Don't spend a lot of money on a store-bought Thanksgiving centerpiece. Instead make your own decorations by using flowers, fruits and candles.
This centerpiece idea is great when you want to fil a long table without spending a fortune. A collection of baskets (they
don't have to be matching) can easily be transformed into a festive cfall enterpiece. We filled these with red grapes, but
any season fruit will work.
Craft Instructions: Pretty fall baskets
Use decorative cloth napkins or hand towels to transform simple water pitchers into a charming centerpiece. Just add simple
seasonal berries or greenery from the yard.
Craft Instructions: Pitcher centerpiece
Decorate tall cylinder glass vases with season items for an instant centerpiece. We filled these with fall leaves, crab apples,
small pears and cranberries, but you can use what you have on hand.
Craft Instructions: Fall-inspiration centerpiece
Create a large dramatic centerpiece just by grouping several similar themed or colored items together on a serving platter.
Then add a few candles to make this large, stand-out centerpiece festive for the evening too.
Ctaft Instructions: Centerpiece platter
One large bouquet of fresh flowers can be trimmed and turned into several small arrangments. Don't have four matching short
vases? Use ordinary water glasses or tumblers as vases to set up this charming (and easy) display.
Craft Instructions: Flowery foursome
Bring the colors of autumn to your table with a centerpiece of harvest-inspired leaves, oranges and candles. Grouping these
items together on a short cake stand gives instand height to your arrangement.
Craft Instructions: Glowing group
Evoke a sense of whimsy with a waterborne grouping of brilliant flowers and a candle.
Craft Instructions: Floating garden
Concoct a cornucopia-like display of nuts, berries and other fruit.
Craft Instructions: Harvest tableau
Let lush color and texture serve as the beautiful focal point of your table. The height is easily created by stacking different
sized plates and saucers.
Craft Instructions: Cranberry Carnation Pyramid
Create a monochromatic look by matching flowers with painted ceramic pots in the same shade.
Craft Instructions: Flowerpot centerpiece