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Best Budget Ideas For Thanksgiving Decorating

Hello to all those holiday decor enthusiasts eager to update their homes to fit the season! Are you ready to spruce things up for Thanksgiving? There’s good news – bringing a cheerful seasonal feeling to your home doesn’t have to cost much. With so many budget-friendly ideas out there, you can decorate your home without spending much money. Let’s go through some of the best ideas we’ve found out there. 

Cinnamon candles

When you’re on a budget, you can’t go wrong with inexpensive white candles. While their design is pretty basic, they can be easily customized to fit any decor theme. A white candle decorated with cinnamon sticks is the perfect addition to your Thanksgiving vignette.

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Photo Credits: Garden Therapy

Printable decor

Budget-savvy people know to use all the freebies you can find! With so many available online, you can dress up a basic table setting to fit any holiday vibe. We love how this placemat and cards create a simple and neutral setting. 

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Photo Credits: Tom Kat

Repurpose what you already have

You don’t need to go to the store and splurge on new decor. Why not use your creativity and repurpose old items? Here, they made a gorgeous table runner using old shutters. The worn-in look adds a ton of personal charm to this Thanksgiving table setting.

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Photo Credits: Blesser House

Pumpkin floral arrangements

A floral bouquet will look nice and festive displayed in a hollowed-out pumpkin. Get some faux blooms in rich fall colors to add elegance to your home.

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Photo Credits: Zev Joy

Tiered tray decor

If you haven’t been displaying your tiered tray, now is the perfect time to get it out of storage. Clean off the dust and create a Thanksgiving-inspired theme piece that’s perfect for kitchen countertops. 

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Photo Credits: Dandelion House

DIY corn vase

The gorgeous corn vase brings the harvest season into your home. But even better, it is a simple and inexpensive DIY project to try even if you don’t have much crafting experience. 

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Photo Credits: Your Cozy Home

Update your vignettes

You can update your year-round vignettes with a few decorative touches to jazz them up for the holiday. Replace the dried fruit with some crisp white pumpkins. Also, switch out those summer blooms with fall foliage. 

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Photo Credits: Craftberry Bush
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Photo Credits: Jennifer Maune

Festive fruit

The receipt from your local home store can quickly add up when you’re shopping for festive decor. Instead of splurging, use everyday fruit as part of your Thanksgiving decor. This centerpiece made of greenery and pears gives off elegant vibes without costing a fortune.

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Photo Credits: Blesser House

Use your handwriting 

A handwritten menu is inexpensive and adds a personal touch to the table. You can also do name cards or holiday quotes that go along with the Thanksgiving theme. 

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Photo Credits: Paper & Stitch
Kristina Shestakova
Kristina is a home decor enthusiast that loves to share practical tips. With more than 5 years in the interior design content writing niche, she has lots to share. She is obsessed with Pinterest, looking for the most creative ideas for your inspiration. Hopefully, this will motivate you to create the home you always wanted.

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