiece

When I see DIY projects using supplies that I already have and that are pretty to boot, I am immediately attracted to them. That was the case with this wheat bundle centerpiece from Trish at Uncommon Designs.

Thanksgiving DIY project turkey lollipops

Turkey Lollipops

If you have kids or grandkids around your Thanksgiving table, it’s nice to have something just for them. Not only will this turkey lollipop DIY project from Michelle at Crafty Morning keep the kids occupied, but they will add a cute touch of “turkiness” to your Thanksgiving decorations.

Thanksgiving DIY project paper table runner

Simple Paper Table Runner

This step-by-step tablescape from The Kitchn begins with a simple paper table runner, but doesn’t end there. For a minimal look, but maximum style, check out this Thanksgiving tablescape.

Thanksgiving DIY project yarn pumpkins

Yarn Pumpkin Garland

This yarn pumpkin garland from Haeley at Design Improvised may be the cutest and the easiest ever. I bet kids could make it. Just a few ingredients and you will have a darling Thanksgiving garland in no time.

Thanksgiving DIY idea for thankful napkin ring

Thankful Napkin Rings

Trish of Uncommon Designs shows you how to make the sweetest napkin rings for your Thanksgiving dinner with simple ingredients.

Thanksgiving DIY idea turkey made with pumpkin

Turn a Pumpkin into a Turkey

Can you turn a pumpkin into a turkey? Kim of Salvaged Living shares this fun project. If you like to work with wood and tools, this one is for you.

Thanksgiving DIY idea paper pumpkin

Pumpkin Thanksgiving Table Decoration

It’s fun to have something interesting on the table when your guests sit down at your Thanksgiving table. Kelsey of Kelsey Bang shares this easy pumpkin decoration that can serve as a place card, too.

I have some more Thanksgiving DIY decorating ideas for you.

Let me know what you think of these Thanksgiving DIY decorating ideas for your home. Which ones were your favorites? I hope that you’ll Pin this 23 DIY Thanksgiving decorating ideas post.

Visit my Pinterest Board – Thanksgiving DIY Ideas and follow for more ideas.

I’d love to know what subjects you are most curious about. Let me know in the comments and I’ll search browse for them. Be sure to PIN to keep these ideas handy.

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In between writing posts, listening to podcasts, reading, doing various blogging tasks, and walking Nola, I’ll be browsing away.

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