Thanksgiving is a wonderful sensory experience. While many people might attribute it to only a sensory experience in taste, Thanksgiving is also all about captivating smells and beautiful sights.
You can utilize your vases that are typically reserved for big summer flower bouquets for fall arrangements as well. A vase filled with Pampas grass and Chinese lanterns makes a great focal point. You can Vases like this can look great in hallways, entryways, or on end tables.
You can add a bowl of fruit and a small dish filled with nuts next to the vase with your fall-inspired vase to represent nature’s bounty in your Thanksgiving decorations.
The addition of some great fall-scented candles can be a great asset to your Thanksgiving decorations. As stated above, Thanksgiving is not only about food, it’s also about the wonderful smells, too. Some great scents are pumpkin spice, cranberry, apple cider, toasted almond, cinnamon, and vanilla sugar.
Candles can also offer a visual appeal, in addition to making home smell good on Thanksgiving. A meal eaten by candlelight is much more intimate than one with artificial light. Using decorative candlesticks and votives can also add a nice touch to the dinner table or any other space.
The Front Door
Spruce up your front door for Thanksgiving with a great fall wreath. There are many different styles you can use. A wreath made of only colorful fall leaves can bring a beautiful visual appeal to your front door on Thanksgiving. You can also use a wreath made with greenery that has small gourds and pumpkins of various colors.
Around the front door on the outside landing, include more pumpkins and gourds. You can also include a few rustic vases with some pampas grass, branches with berries on them, or even leave the vases empty. Mums, a fall-flowering plant, should also be a part of your Thanksgiving decorations because of their beautiful color.
Thanksgiving decorations do not have to stop here. As always, let your creative side out and see what you can come up with – you might surprise yourself!