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10 DIY Thanksgiving Decor Ideas for Non-Crafty People (PHOTOS)

Thanksgiving CraftsThe gorgeous autumn colors of the Thanksgiving season can really add warmth and cheer to your home. If you're hosting the holiday and want to go all out to wow your guests, consider crafting some lovely yet simple decorations.

If you're thinking, But I already have so much to do! don't worry, many of the ideas we found are quick, easy, and perfect for beginners. Check out our slideshow and then tell us: What is your favorite thing to make for Thanksgiving (aside from turkey, of course!)? 


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2Autumn Wreath

This stunning popcorn kernel wreath is perfect to hang indoors or out. Ashley at CherishedBliss.com embellished it with autumn leaves, but I think it looks great just as it is. Her easy-to-follow tutorial makes it a perfect choice for beginners! 

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3Pumpkin Candle Holders

If you have any small pumpkins sitting around from Halloween, don't toss them in the compost pile just yet! There's a chance to put them to good use as decorative candle holders.

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4Festive Pumpkin Place Cards

Designer Quintece Hill-Mattauszek shared her easy but elegant tutorial for creating gilded pumpkin place cards. The pumpkins can be dressed up or dressed down depending on your taste. They're so cute, don't be surprised if guests try to take theirs home!

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5Clever Kids' Table

Your tiniest Turkey Day guests will love it if you put a little extra effort into making their table as much fun as possible. (And the grown-ups will appreciate eating without interruption if the kids are happy!) Use butcher paper instead of a traditional tablecloth and place crayons inside a hollowed pumpkin. The children will be thankful for your creativity, which allows them to express theirs!

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6Give Thanks Banner

This "Give Thanks" banner is a perfect way to remind family and friends what the holiday season is all about. The twine adds a rustic touch to this great wall decoration. 

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8Indian Corn Kids' Dessert

While the adults are enjoying pumpkin pie, the kids will get a kick out of these adorable Indian corn desserts. Marshmallows, puff cereal, and candy come together to create this sweet treat.

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9Glitter Ombre Pumpkin

Placing these glittery pumpkins around your home can really brighten up your space this holiday season. Using two different shades of glitter adds to the unique ombre style, and if you purchase artificial pumpkins, you'll have gorgeous go-to decorations for years to come. 

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