Gratitude Artwork With Reusable Chalkboard Labels


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}

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

thanksgiving place card holder

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


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}

Fall Felt Leaf Garland

Fall felt garland

Fall has finally officially arrived!  Time to break out the leaves and decorate.  I have a really simple craft project for you today.  Plus once it is complete it does not look simple so you can amaze your family and friends.  Let’s get started making this lovely fall felt holiday garland. Supplies needed for your own fall holiday garland: Felt Leaf Wreath Kit (I actually only used one for my garland.) Sew Easy Floss Needle I ordered two of the {Read More}

Thanksgiving Pear Turkey Craft

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Hello, crafters! Lindsay from Shrimp Salad Circus here with another holiday tutorial to get you in the mood for Thanksgiving! These little turkey craft pears are shockingly easy, but they’ll be the perfect accent to your holiday mantel or tablescape. You could even add names to make them into keepsake place cards! Supplies for turkey craft pears: Artificial Pears Fabric Fall Leaves Permanent Marker Sharp Knife White Craft Glue Foam Brush Orange and Red Cardstock 1.   Using a sharp {Read More}

Thankful Thanksgiving Placemats

Thankful placemats

Thanksgiving will be here before you know it.  I decided to get a jump start this week on the decor for my Thanksgiving table.  Let’s get started by making some thankful placemats to remind everyone why we are having dinner.  Grab your burlap cause this one will also add a touch of rustic to your table. Supplies needed for Thanksgiving placemats: Burlap (you will need two of these pieces to get 4 placemats) Stencils Craft Paint Ribbon Stencil Brush Well under {Read More}

Thankful Bucket Garland Tutorial

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Fall is a time for slowing down, enjoying incredible weather and time with friends! Today we are going to show you how to create this adorable fall thankful bucket garland… What a perfect way to celebrate the season of fall! Each little bucket can be filled with little notes on what you and your family are thankful for! Let’s get started with the thankful bucket garland tutorial…. Supplies Needed for Thankful Bucket Garland… Glue Gun and Glue Sticks Floral Wire {Read More}