Thanksgiving Crafts: Thankful For You Gift Box

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It’s hard to believe that Thanksgiving is right around the corner.  This year, I wanted to create a few Thanksgiving crafts with my daughter and give small gifts to the people we are thankful for in our lives.  My mom is one of the people in my am most thankful for.  She is always there for us and helps us out so much by taking care of my daughters while I’m working.  I decided to create a “3D Card” for {Read More}

Gratitude Artwork With Reusable Chalkboard Labels

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Last year, we made a Gratitude Chalkboard Calendar that we ended up liking so much that we left it out all year! I thought I could revisit the idea again this year but make it a bit more table-top friendly. I’m definitely planning on hanging this gratitude artwork with reusable chalkboard labels in our dining room and passing it around the table to be filled in on Thanksgiving Day! If you’ve never worked with wood burning, you might want to {Read More}

Fall Thankful Tree

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This simple thankful tree is an easy basic to add to your home decor. It can easily be switched out for other holidays too, besides fall. You need a few basic supplies to create your own thankful tree. The best part about this project is how customizable it can be! You will be using branches from your own yard (or neighborhood) so the texture and size of your finished project will depend on your preference! Supplies needed to make your {Read More}

DIY “Thankful” Wood Letter Art

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I adore typography and word art. Unfinished wood letters are the perfect base for creating a lot of different projects.  In this craft, I used 6 inch wood letters to create word art that would be perfect for a mantle or a centerpiece.  I chose the word “thankful” for Thanksgiving.  I didn’t use traditional fall colors, opting to match my living room color scheme, instead.  That’s the beauty of doing it yourself: you’re not limited to what’s on the store {Read More}

Customizable Butter Mold

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Your holiday menu is set, the linens are pressed and the centerpieces are assembled. What’s the final touch to your perfectly arranged table? A customizable butter mold, of course. Whether you use the finest china or paper plates, your guests are sure to enjoy this fun presentation! Butter molds have been used for centuries but the antique ones can be pricey, hard to find and difficult to work with. With this quick tutorial you can make your own mold with {Read More}

Thanksgiving Turkey Place Settings

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Today’s craft was inspired by a bored mommy crafting with her kids.  Anyone relate? If your kids are anything like mine, they love love love foamies.  Foam soccer balls, foam airplanes, foam hearts and stars and trees and even turkeys.  Yes, turkeys. Aren’t they cool? Yes…for kids. Would you want that colorful little turkey gracing the table at Thanksgiving though? Probably not. While the kids were crafting their own versions, I started playing around with the forms and came up {Read More}

Thanksgiving Place Card Holders

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We absolutely love fall and all that it brings… crisp air, beautiful colors, and family time. Today we are going to show you how to make these adorable Thanksgiving place card holders… These place card holders would make the perfect accent to your Thanksgiving table or simply a sweet family meal together. The little clothespin can hold a picture, a note, or the person’s name. Ours is holding  a little leaf…but won’t it be perfect with their name written on {Read More}

Gratitude Chalkboard Calendar

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With Halloween less than a week away, many of you are already moving onto crafting for Thanksgiving. (Not me, of course, I’m still working hard on costumes!) Here’s a fun project that can be used, not only as decor, but also as a great way to open up a dialogue on gratitude with your kids and family. I ended up liking my Gratitude Calendar so much that I think I’ll keep it up year-round! Supplies needed to create your own {Read More}

Easy Fall Place Settings

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I love cooking and I love entertaining. There’s something really satisfying about cooking up a big meal and serving it to friends. You can add really small details that don’t take a lot of effort but do make a big visual impact and show that you put in the extra effort. I just love these artificial fall leaves – they’re so versatile! I used them in this project, too! What you need to make your own easy fall place settings: {Read More}