Woodland Animal Place Card Holders

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Molly from Just a Little Creativity was spurred on by her love for the woodland animal trend to replicate animal place card holders from Pottery Barn. Plastic toy animals are the stars in this show. With a coat of gold spray paint, they look totally glam! And Molly shows just how essential these little holders are for your Thanksgiving feast… Use them to display name cards, label dishes, or, my fave, show what everyone is thankful for.

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Thanksgiving Boat Place Holders

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Here’s a really cute Thanksgiving idea from Ashley at Simply Designing. With just a bit of felt and a little hand-stitching, she made these little pilgrim boats filled with candy. Wouldn’t these make darling place holders at the “kid’s table?” You could also fill them with small gourds or pinecones if the candy might prevent your little ones from “gobbling” up their turkey.

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‘Give Thanks’ Thanksgiving Paper Garland

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Shirley from These Moments of Mine was kicking back with her PB Kids catalog with no intention of creating anything one night. However, after spying a a cute little Christmas garland, her creative juices got flowing and had another idea. Shirley got to work creating her own harvest version of the garland using craft paper, her Silhouette, and distressing ink. Her spur-of-the-moment project is a beautiful reminder to be thankful!

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Festive Fall Tee-Pee Napkins

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Michelle from Iron & Twine calls herself a “sucker for festive table linens” and found a way to make an inexpensive set of fall napkins that feature a teepee motif. All Michelle had to do was play around with her design until she found one she liked and then trace it onto her napkins with a fabric marker. She says, “This DIY is so easy ~ if you can draw a triangle, you can do this project!”

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Framed Chalkboard

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For Rebecca from Cre8tive Compass Magazine this lovely Thanksgiving blessing chalkboard came together like clockwork. Rebecca first scored a large frame at a thrift store and then found a creative way to replicate the beautifully detailed trim of her Pottery Barn inspiration. What a wonderful way to reflect on and display all God’s blessings!

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White Ceramic Turkeys

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Like Jami from An Oregon Cottage, maybe you’ve been on the prowl for Thanksgiving decorations but are coming up empty handed. Look no further than your local thrift store! Jami scored a couple of brightly colored ceramic turkeys for a dollar each and got the exact look she was after with some white paint and a little sanding.

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Thanksgiving Door Tags

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If you are looking for a great alternative to a wreath for your front door this fall, Jaime from That’s My Letter has you covered! Jaime utilized Ballard’s beverage tag design to create decorative door tags with a Thanksgiving message. Of course these would be adorable for any holiday, and they only require a couple of basic materials.

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Give Thanks Plates

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These adorable “Give Thanks” plates from Dannyelle at Life Is A Party would make the perfect addition to your Thanksgiving table this year! They are super easy to make and require only a glass paint marker and cheap plates. I know you are thinking that you’d totally mess up trying to write on a plate, but with the glass paint marker you can easily wash off all those “oops” moments.

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