Ah, Thanksgiving… a time for gathering, a time for sharing, a time for eating, and a time for being thankful for what we have of course. At Penningtons, we are so excited to partake in these activities, but we also always love to find any opportunity to be creative, stylish, and practical. This Thanksgiving, we thought it would be great to represent our personal style and love for gathering, sharing, and eating by inviting you to create a Thanksgiving table centerpiece. Because we also love variety and we live to share ideas, we welcome you to try out these 3 DIY Thanksgiving centerpiece ideas!
The best part of these DIY centerpieces is that it might be your easiest and most chic creation this holiday…because whoever cooks Thanksgiving dinner knows they’ll be focusing on their culinary creations for hours, and even days for some of us.
We love these centerpieces because each of these creations only needs 3 materials from the selection below. The practicality aspect plays in with the fact that some of these centerpieces dual up as edible arrangements. Yum!
- Cake stand or large plate
- Apples with stems and leaves
- Decorative squash
- Mixed nuts in shell
- 3 large candles
Hey, you might already have some of these items at home. If not, take a quick trip to the Farmers’ Market or even your local grocery store since you have to make a stop there anyway if you’re going to dine well this Thanksgiving.
DIY Thanksgiving Centerpiece #1 : Practical Comfort
Love apple picking with the family? Or better yet, you have an apple tree in your yard? Grab the reddest apples you can find and be sure to keep the stems and their leaves to add that touch of comforting autumn feel to your meal gathering! After your main course, follow with an apple and take pride in your 2-in-1 centerpiece.
DIY Thanksgiving Centerpiece #2 : Stylish Rustique
Do you like to be ahead of the game when it comes to the latest trends? You’ve come to the right place because these decorative squash are captivating at first site and they serve as excellent conversation starters as your guests will ponder their shapes and styles! We placed our decorative squash on a bed of autumn leaves to flaunt and showcase their rich and beautiful colors (psst… with those leaves from the apples we used in the first display, we made a second use for them after eating them!).
DIY Thanksgiving Centerpiece #3 : Autumn Elegance
Throwing a formal gathering you fancy fashionista? Well, what can be more luxurious than classic cream-colored candles? In our books, nothing else can be this autumn! Imagine the smiling faces at your Thanksgiving table as the candles’ lights softly reflect relaxation and joy. Then envision everyone’s excitement when they learn that this centerpiece has edible elements!
Well there you have it – three of the easiest and most elegant Thanksgiving table centerpiece ideas you’ll create. This Thanksgiving, we give thanks to easy DIY ideas so we can spend more time with our friends and family.
What are some of your Thanksgiving decor plans?
We’d love to know in the comments below!