Thanksgiving Decor & Holiday Host Gift Idea

I thought I would share some ideas for a couple quick and very simple holiday decor ideas for the upcoming holiday. I used my Cricut on these girls and because they were originally published in the Cricut Circle e-Magazine I can't share specifics. But I hope it will inspire you a bit. 

For your Holiday table setting cover some wood blocks from the craft store with paper. I hammered a small nail in the top and then removed it and placed bent wire in the top with a bit of glue. The wire is bent in a spiral so I could then place the nameplates in the top of each block (example shows 2 blocks on top of each other, but I would just use one). A fun technique I used on the paper leave was cutting them out, spritzing them with a brown glitter misty, crinkling them up and setting them aside to dry. They look just like fall leaves!! 

This next project was something that I thought would be a great "Holiday Hostess Gift." I purchased the lighted glass block at my local Hobby Lobby and using my Cricut, a vinyl negative and some etching cream I etched "Give Thanks" on the block. I then cute the beautiful flourish style leaves out of brown vinyl and place that around the etched words. I think wrapped brown tulle around the blog and glued a small leave/foliage sprig to the top of the tied vinyl.

Thanks for stopping by!!
Allred Design, mommy blogger, scrapbook, paper crafts


  1. I created a bunch of fun cards while I was away and thought it would be fun to share one of my favorites today! My good friend Kristen and I hit Starbucks early on Saturday morning and were excited to see red cups! Silver Basket

  2. Appreciable thanksgiving décor and holiday host gift idea. It is pretty good. Along with my family I had went to a famous venue Houston on this thanksgiving. We all friends gathered there and enjoyed the day. It was overall a great day.


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