There's no need to call your local florist and order a centerpiece for this autumn gathering. With a
few easy-to-find and inexpensive items—like a simple basket, rustic candles and seasonal natural
materials—you can quickly create your own festive table decoration that captures the warm and
rustic feel of fall.
- Divided container such as a cutlery tray or drawer divider
- Candles of various sizes, shapes and colors
- Jute string, optional
- Assorted natural materials such as Indian corn kernels, dried apple slices, bark or small stones,
strawflowers and small pinecones
- Select a divided container to coordinate with your tableware and linens (we used a rattan drawer
Place candles into compartments as desired, varying the height for added interest. (If needed, place
smaller candles on a sturdy base to add height.) Tie jute string around the larger candles if desired.
Fill remaining partitions with a variety of natural materials.
How to Make the Harvest Centerpiece
Place candles of different shapes and heights into selected compartments of a divided
Fill compartments with assorted natural materials.
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