A Gorgeous Fall Centerpiece in 5 Minutes or Less

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 difference since I have no acorns.

A Gorgeous Fall Centerpiece in 5 Minutes or Less

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.

A Gorgeous Fall Centerpiece in 5 Minutes or Less


  • One to three glass jars, Mason jars or clear flower vases
  • Pinecones, acorns, popcorn, tiny rocks, plastic apples, etc.
  • One to three clear glass votive holders, tealight candles, etc.
  • One to three votive candles in ivory, white, cream or fall colors
  • Miscellaneous pine cones, leaves, mini pumpkins, etc.

A Gorgeous Fall Centerpiece in 5 Minutes or Less


  • 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 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.

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A Gorgeous Fall Centerpiece in 5 Minutes or Less

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  1. Wow! This is completely and utterly stunning, the simplicity is just perfect! 

  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! 

  3. sally john says:

    So simple yet so cute. Sometimes we have things but dont know how to put it together

  4. 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.

  5. These are beautiful! I really love the corn, it’s something I never would have thought of, but looks great!

  6. This is beautiful and simple to make

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