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10 Stylish Thanksgiving Decorating Ideas

Find fab ideas about how to decorate for a Thanksgiving dinner that your guests won't soon forget.

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Floral Pumpkin Bouquet

We’re gaga over this floral pumpkin bouquet idea. It makes a great addition to your Thanksgiving decorating ideas, especially if you’re looking for a unique centerpiece for your dining room table on the big day. Plus, best dining room colors this year.

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Herbal Wreath

Set the scene with scents and colors of the season by hanging up this gorgeous wreath on your front door, or inside as wall decor. It’s made up of a mixture of safflower and seasonal herbs including sage, bay leaves and marjoram.

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Autumnal Fireplace

Wipe the mantel clean of its typical picture frames and trinkets and try out a simple row of small pumpkins. Complement it with a garland draped over the fireplace to complete the look. The orange glow from the fire adds to the festive look! Check out these inspirational dining room lighting ideas.

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Leafy Pillows

Stylish Thanksgiving decorating ideas can be a simple as swapping out your throw pillows with something seasonal, like this leaf embroidered lumbar pillow cover. It gives a whole new meaning to “turning over a new leaf!”

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Gold Pumpkin Place Card Holder

For a large dinner party, add these place card holders to your Thanksgiving decorating ideas. The gold resin pumpkin-shaped holders and coordinating cards featuring a gold foil border will add just the right amount of festive glam to the table.

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Maple Leaf Table Runner

A well-dressed dining room table is a must when you’re hosting Thanksgiving. Achieve a stylish look while keeping things classic with this embroidered fall table runner. It features a stunning display of vibrant maple leaves. And, if you need to deal with leaves in your yard before your Thanksgiving guests arrive, here are five excellent tips to help make the job less taxing.

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Autumn Harvest Fall Tablescape Kit

Whether it’s your first year hosting Thanksgiving or your tablescape needs a fresh face, this kit will take the stress out of dressing up your table. It’s got everything—a handcrafted teardrop garland, white harvest pumpkins, a fringed runner, neutral napkins made from Egyptian cotton, orange embossed chargers, glass candle holders, candles and more!

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Thanksgiving Photo Booth

For your kids, your pets, your friends and family, a DIY photo booth is part decor, part fun DIY activity. Set it up outside against a shed or the side of your home, reserving some leaves, stacking pumpkins and incorporating Thanksgiving decor like a “Be Thankful” sign. You could also go big indoors by purchasing festive signs that will get the family giggling for fun photos you can bring out every year!

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Put a Pumpkin On It

Dress up your entryway table, a window sill in your kitchen or a bookshelf with a sweet, subtle seasonal display. Gather small orange pumpkins, faux or real leaves and battery-powered fairy lights or flameless candles for a cozy and bright addition to your Thanksgiving decorating ideas. Also, check out these fun dining room wall décor ideas.

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Give Thanks Banner

Set the Thanksgiving scene with a “Give Thanks” banner that serves as the backdrop to your dining table. It adds just a touch of festive spirit!

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Alexa Erickson
Alexa is an experienced lifestyle and news writer, currently working with Reader's Digest, Shape Magazine and various other publications. She loves writing about her travels, health, wellness, home decor, food and drink, fashion, beauty and scientific news. Follow her traveling adventures on Instagram: @living_by_lex, send her a message: [email protected] and check out her website:

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