Before the cooking comes the fun part of the Thanksgiving holiday prep: decorating! We've rounded up some of the best of the best decorations. Any of these charming items will quickly add a festive flair to your home or dinner table.
$55 and up
Not a fan of bright orange? That's okay. You can still celebrate the Thanksgiving season with these more subtle fall pillow covers.
$55 and up
This cheery, vibrant design will set the tone for guests as they arrive at your home for the holiday.
Celebrate Thanksgiving both inside and out with this customizable pumpkin door hanger.
These turkey tealight candle holders are perfect for the kids table. Just swap out the real tea candles for LED ones and the table is set.
$6 and up
While you're cooking that Thanksgiving feast, here's a little reminder of what the holiday is truly about.
$1 for 1
These tiny acorn cap candles are perfect for a rustic fall table and will make any thanksgiving centerpiece stand out.
This wooden planter is the centerpiece you need for your thanksgiving tablescape. Just stick your favorite flowers in the rustic mason jars for a pop of color.
Tell your loved ones how thankful you are for them with a hidden note inside their Thanksgiving dinner placecard. Use a craft knife to cut a triangle in the end of a paper strip, then make a slit in the stem and slide it in. For the polka-dotted pattern, place small glue dots around the pumpkin and sprinkle with fine glitter. For the double-dipped pattern, apply spray paint to the pumpkin, then brush the bottom half with graft glue and gently press into a bowl of glitter.
What you'll need: Artificial pumpkins ($14 for 16-pack, .com), Spray paint ($12, .com), Gold glitter ($4, michaels.com)
A recipe that reminds you of a cherished person in your life can be transformed into kitchen decor for the holidays — or every day! With Avery Light Fabric Transfers just follow the instructions to print and then iron it onto a white tea towel. While the iron is hot, use fusible web tape to attach ribbon trim.
What you'll need: Avery Light Fabric Transfers ($7, .com), White Tea Towels ($17 for 12-pack, .com)
Start a tradition your family is sure to love with this unbe-leaf-ably cute calendar. Outfit an empty frame with horizontal lengths of twine and clip on numbered leaves (we used a gold paint marker and stencils). Each day of November, write something you're grateful for on a paper tag and put it behind the leaf that displays that date.
What you'll need: Assorted maple leaves ($12, .com), Twine ($6, .com), Clothespins ($6, .com), Gold paint marker ($9, .com)
Let your dinnerware do the talking this year with Thanksgiving-themed plates that guests will love.
This centerpiece holds so much more than flowers — you can store your favorite family memories inside. Tuck a time capsule (see next slide) into the bottom of the basket and top with a bouquet of handmade crepe-paper flowers, pushing in a disc of floral foam first to keep the stems in place.
What you'll need: Cornucopia basket ($20, .com), Assorted tissue paper ($3, michaels.com), Floral foam disc ($13, .com)
Instead of decking the halls, walls, windows, and everything else in your home, display a few affordable pieces, like this fall wreath, that you can easily swap out from season to season.
This elegant white pumpkin and flower display is a great centerpiece for your Thanksgiving table.
Get the tutorial at Lolly Jane.
What you'll need: Metallic permanent marker ($8, .com), Artificial Magnolia flowers ($6, .com)
Light up any room with this whimsical yet elegant addition.
Display this simple, rustic sign on your mantel, near your entryway, or on bookshelves.
Get the tutorial at I Heart Naptime.
What you'll need: Burlap banners ($11, .com), Wooden panels ($13, .com)
Fill your home with the soothing aromatherapy.
Serve Thanksgiving dinner on this chic and rustic runner.
$13 and up
Add anything from pinecones to flowers to turn these vases into stunning centerpieces.
$14 and up
Cast a glow around the dinner table with this elegant candle holder.
$48 and up
This stunning, seasonal candle burns for 120 hours.
Who said florals were just for spring? Brighten up your tablescape with colorful napkin rings, like this one.
Whether you use it as a salad plate or place it on your nightstand, this catchall is a must-have.
What better way to welcome Thanksgiving guests?
Capture what the family is more thankful for from the past year. Fill a small jar with notes and tiny mementos tied with ribbon. Place it inside your cornucopia centerpiece, or display it alone.
What you'll need: Glass jar ($18, .com), Assorted ribbon ($10, .com)