In an effort to keep the “when are we going to eat”-s down to a minimum, these fun and totally DIY and inexpensive activities will keep them busy until the turkey is cooked…….literally.
While you’re letting all that pumpkin pie settle and the guys are glued in front of the TV watching football, play some BINGO with the kids! Thanks to The Crafting Chicks for this cute freebie set. I love the chevron and the cute polka dots. This is a creative and fun way to spend time together as a family on this turkey day!
“The air is crisp. The autumn breeze is blowing. The ever changing leaves are slowly floating to the ground. The harvest season has arrived and my favorite time of year inspired the Happy Harvest Table. I designed the “Happy Harvest” and “Autumn” banners for our church last year and they turned out so well that I wanted to expand on the theme.” – Do, Piggy Bank Parties
I am thankful for a LOT this year, including the talented readers, designers, and photographers who send in their parties + shoots for me to share. I’m VERY thankful for this one sent in by Jenny Raulli of Bloom! She designed a backyard Chili Dinner Party “under the oaks” that has me ready to host a fall party for all my friends!
We’re so lucky to have one of my dearest “party gal” friends swinging by to show us how to make these tasty little treats that are perfect for fall parties! Kori of Paper & Pigtails is quite the designer and stylist. I’m in awe of her creativity and talent on a daily basis. These cute treats are so darling and will definitely be making my Thanksgiving spread.
Are you ready for your Thanksgiving table? Are you aiming for a traditional look with touches of modern elements? Try adding in an unusual color like purple seen here or even aqua/turquoise! The warm fall hues pair well with bright colors and patterns. Get creative and jazz up your Thanksgiving this year!
As some of you may remember, I am the judge for Scenty’s Decorate Wicklessly Contest for Thanksgiving. I reviewed dozens of entries to the contest, and the winner is… Melissa of Truly Chic Inspirations! Congrats Melissa! I loved your use of the cute scentsy warmer as well as the “KEEP CALM and GOBBLE ON” sign. Because I lovedthe sign so much, I created a simple
Traditional Thanksgiving Tablescape Growing up, my Mom always decorated for every holiday. I would find an Easter vase with roses on my bedside table in the spring and a tiny lighted Christmas tree in my room in the winter. I always loved the traditional and Southern elements of her decorating. Growing up in this environment is the main reason I love traditional decor at the
Rustic Fall Tablescape Aleah and Nick, the husband and wife team behind Valley & Co., shared with us this cozy fall tablescape. Aleah told us, “we were inspired to create this warm and whimsical dinner party shoot by cozy fall nights spent with family and friends visiting and warming up with spiked apple cider.” One of my favorite parts is that guests were given cinnamon