Thanksgiving is all about spending time with family and friends and reflecting on what you are grateful for. Between the delicious food and the shared laughs, it’s a time to look forward to every year. This year, wow your guests with Thanksgiving decorations 2021 that are not only chic and on-trend, but easy to incorporate last minute!
1. Velvet Pumpkins
One of the best go-to Thanksgiving decorations is the tried and true pumpkin! This year, think outside the box and opt for velvet pumpkins. The velvet texture is a great addition as the temperatures drop and we long for everything and anything cozy in our homes. Because these have been so popular in 2021 they are easy to find and come in almost any color you could dream of. Velvet pumpkins look great when paired with real pumpkins in a centerpiece, or use a miniature size for name cardholders.
2. Thanksgiving Table Decor: Fresh Greenery
Nature is one of the best places to draw inspiration from. The leaves are turning the most gorgeous colors and bare branches make for the perfect décor. When decorating for Thanksgiving keep your table décor simple by having greenery be the focal point. A simple greenery garland down the center of the table is a great way to bring interest and texture without being overwhelming or overly themed. Sprinkle in a few florals and some festive fruit and you’re all set.
3. Thanksgiving Decorations 2021: Buffalo Check
Buffalo check is here to stay and we are 100% okay with that. There is something so classic and timeless about the traditional black and white pattern. While some may argue it’s a trend, we think buffalo check will always be a good addition to your Thanksgiving décor. Because of its popularity, there are so many options on how to incorporate this design into your home décor. From placemats and napkins to pumpkins and bowls, buffalo check adds so much character. Be sure to mix in plenty of solid decorations to break up the pattern and create a less busy look.
4. Create A Dessert Station
No Thanksgiving meal is complete without dessert! Why not make it extra festive by dedicating desert to its own table. The festive sweets end up becoming decorations of their own. Be sure to use a tablecloth or runner for some softness. Add a pumpkin or two and your guests will be ready to go back for seconds.
5. Use Feathers In Your Thanksgiving Decor
If you can’t tell, there is a bit of an outdoor theme going on here. From greenery to pumpkins, to leaves, a lot of thanksgiving décor ideas come from the outdoors. This chic and easy decoration is no exception; feathers. Offset with the soft glow of candlelight, feathers are the perfect whimsical touch to any Thanksgiving table décor.
6. Moody Thanksgiving Decorations
Choose a rich color palette for a refreshing change on the typical thanksgiving decorations. Deep jewel tones give off all the fall vibes. Try using black kraft paper as your “tablecloth” this year. Then, you can have all your guests write on the table what they are thankful for. At the end of the night walk around the table and see what everyone has written. Oh did we mention, easy cleanup!
7. Festive Fall Front Porch
Make your guests feel welcome from the minute they walk up to the door with a festive front porch. Whether it’s a few stacked pumpkins or a cute welcome sign the gesture is sure to not go unnoticed. For an easy thanksgiving decoration DIY try stenciling your own festive saying onto a doormat. Layered with a larger patterned rug underneath and bam you have a cozy front porch that’s ready for your fall guests.
8. Coffee/Hot Cocoa Bar
The fun doesn’t have to stop once dinner is over! If you’re lucky enough to live somewhere warm enough an outdoor coffee/hot cocoa bar is a great addition to your thanksgiving decorations of 2021. Gather up some cozy blankets and pillows, all your favorite mugs, and of course some marshmallows. Creating memorable holiday décor doesn’t have to be bought from the store. You can utilize things you already own or go look in nature. If it’s too chilly to take it outside clear off a table inside and create the same look!
9. Neutral Thanksgiving Decor
Traditional thanksgiving decorations usually come with some vibrant oranges and reds, if that’s not your thing, that’s okay! Try a unique take on neutral thanksgiving décor by adding a subtle pop of color with the centerpiece. By keeping everything else muted it lets the centerpiece stand out and show off the seasonal vibes. If you want to stick with a mostly neutral color pallet be sure to mix in some metallic to add in some interest.
10. Contemporary Thanksgiving Decorations: Metallic
And finally, we reach our last chic and easy thanksgiving décor idea; metallic. Minimalists love metallic because of its magic to bring a space to life. Designers like to think of metallic as a versatile finish that can fit into any design style. There is something so classic and sophisticated about mercury glass votive to give off the perfect welcoming feeling.
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