Create a Rustic Harvest Centerpiece for Fall or Thanksgiving

5 Materials
20 Minutes
Create an easy and casual centerpiece that you can put together for your fall or Thanksgiviing table at the last-minute with items from the grocery store!
I assembled a harvest centerpiece for Thanksgiving using a rustic wooden box / caddy that I had. You can use any kind of wooden box, crate, basket or tray to build your centerpiece.
Pick up some veggies, mini pumpkins or gourds and flowers that you can harvest from the grocery store. You can use squash, pomegranates, apples, pears, persimmons or whatever says “harvest” to you, along with the flowers of your choice to build your centerpiece.
I started with some kale which is affordable at 99 cents for a large bunch. Kale makes a great filler to soften and tuck in around edges of your container and provide a base for your arrangement.
I placed water in jars (or you can use glasses or empty cans) to add some $3 mums from the grocery store in the arrangement.
Artichokes provide some texture and green color to pair with gourds and mini pumpkins.
Our maple tree peaked this past week. I’ve been saving leaves in a zip top bag in the refrigerator to preserve their color and keep them fresh for Thanksgiving. The leaves will stay fresh a week or longer in sealed bag in the refrigerator.
More photos and details at the blog link below!
Suggested materials:
  • Box/ caddy   (had, thrift store)
  • Kale, artichokes, mums   (grocery store)
  • Mini pumpkins, gourds   (had, Lowe's)
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Mary @ Home is Where the Boat Is
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