There’s always something to be thankful for. Whether it’s a comforting soup on a cold autumn night, a relaxing cup of your favorite tea, or just the dynamic beauty that fall brings forth every season. These are the simple blessings as to why we believe that Thanksgiving is the ideal time to express your gratitude. What better place to do this than right in your own home? With a homemade sign of thanks, let these creative signs inspire you to celebrate Thanksgiving in the most meaningful way!
DIY Thanksgiving Signs for the Home
From plain wooden slices to upcycled boards, these 8 pretty signs are definitely fun to make! Happy crafting!
1 – WOOD AND BURLAP SIGN
This rustic-inspired “Give Thanks” tutorial mainly uses materials like unpainted wooden letters, burlap, a craft board, and crafting paint. See this on Craft Cuts.
2 – GRAPEVINE WREATH WITH BURLAP BUNTING
Turn a plain wreath into a pretty sign with a burlap bunting that says “give thanks.” This no-sew project from Make It and Love It makes use of materials like a grapevine wreath, burlap, black acrylic paint, jute strings, and freezer paper. To make the letters, you can use a Silhouette or a cutting knife with stenciled lettering.
3 – STAINED WOOD “GIVE THANKS” SIGN
This simple stained wood DIY sign uses materials like Mod Podge, stencils, wood, wood stain, white chalk paint, and glitter. Visit Amy over at Mod Podge Rocks for the complete tutorial.
4 – GOLD FOIL ADHESIVE CUT-OUT
Heidi from Happiness is Homemade created this pretty gold foil sign and candle holder with the words of “Give Thanks with a Grateful Heart” that is available as a downloadable SVG file.
5 – ROUND WOODEN SIGN
With materials from the craft store of Hobby Lobby, you can make this rustic sign using large wood rounds, a mix of red and brown chalky paints, Count Your Blessings’ laser cut words, autumn florals, and a strong adhesive. Check out this fun DIY by Katie at the Casual Craftlete.
6 – GRATITUDE CHALKBOARD PUMPKIN
Using flat wooden pumpkin board, chalk paint, and a downloadable file for the words “we are grateful for,” this super simple DIY can be re-used every year. What a nifty idea by Cori of Hey Let’s Make Stuff!
7 – WE GATHER TOGETHER SIGN
With a combination of craft paints and pre-made patterns, a small cupboard becomes a pretty Thanksgiving with an upcycled small cupboard. Check out the details on getting the pattern for the sign and project directions at Anderson + Grant.
8 – A COLOR BLOCKED SIGN OF “A THANKFUL HEART IS A HAPPY HEART”
Transform a plain wooden board into a dazzling sign! This fun tutorial uses a cutting machine, printable vinyl stickers, and crafter’s paint to name a few of the materials. Check out DIY CANDY for complete directions.