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Nov 5, 2013
08:17 AM

Craft Roundup: Thanksgiving Place Mats, Garland, Family Fun

Get in gear for Turkey Day month with four fun kid-friendly holiday projects from bloggers, like DIY pumpkin decor, a chalkboard pillow and party printables

Craft Roundup: Thanksgiving Place Mats, Garland, Family Fun

We say "Thanksgiving." And you say – the turkey and all the delicious menu items that go along with it, right? We're on the same page! And this year, why not think about all of the crafting opportunities the big day brings as well? From creating a fun table design scheme to cooking up a few activities for the kids to enjoy while waiting for dinner (like Make It's wood-disc-and-sticker Memory game!), Thanksgiving and the final weeks of autumn can be quite the crafty time. Flip through this gallery for four projects to get you and your family started.

 

DIY Burlap Thanksgiving Place Mats

These no-sew place mats are a fun activity your entire family of crafters can help with. The Country Chic Cottage provides the tutorial. How else would you personalize yours?

 

Yarn Pumpkin Garland

This strand of garland, created by Land of Nod, features pumpkins that will work all fall long, long after the Halloween costumes are put away.

 

DIY Chalkboard Pillow

Welcome guests to your home with a special message. The Happy Housie is featured on Uncommon Designs with this guest post.

 

Free Thanksgiving Party Printables

Ana from Love Party Printables designed not just a sign – but an entire alphabet of Thanksgiving-themed characters. Use these to make your own banners or centerpieces for Thanksgiving Day.

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