Harvest Centerpiece

Harvest Candle Centerpiece

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 divider).

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

Harvest CenterpieceStep 1

Place candles of different shapes and heights into selected compartments of a divided container.

Harvest CenterpieceStep 2

Fill compartments with assorted natural materials.

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