With the arrival of fall, we can finally bring out all of the warm and cozy decorations that have been waiting for all year! With this comes the reminder that Thanksgiving is right around the corner. With all of the food to plan and things to bake, now is the perfect time to start thinking about creating an unforgettable centerpiece.
I am in love with a sparkly Thanksgiving table. Whether it is modern or traditional, you can bet that I will always place something unique on my Thanksgiving table. From sparkles to farm fresh, I have found some neat Thanksgiving table ideas for everyone. Grab a hot beverage and enjoy browsing great Thanksgiving centerpiece ideas. Also be sure to check out these fall decorating ideas for the rest of your house!
1. DIY Thanksgiving Centerpiece Pumpkin Flower Vase
Here is a beautiful way to Decorate your table for Thanksgiving that will never go out of style. Simply hollow out a pumpkin and fill it with some beautiful flowers of your choice, and you will have an eye-catching table in no time! Check out the tutorial here! I love the big blooms and bright colors!
2. Decorate your table for Thanksgiving with a Table-runner
This assortment of candles, pumpkins and flowers looks amazing when they are all arranged on a table-runner going down the center of the table. I love the texture and sense of warmth that this centerpiece gives off. Check out the post here!
3. Handprint Tree Thanksgiving Centerpiece
Here’s a great idea for the kids. Thanksgiving is all about being together and this hand print tree does an amazing job at conveying that message. It would definitely warm my heart to have this beautiful piece of art on my Thanksgiving table. Check out the tutorial here!
4. Thanksgiving Place-mats
Having a neat place-mat to doodle on is a great way to decorate your table for Thanksgiving. Here is a list of place-mats that you can printout to create your own unique Thanksgiving party placements. These will surly be a hit for both kids and adults.
5. Create an Heirloom Thanksgiving Tablecloth
You guys, I can’t tell you how much I love this idea! Not only do you end up with a family keepsake that you can look back on in the years to come, but you also get to focus on what you are thankful for. This is definitely something that I will have to copy in the coming years! Check out the post here!
6. Decorate your table for Thanksgiving with a Turkey Centerpiece
Making a 3D turkey to stand up on your table sounds pretty intimidating but, with this free pattern download, it will be a breeze. Just imagine how you can decorate with a few of these guys hanging around on the table! Check out the tutorial here!
7. DIY Thanksgiving Jeweled Napkin-ring Holders
The small details make the biggest impact to me and these napkin rings are the perfect amount of subtle fall beauty. Grab some wire and some beads and create a beautiful work of art that will look amazing at your Thanksgiving feast. Check out the tutorial here!
8. Set your Thanksgiving Table up Correctly
I have to confess that I have to look this up every year. The pointer that utensils with four letters go on the left and five letters go on the right is genius! Check out this post for the full lowdown on how to set a formal table.
9. Outdoor Thanksgiving Tablescape
For those of you who are lucky enough to have warm weather during Thanksgiving, this post is for you. I love the romantic look of the candles in dusk and I think this would be an amazing memory. I will have to file it away in the back of my head for when I am living on an island! Check out the post here!
10. Rustic Thanksgiving Birdhouse Centerpiece
I love the idea of this centerpiece on so many levels. The rustic look of this centerpiece makes it look warm and inviting, while the theme of it could be used for almost any occasion. I love that the birdhouses could symbolize family coming together and to me, that is what Thanksgiving is all about. Check them out here!
11. Gold Leaf Wishbone Place Holders
I love the idea of having a unique place holder at my table. Decorate your table for Thanksgiving with these wishbone thanksgiving table decorations. Don’t worry, you don’t have to start collecting bones. These are made of clay and painted to be simply gorgeous. Who wouldn’t want a wishbone on their plate waiting for them? See how here.
12. Rustic and Warm Fall Tablescape
This table set up is so warm and inviting. I love the idea of putting a piece of fall foliage on each guests plate. I also love the earthy look with pops of red. Take a look for yourself and get some great inspiration.
13. Decorate your table for Thanksgiving with a Lighted Centerpiece
This fall floral arrangement is the perfect amount of traditional with a mix of whimsy. I love the romantic look of the lights especially at an evening dinner party. The fall foliage gives it a look that screams fall and could be enjoyed during the entire fall. See how here.
14. DIY Pumpkin Floral Centerpiece
I know I added another one of these earlier! This just proves how different the same thing can look with different flowers! There is just something about combining pumpkins and flowers that makes me swoon during the fall. I love that this pumpkin vase is filled with fresh romantic flowers that will catch the eye of any guest. The ribbon tied around it also gives this Thanksgiving centerpiece something extra. Check out the tutorial here!
15. Create a Thanksgiving Centerpiece from Grocery Store Items
This centerpiece is perfect for a Thanksgiving table. The pilgrims and Indians had a celebration to celebrate a bountiful harvest and this centerpiece reflects that. I also love how beautiful an artichoke or purple cabbage can look on a table. This is also a super budget friendly and convenient to buy! Check it out here!
16. Create Whimsy at the Kids Table
Do you have a kids table at your party? Why not put some effort into creating a fun space for them as well? This cute kids Thanksgiving table is exactly what you need, complete with crayons and napkin rings. Kids will love all of the cute characters and that you took the time to make their space special as well! See how here!
17. Floral Thanksgiving Centerpiece with Sunflowers
Here is another floral centerpiece using sunflowers. I love the big blooms and how they can brighten up an entire room. I also how the give the vibe of being wild and free. See the post here.
18. Sparkly Thanksgiving Napkins
What better than having traditional napkins on Thanksgiving? The answer? Sparkling napkins. These DIY glitter napkins showcase fall and Thanksgiving with a little added sparkle. See how here.
19. Sunflower Thanksgiving Mason Jars
These sunflower mason jars are the perfect amount of beautiful and playful. I love the big flowers coupled with the burlap and picnic-y red checkers. I think this would be the perfect idea for a lighthearted Thanksgiving table. See how to make them here.
20. Fall Light-up Luminaries
These romantic jars highlight the beauty of fall leaves, while also adding a romantic candle light. These look gorgeous in both daylight and nighttime and would be the perfect table decorating idea for Thanksgiving. See how here.
21. Pumpkin Place cards
I love the idea of having place cards. These pumpkins are the perfect amount of fall and class. The colors are definitely something that I would copy, along with the golden accents. View the tutorial here.
22. Thanksgiving Pine Cone Napkin Rings
If you know me, you know I love anything Pine-cone. These napkin rings are the perfect blend of rustic and nature. These napkin rings are super easy and economical as well! See how to make them here.
23. Pretty Paper Napkin Thanksgiving Place Cards
These fan place cards are so cute and would look amazing standing atop the plates. It’s amazing how something so simple can look so good! See how here!
24. Place Mini Pumpkins on the Plates
I love this Thanksgiving table setting and how she used small pumpkins as table settings. That, combined with a pumpkin vase, and it’s perfect! See her awesome table ideas here.
25. Personalized Thanksgiving Take Home Treats
I have never thought of making something for my guests to take home. This is the perfect idea. I love how it has the person’s name and that we are Thankful for them! Perfect! (and the perfect thing to say on Thanksgiving!) See the post here.
26. Natural Thanksgiving Table Elements
There are some amazing ideas over here to copy. I love the burlap napkins and the subtle look of the floral and a single pear on a plate! See the whole table here.
27. A Vintage Style Flower Centerpiece
This antique looking pot and flowers is simply a thrift store tin painted and stenciled. It is so easy and affordable to give an entirely different look to something. (and so much fun) See how here.
28. A centerpiece From your Backyard Trimmings
If you still have a few remaining backyard flowers, leaves and grasses around at Thanksgiving, this is the perfect way to use them before winter. My climate is cold and brown by then, but I would love to copy this idea. Even if it’s just sticks and cattails. See how here.
I hope these Thanksgiving centerpiece ideas gave you some ideas for your own table. There are so many things you can do. Don’t be afraid to try something new and just go for it! Here is another dollar store leaf bowl you could try, or check out these farmhouse fall ideas for even more inspiration! Be sure to subscribe to our email to get even more DIY ideas delivered to your inbox!