fall centerpieces

Fresh Fall Centerpieces

Written on September 13, 2012 at 11:00 am , by

Yes, it’s in the air, can you feel it?  Autumn has arrived!  The air is getting cooler and the leaves are beginning to change.   Nature puts on the best show this time of year and provides us with plenty to work with when creating seasonal centerpieces.  Here are my favorites to inspire you this season in creating a beautiful display! 

A branch stabilized in moist floral foam and wrapped in burlap sack makes an stately centerpiece on a simple fall table.  Pair it with smaller arrangements of flowers in fall colors.

 

autumn branch centerpiece bhg

 

Pine cones purchased at a craft store or collected on an autumn walk make perfect vase filler.  Add mini ornaments suspended on simple branches to complete the look.

 

vase with pinecones bhg

 

 

Natural acorns make charming ornaments too, you can even add craft paint to the shells for a fun pop of color.

 

acorns on manzanita branches bhg

 

What is fall without pumpkins?  Silver painted minis make elegant candleholders on top of mercury glass candlesticks.

 

mercury glass candlesticks with mini pumpkins bhg

 

Dip leaves in a golden bowl for color and float candles on top for ambiance.

 

bowl with leaves and candles bhg

 

The bounty from your annual apple picking tradition surrounds a pillar candle in a large glass bowl.

 

candles and apples bhg

 

Nuts and berries in tiered bowls and urns bring nature’s treats to your fall table.

 

urns with nuts bhg

 

 

A collection of mini pumpkins and walnuts forms an easy natural vignette on top of a pretty beribboned cake stand.

 

cake stand pumpkins bhg

 

Cinderella pumpkins make a beautiful tiered display when stacked in varied colors and sizes.

 

stacked pumpkins on table bhg

 

A simple rectangular white tray corrals a changing collection of pumpkins, flowers, and stems.

 

pumpkins and flowers on tray bhg

 

White pumpkins faux or real can be carved out to form vases for fresh flowers in seasonal shades.

 

white pumpkin vase bhg

 

Branch clippings truly are the easiest centerpiece such as festive green acorns.

 

acorn branches bhg

 

Bowl of pears or figs from the market and some branch clippings for an effortless display.

 

clear vase with fall leaves bhg

 

Are you inspired by this season in decorating your home?  What are your favorite autumn accents to bring indoors?

 

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