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17 Things You Can Use To Refresh Your Home Before Thanksgiving

Refresh your home before Thanksgiving with these 17 easy tips! Get your home ready for guests in no time with these simple tricks. From decluttering to deep cleaning, you'll be ready to host in no time.

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Thanksgiving is a time to gather with friends and family, and what better way to do that then by refreshing your home with some new decor.

Check out these 17 things you can use to refresh your home before Thanksgiving.

From small changes like adding new hand towels in the bathroom, to bigger changes like rearranging the furniture in your living room, you're sure to find something on this list that will help you get your home ready for the holiday season.

1.Get into the Thanksgiving spirit with these beautiful lights! They're perfect for adding some holiday cheer to your home, and they're also waterproof and battery operated, so you can use them both indoors and outdoors. With 60 LED lights in each pack, you'll have plenty of light to brighten up your Thanksgiving decor.

3 Pack Thanksgiving Lights Decorations

5-Star Review: “I love that this came in a 3 pack! I used these across my stairs and these were just long enough! I didn't use the timer function but had them on 24/7 and they lasted for the November month. They had a good bright light.” – Sammi M

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2. Looking to add some extra flair to your home this fall? Look no further than the DearHouse Fall Garland! This 5.9Ft piece of hanging vine garland is perfect for adding a touch of autumn to any space. Whether you're decorating for Thanksgiving, a party, or just want to enjoy the beauty of fall foliage indoors, this garland is a must-have.

DearHouse 2 Pack Fall Garland Maple Leaf

5-Star Review: “For the price, these garlands are great. I ordered the green & they were consistent w/ the picture & were nigh 6' in length; Durable enough ta string up indoors. Happy w/ purchase.” – Hoodoo

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3. This Eddie Bauer reversible blanket is perfect for adding an extra layer of warmth to your bedding. It's also great for using as a throw blanket when you're relaxing on the couch. The soft, plush fabric is reversable, so you can choose which side you want to show. It's available in a variety of colors, so you can find the perfect one to match your home decor.

Eddie Bauer - Throw Blanket

5-Star Review: “This blanket adds warmth quickly after putting it on. It's not bulky at all. I did have to toss it in the dryer, on low for 10 mins to get all the fuzz balls off, but outside of's been a perfect addition!” – M&D

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4. Your home will be the talk of the town with this chic Thanksgiving Pumpkins Home Decor. A mixture of 50 artificial harvest decorations, including 30 fake maple leaves, 10 fake acorns, 2 fake pinecones and 8 fake pumpkins, will give your home a warm and inviting feeling.

Thanksgiving Pumpkins Home Decor

5-Star Review: “These are a great addition to my fall decor. I have them placed around the house as subtle accents. From the pictures I thought the brown was going to have more of a red/burgundy undertone but it is truly brown. Super lightweight which will be great for storage. The leaves on the big pumpkins you can definitely tell are fake up close, but from a distance they look great.” – Allison S

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5. Welcome your guests this Thanksgiving with these charming Greenbrier Fall Decoration Signs. Each sign is made of durable wood, and features a beautiful harvest or Thanksgiving-themed design. These signs are perfect for hanging on your front door or in a prominent place in your home, and make a great addition to any holiday decor.

Greenbrier Fall Decoration

5-Star Review: “Two in set so I used in different parts of the house. Great addition to decorations. Family sentiments. Love thirds decorations.” – Jerry W Bonds

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6. Add a touch of fall to your home with these beautiful pillow covers. Made of 100% cotton, they are soft and durable, and feature a white pumpkin design on a black background. Perfect for adding a bit of farmhouse flair to your decor, they are also great for Thanksgiving and other autumn celebrations. Machine washable for easy care, these covers will make a great addition to your home this season.

4TH Emotion Fall Decor Pillow Covers

5-Star Review: “These are cute and well made. While they are not soft to the touch (almost canvas like), they meet my needs for seasonal decor and use. Purchased the 18x18 size and used 18x18 inserts that included a zipper so I could add more fill as desired. Simply washed my older pillows and repurposed the filling by stuffing them into the new ones.” – Suziles71

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7. This beautiful charcuterie board is perfect for any special occasion, including weddings, anniversaries, bridal showers, and housewarmings. Made of high-quality bamboo, this cheese board is durable and easy to clean. It also comes with a matching knife set, making it the perfect gift for any cheese lover in your life.

SMIRLY Bamboo Cheese Board and Knife Set

5-Star Review: “Great board for cheese/crackers, butter board, charcuterie board. Complete with groves for crackers, bread and cheese serving utensils. I am also giving one as a gift to a friend that entertains frequently. Great size for a small group (4-8 people) or just refill as needed for a larger group.” – Susie

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8. Looking for a way to add some fall flair to your home without all the upkeep? Look no further than these artificial fall flowers! These beautiful, fake plants are perfect for adding a touch of autumn to any room. Plus, they're UV resistant and won't fade in the sun, so you can enjoy their beauty all season long.

Artificial Fall Flowers

5-Star Review: “I get so many compliments on my hanging baskets and people ask how I keep my plants so vibrant lol… well because they are fake. But they look so real! I was able to fill up two medium sized hanging baskets with one of these bundles.” – gracie abel

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9. This eye-catching gingham tablecloth is perfect for your next picnic or outdoor gathering. The cheerful orange hue is perfect for fall or Thanksgiving, and the rustic buffalo plaid pattern adds a touch of country charm. The cotton fabric is durable and easy to clean, making it ideal for use in busy restaurants or homes with kids and pets. Best of all, this versatile tablecloth can be used indoors or out, making it a great choice for holiday parties and other special occasions.

Midsummer Breeze Rustic Gingham Tablecloth

5-Star Review: “Love this table cloth. I have purchased several others of similar material and am happy with them all. Material is thick, washes easily and adds a nice rustic/ farmhouse feel to the dining room.” – MV

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10. These beautiful gold and red cloth napkins are perfect for your Thanksgiving feast! They're absorbent and will help keep your table clean, and they'll add a touch of elegance to your decor. With a 12-pack, you'll have enough for all your guests.

TableLinensforLess Thanksgiving/Fall Cloth Napkin Sets

5-Star Review: “These beautiful linens were a perfect match for my Thanksgiving table. The colors are so vibrant. They were pretty much wrinkle free and they are stiff enough to hold a nice fold but soft to use. Fast, accurate and great prices. Will definitely but from again.” – Dianna*

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11. This large apothecary jar scented candle will make your home smell like autumn. The Village Candle Spiced Pumpkin Large Apothecary Jar has a 21.25 oz. soy wax blend and a lead-free wick for a clean burn. The pumpkin spice scent is perfect for fall and winter.

 Village Candle Spiced Pumpkin Large Apothecary Jar

5-Star Review: “I bought yankee punkin spice could barely smell it. So I bought village candle punkin spice my whole house smell wonderful even upstairs i can smell the punkin spice. I think yankee candles might be in second place . So far village candles are in first and prices are better.” – MightyDragon

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12. Add a pop of color to your home this Thanksgiving with these orange curtains. Measuring 84 inches in length, these rod pocket curtains are perfect for living room or dining room windows. The set includes two panels, each with a different design. One features an allover print of harvest-themed icons like pumpkins and leaves, while the other is a solid orange shade.

Orange Curtains

5-Star Review: “I used these panels in the sitting area of our bedroom. They allow the great sunlight in the room, it brightens the room each day. The value was awesome and their long enough for my windows. We highly recommend these sheer panels, they are sheer but diffuses the glare from the sun.” – Nana13

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13. These beautiful Thanksgiving greeting cards feature a pumpkin design and are perfect for expressing your gratitude this holiday season. With 36 cards in the set, you'll have plenty to share with family, friends, and colleagues. The sleek design is perfect for any Fall or Autumn celebration, from harvest parties to Thanksgiving dinner.

36 Pumpkin Thanksgiving Thank You Greeting Gift Cards

5-Star Review: “These cards were high quality, thick construction. Beautiful design. Everyone loved getting Thanksgiving Cards” - Mimi Donna

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14. These two stuffed turkeys are the perfect addition to your Thanksgiving decor. Handmade with care, they feature intricate details and a naturalistic design. Place them on your dinner table or mantlepiece to bring a touch of warmth and charm to your home this holiday season.

Ogrmar 2 Pack Stuffed Turkey Couple Doll

5-Star Review: “These were just the thing to being some cheer to my Thanksgiving table this past year. Whimsical and fun and a good deal for the money, I thought. They look like I got them at a craft fair. Nice.” -Diane

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15. Hang this GIVE Thanks Hanging Banner on your porch to show your guests that you're ready for Thanksgiving! The autumn pumpkin, maple leaf, and fall harvest welcome banner is perfect for adding a touch of seasonal decoration to your home. The banner is made of high-quality materials and is 72"x12", making it the perfect size for indoor or outdoor use. This banner will make your Thanksgiving party decorations stand out and add a festive touch to your home.

GIVE Thanks Hanging Banner

5-Star Review: “We are super pleased with this product as it fit perfectly in the space we needed. Showed up on time and priced well.” – curtisnaseem

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16. Looking for a way to add some extra flair to your Thanksgiving decor? Check out TURNMEON's 1800 Pcs Fall Leaves! These 6 assorted mixcolors faux fake silk maple leaves are perfect for adding a touch of autumn to your home, indoor or outdoor. They're also great for weddings and parties!

TURNMEON 1800 Pcs Fall Leaves

5-Star Review: “I used these for a variety of fall projects and they worked out great! Love the different colors they came in and had plenty to go around! They did have a bit of an odd smell when I took out of the package, but it didn't last long. Would totally buy again.” – Jennifer L. Rawlings

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17. This Thanksgiving, light up your home with our beautiful lighted maple tree decoration. This 20 inch decoration has 24 LED orange lights, and is battery operated for easy use. Our fall decor is perfect for your Thanksgiving table, mantel, or windowsill. With its charming autumnal design, this pumpkin acorn tabletop tree will add a touch of warmth and happiness to your holiday season.

Thanksgiving Maple Tree Decorations

5-Star Review: “The yellow leaves and orange lights make a great outdoor(on the porch) decoration for our fall celebrations. We have inflated ghosts for Halloween and an inflated turkey for Thanksgiving. The tree is a positive decoration that adds color to our front yard for the Fall season.” – Susan O. Randall

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These are just a few things you can do to help refresh your home before Thanksgiving. You don't have to spend a lot of money or time to make a big impact. A little bit of elbow grease and some creativity can go a long way!