25 Thanksgiving Inspired Wedding Ideas

I love wedding celebrations. Despite being married and having had my wedding, from time to time I still find myself browsing wedding blogs and pinning wedding images on Pinterest. I also love Thanksgiving. While I believe that it is important to be thankful and come from a place of gratitude throughout the year, I love the idea of a holiday in which everyone takes the opportunity to give thanks. For many people one of the things they are most thankful for is love, the love shared between them and the person they intend to be with on their journey through life. As Thanksgiving approaches there will be many brides and grooms who say I do this season. There will also be many who will decide to take their relationship to the next level and those who are already planning their Fall 2013 nuptials.

It’s no secret I adore Cyd’s blogThe Sweetest Occasion is filled with inspiration for celebrations of all kinds. Wanting to create a roundup of Thanksgiving wedding ideas I looked to Cyd’s blog for inspiration and as usual it did not disappoint. Using the above photos as my starting point I headed to my go to resource for all things festive and celebratory Etsy. See what I found after the jump.


  • Emerald Shape Twig Ring 1 of 25
    This lovely twig shaped diamond ring comes complete with a chocolate diamond. Available at
    Etsy, $1300
  • Love Nest Boutonniere 2 of 25
    A different take on the boutonniere. Perfect for the groom and groomsmen. Available at
    Etsy, $16
  • Burlap Wedding Hair Flowers 3 of 25
    Have bridesmaids wear these rustic inspired flowers in their hair. Available on
    Etsy, $34
  • Custom Mustache Flasks 4 of 25
    Gift groomsmen these flasks in honor of Movember. Available on
    Etsy, $108
  • Wood Mustache Stud Earrings 5 of 25
    And something for the bridesmaids in honor of Movember. Available on
    Etsy, $10.60
  • White Pumpkin Ring Bearer Pillow 6 of 25
    Have the ring bearer carry a pumpkin down the aisle adorned with the ring. Available on
    Etsy, $30
  • Chalkboard Tree Slice Table Numbers 7 of 25
    Decorate tables using chalkboard table numbers and mason jar centerpieces. Available on
    Etsy. This is a "custom order."
  • Medium 8 8 of 25
    Sit the cake atop a tree stump cake stand. Available on
    Etsy, $35
  • Give Thanks Silverware Decoration 9 of 25
    Hang this banner above the sweet station or table at the table of a buffet style wedding. Available on
    Etsy, $36.99
  • Antique Classic Books 10 of 25
    Use books stacked in various heights as wedding décor. Available on
    Etsy, $88
  • Felted Wool Acorn Name Cards 11 of 25
    Write guest names on these and hang them from a tree or string of twine to help guests find their table number. Available on
    Etsy, $30
  • Reclaimed Wood Nesting Boxes 12 of 25
    Use wooden nesting boxes to display trinkets, sweets, and other wedding décor. Available on
    Etsy, $52
  • Turn of the Century Desk 13 of 25
    Sit food or gifts on a rustic or vintage desk. Available on
    Etsy, $950
  • Lace Trimmed Burlap Wedding Aisle Runner 14 of 25
    Use burlap as an aisle or table runner. Available on
    Etsy, $65
  • Wedding Chalkboard 15 of 25
    Have a photo booth where guests can take photos. Have them use a chalkboard to write things they are thankful for this season. Available on
    Etsy, $99
  • Mini Metallic Gold Clothespins 16 of 25
    Use mini clothes pins to hang Polaroid photos of guests after they take photos in the photo booth. Available on
    Etsy, $3
  • Cup n Ball Game 17 of 25
    Give younger guests simple wooden toys to keep them occupied. Available on
    Etsy, $6
  • Caramel Brown Shawls 18 of 25
    Have shawls available for guests to get cozy just in case it's cold out. Available on
    Etsy, $57
  • Giant Cornucopia 19 of 25
    Nothing says Thanksgiving like a giant cornucopia. Put it on your gift table and have gifts coming out of it or fill it with seasonal items such as pumpkins and gourds. Available on
    Etsy, $175
  • Rustic Guest Book Custom with Carved Tree Bark Covers 20 of 25
    A personalized guest book gives guests a place to write notes to the Mr. and Mrs. Available on
    Etsy, $290
  • Large Color Twig Pencils 21 of 25
    Give colored pencils to your younger guests or use them to add some color to your guest book. Available on
    Etsy, $15
  • Strawberry Jam Wedding Favor Tags 22 of 25
    Send your guests home with a jar of homemade preserves. Available on
    Etsy, $8.16
  • Thanksgiving Chocolate Mini Donuts 23 of 25
    More often donuts are becoming the wedding day dessert of choice. Pick some with sprinkles that match your color palate. Available on
    Etsy, $20
  • Gold Glitter Twine 24 of 25
    Wrap treats in kraft boxes and tie with metallic twine for a hint of wedding day sparkle. Available on
    Etsy, $14
  • Fall Wedding Invitation with Carved Initials 25 of 25
    A fall inspired wedding invite. Available on
    Etsy, $3

Another reason to get married on Thanksgiving? Comfort food! Head over to The Family Kitchen for menu inspiration and find more Thanksgiving wedding ideas at The Sweetest Occasion. And be sure to check out our list of The Top 50 Etsy parents of 2012!

Would you care to say I do before sitting down for a turkey dinner?

Photo Sources: The Sweetest Occasion and Etsy


Read more from Krishann on her personal blog His Mrs. Her Mr. Krishann is also a contributor for The Conversation and The Conscious Perspective. Follow her on Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest.


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