23 DIY Thanksgiving Decorations | DIY Formula

23 DIY Thanksgiving Decorations

The best DIY Thanksgiving decorations are the ones that express the idea of gratitude. It’s the type of rustic décor that invites that autumnal feeling in. The following DIY Thanksgiving decorations can prepare your home for autumn, highlight that cozy feeling you get when you are surrounded by autumn’s colors and make you welcome Thanksgiving Day in a very personalized way.

There are so many tutorials that show you the amazing side of autumn. After all, fall is probably the best season regarding colors and decoration ideas. So feel free to check out the following DIY Thanksgiving decorations and choose something that would go well with your home.

1. DIY Thanksgiving Centerpiece

Thanksgiving is all about spending some quality time with your family and loved ones and ponder about the last year and feel grateful for all that you have. Such an occasion deserves to be marked somehow and what better way to do so than going for a DIY Thanksgiving decorations tutorial to help you out? This tutorial will teach you how to build a wooden box where you can put all your Thanksgiving decorations from leaves to small pumpkins and whatnot.

Level of difficulty: medium
Duration: 1-2 hours
Materials used:

 

2. DIY Thanksgiving Decorations

Some of the finest DIY Thanksgiving decorations out there use natural elements from autumn leaves to twigs and different succulents that are typical for this season. Here is a tutorial to give you an idea of how versatile autumn’s symbols and harvest can be.

Level of difficulty: easy
Duration: 5 minutes
Materials used:

3. DIY Easy Thanksgiving Apple Votive Decorations

Here is something nice and easy that you can use. A tutorial on how to turn apples into candles. It’s a fantastic DIY Thanksgiving decoration and it doesn’t take too much of your time either.

Level of difficulty: easy
Duration: 30 minutes- 1 hour
Materials used:

4. Thanksgiving DIY Décor

Are you in search for the perfect DIY Thanksgiving decorations? Here are some inspired Thanksgiving table decorations DIY ideas that can light up your house and make it seem more festive; more ready to greet Thanksgiving Day in style.

Level of difficulty: easy
Duration: 30 minutes or so
Materials used:

  • Pumpkins
  • Autumn leaves
  • Candle
  • Antlers

5. Homemade Thanksgiving Decorations

If you are in a hurry and you feel as if there is no time left to take care of DIY Thanksgiving decorations and go shopping for some intricate looking things, why not go organic this season? It takes less time and money to do so and you also get to feel the vibe that autumn seems to send out with its magnificent colors. Here are some tips and tricks to decorate your house in style in 5 minutes or less.

Level of difficulty: easy
Duration: 5 minutes
Materials used:

6. Pumpkin Thanksgiving Decorations

What would Thanksgiving Day be without a pumpkin? The key to every successful DIY Thanksgiving decoration is to include a pumpkin or two here and there. Pumpkins can be easily adapted to every element of décor; they can serve as a vase, as a plate, as a soup bowl, you name it. The following tutorial will teach you how to come up with an amazing pumpkin succulent harvest decoration.

Level of difficulty: easy
Duration: 20-30 minutes
Materials used:

7. DIY Thanksgiving Prints

Are guests coming over on Thanksgiving Day? In that case, you need to amp up the place and decorate the dinner table for this very special day. DIY Thanksgiving decorations can have many shapes and sizes. Go for printable decorations on Thanksgiving Day so you can make tags with the guests’ names on them. You get to decide who sits next to whom and the printables can be in tune with the occasion, being shaped as leaves, for example.

Level of difficulty: easy
Duration: 20 minutes
Materials used:

  • Free prints from the internet

8. DIY Thanksgiving Dining Room Decorations

Are you tired of the same Thanksgiving decorations that you use on a yearly basis? Are you stuck when it comes to finding some autumnal accents or creating some stunning DIY Thanksgiving decorations for your dining room? Here is a tutorial that can make your life easier and decorate your room in such a way as to highlight the fact that it’s time for a celebration.

Level of difficulty: easy
Duration: half an hour or more
Materials used:

  • Leaves
  • Pumpkins
  • Apples
  • Autumn harvest

9. DIY Pumpkin Vase Thanksgiving Décor

Pumpkins can be so versatile; they can be carved on Halloween and look spooky, they can be filled up and act as an element of décor or they can be turned into a vase or succulent on Thanksgiving Day.

Level of difficulty: easy
Duration: 20-40 minutes
Materials used:

10. DIY Thanksgiving Decorating Ideas

Absolutely every space inside and outside your house can use a little autumn-y touch. Here are some fabulous DIY Thanksgiving decorations ideas that can really turn your front porch as well as your home into the loveliest place this Thanksgiving Day.

Level of difficulty: easy
Duration: 20-30 minutes
Materials used:

  • Depending on your preferences
  • Leaves
  • Autumn harvest

11. DIY Thanksgiving Tree

A very original idea when it comes to DIY Thanksgiving decorations, a DIY Thanksgiving tree can be any type of tree that has different notes of gratitude scattered all around its twigs or branches. So you and your family can think of some things that you are grateful for, write them down and hang them in the tree.

Level of difficulty: easy
Duration: 20 minutes
Materials used:

  • Jar
  • Sticks
  • Scrapbook Paper
  • Hole Punch
  • Ribbons, for extra beauty
  • Grateful Hearts
  • Tree of your choice

12. DIY Thanksgiving Pot Holders

What can be more interesting than adorned vases or any other Thanksgiving decorations that are highlighted thanks to some cute pot holders?

Level of difficulty: easy
Duration: 40-50 minutes
Materials used:

  • Fabric Paint (Brown, Green, Red, Yellow, Orange, Black)
  • Two New White Potholders
  • Other decorations that remind you of Thanksgiving and autumn

mason jars with fallen leaves

Check out more info here.

13. Cute DIY Thanksgiving Décor

The kids should have fun on Thanksgiving Day, too! This tutorial will show you how to create some cute décor using pine cone, feathers and other neat supplies and accessories. It’s time to decorate the house and get ready for Thanksgiving Day!

Level of difficulty: easy
Duration: 15-30 minutes
Materials used:

14. DIY Thanksgiving Décor Elements

When people say Thanksgiving Day, a cornucopia usually pops up in their mind. DIY Thanksgiving decorations are anything but boring. So grab a wicker basket and start filling it with different décor elements that remind you of autumn and Thanksgiving Day. It is that simple!

Level of difficulty: easy
Duration: a few minutes
Materials used:

  • Foam or other balls
  • Variety of beans & seeds
  • Paint
  • Glue

15. Sweet DIY Thanksgiving Decorations

It wouldn’t be Thanksgiving Day without a turkey so if you want to find some cute, sweet Thanksgiving decorations, and you haven’t got the slightest clue what to choose, go for oreo turkeys. It’s the kind of yummy decoration that never goes wrong.

Level of difficulty: easy
Duration: 15-30 minutes
Materials used:

  • Candy Corn
  • Whoppers
  • Peanut Butter Cups
  • Chocolate frosting
  • Yellow Frosting
  • Optional: Red frosting
  • Optional: black sprinkles for eyes

16. Rustic DIY Thanksgiving Décor

Sometimes, less is more. Thanksgiving Day should be treated with pomp and happiness. Not to mention gratitude. So pick a simple yet homey design and enjoy your day with your loved ones. The following tutorial uses little supplies, but the overall effect is exquisite.

Level of difficulty: easy
Duration: 10-12 minutes
Materials used:

  • Candles
  • Pumpkins
  • Dried corn
  • Beans

little pumpkins in a glass

You can click here for the tutorial.

17. DIY Thanksgiving Garland

There is something incredibly graceful and delicate about garlands. So check this tutorial out that will help you make your very own Thanksgiving wreath.

Level of difficulty: easy
Duration: 1-2 hours
Materials used:

18. DIY Turkey Decorations

There is a tutorial for every family member out there. If you are looking for an easy tutorial, that even a kid can try out, this DIY project is the perfect opportunity to create some wonderful Thanksgiving decorations with your kids and have lots of fun while doing so.

Level of difficulty: easy
Duration: 30 minutes or more
Materials used:

19. Thanksgiving Green Apple Votive Decorations

You can have scented candles during Thanksgiving Day. Grab some green apples, carve them and insert tea light candles in them. The dim lights of these candles will make any Thanksgiving Day unforgettable.

Level of difficulty: easy
Duration: 30-45 minutes
Materials used:

  • Green apples
  • Tea light candles
  • Marker
  • Scissors
  • Knife
  • Melon baller

20. DIY Pine Cone Decorations

Pine cones can be turned into basically anything; turkeys, hedgehogs and other cute elements of décor. Why not use pine cones as Thanksgiving decorations? Here’s an easy to follow tutorial that can help you out.

Level of difficulty: easy
Duration: 20 minutes
Materials used:

  • Candles
  • Acorn
  • Pine cones
  • Glass jar
  • Wooden bowl

21. DIY Thanksgiving Vase

The vase is an element of décor that will always stand out in any house. So highlight your vase by turning it into a Thanksgiving vase. You can use autumn harvest and personalize a simple vase that is lying around the house or you can use a mason jar to make your own autumnal vase. It’s up to you.

Level of difficulty: easy
Duration: half an hour
Materials used:

  • Scissors
  • Twine
  • Paper bag
  • Flower stems
  • Jar or vase

22. Fallen Leaves Centerpiece Thanksgiving Décor

Have you always admired Thanksgiving centerpieces thinking they must be quite expensive and secretly wishing to have one yourself? Well, this tutorial will help you save time and money and decorate your house using affordable supplies while marking the fact that the decorations go hand in hand with Thanksgiving Day.

Level of difficulty: easy
Duration: 40 minutes
Materials used:

  • Twigs
  • Candles
  • Branches
  • Fallen leaves
  • Empty coffee can
  • Paint
  • Hot glue gun
  • Strip of burlap
  • Artificial flowers

23. DIY Affordable Thanksgiving Décor

Want to save money and enjoy looking at some Thanksgiving decorations that you have created yourself? Here is a video tutorial that will save your day.

Level of difficulty: easy
Duration: 40-50 minutes
Materials used:

  • Hot glue gun
  • Feathers (even mini feathers will do)
  • Felt
  • Scissors
  • Googly eyes
  • Pinecone

Conclusion

Enjoy all that this holiday has to offer by choosing any of these DIY Thanksgiving decorations and have fun going for some organic designs that will remind you that autumn is here to stay for a while. And because Halloween is so close, here’s a list of DIYs to help you get the party started!

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