Last Minute Thanksgiving Table Ideas

Are you stressing about the turkey or the table decorations? I’ve got you covered with some quick and simple thanksgiving table ideas. I shared these tips with Matt and Libby at KPVI More. 

Last Minute Thanksgiving Table Ideas at

Watch these tips and then I’ll show you where you can find all these awesome ideas!


I really enjoy getting together with Matt and Libby. They are crazy and fun! 

Here are some of the great ideas!

I am in love with this quick and simple craft you could do with your kids. Then they double as place card holders. Of if you want something a little more shabby chic just use the pinecone as the place card holder and forget the turkey. Either way everyone will know where they are sitting for the big meal. 

Pinecone Turkey Place Card Holders at

Pinecone Turkey Place Cards

I am absolutely in love with these place mats from Shutterfly. But if you don’t have time to order the real deal, you could print off the place mats and use them as just a paper mat. Easy throw away clean up. There are even two different designs to choose from!


Grateful Place Mats


Printable Thanksgiving Placemats

This is one of the easiest centerpieces I’ve ever done. Seriously no floral design required and it was inexpensive. I love this charger plate I found at Michael’s, but you can get them anywhere event he dollar store!

Simple Thanksgiving Centerpiece at

Simple Thanksgiving Centerpiece

Maybe you want a little something festive as guests are coming and going on your entry table. This quick craft took less than an hour to create! I love the gold glitter as well!

Gold Glitter Turkey Frame Tutorial at

Gold Glitter Turkey Fame

One last easy way to spruce up your table for Thanksgiving is using a fabric banner. The colors and words speak to all we have to be grateful for. 

Funky Give Thanks Thanksgiving Banner at

Thanksgiving Banner

I hope you are feeling a little less stressed now. All of these ideas are quick and simple. They could easily be done before Thanksgiving. I wish you all a fun and safe holiday and remember to enjoy time with those you love.

What are you thankful for this year?



Hi there!

I’m Emily, a mom and wife with a passion for crafting, celebrating holidays, and creating memorable moments. From Idaho to the world, The Benson Street is a treasure trove of easy, fun DIY projects, delightful printables, and delicious recipes. With over a decade of experience in blogging and a love for all things seasonal, I’m here to share my tips, ideas, and occasional mishaps. Join me in adding a dash of joy and creativity to every day! Read more…

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