Scour your local flea market (or even ) for blue and amber glass vessels. Fill some with flowers or herbs — leftover sage from the kitchen fits the theme — and use the smaller ones as place cards. Just attach mini tags with guests' names using jute string.
Cover up a boring glass container with this seasonal idea: Spray paint dried cobs in metallic hues, and then tie them around a vase with raffia.
If you're saving all your money for Black Friday, we've got you. Hit up the backyard for interesting-looking foliage to fill pewter or china pitchers – or better yet, recruit the kids to do it.
Whether you DIY or buy them premade, crepe flowers will last way longer than any grocery-store bouquet. Poke the stems into a floral foam-filled basket and you're good to go.
Keep stalks of wheat upright using a little sugar or sand at the bottom of a vase. For extra credit, pop the containers on trays filled with almonds or walnuts.
This vintage-inspired centerpiece is so simple that you can keep it out all season long. Just replace the daisies with fresh ones when they start to wilt.
Fill out a row of decorative gourds by weaving in a faux ivy garland. Take this two-step project to the next level by curling wire vines from the craft store around pumpkin stems.
Elevated on a wooden paddle, mini pumpkins stand out in a major way. Tuck greenery between each one, and tie on tags with festive phrases.
Nestled between pears, paper leaves list what your family is thankful for. After all, that's what the holiday's all about (and the food, of course).
Embellished with dried herbs, these candleholders both look and smell amazing. Tie on a bow and the upgrade is complete.
If you want to put a modern and colorful spin on traditional wheat, this DIY featuring embroidery thread at the top of the stalk is an easy solution.
This idea is so practical you'll wish you'd thought of it sooner. Roll up cloth napkins and tuck them into a pitcher for an inevitable spill. Cheery mums in a matching jug brighten up the spread.
Cast glimmering candlelight across the entire table. It's easy when all you have to do is snap off stems and top pumpkins with votives. Shield the flames by securing glass hurricanes with floral U-pins.
Put your blooms center stage by hiding a water-filled vase inside a hollow pumpkin. Punch it up by adding shiny gold tacks along the ridges.
Here's a buffet no one will forget: Display hors d'oeuvres on wooden cutting boards, berry baskets, cake stands, or (napkin-lined) pumpkins. Carefully wrapped grapevines add to the rustic vibe.
If you don't want to deal with the mess that comes from scooping out the gourd, drill small holes in the rind instead. Insert sprigs of colorful berries or fresh flower stems, and you'll get an equally stunning effect.
Everyday containers look festive filled with something new. Unshelled walnuts, chestnuts, or even acorns can all hold short candles in place. Finish it off by winding a ribbon between each vase.
Cast twinkling light across the tabletop with several salvaged graters. The yard sale finds create a glimmering effect when used as shades.
The options for mood lighting are endless. This project features a squat, scooped-out Cinderella pumpkin wrapped with trailing ivy.
Or take your white pumpkins to the next level with a monochrome display. Dried hydrangeas and faux antlers add extra texture.
A white pumpkin adds fall flair to this centerpiece. The arrangement of pinecones, branches, and burlap leaves borders both rustic and elegant.
This neon confetti-stuffed turkey puts a non-traditional spin on Thanksgiving decor. Who said you couldn't bring a little childlike fun to this holiday?
Most of the components in this centerpiece can be found in your backyard, making it quick to assemble. Pick up faux antlers at the craft store for a final flourish.
With coffee beans and pumpkin spice candles, this project smells as good as it looks.
Common household items like sauce jars and corkboard get a makeover for this craft project. Mod Podge mixed with food coloring upgrades used jars while leaves and pinecones get straight to the point: It's fall.
Forks serve as photo holders and chalkboard paint allows family members to write on the feathers in this festive DIY.
These clever candles will add a pop of color to your Thanksgiving table decor. And after the holiday, they would look great on a coffee table or mantel.
Overgrown shrubbery is your friend when it comes to making this centerpiece. The long, green branches make the perfect table decoration — with the help of a paper flower or two.
Made from mostly sticks and twigs, this turkey decoration is full of charm. Kids can help collect materials and put the project together.