How to Make a Thankful Tree for Thanksgiving (PHOTOS)

little girl cutting orange construction paperI discovered a kid-friendly Thanksgiving project on Pinterest this month that might be the perfect combination of fall spirit and home decor! The idea is to create a "Thankful Tree" by adding branches to a vase.


You can ask each member of your family to write down what they are thankful for and you add those slips of paper to the branches.

We used decorative fall-inspired scrapbook paper and a bundle of berry branches I found at our local craft store to complete our tree.

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Take a look at the process from start to finish as I decide whether or not the tree was a Pinterest win or a Pinterest fail:

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You can also check out how you can make a "Thankful Tree" of your own by following these 10 easy steps and then tell us: What's your favorite Thanksgiving craft?


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