11 Chic Thanksgiving Décor Ideas to Celebrate Turkey Day

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Gobble, Gobble! Balance comfort and style with these Thanksgiving décor ideas for a festive home. #Grateful

Aside from planning the big meal, which is obviously the holidays’ main attraction, decorating your home and Thanksgiving table is also important when you welcome family and guests. Plus, Thanksgiving is the holiday to show off your design aesthetic, such as autumn leaves decor, cozy blankets and pillows, pumpkins, and striking plaid patterns.

If you are clueless and stressed about where to start, look no further because we compiled easy and inspiring Thanksgiving decor ideas that will refresh your home, specifically your dining table, and make a lasting impression on your family and guests.

Chic Table Runner

If you feel that using a tablecloth is a little too old fashioned, try a table runner to add a touch of charm to your Thanksgiving table. For example, a DIY table runner with a message by Glory Co. looks amazing! You can practice your calligraphy skills, and it feels personal too. You can opt for a gingham table runner to add pops of pattern or try a hand-embroidered table runner with each family member and guest’s name stitched right on it. It’s a creative way to make everyone feel loved!

Decorate With Florals

One of the easiest Thanksgiving decor ideas is to opt for a bold, floral centerpiece. A perfect idea by Country Living to bring some autumnal beauty to your table.

How to Make a Metallic Maize: Start by coating roughly 14 cobs of dried corn with metallic gold and copper spray paint. Once dry, hot-glue cobs to the perimeter of a 6-inch round vase. Tie it all together with gold raffia. Fill the vase with floral foam and add seasonal flowers as desired.

DIY Apple Candleholder

OK, this Thanksgiving decor idea from Country Living might seem totally unexpected and weird, but it actually looks cool and unique as a centerpiece. Plus, it’s a perfect idea for any leftover apples.

How to Make the Apple Candleholder: Use a paring knife to cut a 1-inch deep hole in the top of a few apples, slightly narrower than the candles, and wedge the candles in. Display alone or with stacked apples.

Fold Table Napkin in Style

Make your table fancy-schmancy with one of our Thanksgiving decor ideas, which is folding table napkin in style. For example, fold it in half, then just tie it in a loose knot. Another option is to tie it with a button or with white twine. It may be simple, but it looks classy.

Fruits and Pumpkin Decor

Consider edible decor by decorating your Thanksgiving table with a bowl of fruits or create a centerpiece of colorful fruits and nuts. For example, branches & leaves, freshly-picked apples, and a few candles can create an elegant look.

Glamorous Thanksgiving Decor

Next on our Thanksgiving decor ideas list is to add a touch of sparkle to your table by using gold cutlery. Another option for a glam Thanksgiving table is to paint fruits, leaves, and pumpkins with gold metallic paint. You can also opt for a copper color palette since it goes well with green.

Minimalist Thanksgiving Table

If a glam Thanksgiving table is not your style or if decorating an extravagant Thanksgiving table feels just too much for you, we suggest keeping the setting simple.

Opt for a Neutral Palette

A colorful Thanksgiving table setting can be too much for some. Plus, since we want the food to be the center of attention, it’s best to opt for a neutral palette, such as choosing one bold accent color for your table. For example, green or orange. Choose one autumn shade and use it to decorate your entire Thanksgiving table.

Pumpkin Planters

No jack-o’-lanterns here, but a beautiful pumpkin planter from Country Living.

How to Make a Pumpkin Vase: Remove the top quarter of a pumpkin. Scoop out the seeds and pulp and fill with floral foam and flowers. Pretty simple, huh? You can surround it with other Thanksgiving decor like acorns and squash.

Rustic Thanksgiving Feast

One of the most popular Thanksgiving decor ideas on the list is to create a farmhouse-inspired tablescape, just like this muted table setup by Sugar and Charm. Use copper flatware and mugs to add a touch of glam.

Yummy Name Cards

Not the typical name card style you’d see at a Thanksgiving dinner. They’re adorable and the perfect way to appease your family and guests’ appetites before dinner. You can add slices of fruits, candies, or nuts! If the pumpkin pie place card is not your style, we suggest pumpkin place cards with a hidden message of gratitude. It’s a simple and sincere way to thank your guests.

Lastly, on our Thanksgiving decor ideas list is to complete your table with a delicious turkey, pies, and side dishes. Surely, it will be a feast to remember! Learn more interior design tips and ideas on Omysa’s Design blog. Happy Thanksgiving!

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