7 Simple Home Decor Thanksgiving DIYs

While Thanksgiving is often thought of a holiday filled with delicious foods that doesn’t mean you can’t find ways to decorate your home with a Thanksgiving theme.

But what makes for a quality Thanksgiving home decor idea?

Something that can look like it almost belongs during any time in your house but more specifically during the Fall.

7 Simple Home Decor Thanksgiving DIYs

The idea behind most of these DIYs is that you aren’t going to spend a ton of cash just to have a season decoration. They are all easy to make and really add a touch of sparkle to your home.

1. Gold Pumpkin Table Decor

gold pumpkin table decor

This one is pretty simple. Grab a pumpkin that looks appealing to you and then spray paint it gold. We suggest using Rust-Oleum Metallic Spray to ensure you get the shine that your visitors will notice.

Easy to apply and you’ll get a nice gold finish.

If you’re looking for pumpkins then keep an eye out for pumpkin patches and most grocery stores will carry pumpkins in all sizes.

2. DIY Pie Stencil

diy pie stencil

Hard to have Thanksgiving without some pie. Unfortunately, pies get shafted when it comes to decorations. Why should cakes have all of the fun?

Instead, you can add some simple decorations to your pie with an easy to apply stencil.

What do you use for the actual lettering? Well, you don’t want to use the spray paint that you bought for the pumpkins. Instead, you can use powdered sugar. It should go with most pies unless you’re making a broccoli and carrot pie.

3. DIY Pumpkin Centerpiece

By also adding sunflowers and other greenery, this centerpiece definitely stands out. While it won’t last forever, that’s okay. It adds a bit freshness to your home and that’s what counts.

4. DIY Pumpkin Succulent Decoration

diy pumpkin succulent decoration

I love succulents and keep them all over my home.

I love that you have to actively try hard to kill them (don’t try) and that they always seem to be in season.

However, I had no idea you could add them to a pumpkin to take your fall decorating to another level.

Some of the items you’ll need to create this awesome decoration are:

  • Pumpkins (obviously)
  • Spray Adhesive
  • Glue Gun (this one is our favorite) and Glue Sticks
  • Moss (we adore this moss mix)
  • Succulent Cuttings (yes, you can grow succulents from cuttings)

After that, it just comes down to applying the materials to the pumpkin. That’s right, you don’t even have to but it open!

5. DIY Copper-Striped Candle Holders

copper-striped candle holder

Candle holders are great but add in some copper foil tape to your candle holders and suddenly they are taken to the next level.

6. DIY Gourd Vases

diy gourd vase

Okay, let me say.

These. Are. Ridiculous.

Unfortunately, unlike the cool succulent pumpkins, you’ll need to cut open the gourds and remove the guts. This is a great stress relief activity though!

Then you just fill them up with water and some beautiful flowrs.


7. DIY Gold Dipped Pumpkin Vase

gold dipped pumpkin centerpiece

It’s kind of crazy how many different things you can do with pumpkins, right?

This decoration is pretty simple. Similar to the gourd you’ll need to remove the guts and if you bought the gold spray paint for the pumpkins earlier, then you can use that for these as well.

Just cover the top half with foil and spray the bottom of the pumpkin.

Thanksgiving DIY Home Decor Decorations

Thanksgiving seems to be the forgotten decoration holiday but it doesn’t have to be! Because Thanksgiving ties so well into the Fall theme it’s a great opportunity to create some decorations early on in the season that you can still use when guest come over for your delicious Thanksgiving meal. So, check out this article on Thanksgiving table centerpieces.

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