Involve your kids in the Thanksgiving festivities by having them make the centerpieces to be hosted on your table! This tutorial shows you a few fun crafts you can do with your kids to make some fun centerpieces and table decorations. Video: .
Thanksgiving Table Decorations
The basket in this tutorial says 'Give Thanks', but you can always change the lettering and turn it into a place card instead. It's a mini basket that you can fill with anything, and give away as a favor or use as a table decoration.
Autumn is a time of year when everything looks, smells, and tastes good. The scents of cinnamon and spices are everywhere you go, and even the dead leaves that fall off the trees are pretty. In particular, the fruits and vegetables of the season are gorgeous. But let's get se ...more
You probably decorate your dining room table for Christmas, but what about Thanksgiving? We realize that the big turkey, mashed potatoes, and various other sides take up most of the room on the table, but that doesn't mean you can't add some non-edible flavor. Make your dinin ...more
The edible turkey doesn't have to be the only turkey on your Thanksgiving table this holiday season. We know that when it comes to turkey day, food is probably the most important attraction. But it's also vital to create a welcoming atmosphere for your guests, which means add ...more
You can create some lovely and cute cloth pumpkins to decorate your house for Thanksgiving! All you need is some scrap material in fall or pumpkin colors, and a few rolls of toilet paper. Wrap the fabric around the toilet paper, tuck and secure!
Involve your children in Thanksgiving this year by letting them decorate and set the 'kids' table' this year! Here are a few ideas to create a fun and kid-friendly table setting that you can put your children in charge of this holiday season!
Coffee as a table decoration? You bet. You're probably used to having coffee in a cup as a hot drink or a cold latte, but coffee - rather, coffee beans - has so many uses than just for food. If you're in need of a quick holiday centerpiece, you need little more than coffee be ...more
Want to have a green Thanksgiving this year? You can make a classy, lovely Thanksgiving centerpiece with your children out of recycled materials! This project uses empty glass soda bottles, a few paints, flowers and some old jewelry or colored beads.
Wouldn't it be nice if you could have a bowl that was able to keep your food cold during the party. This Table Preparation how-to video shows you how to make an ice bowl for as a table decoration. Watch and learn how easy it is to do freeze ice and use it to decorate any party ...more
In this video series, watch as Matt Cail teaches how to decorate for the Thanksgiving holidays. Learn how to use paper, balloons, pumpkins, plates, knick knacks, streamers, candles, and art to make your Thanksgiving a festive and beautiful gathering that will be remembered eve ...more
Looking for ideas to create a unique table setting for your upcoming Thanksgiving meal? This video shows you how to create a lovely table with a leaf theme and done up in autumn colors. The best thing is that you can create this setting without breaking your budget!
You don't have to stress out about hosting the perfect family Thanksgiving dinner! You can make a fun and engaging centerpiece just from things you can find around your house, and this video shows you how to make a fun turkey centerpiece, or flowers on a gourd.
Is it the midnight hour before Thanksgiving and you've suddenly realized you've spent so much time worrying about the food that you have no table decorations? Don't fret; simply check out this video to learn how to prepare simple last-minute centerpieces using a vase, fruit, a ...more
The biggest pro paper flowers have over real flowers is that they last a hell of a lot longer. So whoever receives your paper flower will be able to cherish the present for longer than a few days. If you have a friend whose birthday is coming up, or if you wish to create vint ...more
Learn this fun holiday craft that's great for kids! This pinecone placards make a great Thanksgiving decoration for the table. Follow along to learn how to make Martha Stewart's cute Thanksgiving turkey pine cone placards. All you need are pinecones, corn husks, and stems of g ...more
These little clay pies will make a great addition to any Thanksgiving table spread or fall decoration. They can also be given as cute little gifts! All you will need is some polymer clay (like Sculpey) in light browh, orange and white.
Forgot to prepare a centerpiece for your table? This tutorial shows you a great DIY Thanksgiving centerpiece that you can make out of some flower bunches, vegetables and bamboo food skewers. Easy, and perfect for last minute Thanksgiving decoration and craft ideas!
With T-Day on the horizon and approaching rapidly, you are probably in one of two camps: the one that is eagerly awaiting the holiday feast with barely-contained drool, or the one that involves breathing heavily into a paper bag while worrying about your lack of oven and stove ...more
Turkey is the focal point and A-list star of your Thanksgiving table, so it only makes sense to make the bird as delicious as possible, right? Eschew the tired method of roasting and basting your turkey in the oven for hours on end and try out a new method of cooking it this y ...more
A cranberry glaze can be used to make your turkey look scrumptously sexy and polished to a Midas glow. The glaze also adds succulent tart flavor to the richness and density of your turkey meat. Learn how to make a mouth-watering cranberry glaze by watching this segment of "Th ...more
Casseroles don't have the best reputation. After all, they are a Thanksgiving table staple, and we all know that Thanksgiving foods aren't known for being the healthiest foods you can put into your mouth. But believe it or not, this casserole is both healthy and delicious. Ma ...more
The Thanksgiving holiday wouldn't even exist without the original pilgrims. Find the time amidst all the hustle and bustle of the holidays to commemorate them by crafting this upturned pilgraim hat centerpiece. The hat's interior acts as a kind of holder for flowers, fruits, ...more
It's not too late to start crafting some great Thanksgiving decorations with the kids. Make this year's celebration one to remember with these decorative craft ideas from Mahalo's Jaala Pickering. Your children are sure to have fun making these, and so will you! Check out all ...more
A cornucopia is perhaps one of the best symbols of what Thanksgiving's all about. Usually filled with fresh fruits, vegetables, and flowers, a cornucopia represents a good harvest and a cause for celebration of plenty. So if you're still contemplating how the heck you're goin ...more
We understand that bread and biscuits aren't exactly the A-list stars of your Thanksgiving table. Most families serve the bread before the meal begins as a sort of appetizer and then the bread is disregarded as other savory dishes pile in. Make your bread a little more glamor ...more
Once your Thanksgiving dinner table is set with beautiful gourds, autumnal leaves, and candles and your turkey, green bean casserole, and pies are out of the oven, it's time to mess everything up. While a beautiful dinner presentation is great and all, unless you plan on havin ...more
Want to have a bunch of pretty pumpkins on your dinner table for Thanksgiving? Why not surprise guests with the unexpected by setting out these crysanthemum "pumpkins" instead? Your guests will do a double take when they see this arrangement. From far away it looks like a plu ...more
Thanksgiving is just around the corner, so it's probably time to start thinking about what you'll be serving your friends and family at the dinner table on Thanksgiving night. Of course, all the classics must be included, like the centerpiece turkey, mashed potatoes, and cranb ...more
Sugar may be bad for the body, but it most certainly is good for the soul (and your taste buds). And now that the holiday season is coming up, you should feel free to let yourself indulge a little with small portions of flavorful treats. Serve up an exotic and interesting sna ...more
Don't let ripe orange pumpkins have all the fun this fall season. Ready your dinner table for Halloween, Thanksgiving, or just a fun fall get together by drilling a few holes in gourds to make them into candleholders. Watch this episode of "The Martha Stewart Show" to learn h ...more
Learn how to bake a delicious pecan pie topped with fresh whipped cream in this cooking video. This pecan pie recipe is brought to you by Chef Frank Brigtsen on How2Heroes. Search How2Heroes on WonderHowTo for more cooking videos. This recipe is a keeper for pecan lovers, and ...more
Candy corn doesn't have to be reserved for Halloween alone. The fun, sugary fall treat can also be eaten and used for decorations for that much beloved other fall holiday, Thanksgiving. Take a gander at this video to see how to craft a cute - and very fragrant - candy corn wr ...more
Don't just throw some paper napkins next to your plates and call it a day this Thanksgiving. Put some thought into your dinner table preparations and your guests will greatly appreciate it. Check out this crafting video to learn how to put together standing Thanksgiving turke ...more
Need a fun and creative craft for your kids to make this Thanksgiving while you run around the house prepping the dinner table for the big feast? Then enlist your kids to join in on the preparations by decorating the tablecloth! Take a look at this tutorial to see how to craf ...more
Tradition says slice the turkey at the table, but we think your guests will just as happy with a pretty, plated presentation. Watch this video to learn how to properly carve a turkey this Thanksgiving! You will need: a serving tray cooked turkey cutting board carving knife L ...more
Holiday dinners can be the same every year, but many are starting to switch it up, making new traditions and getting a new dining experience for everyone at the table. It’s not unusual to see sweet potatoes on an Easter dinner menu or lamb at Thanksgiving dinner. Some people ...more
Tomorrow is Thanksgiving, leaving holiday cookers scrambling for turkey recipes the whole family will love, without taking up the whole holiday in the kitchen. One thing's for sure though— a nice Butterball turkey is sure to be the main dish on everyone's table this feast-ive ...more
Set a perfectly beautiful Thanksgiving Table! This step-by-step guide from Julie Mulligan shows you just what to do to create an unforgettable table this Thanksgiving Day! In this video, Julie teaches how to create beautiful placemats using fresh flowers.
Set a perfectly beautiful Thanksgiving Table! This step-by-step guide from Julie Mulligan shows you just what to do to create an unforgettable table this Thanksgiving Day! In this video, Julie teaches how to create candle holders using sunflowers and fruit.
If you're hosting Thanksgiving dinner, you'll want to make sure that your table setting is memorable and truly conveys the spirit of the holiday. This video shows you a few good ideas on how you set an al fresco Thanksgiving table.
This video helps the holiday table settings add a fun and colorful theme to each holiday. Using white plates and table cloths, along with clear glass settings, will help to bring out the colors and details of the decorative additions to the table. Having scented candles or oth ...more
The holiday season is soon going to be upon us, which means there will soon be 30 pound turkeys on tables everywhere. Turkey is the centerpiece of a satisfying Thanksgiving table, so it's important to make sure yours is juicy, tender, and roasted just right. Take a look at th ...more
If you fold this out of some blue, green or violet paper, it's a peacock! But if you decide to make it from brown, orange or yellow paper, it's a turkey! Make a dozen of them to use as Thanksgiving decorations! Video: .
This how-to video from a Piece of Craft shows a way to take some fall seasonal gourds to make a decorative centerpiece for you Thanksgiving tabletop. You will need artificial leaves and berries, candles, and gourds. Watch this video hosting tutorial and learn how to craft a tu ...more
Guest designer Jasmine Burgess shows Kristy Clark how to make gorgeously vibrant butterflies, ideal for use as table decorations, novelty gift tags or embellishments on a whole range of different projects. With clever hints and handy tips, you'll see how to create a profession ...more
Mari demonstrates how to fold the leaves and stand for the Kawasaki Rose. These make really nice table decorations.
The turkey is the A-list star of your Thanksgiving table, so it only makes sense to make sure it's as savory and enjoyable as possible, right? Take a look at this Thanksgiving tutorial to learn how to season a turkey. Starting from an initial salt layer, you'll move on to a r ...more
The quality of the turkey you roast in the oven on Thanksgiving day is tantamount to how successful your Thanksgiving table will be - turkey is, after all, the center of the celebration for most families (unless, of course, you're going the tofurky route). But a turkey is onl ...more
Check out the new FarmVille Limited Time Crafting Recipes! There is one recipe for each of the crafting buildings and they all use the limited edition White Pumpkins! Tips Best crops to plant right now: White Pumpkin, Lilac, Carrot, Cranberry. Pick the one that matches your ...more
Perfect the making of Pecan Pie with this recipe. With both pecans and pumpkins, it's two holiday favorites in one that every Thanksgiving dinner table will certainly welcome. But then again, that's not to say it can't be enjoyed any day of the year! Ingredients 1 single cr ...more
If you don't have Stampin' Up's Big Shot yet, you will definitely want one after watching this video! In this video you will learn to make a rosette using this machine. You can make them out of paper, fabric or any of a number of mediums. These rosettes are great embellishment ...more
Corn is a Thanksgiving tradition, and corn husk dolls, like the ones in this how-to video, make great holiday decorations! So set a festive mood this Thanksgiving with a homemade craft. You will need 6 corn husks (dried from craft store), twine, scissors, and the step-by-step ...more
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Origami birds make great decorations; They can be displayed nicely on a table or hung from the ceiling! Watch this video to find out how to make origami birds! Origami a folded paper bird. Click through to watch this video on tricklife.com
In this video, we learn how to recycle old windows into new decorations. First, you can make a coffee table by using the old window and adding legs onto the bottom of it. You can also place a box around the bottom and hinge the window to make a display case. This is simple to ...more
Need a simple dish to prepare for Thanksgiving that's not time consuming but will still make a big, flavorful impact at your dinner table? Then deviled eggs are the perfect recipe for you. Check out this video to learn how to prepare simple deviled eggs with regular or Dijon ...more
Learn how to make a papier mâché mask. Make a papier-mache mask for Halloween, a masquerade party, Carnival time, or anytime! You Will Need * An old tablecloth * A work smock * A clean, empty plastic gallon jug, labels removed * Strong scissors * A craft knife * An elastic b ...more
This video shows you how a wedding reception can have an individual style by creating your own table settings. To give a personal touch to the arrangements, each one includes a range of lovely handcrafted decorations to make.
Clinton Kelly, the lifestyle expert, shows the right way to ‘Set your Buffet Table’ for a buffet party, in this video. He suggests that all the serving dishes and utensils are laid on the buffet table, the night before the party. This will throw some light and give ideas as to ...more