20 Thanksgiving Table Decor Ideas 2021: Easy & Cheap Table Decor

Thanksgiving Table Decor Ideas That’ll Make Your Want To Stop, Drop, And Pass The Rolls

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Thanksgiving table decor is a lovely way to set a festive table (along with the essentials, of course) once the holidays roll around. Whether you go for fall-themed pieces and scented candles that reflect autumnal ambiance or something more specific (say, turkey-shaped tealight holders or anything that says “Give Thanks,”) these Thanksgiving table decor ideas will get you into the spirit of the season.

If you’re not big on cooking, perhaps decorating is your way to help participate in the holiday. Or, maybe you’re a crafty person who likes to think up new tables displays to always keep relatives and dinner guests guessing. No matter what, now’s a good time to think about linens, decorations, and fun dishes to help serve your feast.

Looking for some inspiration? Gather ’round — here are 20 Thanksgiving table decor items currently available that’ll make your holiday shine.

Best Thanksgiving Table Decor Ideas

Spielman Gather Together Table Runner

Want to add a pop of color to your table setting? This table runner is a gorgeous way to inexpensively do so. Not only will it add warmth to your table, but it can also be used throughout all of fall. This runner is 100% cotton, and perfectly sized for a table that can seat 4-6 guests.

$21.99 AT WAYFAIR



24" Maple Leaves Candleholder Centerpiece with Pomegranates

If you dare spare some room on the Thanksgiving table, why not opt for a festive centerpiece? This one features assorted maple leaves and three good spots for pillar candles to live. It’ll really help bring your whole Thanksgiving table together.

$89.99 AT ASHLEY HOMESTORE

Coello Floral Round Thanksgiving Tablecloth

This round tablecloth might not be the best fit for your main table on Thanksgiving, but it’ll easily jazz up a dessert spread or a table with a festive charcuterie board on top. According to one of its many fans who purchased it on Wayfair, this cloth is also durable enough for outside use if need be.

$13.99 AT WAYFAIR

Wheat Glass Collection

It can often be hard to find seasonal glasses and dishware that isn’t gaudy. However, these stunning wheat wine glasses are an excellent way to celebrate the fall season — and every other season as well, to be honest. Made in the USA, these are dishwasher safe and ready to help you and your guests engage in some lively imbibing (responsibly, of course). These come in a set of 4.

$59.95 AT STONEWALL KITCHEN



Turkey Tea Light Candleholders

Even if you choose not to make a turkey this year, you can still give thanks to the popular bird by featuring these adorable tea light holders. Six come in a package, and they’re sure to delight your dinner guests. Amazon user (and assumed grandmother) Texas Grandma was quite a fan with her review, stating, “These were so cute with orange battery-powered tea lights on our Thanksgiving table. My young grandsons really enjoyed them. They could also be used with a place card for seating. They are heavy and stand up nicely.”

$22.99 AT AMAZON

Thanksgiving Coloring Placemat Kit

If you’re having a fancy Thanksgiving dinner, these might not fit the mood. But if you’ve got a bunch of kids in the family that might be prone to a meltdown if dinner isn’t served at a particular time, then these placemats are absolutely perfect. They come in a set of 12 and are a good way to show kids that not only are they more than welcome to the feast, their coloring skills make dinner even more special.

$34.95 AT STONEWALL KITCHEN

Thanksgiving Thankful Autumn Napkin Set

Thanksgiving is time to break out the good napkins. (Or, uh — any napkins, if you’re the kind of person who relies mostly on paper towels for messes.) This seasonal set from Pier 1 is a beautiful — and practical — way to jazz up your table.

$29.95 AT PIER ONE



Bless the Harvest and Give Thanks Thanksgiving Table Top Pumpkin

Are you not too good with words, but looking for a great way to make the annual Thanksgiving toast? Let this piece do the work. This orange and brown festive pumpkin has a silver-brushed accent text that reads, “Bless the harvest and give thanks.” Simple, yet heartfelt.

$49.95 AT PIER ONE

Thanksgiving Decorations Lighted Fall Garland

Want to make Thanksgiving a more magical experience? Consider dimming the main lights and adding some illumination with this twinkling garland. You can put it right in the center of the table, or even along the edges. Even without using the lights, it’s still a very festive piece of decor.

$7.99 AT AMAZON

Toncoo Wood Place Card Holders (10-pack)

Placecards turn any dinner into a fancy occasion. They’re also something that kids are really drawn to, so you can give them the task of making sure everyone has a seat at the table. Amazon Reviewer Marci W had another cute use for these after buying them. “These are super cute. [We] use them for Thanksgiving. Instead of name cards, we [write] positive words on them and display them all around the table,” she said. That’s a pretty genius way to celebrate. BTW, this set even comes with 20 cards to write your intentions.

$7.99 AT AMAZON



Handmade Warming Trivet

One of the best things about Thanksgiving is viewing the table with so many delicious foods and sides on top. This trivet is a cute way of keeping dishes a bit warmer, which means it’ll both liven up your table spread and perform a pretty important service. This is the product you probably didn’t even realize you needed.

$20.00 AT UNCOMMON GOODS

TURNMEON 12 Pack Fall Pumpkin Tea Lights

Tealights are a great way to set the mood for any hangout. Even better, these flameless LED tealights don’t require any maintenance — so, you don’t have to worry about a niece or nephew accidentally touching or knocking them over. These battery-operated lights can be used all over the table or you can add them to your centerpiece.

$16.99 AT AMAZON

Gratitude Tree

If you plan on having a lot of kids over, this Gratitude Tree might be a wonderful centerpiece that everyone can partake in. All you need to do is write down what you’re thankful for. Really, this is a piece of decor that should be in the center of your table all year round.

$18.00 AT UNCOMMON GOODS



Jcp Amber Glow Pumpkin 4-pc. Napkin Ring

If you have fancy napkins, you should invest in a set of fancy napkin holders. Are they necessary during 98% of the dinners you host during the year? Probably not. But, Thanksgiving is the Super Bowl of dinners. You want to treat it with respect and pull out all the stops.

$12.79 AT JC PENNEY

Best Cheap Thanksgiving Table Decor

Wheat Glass Collection

It can often be hard to find seasonal glasses and dishware that isn’t gaudy. However, these stunning wheat wine glasses are an excellent way to celebrate the fall season — and every other season as well, to be honest. Made in the USA, these are dishwasher safe and ready to help you and your guests engage in some lively imbibing (responsibly, of course). These come in a set of 4.

$59.95 AT STONEWALL KITCHEN

PARTY JOY 5.9ft 147Leaves Artificial Vines

You can drape these around the big plate of turkey, or maybe wrap them around the mashed potatoes. These artificial vines are just an added accessory that will give your table an Instagram-worthy look. They’re an inexpensive way to feel festive and can remain on display through the holiday season.

$7.99 AT AMAZON



Cartoon Turkey Paper Dinner Plates

If you’re hosting a low-key Thanksgiving at your house this year, these festive paper plates are the way to go. (Plus, having extra plates is always a good idea for a crowd.) Now, you can spend less time doing the dishes and more time with family. There are 8 plates per pack.

$3.09 AT ORIENTAL TRADING COMPANY

ASPMIZ Waterproof Autumn Leaf Tablecloth

It’s almost inevitable: Thanksgiving means spills. There are so many hands around the table that something is bound to leak. This tablecloth is affordable for any budget and will save you a few headaches. Plus, the warm colors and gold detail are sure to stun.

$12.91 AT AMAZON

Coffman Floral Thanksgiving Tablecloth

It’s great to find such a festive tablecloth for under $20. This one might remind you of Thanksgiving dinners from your past. The warm and welcoming colors set the mood of the meal, and it’s a tablecloth you can use throughout all of fall.

$15.99 AT WAYFAIR



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Spielman Gather Together Table Runner
$21.99
24" Maple Leaves Candleholder Centerpiec...
$89.99
Wheat Glass Collection
$59.95
Turkey Tea Light Candleholders
$22.99
Thanksgiving Coloring Placemat Kit
$34.95
Theresia Plaid 100% Cotton Thanksgiving ...
$22.99
Thanksgiving Thankful Autumn Napkin Set
$29.95
Bless the Harvest and Give Thanks Thanks...
$49.95
Thanksgiving Decorations Lighted Fall Ga...
$7.99
Toncoo Wood Place Card Holders (10-pack)
$7.99
Handmade Warming Trivet
$20.00
TURNMEON 12 Pack Fall Pumpkin Tea Lights
$16.99
Gratitude Tree
$18.00
Jcp Amber Glow Pumpkin 4-pc. Napkin Ring
$12.79
Linden Street 4-pc. Napkin Ring
$9.99
PARTY JOY 5.9ft 147Leaves Artificial Vin...
$7.99
Cartoon Turkey Paper Dinner Plates
$3.09
ASPMIZ Waterproof Autumn Leaf Tablecloth
$12.91
Coffman Floral Thanksgiving Tablecloth
$15.99