Creating a Thanksgiving Pie Bar {with Jessica N Designs}

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Can we all agree that Thanksgiving is an amazing holiday? It’s an entire day devoted to spending time with family and making tons of good food!

I feel like Thanksgiving is a little underrated because it gets completely overshadowed by Christmas. I have to admit that Christmas is my absolute favorite holiday, but Thanksgiving is definitely a close second.

Spending Thanksgiving with my family is a tradition that I look forward to every year. I love when everyone’s back in the same home and we can all catch up and talk about life.

Love this cute Thanksgiving Pie Bar! So unique and fun. Leave room for desserts - especially those mini pies!

This post is sponsored by Jessica N Designs.

Our family doesn’t really have a specific tradition around Thanksgiving. We do some of the same things every year, but overall each Thanksgiving is kind of unique. We’ve spent Thanksgivings at home, with other relatives, and even on vacation. It may not look the same every year, but the one tradition that stays the same is spending the day with the people we are closest to.

Thanksgiving is coming up fast this year, and I’ve been busy planning and creating something unique. Instead of putting all the focus on dinner, I thought why not make dessert stand out! Pies are just as much a part of Thanksgiving as the turkey, but they never get as much attention. This year I created an entire Thanksgiving pie bar to make dessert the main attraction!

Love this cute Thanksgiving Pie Bar! So unique and fun. Leave room for desserts - especially those mini pies!
Love this cute Thanksgiving Pie Bar! So unique and fun. Leave room for desserts - especially those mini pies!

To make this Thanksgiving pie bar, I pulled out all of my cake stands and wood slices to create a pretty arrangement of pies. I layered in some of my favorite fall decorations like this cozy throw blanket and a cute white pumpkin.

Love this cute Thanksgiving Pie Bar! So unique and fun. Leave room for desserts - especially those mini pies!

For the desserts, I went with an assortment of my favorite Thanksgiving pies – Apple, Pecan, and Pumpkin.

Love this cute Thanksgiving Pie Bar! So unique and fun. Leave room for desserts - especially those mini pies!

My favorite part about this pie bar is all the little details. I found this cute new shop called Jessica N Designs and I couldn’t resist picking up a few new pieces to add to my collection. Jessica N Designs is a cute little shop that has all kinds of custom hand-stamped goodies! I totally fell in love with their fall and Thanksgiving collection.

Stick around to the end of the post, because I’m going to have a coupon code for you so you can check out the Jessica N Designs online shop!

Love this cute Thanksgiving Pie Bar! So unique and fun. Leave room for desserts - especially those mini pies!

I love this adorable Pie Server from the Jessica N Designs Thanksgiving collection. The hand-stamped design gives it a unique and personal touch. This is one of those pieces I’ll be bringing out every Thanksgiving for years to come!

Love this cute Thanksgiving Pie Bar! So unique and fun. Leave room for desserts - especially those mini pies!
Love this cute Thanksgiving Pie Bar! So unique and fun. Leave room for desserts - especially those mini pies!
Love this cute Thanksgiving Pie Bar! So unique and fun. Leave room for desserts - especially those mini pies!

Where there’s pie, there definitely needs to be whipped cream! I put a nice big bowl of whipped cream right near the main pie for easy access so guests can help themselves to as much as they like.

Love this cute Thanksgiving Pie Bar! So unique and fun. Leave room for desserts - especially those mini pies!

I couldn’t resist grabbing this Thankful spoon from the Jessica N Designs Thanksgiving collection. It was just too pretty to pass up!

Love this cute Thanksgiving Pie Bar! So unique and fun. Leave room for desserts - especially those mini pies!
Love this cute Thanksgiving Pie Bar! So unique and fun. Leave room for desserts - especially those mini pies!

Over on the other side of the pie bar, I put together an assortment of mini pies. I think these mini pies are so cute and they are a nice alternative to lots of larger pies. Who wouldn’t love grabbing their own personal mini pie?

Love this cute Thanksgiving Pie Bar! So unique and fun. Leave room for desserts - especially those mini pies!
Love this cute Thanksgiving Pie Bar! So unique and fun. Leave room for desserts - especially those mini pies!
Love this cute Thanksgiving Pie Bar! So unique and fun. Leave room for desserts - especially those mini pies!

In the middle of my pie bar, I have a nice little setup for dessert coffee. Of course, I put a ton of whipped cream on top.

Love this cute Thanksgiving Pie Bar! So unique and fun. Leave room for desserts - especially those mini pies!

The Coffee and Cuddles mug is my new favorite fall mug. I love the hand-lettered design and it fits in perfectly with the rest of my pie bar. After Thanksgiving dinner and dessert, it really is all about coffee and cuddles.

Love this cute Thanksgiving Pie Bar! So unique and fun. Leave room for desserts - especially those mini pies!
Love this cute Thanksgiving Pie Bar! So unique and fun. Leave room for desserts - especially those mini pies!

I don’t know if you know, but I actually grew up in Ohio. So when I saw this Home Grown spoon, I knew that I had to get it. It’s a cute nod to my roots and where I’ve spent most of my Thanksgivings with family.

Love this cute Thanksgiving Pie Bar! So unique and fun. Leave room for desserts - especially those mini pies!
Love this cute Thanksgiving Pie Bar! So unique and fun. Leave room for desserts - especially those mini pies!

To finish the pie bar, I added a little extra flair. I designed these cute flags that are just the right size for toothpicks. I think they look so fun scattered around and layered together!

Love this cute Thanksgiving Pie Bar! So unique and fun. Leave room for desserts - especially those mini pies!

I printed the flags on cardstock and then I used my Cricut Explore to cut them all out.

PS: I used the same steps to print and cut the flags as I did for my meal planning stickers. Click here to read all about that method.
Love this cute Thanksgiving Pie Bar! So unique and fun. Leave room for desserts - especially those mini pies!

You can download a set of these printable flags for free.


Get the Free Thanksgiving Pie Bar Decorations

Love this cute Thanksgiving Pie Bar! So unique and fun. Leave room for desserts - especially those mini pies!

Have I convinced you that dessert should be the main attraction this Thanksgiving? I love how my pie bar came together and I especially love all the little details. I’ll be using my new goodies from Jessica N Designs for many Thanksgivings to come!

Love this cute Thanksgiving Pie Bar! So unique and fun. Leave room for desserts - especially those mini pies!
Love this cute Thanksgiving Pie Bar! So unique and fun. Leave room for desserts - especially those mini pies!
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  1. Thank you Christene, such a great idea. Thank you for all of your beautiful printables.

    1. Christene Holder says:

      Thanks so much Barbara! I’m glad you enjoy all the printables 🙂

      >> Christene

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