Add glamor to your Thanksgiving table decor with this painted gourd craft. Simply paint seasonal gourds and pumpkins for a stunning Thanksgiving centerpiece idea. Try mixing metallics to fit your color scheme. Keep this holiday centerpiece on display from Thanksgiving to Christmas.
What You'll Need:
- Gourds in desired shapes and sizes
- Gold spray or acrylic paint
- Paintbrush, if needed
- Cake plate
Step 1: Make the Gourds
This gourd art starts with spray paint. Prepare work surfaces. Cover the work surface with newspaper in a well-vented area. Wash and dry the gourds. Paint the gourds. Spray-paint the gourds using gold paint. Or, if desired, paint the gourds with acrylic paints using a paintbrush. Let the paint dry.
Step 2: Assemble the Centerpiece
Once you've got the painted gourds, it's time to assemble the Thanksgiving centerpiece. Try mixing it up with other gourd painting ideas like gold leave and patterns. To create the table centerpiece, pile them high. Stack and arrange the gourds on a cake plate.