Thanksgiving decorations will bring the feel of autumn into your home. Place these decorations in an entryway and throughout your house. These decorations will add beauty to any room. When purchasing supplies, check your local dollar store. Many of the items needed for these projects can be found at a dollar store.
Mini pumpkins decorated with dried florals. You will need mini pumpkins, dried florals in fall colors, and a glue gun. Wash your mini pumpkins, and then dry with a paper towel. Take your fall dried florals, and glue them around the stem of your mini pumpkins. These pumpkins will last for several weeks. Place these decorated pumpkins around your mums for a beautiful fall look. Make a few of these pumpkins, and place on your fireplace mantel. The decorating ideas are endless. Use these decorated mini pumpkins as place setting name tags. Take the decorated pumpkin, and write the name of a guest on the front of the pumpkin with a marker. Repeat this step for each guest. When you are finished, place in front of each place setting. When the guest leaves, give these decorated pumpkins as a gift.
Cornucopia centerpiece for your Thanksgiving table. You will need a cornucopia, floral foam, eucalyptus, dried florals in fall colors, fall ribbon, scissors, and a glue gun. Take your floral foam, and glue it inside the cornucopia. If your foam doesn’t fit, take a knife and cut your foam to the size that is needed. Break eucalyptus into pieces. Arrange the eucalyptus in your foam so that it extends about 2 inches past the outside of the cornucopia. Do this step until it has a nice full look. Glue your dried florals throughout your centerpiece. Make a bow with your fall ribbon. Glue the bow to the center of the centerpiece. If you don’t know how to make a bow, many crafts store will make them for your. This makes a beautiful centerpiece for your Thanksgiving table. It also looks lovely on a table in an entryway. Another option is to use fresh apples, oranges, and grapes. Place the fruit so it is cascading on the outside of the cornucopia. This arrangement is also great for a coffee table.
Wreath arrangement with a candle placed in the center. You will need an 8 inch grapevine wreath, scissors, fall dried florals, silk fall leaves, glue gun, and a pillar candle. Put the grapevine on a flat surface. Glue the silk leaves around the grapevine wreath. Take the dried florals and glue them on and around the silk leaves. Make sure the top of the grapevine is completely covered with the leaves and dried florals. Take this wreath, and lay it flat on a table. Purchase a fall colored pillar candle. Place the candle in the center of the wreath. This looks lovely on your Thanksgiving table.
Supplies for these projects can be found at your local craft store. A great place to find craft supplies online is www.directfloral.com. These Thanksgiving decorations also make great gifts for teachers, friends, and family.