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before we begin, please check the description area first, there are listed links to the original projects and tutorial that exist in this article. 25 Easy and Elegant Thanksgiving Centerpieces.1. Pumpkin Patch. Fill out a row of decorative gourds by weaving in a faux ivy garland. Take this two-step project to the next level by curling wire vines from the craft store around pumpkin stems.2. Bay Leaf Votives. Embellished with dried herbs, these candleholders both look and smell amazing.
Tie on a bow and the upgrade is complete. It is always important that my family’s always together. I’m Cindy, and this is our daughter Cecily. And … 3. Pumpkin Candlesticks. Cast glimmering candlelight across the entire table. It’s easy when all you have to do is snap off stems and top pumpkins with votives.
Shield the flames by securing glass hurricanes with floral U-pins.4. Pile of Pears. Nestled between pears, paper leaves list what your family is thankful for. After all, that’s what the holiday’s all about(and the food, of course).5. Pumpkin Vase. Put your blooms center stage by hiding a water-filled vase inside a hollow pumpkin. Punch it up by adding shiny gold tacks along the ridges.6.
Bunches of Berries. If you don’t want to deal with the mess that comes from scooping out the gourd, drill small holes in the rind instead. Insert sprigs of colorful berries or fresh flower stems, and you’ll get an equally stunning effect. 7. Harvest Spread. Here’s a buffet no one will forget: Display hors d’oeuvres on wooden cutting boards, berry baskets, cake stands or (napkin-lined) pumpkins. Carefully wrapped grapevines add to the rustic vibe.8.
Nutty Candles. Everyday containers look festive filled with something new. Unshelled walnuts, chestnuts or almonds can all hold short candles in place. Finish it off by winding a ribbon between each vase.9. Fractured Light. Cast twinkling light across the tabletop with several salvaged graters. The yard sale finds create a glimmering effect when used as shades.10.
Unexpected Candleholder. The options for mood lighting are endless. This project features a squat, scooped-out Cinderella pumpkin wrapped with trailing ivy. Scott Pape: Welcome to the Barefoot Investor’s 60-60-6 challenges. Helping you get more money smart by th… 11. Single File. Elevated on a wooden paddle, mini pumpkins stand out in a major way.
Tuck greenery between each one, and tie on tags with festive phrases.12. Neutral Palette. Or take your white pumpkins to the next level with a monochrome display. Dried hydrangeas and antlers add extra texture.13. Extra Supplies. This idea is so practical you’ll wish you’d thought of it sooner. Roll up cloth napkins and tuck them into a pitcher for an inevitable spill.
Cheery mums in a matching jug brighten up the spread.14. Autumn Harvest. Take advantage of nature’s bounty to create a beautiful Thanksgiving centerpiece. Collect branches and berries from your backyard and mix with dried flowers.15. Thankful Turkey. This DIY is both festive and sentimental. Forks serve as photo holders and chalkboard paint allows family members to write on the feathers.16.
Pumpkin Vase. A white faux pumpkin adds fall flair to this centerpiece. The arrangement of pinecones, branches and burlap leaves is both rustic and elegant. 17. Confetti-Stuffed Turkey. This neon confetti-stuffed turkey puts a non-traditional spin on Thanksgiving decor. Who said you couldn’t bring a little childlike fun to this holiday?18.
Garden Inspired. Overgrown shrubbery is your friend when it comes to making this centerpiece. The long, green branches make the perfect table decoration — with the help of a paper flower or two.19. Elegant Antlers. Most of the components in this centerpiece can be found in your backyard, making it inexpensive and easy to assemble. Pick up faux antlers at the craft store for a final flourish.20. Coffee Candles.
With coffee beans and pumpkin spice candles, this project smells as good as it looks.21. Mason Jar Style. Common household items like sauce jars and corkboard get a DIY makeover for this project. Mod Podge mixed with food coloring gives the used jars a sophisticated look while leaves and pinecones add the essence of fall.22. Gold Pumpkins. Gold spray paint adds an elegant touch to plastic pumpkins. Putting them in a vase or basket makes a simple, inexpensive centerpiece.23.
Apple Candleholders. These clever candles will add a pop of color to your Thanksgiving table decor. And after the holiday, they would look great on a coffee table or mantle.24. Rustic Turkey. Made from mostly sticks and twigs, this turkey decoration is both cost effective and full of charm. Kids can help collect materials and put the project together.25. Fruitfully Fabulous.
Warm up your holiday table with a scentsational centerpiece — dress pillar candles with dried oranges, lemons, and limes. Using a glue gun, connect the citrus slices to each other, forming a band around the base of each candle.