The holidays are just around the corner and up first – Thanksgiving! This year, don’t rely solely on pumpkins and gourds to decorate your home. We found eleven easy-to-make Thanksgiving decorations that will spruce up your home in no time.

11 Easy-to-Make Thanksgiving Decorations for Your Home

1. Dress up your Thanksgiving table with a flowerless centerpiece.

Create a flowerless Thanksgiving centerpiece for your table. Find more Thanksgiving decoration ideas here.

Spoon Fork Bacon inspired us with this festive Thanksgiving centerpiece, complete with heirloom tomatillos and baby eggplants. The best part? You can cook up your centerpiece items later in the week to go with your Thanksgiving leftovers.

2. Use rosemary sprig place cards for arranged seating.

Use rosemary to create a unique place card for your Thanksgiving table. Find more Thanksgiving decorating ideas here.

Seating a crowd? Make sure everyone knows where to go with these easy-to-make rosemary sprig place cards – another great Thanksgiving decoration inspiration from Spoon Fork Bacon.

3. Light up your home with do-it-yourself apple candles.

Make your own apple votives to dress up your Thanksgiving table. Find more Thanksgiving decorating ideas here.

Add pops of color to your home with these simple apple candle votives.

4. Or these simple bay leaf votives.

Bay leave votives add elegance to your Thanksgiving table. Find more DIY Thanksgiving decorations here.

If you want to go a different direction with your candles, upgrade your Thanksgiving votives with bay leaves and an elegant bow.

5. Display flower arrangements in these fall-inspired mason jars.

Mason jars are a great way to add fall flair to your Thanksgiving decor. Find more more DIY Thanksgiving decorations here.

Anything and Everything walks you through making your own fall mason jars that will add a rustic vibe to your Thanksgiving decorations.

6. Make your own festive gather sign.

Make your own gather sign that can be displayed on your table or mantel. Find more Thanksgiving decorating ideas here.

Lolly Jane offers a tutorial on this super cute Gather sign, the perfect addition to your Thanksgiving decorations. You can even download a printable version from their Etsy shop, stick it in a rustic frame, and walk away. Thanksgiving décor in five minutes. How much easier can it get?

7. Keep the kids entertained with printable Thanksgiving placements.

Printable place mats will keep your kids entertained throughout Thanksgiving dinner. Find more Thanksgiving ideas here.

Make your kids table even more fun with printable placements. They can create their own Thanksgiving masterpieces while you eat!

For more Thanksgiving printables like this one, check out our blog on printable Thanksgiving decorations.

8. Hang a Thanksgiving banner.

Hang a Thanksgiving banner above your mantel. Find more DIY Thanksgiving decoration ideas here.

Use chipboard letters and copper glitter to make a simple but fun banner to hang on a buffet or mantel

9. Welcome your Thanksgiving guests with a colorful corn wreath.

Add fall flair to your front door with a corn wreath. Find more Thanksgiving decorating ideas here.

All you need to make this easy seasonal wreath is a straw wreath, colorful dried corn, and a hot glue gun.

10. Craft a pinecone garland to use on your mantel.

Add a pine cone garland to your mantel and leave it up through the holidays. Find more Thanksgiving decorating ideas here.

Collect pinecones from your backyard and arrange them on heavy twine for DIY garland.

11. Make your own “thankful tree” with handwritten notes.

Make a thankful tree that all of your guests can add to. Find more DIY Thanksgiving decoration ideas here.

Hang handwritten notes of gratitude on twigs from your backyard for a sentimental Thanksgiving decoration that your guests will love.

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