It’s no secret that I love fall. I refuse to put up any Christmas decorations until the days after Thanksgiving. I like to decorate my house inside and out with fall leaves, pumpkins, and scarecrows. My home decor already uses a lot of orange, red and yellow, so fall decor fits in naturally. I guess some of that mentality has carried over to my crafts because my mind is definitely still on leaves, not holly. Not yet anyway! This is especially true for my dining room table. So, I’ve curated this fun list of 20 Crafts for Your Thanksgiving Table that you and your family can make together.
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20 Crafts for Your Thanksgiving Table
Cloth Napkins & Tablecloths
I absolutely love fabric napkins and tablecloths and if there is any holiday when you want to bring out your nicer linens, it’s Thanksgiving. A lot of times, however, solid, muted colors need a little more of a creative flair. You have to see all these stamped fabric napkins plus a new, special tradition for your tablecloth for inspiration.
Easy DIY Stamped Napkin by A Cultivated Nest
The Thanksgiving Tablecloth Tradition by the Holy Mess
Fall Leaf Stamped Cloth Napkins by The Inspiration Vault
Stamped Cloth Napkins by Clearsnap
Handmade Napkin Rings
Now that you’ve crafted your napkins and tablecloth, you need some nice, handmade napkin rings to compliment them. You can find loads of videos on YouTube to help you learn how to fold your napkins to best suit the type of napkin ring you choose. From rustic to sparkly, you have so many options to suit your personal style and decor. Which of these suit you more?
Thanksgiving Napkin Ring by Try It Like It
Cute DIY Thanksgiving Napkin Ring by A Cultivated Nest
Sparkly Fall Leaf Napkin Rings by The Inspiration Vault
If those napkin rings aren’t your speed, check out these other fun designs. Your table may not be as formal or you may have some crafty kids to help you out, if so, these napkin rings will fit the bill. At any rate, your guests will be impressed with your handmade touch to the table setting.
Colorful Starburst Candy Corn Napkin Rings by Honey & Lime
Mini Fall Leaf Garland Napkin Rings by The Inspiration Vault
Easy Raffia Accent Fall Napkin Rings by The Inspiration Vault
Kids Felt Fall Leaf Napkin Rings by The Inspiration Vault
Place Cards & Table Settings
You don’t have to have loads of guests to justify making place cards for your Thanksgiving table. Whether posh or whimsical, they are a fun way to dress up your table and can add that special personalized touch. People love to see their names written or typed out and place cards will make them feel extra welcome. If you don’t want to assign seats or use names, you can write seasonal sentiments to put everyone in the Thanksgiving spirit.
Nature Inspired Thanksgiving Place Settings by Love My Simple Home
Cricut Thanksgiving Placecard by P.S. I Love You Crafts
Preschool Thanksgiving Place Holders by Coffee with Us 3
Fall Place Card Holder by Making of a Mom
Centerpieces & Tablescapes
You definitely want to have a fantastic centerpiece or tablescape for your Thanksgiving table. You don’t have to spend a ton either to make it look like something Martha whipped up. Yami got the pumpkins for her centerpiece from Dollar Tree, it just takes some paint and imagination to transform them into the perfect centerpiece for her decor.
DIY Fall Centerpiece by The Latina Next Door
Homemade Fall Centerpiece by Inspiring Savings
Rustic Thanksgiving Tablescape by The Gracious Wife
Okay, maybe calling it the aftermath is a bit dramatic, but I know what my kitchen looks like after cooking Thanksgiving dinner. If you have guests coming over and don’t want to eat the same food for a week, chances are you will send them home with leftovers. The printable tags below are perfect and much more handmade than a Sharpie scribble, lol. You can also slip in a sweet, printable poem as a thank you for their company.
Thanksgiving Leftovers Free Printable Tags by A Cultivated Nest
Turkey Kisses and Hugs Bag Topper Printable by Kandy Kreations
Chances are, you’ve already been planning your Thanksgiving menu, and possibly how you will decorate your table. Now, you’re loaded with inspiration from our 20 Crafts for Your Thanksgiving Table to make some of your own napkins, napkin rings, centerpieces, place cards, and more. How will you decorate your Thanksgiving table?
Hi, I’m Marie! I just built my first home (yay!) and I’m decorating it from the ground up. I decided to refocus my blogging efforts to include this exciting journey. Elle Marie Home (formerly The Inspiration Vault) will continue to provide great DIY and craft project ideas and tutorials, I’m just expanding my scope to include home decor, home improvement, and more advanced DIY projects.