The Thanksgiving and Christmas table is such an essential part of the holiday. While you are preparing a big yummy feast, why not making the table a feast for the eyes also?
Just look at these 27 gorgeous & easy DIY Thanksgiving and Christmas table decorations and centerpieces! Most of them can be made in less than 20 minutes, from nature clippings and things you already have in the house!
This is part 3 of our Favorite Christmas Decorating Ideas For Every Room series!
This 4-part series is all about the best Christmas decorating ideas you can apply to your own home easily and quickly! You can check out the rest of the series below :
Let’s start with the easiest Christmas table decorations using everyone’s favorite: mason jars!
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1 & 2. Mason Jar Table Decorations
Mason jar lanterns are such easy and beautiful DIY Christmas table decorations! The first one has a tea candle floating in a jar filled with cranberries, conifers, and water. This would make a great Thanksgiving centerpiece too! via Today’s Creative Life
3 & 4. Easy DIY Christmas table centerpiece
You don’t have to spend $100 on Thanksgiving and Christmas table centerpieces! The first tutorial here shows you how easy it is to make a long lasting Christmas table centerpiece in 10 minutes, for almost free!
The second one here is a variation using a long box and multiple candles.
5 & 6. How to create Christmas decorations for a long table
If you want to decorate a long Thanksgiving or Christmas table with lots of guests, here are 4 great ways to create a linear Christmas or Thanksgiving centerpiece.
A row of mason jars filled with snow ( Epsom salt, or plain salt! ), cranberries, greenery, or candles are perfect for Christmas or Thanksgiving table decorations. ( via Yellow Bliss Road )
UPDATE: this year we made these enchanting snowy DIY mason jar centerpieces, tutorial here!
7 & 8. Snowy Christmas Centerpiece Ideas
If you love a peaceful white winter wonderland, these two ideas would be beautiful for farmhouse Christmas table decorations! ( First image source unknown | Thrifty & Chic )
Make some super easy and fun DIY snow covered pine cones, branches, and berries from fresh cuttings, detailed tutorial here!
Here’s a variation of the Christmas mason jar crafts using string lights inside: DIY frosted winter and Christmas mason jar decorations, tutorial here!
9 – 14. How to make farmhouse Christmas table decorations from natural elements
It is easy and fun to make Christmas table decorations from natural elements such as pine cones and evergreen clippings. Just add a vase or a jar, a candle, a touch of snow or burlap, you will have a stylish Christmas centerpiece! ( via Crafts by Amanda | Second photo source lost, please let me know if you find it! )
A beautiful Thanksgiving or Christmas centerpiece can be as simple as some evergreen branches, pinecones, and LED candles places on a table runner or a wood plank. ( via Paint Me Pink | Little Dekonings)
15 – 21. Choosing jars and containers for your Christmas table decorations
Create stylish Thanksgiving and Christmas table centerpieces using small urns, glass hurricane vases , or cake stands. Just fill them with conifer branches, LED candles, pine cones, or LED fairy lights. ( via From My Front Porch to Yours | Brookstone | Source lost, please let me know if you find it! )
You may also love: 28 easy DIY lanterns and luminaries!
22 & 23. Add a magic glow to your Christmas table decorations
Mason jars and small terra cotta pots become lovely candle holders. Just remember to be careful when you use real candles! LED flickering candles like these ones can look almost as beautiful, and they are much safer! ( via Confessions of a Plate Addict | Comepiaceate )
24 & 25. Using classic Christmas elements in a centerpiece
26 & 27. Finishing touches on your Christmas table decorations
Another beautiful DIY decor you can use even after Christmas: Giant 3D paper snowflake pendants from paper bags!
Check out the rest of the Christmas DIY decorating series below :
Happy creating! =)