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Fun and Simple Thanksgiving Crafts

A fall leaf craft on a table

Thanksgiving is coming quickly, and we at Randolph Towers Blog are sharing some of our favorite holiday crafts to help you set the holiday mood in your home. A few simple decorations can have your Arlington, VA apartment looking festive in no time. Here are some of our favorites this year:

The Thankful Tree by Simply Vintagegirl

Create a makeshift tree by using some old branches from your backyard, wooden chalkboard tags, and a large jar or vase. With this festive tree, share your gratitude with everyone who walks into your home. You could even invite them to add a tag to the thankful tree every time they visit.

Book Page Pumpkin by Creations by Kara

Using a can of orange spray paint, you can transform an old book into the perfect decorative pumpkin for fall! Follow these step-by-step instructions to make one for your apartment this season.

Box Grater Luminaries by Country Living

If you’re looking for something vintage to decorate with this holiday season, try these luminaries. By placing vintage box graters on a tray, illuminating them with flameless flickering votives, and filling in the gaps with acorns, you’ll have nice-looking ambiance lighting in any room of your choice.

Rosemary Wreath Place Cards by Spoon Fork Bacon

Have you chosen your Thanksgiving Day place cards yet? These simple yet elegant ones are made by tying the two ends of a rosemary sprig together with floral wire. Placing them atop neutral-colored dishware will make the dark green sprigs pop. Not to mention the rosemary will leave your table smelling fresh!

Fall Leaf Painting by Minne-Mama

If you have children, keep them busy on Thanksgiving day with this kid-friendly craft while the adults prepare the food. Tape some fall leaves to a large sheet of white paper, and have the kids paint on top of them! Once the paint has dried, you can remove the leaves to reveal clean paper where the leaves once were. Your kids will love seeing the outline of the leaves they painted!

There you have it! All the tips you need to have your apartment all decked out with turkey day decor before your holiday feast. Thanks for reading, and have a happy Thanksgiving!