Minimal Thanksgiving Decoration Ideas

by Mel

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I’ve noticed my decorating style is getting simpler and simpler. What I’ve learned about myself is that extra stuff makes me crazy. You can only imagine what a tricky balancing game this creates because I love having things on hand (especially party supplies and holiday decor), but I hate clutter. Any great tips on how to combine the two?

So my Thanksgiving decor is ultra simple this year. In fact, I had grand visions of hand-making a gratitude tree, but you know what? Even that sounded too complicated for me right now so instead I settled on a $3 Gratitude Tree from Target. Bless that store.

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See this darling acorn garland? I went out to the mail one day and found this from a dear friend. She must have known I was in a funk and this totally cheered me up.

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I made this Thanksgiving banner in about 15 minutes, using this pattern from the 4th of July banner I showed you this summer. It’s just the right touch to make our home feel more warm for the Thanksgiving season. And those pine cones? They are from a recent adventure to the mountains. The pumpkin is my leftover decorated pumpkin from Halloween. I simply stuck white thumbtacks to make a monogram pumpkin. So easy.

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I hope you are enjoying the Thanksgiving season! And don’t forget to share your photos of you Cherishing the Day! Tag @sofestiveblog with #sfcherishtheday to win a holiday package!

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1 comment

Liv November 12, 2014 - 8:42 pm

I’m obsessed with garlands/pennants lately. I love how your colors will work for different seasons. And that cute acorn garland? Awesome.

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