10 Favorite Thanksgiving Ideas

We are one week from my second-favorite holiday (nothing can usurp New Years for me!), and I’m sure you, like me, are in the midst of planning your festivities! Whether you’re doing Friendsgiving, a get-together with your family, or a little dinner for two, I’ve rounded up 10 of my favorite Thanksgiving ideas just perfect for your celebration!

DIY Gold Leaf Pumpkins

Minted shows us how to gold leaf a pumpkin, perfect for centerpieces, place cards, or a dash of gilded decor!

Photo: Olivia Kanaley

Printable Pie Leftover Labels

Grab or print some pie boxes and use these adorable labels by Striped Cat Studio for Studio DIY!

Photo: Studio DIY

Thanksgiving Leftover Containers

We love this simple but amazing idea—pretty little labeled containers for leftovers! See this whole Friendsgiving celebration on The Sweetest Occasion.

Photo: Mergliano Photography

Thanksgiving Salad Plates

How perfect are Shanna Murray’s stoneware Thanksgiving salad plates for West Elm? And, they are a steal at $6 each!

Buy it: West Elm

Pumpkin Centerpiece

Planning a tabletop in a non-traditional palette? Find a white or dove gray pumpkin and create this stunning centerpiece from One Charming Party!

Photo: Sara Westbrook

Pumpkin Pie White Hot Chocolate

Spiked pumpkin pie white hot chocolate? Yes please!

Photo and recipe: Diethood

DIY Thanksgiving Pear Place Cards

Freutcake’s gilded pear place cards are both beautiful and simple to create. I love pretty glittered fruit!

Photo: Whitney Lucas

DIY Wishbone Placecard Holders

These clay wishbone placecard holders from SMP Living are so easy and cute, and look fabulous on any Thanksgiving table!

Photo: White Loft Studio

Perfect Pumpkin Pie

Learn how to make the perfect pumpkin pie!

Photo: Buttered Side Up

DIY Beeswax Candles

These pretty little DIY candles make great hostess gifts or a lovely addition to your Thanksgiving centerpiece.

Photo: Reading My Tea Leaves