13 Totally Fun Thanksgiving Crafts You'll Actually Want To Make Time For

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Crafting may not be a high priority on your free-time list, but in addition to just being fun, it's also going to save you money. If you need Thanksgiving table top essentials or just some fall decor items, it'll all add up, fast. Instead, spare an hour and try out some of these festive holiday crafts. We dare you not to have fun in the process.

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1 Thankful Banner
Courtesy of Tell, Love, & Party

It's so pretty, you'll want to leave it up all year. Spoiler: Glue gun skills are required.

Get the tutorial at Tell, Love, and Party.

2 Gold Dipped Place Cards
Courtesy of Lark & Linen

Take your generic white place cards and throw them in the garbage.

Get the tutorial at Lark & Linen.

More: 13 Creative DIY Place Cards For Your Turkey Day Table

3 Fall Paper Cut Lantern
Courtesy of Lia Griffith

This year, your Thanksgiving table is going to be lit. No one will believe these are made out of paper.

Get the tutorial at Lia Griffith.

4 Braided Yarn Napkin Rings
Courtesy of Flax & Twine

No sewing required (THANK GOD) for these pretty pink napkin rings.

Get the tutorial at Flax & Twine.

5 Leaf Garland
Courtesy of A Beautiful Mess

If you can use a pair of scissors, you can make this.

Get the tutorial at A Beautiful Mess.

6 Fall Wine Charms
Courtesy of Lia Griffith

Because seriously—it's not a holiday without wine. Make sure everyone knows which glass is theirs.

Get the tutorial at Lia Griffith.

7 Leaf Bowl
Courtesy of Mod Podge Rocks

Bring the fall foliage inside with a bowl made out of leaves. Fill it with pine cones and you've reached peak fall.

Get the tutorial at Mod Podge Rocks.

8 Napkin Rings
Courtesy of Sugar & Cloth

These gold leaf napkin rings look crazy expensive, but they're actually the result of clay, fresh leaves, and super glue.

Get the tutorial at Sugar & Cloth.

9 Paper Leaf Table Runner
Courtesy of Momtastic

If you want to be really sentimental, write what you're thankful for on the leaves. All the feels.

Get the tutorial at Momtastic.

10 Thanksgiving Cake Toppers
Courtesy of Alana Jones-Mann

These adorbs mini cake toppers are totally edible. If you aren't planning on serving cake, you could top pies with them, or just decorate your table.

Get the tutorial at Alana Jones-Mann.

11 Concrete Pumpkins
Courtesy of Sugar and Charm

Orange killing your Thanksgiving table color palette? You need these insanely chic concrete pumpkins.

Get the tutorial at Sugar and Charm.

12 Sequin Polka Dot Pumpkin
Courtesy of Sugar & Cloth

All you need are sequins and glue to dress your gourds up for Thanksgiving.

Get the tutorial at Sugar & Cloth.

13 Cinnamon Pumpkin Candles
Courtesy of Hello Glow

These will make your house smell like pumpkin pie, and that's all the convincing we need.

Get the tutorial at Hello Glow.

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