The Thanksgiving table is the main place we spend most of our time on turkey day. This means we must make it look as lovely as possible while being festive.
But with everything else that must be done that day, decorating the table can seem like a real chore. But that won’t be the case for long. We’ve come up with the top tips to make your table stunning without all the work or costs.
Easy Decorating Tips For Your Thanksgiving Table PLUS FREE Printable Place Cards
When it comes to the Thanksgiving table decorating, if you’re like me, the last thing you’re thinking of is the “decor” lol. With all the cooking and greeting and getting things ready – I barely have enough time to throw on some makeup and get out of my robe! HA!
But, this year I wanted to put a little more thought and time into the decor of it all. I am not a DIY person – that would be my daughter, I do have a festive Dollar Store tablecloth I use every year… I might need to up my game! lol
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Whether you decide to DIY or buy your decorations, you can still enjoy a fresh fall theme that you and your family will love. Here are some Easy Decorating Tips For Your Thanksgiving Table.
A simple way to spice up your Thanksgiving table is to use a decorative tablecloth.
Cover your table with solid colored tablecloth or if you are feeling more festive, there are also Thanksgiving-themed tablecloths.
Don’t forget the kids table, make them feel special this Thanksgiving. Spice up your kids tables with this Coloring and Activity Thanksgiving Tablecloth. No matter how long they need to wait for the turkey and pie, you’re sure that they are fully occupied! Don’t forget the crayons and/or markers!
As your family or friends arrive for your Thanksgiving party, ask them to write what they are thankful for on a piece of paper and pin them up on your very own Thanksgiving message board.
Creative Candle Holders
Use candle holders to display trinkets such as small pumpkins or gourds.
Buy some inexpensive candleholders in different heights and spray paint them black for a uniform look. They make perfect centerpieces.
Flowers Under Glass
This is a simple way to spice up your dinner table: Just flip some unused wine glasses over flower buds for a quick, 1-minute centerpiece.
Place these glasses on top of a decorative tray or plate. If you want a longer-lasting flower arrangement, you can use artificial flowers, too.
Stack Them Up
Bring fall to your table by showing off some gourds in vases. This time of year gourds are quite abundant, you find them anywhere.
Use containers of different sizes then stack them with gourds. You may also add some pumpkin vine or any fresh or artificial vines.
A pumpkin basket is an imaginative centerpiece for any table.
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You may also use ready-made centerpieces! Here are some favorites:
Make It Meaningful
Make your dinner even more meaningful by giving your guests a simple note of appreciation.
You can give them Thank You Cards in envelopes. Print out messages on colorful paper then wrap them around a candle that they can take home.
Thanksgiving Place Cards
Thanksgiving place cards are perfect to add a fun touch to any Thanksgiving Table. You can buy them fot just a few dollars.
We have made you FREE printable Thanksgiving Place Cards for you!
You can choose from eight different Thanksgiving Place Card designs.
Just add the names of the members of your family, print them, and fold them!
There are 4 to a sheet of paper, so you can mix and match or print all the same design.
Click on the images below to print your FREE Thanksgiving place cards.
Decorating your Thanksgiving table doesn’t need to be expensive! With a little creativity, you can surprise your guests with these simple tips.