It’s just 1 week till Thanksgiving — is your dining room ready for the big event? If not, don’t worry, there’s still time for a guest-impressing makeover. From disguising a past-its-prime dining table to an easy way to give stock white plates a high-end look — we’ve got you covered with five easy project ideas, each with complete step-by-step instructions.
A plain white tablecloth is great for covering up a scratched or discolored tabletop. For a sophisticated look, stitch on a row or two of ruffled burlap or linen:
Enlist help from the kids to glue real or silk fall leaves onto fishing line to create a magical falling-leaf effect over the dining table or buffet:
This rustic, flower-free centerpiece is easy to create and needs zero maintenance to keep its good looks:
Inexpensive white plates look like a million bucks with a holiday hand-painted detail:
Let guests know what’s for dinner by turning an old frame and chalkboard paint into a chic menu board:
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