6 Simple DIY Thanksgiving Place Cards: Really, So Easy!

magnolia leaf place cardmagnolia leaf place cardFor many of us, Thanksgiving is one of the few holidays that means a decked-out table. So let's bust out the china and the cloth napkins!

Place cards are a festive way to personalize your Thanksgiving table. But don't make them harder than they have to be (in other words, skip the calligraphy class). A little nature walk, some scraps of pretty fabric, and everyday craft supplies might be all you need to make some especially charming place cards for your guests' place settings.

We've rounded up six super-easy DIY place cards for your Thanksgiving table. Let's take a look.

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6 Simple DIY Thanksgiving Place Cards

(Shown above) Gorgeous magnolia leaf place cards from Sunset. Add names with a paint pen. So easy!

leaf place card pine cones

Another lovely autumn leaf place card from Design*Sponge, personalized with a metallic paint pen. Love that dark brown leaf against the white plate.

gold pumpkin place cards

How pretty are these gold pumpkin place cards from Liz Stanley? Elegant yet still simple to make. Just add gold spray paint! Visit Holidash for Liz's complete how-to tutorial.

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Place cards don't get any easier than this. Just print out these adorable place cards from printmaker Christine Schmidt of Yellow Owl Workshop and write in your guests' names. Download the free place card template on Sunset.

fabric leaves handmade

Hello, seriously cute handmade leaves made from grocery bags and fabric by Courtney of Two Straight Lines. You would make some fine place cards if we used a paint pen on you. Find full details for these fabric leaves including resources on AOL's Kitchen Daily.

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leaf pine cone place card name

Love these super-easy pine cone and leaf place cards from Blissfully Domestic. Kids can even help make these. To spiff up your pine cone, consider adding glitter for an elegant table or spray painting them white for a more modern look.

Do you have any simple ideas for DIY place cards to share?

Written by Sheri Reed on CafeMom's blog, The Stir.

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