A Gorgeous Fall Centerpiece in 5 Minutes or Less

Last Updated on March 17, 2021 by Ellen Christian

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I’ve been looking for a gorgeous fall centerpiece to use for Thanksgiving, but I haven’t found anything I like. I didn’t want to buy something and have to store it all year. I’m trying to limit the number of new things I buy and store for holidays.

As I was searching on Pinterest, I saw a cute project where they filled a glass jar with acorns and added a candle. I decided to remake it into something a bit different since I have no acorns.

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A Gorgeous Fall Centerpiece in 5 Minutes or Less

I’m part of a group of bloggers that gets together once a month to recreate something we find on Pinterest to make it our own. You can find the original pin here. The original pin filled a glass vase partway with acorns and then set a votive candle in the middle of the vase.

I like the way it looks but I’d worry about the candle’s safety as it burns down. Plus, I don’t have any acorns.

glass vases and supplies to make this project

What do I need to make this DIY fall centerpiece?

  • Pinecones, acorns, popcorn, tiny rocks, plastic apples, etc.
  • One to three clear glass votive holders, tea light candles, etc.

A Gorgeous Fall Centerpiece in 5 Minutes or Less

How to make a fall centerpiece for your table

  • You can use as many glass jars as you like for your centerpiece.
  • Fill each one about one-third full of whatever filler you like.
  • Carefully place a votive in a votive holder in the center of the vase and press down slightly to make it secure.
  • Arrange things tastefully on a cutting board, tray or directly on the table.

Honestly, this fall centerpiece took me less than five minutes. I used a clear vase and two drinking glasses as the holders and a cutting board as the base.

Then I hunted through my craft box and grabbed anything that looked even remotely like fall. I moved things around a few times until I got it to look the way I wanted it to.

A Gorgeous Fall Centerpiece in 5 Minutes or Less

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12 thoughts on “A Gorgeous Fall Centerpiece in 5 Minutes or Less”

  1. This is so beautiful! I love how simple and elegant it is. I have a bunch of pinecones under a tree in my back yard that I would love to use for this.
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  2. I love this! It is so simple and elegant. And so easy to make! Perfect for Thanksgiving dinner when you have no time to decorate because you are cooking all day! 
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