Are you looking for new and original Thanksgiving decor ideas? These 15 ways to make your Thanksgiving decorations joyful have you covered!
Today I’m delighted to be teaming up with 14 extremely talented home decor bloggers hosted by my “Thrifting with the Gals” buddy, Rachel from The Ponds Farmhouse, where we will each be sharing fresh and original Thanksgiving decorating ideas for you to enjoy. I hope you fancy each and every one!
First, A Little Thanksgiving Tidbit
One of the reasons I was elated about joining today’s group is, well, we go out to dinner every year for Thanksgiving. It’s been a family tradition of ours for decades now. And I just love Thanksgiving!
Growing up we always had large traditional, extended family Thanksgiving gatherings. But as the years passed by and the families grew larger, these celebrations became more challenging.
You may get a kick out of this old Couser family Thanksgiving conclave from back in 1967 held at my Aunt and Uncle’s place in Melrose, Massachusetts.
Those were the days:)
I am the little girl running all over the place and my father was the photographer.
It was later on when my mother decided on “happy hour” at the house, dinner out, and coffee back at the house. It was less stressful for everyone involved and we have all enjoyed it so much that it has remained a Thanksgiving tradition of ours for nearly 30 years.
Have you ever dined out on Thanksgiving?
TIP, make your reservations months in advance, as most restaurants book up early for the holiday.
15+ Ideas to Make Your Thanksgiving Decorations Joyful
1. Simple Autumn Thanksgiving Vintage Decor Tips | Dabbling & Decorating
And since we now dine out on Thanksgivings it means I now embrace simple autumn decorations for the holiday and I’m sharing those tips with you in the post, Simple Autumn Thanksgiving Vintage Decor Tips.
2. Ideas for Friendsgiving Dining Table Centerpiece | The Ponds Farmhouse
A Fall Centerpiece that’s perfect for your Thanksgiving or Friendsgiving Dining Table. It combines DIY and Vintage pieces for a unique table arrangement.
3. Heirloom Pumpkin Fall Centerpiece | Eleanor Rose Home
Wow your guests this Thanksgiving with an elegant, easy-to-make pumpkin centerpiece utilizing a real heirloom pumpkin and seasonal fresh florals.
4. Thanksgiving Traditions to Try This Year | White Arrows Home
These easy Thanksgiving traditions make it a favorite Holiday to look forward to all year.
5. Thanksgiving Dining Room with Copper Accents and Free Printable Gratitude Cards | DIY Beautify
Easy tips to set a memorable Thanksgiving table with printable place-setting cards that can double as a gratitude garland!
6. Simple And Beautiful DIY Artichoke And Magnolia Centerpiece | Midwest Life and Style
Wow your family and friends with a simple and beautiful DIY artichoke and magnolia centerpiece for your Thanksgiving table.
7. How to Create a Simple Rustic Thanksgiving Centerpiece | Simply 2 Moms
Create a simple rustic centerpiece for your Thanksgiving table this year. A pretty neutral style can be used for the entire autumn season.
8. 9 Clever Tips for Hosting the Best Thanksgiving Dinner Ever | Stacy Ling Blog
Looking for ways to organize yourself to host Thanksgiving? Here are 9 simple tips to hosting the best Thanksgiving dinner ever. Not hosting this year? Check out my Thanksgiving hostess gift ideas at the end of this post.
9. How to Create the Perfect Table for Your Thanksgiving Feast | Peacock Ridge Farm
Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and that means it’s time to start planning your feast! If you’re not sure how to create the perfect table for your Thanksgiving celebration, don’t worry. We’re here to help. In this blog post, we’ll give you some tips on how to decorate your table for Thanksgiving. So read on and learn how to create a festive table for your holiday celebration!
10. The perfect Thanksgiving DIY Cornucopia Basket | WM Design House
Thanksgiving is a time to give thanks and celebrate with friends and family. One of my favorite traditions is decorating my Thanksgiving table with my homemade cornucopia. I make it out of chicken wire and rope, and then fill it with pumpkins, gourds, feathers, and flowers. It’s a beautiful and festive decoration that always gets me in the Thanksgiving spirit.
11. Thanksgiving Table Ideas From Table Design to Centerpiece Inspiration | Life at Bella Terra
This post is full of ideas for your Thanksgiving table from space planning, table design, setup, place settings, and unique centerpieces.
12. How to Make a Dried Wheat Centerpiece | Cottage on Bunker Hill
Do you love the look of dried wheat? Me too! I love the natural color…I think it’s so pretty. I was trying to think of an interesting way to use it in my Fall decorating and came up with this dried wheat centerpiece. This is the perfect idea for your traditional Thanksgiving table. Let me show you how I made it!
13. Boho Cottage Fall Tablescape | Tatertots and Jello
Create a warm and inviting thanksgiving or Friendsgiving table by making a DIY table runner, pillows, and a beautiful footed bowl centerpiece filled with textured, fabric-covered pumpkins and leaves.
14. How to Create a Beautiful and Easy Thanksgiving Tablescape | Robyn’s French Nest
Are you hosting Thanksgiving this year? Enjoy some tips for hosting a large gathering with budget-friendly Thanksgiving table elements. At the same time, learn what pieces you can pull together from around your home, and how to best layer them. Then, you can easily create a thoughtful and beautiful tablescape this Thanksgiving.
15. Simple Friendsgiving Table and the Prettiest Affordable Serving Pieces | Thistlewood Farms
Looking for some simple ideas for your Friendsgiving table? Why not add a little blue and white with your pumpkins? Tons of simple ideas to make your holiday celebrations a little easier.
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You table is amazing and I’m so happy you joined me.
Mary from Life at Bella Terra says
Ann, I love the idea of cocktail in, dinner out and dessert/coffee back at home. What a wonderful idea, especially when the numbers of family members increase! I’m not sure I’ve ever dined out for Thanksgiving as my son and I love to cook and experiment with recipes every year. Thanks for sharing. Nice. hopping with you and I’m hoping these comments actually get to you.
Yeah Mary, I got this one and your other one!! Thanks kindly always!
Yeah! Mary I got your messages. It’s always so thoughtful when you stop by and I appreciate you so much!
Ann, I love that family tradition of happy hour and home and then letting someone else do all the cooking for the family…genius!!!
KariAnne Wood says
The cutest ideas! I love your vintage finds so much! So much fun to party with you!
AnnMarie | Simply2Moms says
I love all of these fantastic ideas! Such a fun Thanksgiving round up to be apart of!
So many wonderful ideas, Ann. Thank you for including my centerpiece in your roundup!
Thank you so much Jen!
Wendy McMonigle says
Your table is fabulous. I’m so jelly of your dishes.
LOl, thanks Wendy!
I love your beautiful Thanksgiving table Ann! I loved reading about your family’s Thanksgiving traditions, so fun to see how other people celebrate the holidays!
Thanks so much Heidi, I think it’s interesting to learn about others’ ways too. Have a great day!
Your video was so wonderful and brought back for me some of our family Thanksgivings.
Isn’t that so fun to watch? I was so young back then, but I remember them.
We eat Thanksgiving dinner out, and it is wonderful. Something for everyone! When Covid was prominent….we cooked lobsters at home. Tasty!
We also shake it up and take a trip, and eat out all over…..NYC, Quebec City, Camden, the Cape, Jackson, NH. A fun time of year. Our friends think we are crazy, but I like it.
I love the idea of traveling too. It is such a nice time of the year, thanks for sharing!