One of the best things about #Thanksgiving is the crafts that are associated with it. I remember (in the not-so-politically-correct 80's) making a fringed
And who can forget the ubiquitous hand turkey?
I swear people have been doing this for decades! I had a patient draw one for me and I was immediately transported back to first grade art class.
This year for our early Thanksgiving celebration with my parents, the Kid and I made napkin rings with acorns. Which was basically excuse for me to play with my glue gun.
Early Thanksgiving 2010 Table Setting
Plates: Old Time Pottery
Wine glasses: Dillard's
Water glasses: wedding presents
Napkins/Flatware: Pottery Barn
Tablecloth: Target on major sale ($5!)
Flowers: Sorta from the Flower Party
- Paper towel tube (I cut them into approximately 1 1/2" sections)
- Acorns (or mini pinecones)
- Hot glue
The centerpiece was recycled from the flower arrangement that I had made after I threw out the sunflowers and other live flowers and used the nicely dried eucalyptus and other grasses.
Tell me, do you decorate your home for Thanksgiving at all or is it all about the food?