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Thanksgiving Decoration Ideas

Thanksgiving Decorations

Use these Thanksgiving Decoration Ideas to celebrate the harvest and give thanks all around your home. We've got the menu portion of the festivities covered with our Thanksgiving recipes, holiday recipes, Side Dishes and Delicious Dessert Recipes. We also have a number of great instructional articles like Turkey Cooking Times. Now we'll help you set the stage for the feast with our Thanksgiving Decoration Ideas. Be sure to check back here after the big day for Leftover Turkey Recipes

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Flower Power Pumpkins

This is what happens when your pumpkins want to get all dressed up and come to the party.

What you need:
  • Scissors
  • Fresh or silk flat flowers
  • Pumpkins and gourds
  • Glue gun and glue sticks
Make it
  1. Using scissors, trim the stems from the flowers.
  2. Glue flowers on pumpkins with hot glue gun.
This craft is not intended for children. Always supervise and assist young children when they are working with scissors or small pieces of craft materials.
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"Family" Tree

Getting the family together for a holiday has never been easier: They’re all right here, just hanging around.

What you need:
  • Small fall fruits such as Seckel pears or lady apples
  • Small potted tree or shrub
  • Twine or ribbon
  • Paper clamps
  • Family photos
Make it
  1. Arrange fall fruits around tree in pot.
  2. Tie twine to paper clamps.
  3. Clamp two photos (back to back) to each clamp.
  4. Arrange clamps on tree.
Always supervise and assist young children when they are working with scissors or small pieces of craft materials.
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Veggie Bowls

Carry the harvest theme one step further with bowls made from fresh squash.

What you need:
  • Winter squash such as butternut or acorn
  • Olives
Make it
  1. Cut squash so you are left with the ”bowl” of the vegetable to carve into a container.
  2. Scoop seeds and stringy flesh from the inside of each squash.
  3. Wash and dry well.
  4. Slice a small piece off the bottom of each so they sit flat.
  5. Place on a platter or tray and fill with olives.
Always supervise and assist young children when they are working with scissors or small pieces of craft materials.
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Harvest Centerpiece

The bounty of the season deserves a place on the table, and the perfect spot is center stage. This centerpiece works well when you are serving your dinner from a buffet.

What you need:
  • Colorful fall fruits such as pears, apples and pomegranates.
  • Colorful leaves
  • Nuts in the shell
Make it
  1. Arrange fruits, leaves and nuts in a large shallow basket or bowl.
Always supervise and assist young children when they are working with scissors or small pieces of craft materials.
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Sheaves Of Grain

The harvest of grain gets the respect it deserves in this beautiful banister showcase. Make it rustically authentic by tying it up with twine, or a bit more elegant by using ribbon.

What you need:
  • Dried grains from a farmer’s market or a craft store
  • Twine or ribbon
Make it
  1. Tie bundles of grains to each baluster on your banister.
Always supervise and assist young children when they are working with scissors or small pieces of craft materials.
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