Fabulous Fall Centerpieces
Give your table a festive look with a pretty centerpiece for fall gatherings, large or small. Our tips for fall centerpieces help you incorporate natural and faux elements into your decor for a festive and bright fall table.
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Tabletop Greenery Garland
Wow your guests with this stunning greenery garland. Create bundles of eucalyptus and other greens, and attach the bundles to each other with floral wire to create a long garland. You won't believe how quick and easy it is to make this fall table centerpiece!
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Votive Mason Jar Mood Lighting
Give your plain votives and Mason jars an upgrade with this creative fall centerpiece idea from Addicted 2 DIY. These 3-inch pillar candles sit inside quart-size Mason Jars for a farmhouse-style look. Because leaves from your backyard brown quickly, try sprucing up your space with some leaves from a crafts store.
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Get inspired by decades past and decorate your home using a beautiful lantern display. Tall white pillar candles are gorgeous in all-glass lanterns with dark metal frames. Aim for multiple lanterns for a cohesive fall centerpiece your dinner guests will love.
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Add a Pop of Color with Wheat Stalks
This fall table centerpiece is so simple—it'll take you less than 10 minutes!—but it adds a big statement to your table. Use a variety of embroidery floss colors, like Inspired by Charm did, or adapt it to the theme or your home's decor. We love their idea of setting one wheat stalk at each place setting.
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Get Chic with a Monochrome Spread
We know, we know, one of the best parts of decorating for fall is using pretty oranges and reds. But if you're looking for a change, try matching candles, flowers, and other elements to white (or green, or ...) pumpkins. We love this ultrachic white spread.
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Repurpose an Old Globe as a Fall Centerpiece
This arrangement is as attractive as it is easy. Turn an old globe into a distinctive fall flower centerpiece for a unique spin on seasonal decor. Separate the globe's hemispheres and fill each one with colorful leaves, seedpods, small pumpkins and gourds, pinecones, and bittersweet.
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Gather a bundle of brightly-colored Indian corn ears and tie them together to form a gorgeous and easy fall centerpiece. Arrange bundles around the table, and when the meal is over, use them as hanging decorations in your home.
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For a smaller table, save room for the main course by hanging the fall centerpiece above the table rather than directly on the table. Attach ribbons to papier-mache gourds with hot glue, and then suspend from the light fixture above the kitchen table. Finish the look with a garland of leaves woven around the chandelier arms and a few matching gourds between the dinner dishes on the table.
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Paint a Pumpkin for the Focal Point
This humble cornucopia takes a glamorous turn with a single mini pumpkin dressed in shining gold. Arrange pears, apples, and gourds in a cornucopia. Brush silver Luster Dust (available at a crafts store) onto the tops and stems of white mini pumpkins that are clean, dry, and at room temperature.
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Indian Corn and Wheat Centerpiece
Dried ears of corn and shocks of wheat make for rustic fall table decorations. Here, dried wheat shocks are inserted into the sides of a cylindrical piece of florist's foam and topped with colorful dried ears of corn. The arrangement is placed on a footed compote for elegant elevation.
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Playful Turkey Centerpiece
This one is for the kids! Younger children trace their hands on colored paper and help glue the turkey's nose and mouth. Older kiddos decorate the inside of a baby food jar with glitter paint. Turn these birds into place cards for a fall party by having kids write guests' names on the feathers.