10 Inspiring DIY Thanksgiving Crafts and Decor

Last Updated on September 16, 2022

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Get inspired to create a beautiful table and welcoming home with these Thanksgiving crafts. Simple and budget-friendly, they are the perfect DIYs for the season!

creative thanksgiving ideas

Y'all!  Thanksgiving is just around the corner.  WOW.  This year has flown by.  I can't even wrap my head around the fact that Christmas is creeping up on us, too.  But, that's not the point!  The point is that there are loads of inspiring Thanksgiving crafts and decor ideas out there and today, I am sharing 10 of my favorites with you!  You are sure to be inspired, I know I am.  I am just trying to decide which of these projects to tackle myself :)

Before you check out all these amazing projects, I wanted to let you know that I have some gorgeous Fall and Thanksgiving printables for sale in my printable art shop (they are under the heading  “printable art”) ! You can check them out below :)


Inspiring DIY Thanksgiving Crafts and Decor

gold leaf pumpkin

Gold Leaf Glitter Pumpkin by  Little Red Brick House.  This is a beautiful pumpkin and perfect for your Thanksgiving decor!

Adorable Fingerprint Art by Little Page Turners.  She includes a link to the free template to print off, so all you have to do is let your kids add their fingerprints.  This one is DEFINITELY on my to-do list!

fingerprint thankful printable
DIY thankful placemats

Thankful Placemats by  Skies of Parchment. How CUTE and simple is this idea?!  Just buy some brown paper, cut it into rectangles {placemat size} and get out a black Sharpie marker to add the text!  Love it!

DIY pumpkin ice bucket

Pumpkin Ice Bucket by The DIY Playbook. Ummm, how awesome and easy is this?!  What a perfect way to chill wine for Thanksgiving!

Clever Place Cards by Heather Dalton for I Heart Naptime. If you have a large Thanksgiving gathering, why not step it up a notch by using these fabulous Thanksgiving place cards?  Check out the free downloads.  My favorite is the “No Carb Left Behind,” but all of them are awesome!

printable Thanksgiving place cards

Printable Thanksgiving Leftover Bags by Pizzazzerie. I am DYING over these bags!  Head over to for the tutorial and free printable! She has several different options for different containers and they are all super cute.

printable thanksgiving leftover bags

Cranberries and Wheat Centerpiece by Mandi Being Crafty. This stunningly beautiful floral arrangement featuring cranberries would be gorgeous on your Thanksgiving table!  

cranberry and wheat centerpiece
thanksgiving banner

DIY Thanksgiving Banner by Homey Oh My. This is so simple to print and make! I love how easily it can be customized.

Rosemary Rings by Spoon Fork Bacon. Looking for simple beautiful napkin rings?  How gorgeous are these lovely rosemary wreaths?  They were intended to be used as place card holders, which is also a great idea, but I am adding them to my list of napkin ring ideas! 

rosemary napkin rings

Give Thanks Chalkboard Sign by My Pinterventures. Raise your hand if you love a good chalkboard sign!  I love them, and this one is not only beautiful but reminds us all to give thanks and remember the spirit of Thanksgiving.

Give thanks chalkboard

Well, are you inspired?!  What is your favorite idea?  What is the one you are most likely to do yourself this Thanksgiving?  Want to save these ideas for later or share the inspiration–why not pin it, tweet it or share it on Facebook?

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  1. I love so many of these!! Will definitely try the brown paper gratitude place setting next Thanksgiving. This Christmas, my daughters and I are making the rosemary napkin holders. Thanks for the inspiration!