10 Easy Thanksgiving Tips & Tricks 5. Make a cheese board for guests to enjoy A cheese board is really an edible piece of art that's the perfect start to any Thanksgiving dinner. Creating a masterpiece like this may look hard, but is actually quite easy. Learn how here. 1. Diy Thanksgiving Chandelier Spray-paint a bare branch white. When dry, make it a perch for clip-on songbirds (available at crafts stores). Place removable adhesive hooks on the ceiling, then hang the branch above your table using two ropes. Tie hanging tea-lights or votive holders from the branch using fishing line. Light the hanging votives and watch the nature-inspired chandelier sparkle sans crystals. Amazing idea from Better Homes and Gardens.2. Apple Pie Baked In An Apple Pie Imagine these on a cupcake stand ready and waiting for guests to dive into. Add a scoop of vanilla ice cream and you basically have the cutest and easiest Thanksgiving dessert idea ever. Get baking! Apple Pie Baked In An Apple3. Free Printable Chalkboard Place Cards Make your own place cards for guest with our printable chalkboard escort cards. How cute would it be to have a chalkboard with your Thanksgiving menu on it as well? Umm ... super cute. Print out your escort cards here. 4. Greet guests with a handcrafted cocktail Just like this Copa del Diablo holiday apple cider below. See more holiday cocktail recipes here. Glassware Rocks Glass bucket Pour Add Ice Shake Serve on the rocks 1 oz Sailor Jerry 1 oz Apple Jacks Brandy 1 1/4 oz House Make Apple Cider 1/2 oz Cane Syrup 1/2 oz Lemon Juice Dash of Angostura bitters5. Make a cheese board for guests to enjoy A cheese board is really an edible piece of art that's the perfect start to any Thanksgiving dinner. Creating a masterpiece like this may look hard, but is actually quite easy. Learn how here.6. Whip up some kid friendly Thanksgiving Cheesecake Pops These adorable Do It Yourself Easy Thanksgiving Cheesecake Pops are the tastiest Thanksgiving Treat ever. Personalize with your favorite colors. Head over to the kitchen and start preparing these yummy Cheesecake Pops for all the kiddos coming to your event.7. DIY Thanksgiving place mats Professional painting skills not required for this personalized Thanksgiving table. All you need is some white paper, painters tape and a little paint. Click here to make your own personalized place mats.8. Use Pumpkin Pie Can For your Vases See you do not need a ton of money to make your holiday table ultra cute. Use those pumpkin pie cans and fill them with florals. See more of this eclectic Thanksgiving table here along with a nut bar.9. Send guests home with leftovers The best part of Thanksgiving is the leftovers, with this DIY thanksgiving leftovers kit from The Tom Kat Studio you will have everything you need to send guests home in style. Plus you won't have to go searching around for your Tupperware.10. Get a cute apron Even when the guest arrive you will still be cooking. So, be sure to pick yourself up a stylish and super cute apron like this one by Aprons by the Chick. 10. Get a cute apron Even when the guest arrive you will still be cooking. So, be sure to pick yourself up a stylish and super cute apron like this one by Aprons by the Chick.