When you open your home to guests this Thanksgiving, the first thing they’ll notice are the amazing smells wafting from your kitchen. Then, they’ll walk in and be immediately wowed by your stunning DIY Thanksgiving decor. These easy DIY projects will give your home an undeniable wow factor while highlighting all the best things about fall for just pennies.
From rustic table settings to tablecloths that double as sweet mementos of your family’s past Thanksgivings, we’ve got all your Turkey Day decor covered. These DIY fall wreaths, Thanksgiving centerpieces, and Mason jar crafts are the perfect last touch for any home this holiday season — and they’re a great way to encourage family bonding. A few extra helping hands will have these DIY Thanksgiving decor crafts done in a flash.
And once your home is decorated, you’ll be able to kick back and relax before the big day. Trust us, you’ll have so much going on come Thanksgiving that you’ll be grateful you decked out the house a few days before. Even if you don’t have it all together, no one will be able to tell based on your flawess Thanksgiving decorations.
Keep scrolling for all the Thanksgiving decor inspiration you could ever need, and then some!
Diy Thanksgiving Decor Drilled Pumpkin Light
Drilled Pumpkin Light
Let the holiday spirit shine bright through this adorable drilled pumpkin light. This DIY pumpkin light is the perfect way to illuminate your home this season without having to shell out on decorative gourds that only last a few weeks. Get the directions from Dream a Little Bigger.
Diy Thanksgiving Decor Hand Painted Turkey Platter
Hand-Painted Thanksgiving Platter
Thanksgiving is the one time of year we allow ourselves to indulge a little. And you can ensure your guests never go hungry by keeping this DIY Thanksgiving platter fully stocked with lots of delicious sweet treats. Then, when they get to the bottom of the plate, they'll be greeted with this hilarious message. Get the directions from Kenarry.
Diy Thanksgiving Decor Flannel Coasters
DIY Flannel Coasters
'Tis the season for hot drinks! And what better way to keep them cozy and warm than with these festive flannel coasters? This is one of our favorite DIY decoration ideas because it's also the perfect excuse to purge your kids' overflowing closets and reuse some of their too-small clothes. Get the directions from Juggling Act Mama.
Diy Thanksgiving Decor Caning Jar Lid Pumpkin
Canning Jar Lid Pumpkin
This cute canning jar lid pumpkin is a subtle nod to the season without going for over-the-top pumpkin decor. In fact, opting for whites, golds, and silvers will add a chic and stylish sparkle to your Thanksgiving centerpiece and transition beautifully into the winter holidays. Get the directions from Yellow Bliss Road.
Diy Thanksgiving Decor Mason Jar Luminary
Mason Jar Luminary
Illuminate the magic of the season with these adorable Mason jar luminaries. If you love Mason jars as much as we do, you'll know there are tons of creative DIY options out there — and this has to be one of our favorites. These cozy Mason jar lights will add warmth to any room in the house. Get the directions from Create.Craft. Love.
Diy Thanksgiving Decor Turkey Door
DIY Thanksgiving Turkey Door Decorations
One look at your front door and your Thanksgiving dinner guests will know you mean business. Friends and family will be more than excited to pile into your home and gobble your delicious Turkey Day spread. Get the directions from Making of a Mom.
Diy Thanksgiving Decor Dried Orange Garland
Diy Thanksgiving Decor Turkey Windsock
If lots of kids are coming over, hang one of these fast and fun decorations, or have them make a few while they wait for dinner! Get the directions from Happiness Is Homemade.
Diy Thanksgiving Decor Pumpkin Monogram Wreath
Pumpkin Monogram Wreath
What a cute way to welcome all your guests to your home for the holidays! Get the directions from Craft Cuts.
Diy Thanksgiving Decor Hat Centerpiece
Thanksgiving Hat Centerpiece
You can pick up everything you need in one simple trip to the dollar store! Get the directions from Hip2Save.
Diy Thanksgiving Decor Personalized Napkin Rings
Personalized Napkin Rings
Let your dinner guests know just how much it means to you that they are in your life. Get the free printable from Fantabulosity.
Diy Thanksgiving Decor Give Thanks Garland
Give Thanks Garland
This wall hanging doubles as a wonderful reminder for the holiday. Get the directions from Vicky Barone.
Diy Thanksgiving Decor Pine Cone Place Setting
Pine Cone Place Settings
A little spray paint for pizzazz and notecards with everyone's name, and you've got a rustic way to make everyone feel welcome. Get the directions from A Little Claireification.
Diy Thanksgiving Decor Terracotta Pot Scarecrow
Terra-Cotta Pot Scarecrow
We doubt there's a cuter way to use those spare pots sitting in your garage! Get the directions from Hobby Lobby.
Diy Thanksgiving Decor Pine Cone Decoration
Pine Cone Ornament
Pine cones are naturally gorgeous; all they need is a little burlap bow to make them extra special. Get the directions from Inspiring Pretty.
Diy Thanksgiving Decor Gradient Napkins
Buy disposable napkins in a range of fall colors and tie them with twine for a cheap touch that looks extremely elegant. Get the directions from The Felt Store.
Diy Thanksgiving Decor Give Thanks Jar
"Give Thanks" Jar
Set this one up by the door and have all your guests take a popsicle stick with a reminder you wrote on it. Get the directions from Frugelegance.
Diy Thanksgiving Decor Reeses Pieces Turkey
Reese's Pieces Turkey
It's a holiday decoration and a snack all in one! Get the directions from A Step in the Journey.