Thanksgiving Decorating Ideas

An abundance of autumn ideas for cozy mantels and porches. Ahh... don't you love the crisp air and colors of autumn? Get great mantel inspiration and pick-of-the-patch porch ideas to welcome fall and friends to your home.

Idea 1: Bundle up your porch in warm fall colors

It's time to deck out your porch in harvest-time gourds, scarecrows and fall leaves. A vibrant fall wreath and a leafy garland draped around the door create a cozy welcome for friends and family. Check out more cute and cozy fall porch ideas.

Idea 2: Chase away the chill with a cozy pumpkin pile

Try a mix of glitter pumpkins and pinecones for a scene of rich harvest hues. Add height with a pedestal or a bowl and strew with fall leaves, like this garland of festive foliage. The faux pumpkins look fresh and bountiful all season long and can be used year after year.

Idea 3: Make a gobbledy-good display

Trot this honeycomb turkey out to decorate your harvest mantel. Surround him with decorations like glittery pumpkins and fall leaves for a visual feast your guests will gobble up.

Idea 4: DIY cozy pinecone decorations

Attach pinecones to ribbons and hang them from the mantel for an earthy and easy autumn touch. Stick a Happy Harvest sign and a garland of leaves above your creation to complete the fall scene.

Idea 5: Gourd-geous autumn accents

Fill a rustic metal bucket or other container with straw, pinecones and faux pumpkins. Deposit potted fall perennials in a pumpkin basket made from durable bamboo. A picture of fall perfection!

Idea 6: Make rustic porch decor

Make an easy and adorable porch decoration with a bucket of branches and a cute harvest yard sign. This smiling scarecrow knows the way to the pumpkin patch and the apple orchard – a perfect porch guest!

Idea 7: These scarecrow sweethearts ♥ greeting friends!

Bring some warmth to your porch with a couple harvest characters. This scarecrow guy and gal will smile at passersby and add some friendly faces to your entry. Create the perfect autumn hangout for this charming couple with a mix of fall leaves, plump pumpkins and cinnamon-scented pinecones.