Dozens of Thanksgiving Crafts for a Fabulously Festive Feast

updated Apr 30, 2019
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If you make these sturdy, gold-dusted letters by A Beautiful Mess for every occasion, you’ll soon have a fully stocked alphabet. (Image credit: Janae Hardy for A Beautiful Mess)

With the days getting cooler and shorter, now is the perfect time to hunker down inside with some spiced—ahem, spiked—cider and get started on some Thanksgiving crafting. These 40 projects, from turkey leg balloons and pine cone drink stirrers to pie slice garlands and gold-leafed wishbones, will infuse your home and table with warmth and cheer.

If 40 projects aren’t quite enough for you, check out these other fun, festive Thanksgiving posts from our archives:

  • How To Make a Modern Harvest Centerpiece for Thanksgiving
  • The Easiest Thanksgiving Centerpiece I’ve Ever Made
  • Mini Pumpkins Are the Easiest Thanksgiving Table Decoration

  • Thanksgiving Table Decor, Step by Step: How To Build a Centerpiece
  • The Ultimate Guide to Thanksgiving! Table Decorations, Ideas, Activities & Crafts
  • Kickoff! 10 Essentials for a Real Good Thanksgiving
  • Thanksgiving Table Ideas: 10 Simple & Festive Place Cards
  • Style Secrets: 4 Ways to Create Long & Low Thanksgiving Centerpieces

Happy Thanksgiving, everyone!