She Wraps Twine Around An Egg. The Reason Is PERFECT For Thanksgiving
FaithTap Staff 10/28/2015
Thanksgiving is a time to give thanks and be grateful for the blessings in your life such as friends, family and the precious moments that make life so sweet. This year, have a way to showcase what you are most thankful for by incorporating one of these great ideas into your home. The next time you're feeling down, looking at these will make a world of a difference.
Transform an ordinary frame into a gratitude board. Use leaf cutouts to have your family and visitors write on a leaf when they visit.
Hang up clothespins
Using clothespins and leaf cutouts, hang up each of your blessings. Every time you walk by them, it'll be sure to bring a smile to your face.
Decorate your own tablecloth
This year, set out a gratitude tablecloth and encourage every guest to write a message on the tablecloth. Then next year, bring out the tablecloth again and have everyone write on the same tablecloth until it's completely filled up with blessings. It can be reused again year after year until it's completely covered.
Make acorn eggs
Add sweet treats and a sweet message or blessing within each of these acorn eggs to give out to each guest.
Write on stones
Have a thankful jar set out highlighting what you're most thankful for this year. All you need to get started is some stones, metallic spray paint and a sharpie.
Set up a thankful jar
Have a thankful jar set out and fill it with what you're most thankful for.
Add gratitude placemats
Set gratitude placemats out for guests. You can print this template here. For other festive place setting ideas perfect for fall visit here.
Use a wreath to show thanks
Make a wreath of gratitude. Cut out two leaves for each day leading up to Thanksgiving. One of the leaves will be numbered and the other will be blank. Each day, fill the blank leaf with something you are thankful for.
Bring in some branches
Using branches, adorn them with little notes showcasing what you're most thankful for. Pretty soon, it will be filled and you can showcase your leaves of gratitude.
Give thanks in a gratitude board
Create a gratitude board for the month of November. It'll be a great way to get the kids excited before December hits. Learn how here.
Put up a chalkboard
Express what you're most thankful for on a chalkboard in the living room.
Fill a jar with sticks
Take a stick, write on it and insert it back into the jar. Everyone can then pull one out and read it out loud before thanksgiving dinner.
Create a giving plate
Add a giving plate to your table this year by writing on it with a sharpie and baking it at 365 degrees for 30 minutes. It will need to be hand washed afterward but it can be a special plate that can be showcased year after year.
Make gratitude rolls
These delicious rolls hold an incredible message inside that every guest will enjoy to read. To learn how to make these one of a kind rolls, visit here.
Give thanks in a thankful photo board
This adorable photo board can be displayed to show multiple family members, events or even sayings of what you're most thankful for in life. Learn how to make your own here.
Showcase what you're most grateful for this year and have everyone you care for be a part of the tradition as well. Every year, it'll be nice to look back on the old memories and contribute once more to the many blessings life has to offer.