Looking for creative ideas for the Thanksgiving table? From Thanksgiving DIYs to tons of decor ideas, this post has everything you need for the perfect Thanksgiving table.
Can I tell you how happy I am at this moment?
It’s COLD here.
Wonderfully, amazingly, crisp and cool and chilly.
And I live in Texas.
It takes a long time to use Texas and cold in the same sentence.
So to celebrate this sweater weather, I want to discuss Thanksgiving. It’s about a month away and I’m already sending dinner invitations to the turkey, gravy, and my mother’s cranberry bread.
I have 15 different ideas for your Thanksgiving table today from some of my favorite friends. From Thanksgiving DIYs to every different type of table decor for the dining table, I have the tips and decor for you.
Here are 15 creative ideas for the Thanksgiving table.
15 Creative Ideas For The Thanksgiving Table
1. Ideas for setting a Friendsgiving table
There’s nothing better than Thanksgiving with friends.
Mine show up with food and I set the table. Start with a hydrangea centerpiece and add woven pumpkins with book page leaves at each place setting.
You can even add names onto the leaves for each person.
2. DIY Twig Vase and Thanksgiving Table Decorating Ideas
Hello free vase, I’m looking at you.
Aren’t these the cutest twig vases this side of the Mississippi?
Rachel from The Ponds Farmhouse shares the DIY for these along with tons of other Thanksgiving decorating ideas.
3. DIY Pumpkin Centerpiece
Every Thanksgiving table needs a centerpiece and this one is perfect for fall.
It looks like something the pilgrims might have created.
Heidi from Eleanor Rose Home put this together with seasonal fresh florals and an heirloom pumpkin.
4. Start a new Thanksgiving tradition this year
Around here we are all about traditions.
From the Macy’s Day parade first thing in the morning to my grandmother’s china on my mother’s Thanksgiving table.
Kristin Lenz from White Arrows Home shares some of her family’s Thanksgiving traditions.
See them all here.
5. Free Printable Thanksgiving Gratitude Cards
Cindy from DIY Beautify set her table with these cute napkins and decorated her table with gratitude cards.
Her Thanksgiving guests share what they are thankful for, then they write what they are thankful for down on the card and then she decorates with them.
You could decorate a mantel or your table or even tie the Thanksgiving cards onto a tree.
6. Magnolia and artichoke centerpiece
I want to live in a world where magnolia leaves and artichokes are friends.
This is such a simple centerpiece that all started with a wooden bowl.
Jen from Midwest Life and Style created this easy and beautiful decor for the Thanksgiving table.
7. Simple Rustic Centerpiece Idea
Thanksgiving doesn’t need to be complicated.
Sometimes the simplest ideas are the best.
Simply 2 Moms created this centerpiece in minutes (and you may have most of this around the house already).
8. 9 Clever Tips for Hosting a Thanksgiving Dinner
I love this hutch and the way it’s decorated.
Stacy from Bricks ‘n Blooms shares how to set the table and tons of other tips for reducing Thanksgiving stress.
From decorating the front door entry to extending your dining room table, there are so many ideas in this post.
See all 9 tips here.
9. Decorating for Thanksgiving with Vintage Finds
You know I’m all about vintage finds.
We’ve discussed thrifting and my grandmother’s china in the last two posts.
Ann from Dabbling and Decorating creates the prettiest Thanksgiving table with all her vintage finds.
10. How to Create the Perfect Thanksgiving Table
I have never used feathers to decorate my Thanksgiving table before.
But after I saw this table from Renae from Peacock Ridge Farm, I’m planning a table around them.
And look at the simple place setting with pomegranates.
11. DIY Cornucopia Project
I’m always on the lookout for cornucopias.
They are kind of hard to find sometimes.
So why not make your own? Wendy from WM Design House shows you how.
See the DIY here.
12. Colorful Thanksgiving Table
I love thinking outside the box when it comes to colors for the Thanksgiving table (blue and white I’m looking at you).
Mary from Bella Terra put together the sweetest Thanksgiving table in shades of pink and red and purple.
13. DIY Dried Wheat Bundle
Looking for an easy DIY for the Thanksgiving table?
What if you made your own DIY dried wheat bundle?
Jennifer from Cottage on Bunker Hill shows you how.
See the DIY here.
14. Boho Cottage Thanksgiving tablescape
I love the fresh take on this Thanksgiving table.
Jen from Tatertots and Jello put together this table that’s rustic and neutral with a little sprinkle of boho.
15. Vintage Thanksgiving Tablescape
I can’t stop staring at this table.
That couch. That farmhouse table. Those velvet pumpkins. The greenery.
Every detail is amazing and it’s all put together by Robyn from Robyn’s French Nest.
I hope you discovered a little inspiration for your Thanksgiving table.
Did I mention it’s about 30 days away?
I’m so ready for all of it.
Especially now that Thanksgiving weather is here. 🙂