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With Thanksgiving just around the corner, Chien and Matt offer some last-minute DIY ideas that can be easily put together with supplies found around the house. In this video, Chien demonstrates how to create a thankfulness sign using inexpensive materials such as wooden clothespins, cardstock, and a marker. The sign can be placed in an entryway or on a tabletop for guests to clip on all the things they are thankful for.
Chien also shares how to make a gratitude banner using wood pieces from Dollar Tree, which can be dressed up with markers and used to display all the things that everyone is thankful and grateful for. Additionally, she shows how to create a Thanksgiving mason jar using chalkboard labels and Jenga pieces, as well as a Thanksgiving centerpiece using burlap pumpkins and cardstock tags. These easy and affordable DIY ideas can add a personal touch to any Thanksgiving gathering.
- Last-minute DIY ideas for Thanksgiving can be put together with supplies found around the house.
- Inexpensive materials such as wooden clothespins, cardstock, and markers can be used to create a thankfulness sign, gratitude banner, Thanksgiving mason jar, and centerpiece.
- These DIY ideas can add a personal touch to any Thanksgiving gathering.
Last-Minute Thanksgiving Ideas
With Thanksgiving just around the corner, it’s not too late to add some last-minute DIY touches to your holiday gathering. Chien a Matt has some great ideas that are easy to put together with supplies you may already have at home.
One simple and inexpensive idea is to create a “thankful” sign for your guests to clip on all the things they are grateful for. You can use a 1 by 2 or a 2 by 2 scrap piece, wooden clothespins, black marker, scissors, and a hot glue gun. Cut little rectangles from cardstock for the clip signs and use a paper trimmer to make them square. Glue the clothespins onto the back of the scrap piece and attach the clip signs onto them.
Another way to display what everyone is thankful for is to create a thankful banner using wood pieces from Dollar Tree. In a previous tutorial, Chien a Matt showed how to make the wood pieces look like a folk slab. Flip the pieces over and use a marker or pen to write what you’re thankful for on each one of the pumpkins.
Thankful Mason Jar
If you’re limited on space or just want something cute to keep for years to come, a thankful mason jar is a great idea. Use a mason jar from Dollar Tree, chalkboard labels, and Jenga pieces. Write all the things you are thankful for on the little Jenga pieces with a black marker and use a white chalk marker to write on the chalkboards.
Lastly, create a thankful centerpiece using burlap pumpkins from Dollar Tree, smaller ones from Hobby Lobby, jute, cardstock, scissors, and a marker. Cut down the cardstock into different size tags and tie them onto each pumpkin with jute. Leave them blank so your guests can fill them out. Use the pumpkins as place settings or pile them up in a bowl or crate with some extra accessories and leaves.
With these last-minute DIY ideas, you can add a personal touch to your Thanksgiving gathering and create new traditions with your loved ones.
Creating a Thankfulness Sign
For those who want to add a touch of gratitude to their Thanksgiving celebrations, creating a thankfulness sign is a simple and inexpensive DIY project. The sign can be placed in an entryway, on a tabletop, or as part of a display where guests can clip on all the things they are thankful for.
To create the sign, one can use a scrap piece of wood, such as a 1 by 2 or 2 by 2, which can be found at a hardware store for a dollar or two. Alternatively, a pre-made sign can be purchased from Dollar Tree. Wooden clothespins, also available at Dollar Tree, can be glued onto the back of the sign.
For the clip signs, craft paper can be cut into small rectangles, and words can be written on them using a black marker. These clip signs can then be attached to the clothespins.
Another option for displaying gratitude is to create a banner using wood pieces from Dollar Tree. The wood pieces can be painted to create a fall-like look, and words of gratitude can be written on them using a marker or pen.
For those who are limited on space, a mason jar from Dollar Tree can be used along with chalkboard labels. Jenga pieces can be used to write down things one is thankful for, and the pieces can be placed inside the jar.
Finally, burlap pumpkins can be used to create a centerpiece or place setting. Tags made from cardstock can be tied onto the pumpkins using jute, and guests can fill out the tags with things they are thankful for.
Overall, creating a thankfulness sign or other displays of gratitude is a simple and meaningful way to celebrate Thanksgiving.
Making a Gratitude Banner
Chien a Matt, a DIY enthusiast, shares some last-minute ideas for Thanksgiving decorations that are easy to make using inexpensive supplies. One of the ideas she presents is creating a gratitude banner that can be used as a tabletop display or an entryway sign where guests can clip on all the things they are thankful for.
The supplies needed for this project are a wooden sign, wooden clothespins, cardstock, a black marker, scissors, and a hot glue gun. Chien a Matt suggests using a wooden sign from Dollar Tree or a scrap piece of wood that can be cut down to size. The wooden clothespins are also from Dollar Tree.
To create the banner, the first step is to glue the clothespins onto the back of the wooden sign. Chien a Matt uses craft paper to cut little rectangles for the words to go on. Guests can clip these rectangles onto the clothespins and write what they are thankful for.
Chien a Matt also suggests creating a banner using wood pieces from Dollar Tree. She has a tutorial on her channel that shows how to make a banner that looks like a folk art piece. The wooden sign can be flipped over and used as a gratitude banner.
The gratitude banner is a great way to display all the things that everyone is thankful and grateful for. It can also be a fun activity for guests to participate in during Thanksgiving gatherings.
Creating a Thanksgiving Mason Jar
In this video, Chien and Matt share some last-minute DIY ideas for Thanksgiving. One of the ideas they present is creating a Thanksgiving mason jar. This is a great idea if you’re limited on space or want something cute to keep for years to come.
To create the mason jar, you will need a mason jar from Dollar Tree, chalkboard labels, Jenga game pieces, jute, a white chalk marker, and a black marker. First, use the white chalk marker to write on the chalkboard labels. Then, use the black marker to write all the things you are thankful for on the Jenga pieces.
The mason jar can be dressed up with the jute to make it look more festive. This is a simple yet effective way to show gratitude and add some decoration to your Thanksgiving gathering.
Overall, this DIY project is easy to make and can be customized to fit your style and preferences. It’s a great way to add a personal touch to your Thanksgiving celebration and create a keepsake to cherish for years to come.
Designing a Thanksgiving Centerpiece
Creating a beautiful and festive centerpiece for Thanksgiving can be a fun and enjoyable activity for the whole family. In this section, we will explore some last-minute DIY ideas that will help you design a unique and personalized Thanksgiving centerpiece.
Thankful Pumpkin Centerpiece
For a beautiful and rustic centerpiece, consider creating a Thankful Pumpkin Centerpiece. To make this centerpiece, you will need burlap pumpkins, cardstock, scissors, jute, and a marker. Cut different size tags from the cardstock and tie them onto the pumpkins using the jute. Write your messages of gratitude on the tags using the marker. Arrange the pumpkins in a bowl or on a tray and add some fall leaves or cotton stems to create a full and festive centerpiece.
These DIY ideas are simple, inexpensive, and a great way to add a personal touch to your Thanksgiving celebration. Get creative and have fun designing your own unique Thanksgiving centerpiece.