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5 DIY decorating ideas to get your dinner table ready for Turkey Day

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Prep your Thanksgiving table with these DIY decorations

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about your Turkey Day timeline, holiday decorations and dinner party guest list. Give thanks in style this year by stepping your dinner table decor up a notch. From festive printables and place settings to name cards and colorful banners, there are many easy decor DIYs that will get your home ready for the holidays.

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Take a look at these DIY decorations from the blogger community at Porch.com to give your dinner table an extra stylish setting.

Burlap table runner

Prep your Thanksgiving table with these DIY decorations
Image: I Spy DIY

Give your table a quick touch of fall by creating a custom burlap table runner. With a letter stencil, sponge brush, iron and fabric paint you can DIY this Thanksgiving table runner to spread a little holiday cheer.

Utensil holder

Prep your Thanksgiving table with these DIY decorations
Image: Craftaholics Anonymous

Don’t forget your forks and spoons for your Thanksgiving feast! This free utensil holder printable is a simple way to dress up your table. Spruce them up with a few embellishments like ribbon, lace or turn them into place cards!

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Be thankful banner

Prep your Thanksgiving table with these DIY decorations
Image: Tell Love and Party

Be bold with your Thanksgiving decor this year by choosing nontraditional holiday colors. Fun and bright, you can make this DIY banner using colored felt, thick canvas, a hot glue gun and string. Hang it above your Thanksgiving table or along the fireplace for a colorful decoration.

Painted leaf place setting

Prep your Thanksgiving table with these DIY decorations
Image: Christina Williams

Incorporate the natural elements of fall into your table decor with painted leaf place settings. All you need for this easy DIY project is a handful of leaves and metallic paint. Place the painted leaves on top of a plate, scatter them along your table or tuck them into your napkin holders to make your table shine.

Vintage feather cans

Prep your Thanksgiving table with these DIY decorations
Image: Design Improvised

Reuse old soup containers and turn them into pretty centerpieces for your Thanksgiving table! Paint the outside of a metal can with your favorite fall colors and use a floral foam to create the feather arrangement. These vintage feather cans pair perfectly with painted pumpkins on a table.

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Prep your Thanksgiving table with these DIY decorations
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