When planning your Thanksgiving table decorations this year, don't forget to include place cards. You might neglect such formality at other family dinners, but while you can all crowd around the table in a hurried rush every other night of the year, the Thanksgiving feast demands more formality!
Plain tented cards do serve the purpose, but there are also plenty of easy DIY place cards you can make that will add a whole lot more festivity and flair to your table. In the adjoining picture, we added a touch of the season to our place settings by placing a tented card in front of a plastic pear we spray painted gold. Easy, effective and elegant!
But don't just stop with tented place cards. There are so many ways you can get creative with your place settings. From chic paper cornucopias to family-friendly blocks to natural seasonal decor, we've put together a selection of DIY Thanksgiving place cards that's guaranteed to fit your celebration around the table.
We all know pumpkins as the iconic symbol of fall. From the carved displays in Halloween windows to the delicious pies served at Thanksgiving dessert, pumpkins are a big part of seasonal celebrations. Using them to inspire your Thanksgiving place cards are a good way to channel your creativity and make use of the most basic of craft supplies. Check out this crafty place card. Read More
Paper gets an elegant makeover with these next Thanksgiving place cards, and best of all, they double as a party favor, too! Cornucopias are another big Thanksgiving decoration and our individual place card design isn't only easy and festive, it's also a chic way to add a touch of modern glamor to your table. Read More
Long gone are the days where we simply dumped lots of glue and glitter onto our pine cones. Turn these abundant fall botanicals into an elegant topiary Thanksgiving place card with ease using our simple how-to. Read More
These next Thanksgiving place cards will double as seasonal photo holders once the feast is over. All you need to craft our DIY block place card holders are a wooden block for each guest, patterned paper to fit your Thanksgiving decorations, some gage wire and mod podge. With our easy tutorial, you’ll have no trouble making these! Read More
Celebrations Expert Julie Mulligan has the how-to for quite a few festive fall place settings that turn to natural decorations for inspiration. Her clever use of elements like kale and seashells are festive, yet unexpected enough to create a real statement at each place setting around your Thanksgiving table. Read More