5 easy Thanksgiving decor ideas that you can put up right now

These simple Thanksgiving decor ideas prove you don't need to put in a tonne of effort to style your home for turkey day...

Thanksgiving decor ideas
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We don't think it's ever too early to be thinking about Thanksgiving decor ideas – well actually July might be too early, but the end of September? Totally fine. Also, you'll find that these ideas are perfect for Thanksgiving but they could go up in your home now as fall decor too. We have kept things really easy here, just quick and effective looks that won't have you crafting all weekend to achieve – most of these could easily be done in under an hour.

So keep scrolling if you want to feel just ever so slightly festive and for more fall decor ideas head over to our gallery. 

1. Hunt in your own garden for Thanksgiving decor

It doesn't get easier than going into your back yard and finding a load of leaves and branches to bring inside and whack them in a jar. So effective though!  Pop a vase of foliage anywhere in your home to add some fall vibes and subtle Thanksgiving decor.

2. Adorn your home with foliage 

A  similar Thanksgiving decor idea, just taking it a bit further. You could use your back yard findings to create garlands that you can hang over pictures, fireplaces or mirrors. You can buy really realistic garlands too if you aren't blessed with a load of nature on your door step. And once Thanksgiving is over, add some berries and some holly and you can take this elegant look all the way up to Christmas.

3. Give your porch a subtle seasonal makeover 

Porches come into their own during fall and Thanksgiving and this year. It doesn't take much effort to turn your porch into a hommage to fall either, just use the pumpkins left over from Halloween to decorate the steps, add some candles and if you are feeling really extra you could add corn stalks and hay bales. 

4. Or just make a very easy fall wreath

And if you just want to add some subtle Thanksgiving decor to your front door, this asymmetric wreath would be really easy to make yourself. Create the shape using a flexible wood like wicker or willow – you could again find something in your garden – and the weave in leaves and dried flowers.  

5. Decorate your table 

Sure, we might not be throwing the Thanksgiving dinners of 2019 but you can still decorate your table for you and your family. This might look like an impressive set up but it's really simple to recreate – start by laying down sprigs of eucalyptus (you can use any greenery but we live the contemporary look of eucalyptus) and then dot in some pumpkins and some candlesticks. For all the fall feels and more decor ideas check out  @the_canary_cottage on Instagram. 

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