EASY Real Gourd Place Cards for Thanksgiving {Tuesday Tip}

My Mom always decorates the most beautiful holiday tables! She really is a creative woman and I do look up to her creative abilities.

Real gourd place cards make easy and fun decorations for your Thanksgiving table.

  1. Wind half of a pipe cleaner around a pencil.
  2. Cut out a leaf shape from stiff paper (card stock is ideal).
  3. Write the person's name or initial on the leaf.
  4. Pierce one end of the leaf with a meat scewer or something sharp.
  5. Push the pipe cleaner through the hole a wee bit.
  6. Place leaf on the gourd stem.

Here is the finished table:

To go along with your Thanksgiving meal, why not try this amazingly delicious and moist pumpkin cake for DESSERT!

This upcoming weekend is Thanksgiving in Canada!
How do you celebrate Thanksgiving?
What are you thankful for?


  1. very cute! Where do you find the small pumpkins?

  2. Simple yet very pretty way to decorate the table. (Judy Cowan)


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