MT. PLEASANT, Mich -- Thanksgiving is only a couple of days away! Do you have your decorations set? If not here's a list of easy, last-minute DIY decor ideas that range from elegant to rustic. Fill your home with a late-fall vibe that's sure to impress every person on your guest list.
1. CHALKBOARD PUMPKINS
Repurpose your leftover Halloween gourds by coating them with chalkboard paint and using them to highlight your Thanksgiving menu.
2. SPICE TIN FLORAL ARRANGEMENTS
Hit up your local thrift or vintage shop and grab some old spice tins that feature rich Autumn hues. Decorate the dinner table, dessert display, or living room with these bold, warm arrangements that lend a comforting, rustic feel.
3. GILDED FRUIT CENTERPIECE
Elegant and modern, this centerpiece takes your table display up another level. Cover artificial pomegranates (found at your local craft store) with adhesive size and let dry until tacky. Apply sheets of copper leaf until covered and repeat. Display on a tray, cake plate, or in a decorative bowl.
3. AUTUMN-INSPIRED CANDLEHOLDERS
Create easy fall displays with repurposed candleholders! Hit up your local vintage or thrift store for candleholders of miscellaneous shapes and sizes, spray paint black, and arrange small pumpkins or gourds on top.
4. FILLED GLASS CONTAINERS
Fill footed glass containers with fall-toned ribbons, nuts and beans. Embellish with bows, and arrange on a copper tray for a shiny and sophisticated finish.
5. COZY VOTIVE HOLDERSWrap glass votive holders in three or four overlapping layers of corn husks and tie in place with a raffia ribbon. Slip in a guinea feather for added decorative flair.
6. PRINTABLE GIVE THANKS SIGN
Print this cute sign and throw it into a reclaimed wood frame for the easiest and cutest Thanksgiving decoration ever!
Download here: https://bit.ly/2Fz0203
6. DIY PUMPKIN VASE
Trade in the traditional glass vase for a faux pumpkin.
Get the full tutorial here: https://bit.ly/2oEh41e
7. THE THANKFUL TREE
Invite family and friends to write messages of thanks on paper leaf ornaments and tie them to branches anchored in a a sand-filled vase. Save the ornaments for a keepsake, or to discuss at next year's holiday meal.
8. THE ULTIMATE AUTUMN CENTERPIECE
Layer cornhusks on a glass cake plate and then arrange various gourds, pumpkins, leaves and decorative corn on top for the easiest centerpiece imaginable.
9. THE PERFECT THANKSGIVING MANTEL
Give your mantel an Autumn makeover that is way easier to pull together than it looks. Get all the tips from Midwest Living
Full tutorial here: https://bit.ly/2KaAy7T
What was your favorite DIY Thanksgiving decoration idea? If you give any of these a go, make sure you take pictures and tag us in them on social media. We love seeing your holiday decor. Happy Thanksgiving!
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