Chalk Paint and Feather Thanksgiving Table Decor

10 Materials
$20
45 Minutes
Easy

Create a thrifty but beautiful Thanksgiving table with the help of some chalk paint and feathers. Save some of those cans from making your Thanksgiving meal and paint them with chalk paint. Fill with a variety of feathers and other fall foliage for a pretty and unique tablescape. For more simple holiday crafts that make a big impact head to my blog Design Improvised!

chalk paint and feather thanksgiving table decor

Skip the traditional oranges and browns of Thanksgiving and go with cool chalky blues and creams for your table. Mini pumpkins painted with chalk paint make for a simple and sweet place card.

chalk paint and feather thanksgiving table decor

Soup cans are transformed into vases for various feathers and cattails for a modern centerpiece.

chalk paint and feather thanksgiving table decor

Supplies

  • Soup/vegetable cans (washed and label removed)
  • Chalk paint (I used Martha Stewart Vintage Decor paint)
  • Brush
  • Feathers / Cattails
  • Gold Paint (optional)
chalk paint and feather thanksgiving table decor

Step 1: Paint the exterior of the cans with 1-2 coats of chalk paint.

chalk paint and feather thanksgiving table decor

Step 2: If you like, you can paint some of your feathers with gold paint for a metallic effect.

chalk paint and feather thanksgiving table decor

Step 3: Fill your vase with a variety of feathers. You can add other natural elements or greenery as well if you like.

chalk paint and feather thanksgiving table decor

Step 4: Paint mini pumpkins with chalk paint and add an initial with a sticker for a simple place card.

chalk paint and feather thanksgiving table decor

Add some additional pumpkins to your centerpiece if you like!

chalk paint and feather thanksgiving table decor

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