Feast mode: engage.

1. Use a plaid blanket or an oversized scarf as a tablecloth.

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2. Arrange decorative gourds and pumpkins on a stairway landing.

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3. Craft a no-sew banner, like this one from Minted’s Julep blog.

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4. Arrange dried wheat stalks in a vase or pitcher.

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5. Paint pumpkins, rather than carving them, to complement your home decor.

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6. Spray paint ears of dried corn in a shimmery metallic hue.

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7. Scrawl Thanksgiving words or messages on leaves with a paint pen.

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8. Use butcher paper to draw out your table setting.

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9. Collect colorful leaves and a twig to DIY this minimalist wall hanging.

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10. Stick a few synthetic feathers in vintage class bottles.

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11. Candlesticks add height and dimension to a tablescape.

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12. Make a decorative pumpkin out of Mason jar lids.

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13. Top miniature pumpkins with succulents using a hot glue gun.

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14. Integrate plenty of natural touches, like these shed antlers.

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15. Give your bar cart a Thanksgiving makeover.

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16. Make high-backed dining chairs more comfortable with cozy throw pillows.

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17. And finally, use items you already have — like a cloche, tray or basket — to create the perfect Thanksgiving centerpiece.

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