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    DIY Thanksgiving Decorations – Personalize Placemats For Your Thanksgiving Table

    Although school is well underway, many of us are yearning for our next school break, which thankfully isn’t too far away. Whether you are planning a quiet Thanksgiving dinner with family, or a big Thanksgiving party with neighbors and friends, it’s so easy to add a little homemade flare into your table decor. DIY Thanksgiving decorations add a special feeling to your tablescape and can truly warm up any room. These Thanksgiving personalized placemats will surprise your guests and round out your dinner celebration with just the right amount of holiday cheer.

    DIY Thanksgiving Decorations - Personalize Placemats For Your Thanksgiving Table

    DIY Thanksgiving Decorations – Personalize Placemats For Your Thanksgiving Table

    These personalized placemats are the perfect addition whether you use them on a formal dining table or simply on a food table to place your food trays on. And the best part, this is the perfect project for kids to take on. DIY Thanksgiving decorations are such a treat to make and can change the feeling of any room in an instant. Turn a space immediately into one that is welcoming and warm.

    Personalize Placemats For Your Thanksgiving Table – What You Need:

    • Placemat – I found a set of 4 burlap ones at my craft store for about $5
    • Paint – fabric or permanent craft paint
    • Paintbrush
    • Stencils

    What Should I Personalize These DIY Thanksgiving Decorations With?

    These personalized placemats can be made in under 30-minutes. Consider personalizing them with guests or family members names… or even a word that reminds them to be thankful this year.

    How To Get Started

    Simply place stencils onto the placemat, and paint over them.

    DIY Thanksgiving Decorations

    painting on the lettering onto the mats

    It helps if you use the edge or a border, you can see I’m lining mine up with the top of the fringe, that way all of the letters will be side-by-side and not all over the place.

    painting on the lettering onto the mats

    Once finished, set your placemats aside to dry.

    DIY Thanksgiving Decorations - word thankful painted and drying on mats

    Once dry, you can set your Thanksgiving table.

    DIY Thanksgiving Decorations - word thankful painted and drying on mats

    Who will you be celebrating Thanksgiving with this year? 

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    Tonya Staab
    Lifestyle blogger. Content creator. Aussie mum of 3 living in California.

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