Thanksgiving is an important time of year that many of us celebrate. It is all about giving thanks for your blessings and is traditionally tied in with the fall harvest. Autumn foliage gives a lot of inspiration for Holiday Decor and is a natural starting place for ideas. Utilizing fall colors will transform your home into a Thanksgiving decorated living area. The goal is to make the home look homey and bring it to life.
Decorating for this holiday does not have to be elaborate to have an impact. It is one of the easiest holidays to decorate around by just using traditional fall colors. Fall colors include burnt orange, mustard yellow, olive green and rust red. Browns and other earthy and harvest hued colors all have their place in fall’s color palette. . Think of the beautiful falling leaves, orange pumpkins, vibrant cornucopias and colorful apples. Creative table designs, Thanksgiving centerpieces and homemade wreaths are a great way to bring the outdoor beauty inside.
A few ideas’s for the holiday décor are: creating a wreath woven out of grapevines or thin oak branches and decorated with wooden beads, sunflowers, Feathers, leaves, small pumpkins and other items from the fall season. There are also great fall scents –several bulbs and bloomers are available during the fall months combined these with a wide variety of candles to create the perfect scent for your Thanksgiving décor. Examples include rosemary, cinnamon, pine needles, apples and rose. Another is to decorate with baskets. Baskets come in so many different sizes it is easy to place them in just the right location to accent the décor you are creating. Baskets such as fruit baskets, flower baskets and flower baskets are good things to start with.
However you decide to decorate our home for Thanksgiving remember the meaning of the season and let the meaning of thanksgiving reflect in the way we decorate our home. Allowing our Thanksgiving décor to reflect our gratitude will bring a reflection of the season into our homes and allow the spirit of thanksgiving to be present throughout the month. Thanksgiving décor should not only reflect the colors of the harvest season and the things we are most grateful for, but it should ultimately reflect the Thanksgiving in our hearts.