8 Easy DIY Thanksgiving Place Cards

What’s the best way to show off your creative side while keeping your crazy Aunt Susan far, far away from your end of the dinner table? Place cards, of course. Show your guests to their seats this Thanksgiving by making one of these eight easy DIY place cards. Because, trust me — no one wants to get stuck sitting next to your drunk cousin.

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A folded card placed on top of a bowl of pinecones is so simple, yet chic.

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Cupcakes and Cashmere blogger Emily created these festive place cards using stamps, twine and feathers.

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A quick coat of gold glitter transforms this fruit into a gilded centerpiece or place card.

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Sure, it looks like it'd be complicated...but there's a good chance you have already have all of the supplies you need for this project.

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You only need yarn, sticks, paint, glue and styrofoam balls to pull off this adorable Thanksgiving place card.

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Make your own mini Mayflower with this easy craft from Dandee Designs.

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Keep dinner guests entertained with this crossword card.

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The best part about these place cards? You only need five minutes and good handwriting.

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