11/20/2015 03:22 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

9 DIY Thanksgiving Projects For Under $30

By: Mady Dahlstrom, Content Editor for

Looking for some last-minute Thanksgiving decoration ideas? We challenged nine Porch Bloggers to create festive Thanksgiving projects on a budget. From napkin rings and place cards to signs and doormats, you can DIY each of these décor ideas for under $30! See what each blogger came up with below, and be sure to check out their blogs for the full tutorial!

1. Wood Slice Napkin Ring Place Cards

For the perfect rustic touch on your holiday table, DIY these chalkboard wood slice napkin ring place cards.

Head over to The Happy Housie for the full tutorial.


Image Credit: The Happy Housie

2. Grateful, Thankful, Blessed Weathered Sign

This sweet DIY weathered sign screams Thanksgiving by expressing gratitude. Made from a scrap piece of wood, weathering wood finish and paint, this sign can be made in under 30 minutes.

Check out the full tutorial on Artsy Chicks Rule's blog.


Image Credit: Artsy Chicks Rule

3. Modern Gold and Wood Votive

Wood and metallic are a flawless pair in this DIY modern votive. Perfect for your holiday table, mantel or bookshelf, wood votives can be used all year long!

Find out how you can DIY this gold and wood votive by Hello Lidy, here.


Image Credit: Hello Lidy

4. Giving Thanks Tree

This "giving thanks tree" is a fun activity for the whole family. Show what you're thankful for by writing down a few words on tags and hanging them on branches.

Get all of the details on this Thanksgiving DIY on The Blissful Bee's blog.


Image Credit: The Blissful Bee

5. Thanksgiving Doormat

Start Thanksgiving at the front door with this easy DIY doormat! All you need is a basic doormat, painter's tape and spray paint.

Head over to Thistlewood Farms for the full tutorial.


Image Credit: Thistlewood Farms

6. Paper Leaf Tree

Add the final touch to your Thanksgiving table with this DIY paper leaf tree centerpiece!

Take a look at the tutorial on House By Hoff's blog.


Image credit: House By Hoff

7. Give Thanks Wood Sign

Create this simple wood sign that shows the spirit of Thanksgiving. With a leftover piece of wood and paint, you can have this sign sitting on your mantel just in time for Thanksgiving!

Check out the tutorial for this wood sign on Our Southern Home.


Image Credit: Our Southern Home

8. A Thankful Tree

Easy to make and beautiful to display, DIY this tree to show what you're thankful for this Thanksgiving.

Get the full tutorial for this thankful tree on Maison De Pax's blog.


Image Credit: Maison De Pax

9. Magnetic Monogram Napkin Rings

Host a great Thanksgiving dinner on a budget by DIY-ing your own napkin rings for your table. These magnetic monogram napkin rings can be customized for your guests and they're reusable!

See how to DIY these fun napkin rings by visiting the East Coast Creative blog.


Image Credit: East Coast Creative

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