31 Awesome Thanksgiving Place Card Ideas

Don’t you love setting up a beautiful table for Thanksgiving?

Every year I’m amazed at all the wonderful blessings I have and the beautiful family God has given me.  It makes Thanksgiving a special holiday worthy of a little extra attention.

So setting the Thanksgiving tablescape is something I treasure. And a place card brings it all together. Seeing your name in print, knowing that the host considered you and gave some thought to your seat really makes you feel like somebody cares.

So I’m pleased to present nearly 3 dozen different place card ideas for that special Thanksgiving table. I broke it up into categories, turkeys, pumpkins, and all the rest.

Some are DIY, some the kids can craft, some are printable, and some are complete the moment you purchase them. A bunch of them also will also have little treats for your guests!

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Turkey Thanksgiving Place Cards and Holders

Turkeys are a classic and many of these place cards can be made by kids, which can be a great way of including them in the family traditions. Turkeys can never be taken too seriously and always bring a little fun to the table.


Model Magic Turkey Place Cards | Crayola

Easy Turkey Place Card Holders | Hey Let’s Make Stuff

Pom-Pom Tom Decoration | Martha Stewart

Burlap Button Turkey Placecards | Factory direct Crafts

Turkey Napkin Place Card Printable | DIY Party Mom

Thanksgiving Clip-Art Place Cards | Martha Stewart

Turkey Thanksgiving Place Cards Honeycomb | CrankyCakesShop

Adorable Thanksgiving Place Cards Kids Can Make | Just Measuring Up

DIY Turkey Feather Place Cards | Almost Makes Perfect


Pumpkin Place Cards and Holders

Pumpkins are also a classic and a beautiful addition to any fall table and I have several pumpkin place card ideas in my shop too.

Pumpkin Quilling Pattern for a Cute Holiday Place Card | Confessions of an Overworked Mom

Teeny Tiny Pumpkin DIY Thanksgiving Place Card Tutorial | These Little Loves

DIY Mini Pumpkin Place Card Holders w. a Surprise Treat  | Press Print Party!

Free Printable Thanksgiving Place Cards | Sustain my Craft Habit

CUSTOM Thanksgiving name signs | EngraveCelebration

Rustic Pumpkin place cards Printables | Press Print Party!

Pumpkin DIY Thanksgiving Decorations | Oh My Creative


Other Fun Thanksgiving Place Card Ideas

From pilgrims to pine cones to printables, you’ll find some really clever ideas in this lot.

DIY Thanksgiving Treat Holders | Chic Shindigs

Thanksgiving Place Cards | Dandee Designs

Pine Cone Firestarter Place Card Holders | Boulder Locavore

Pinecone Napkin Rings | Hearth and Vine

DIY Fall Place Card, Free Printable Download | EAB Designs

DIY Napkin Ring Place Holder | Reuse Grown Enjoy

Mini Pie Box Thanksgiving Place Cards | Tatertots and Jello

DIY Cornucopia Place Card Holder | Bright Settings

Pilgrim Cap Place Cards | Better Home and Gardens

Thanksgiving Place Card | Katrina Makes

Thanksgiving Place Card Printable | Creative Union Design

THANKSGIVING Editable Tag | A to Z Parties

Herb Wreath | DIY Network

Rosemary Sprig Place Cards | Spoon Fork Bacon

DIY 3D Apple Place Cards | Studio DIY


I truly hope you found what you were looking for, be it DIY or not. And if you’re having people over don’t forget to check out the 5 things you forgot to clean that may be grossing out your guests! But if you’re invited over to someone’s house don’t arrive with empty hands, I have tons of ideas for that thoughtful hostess gift.

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