Centerpiece Ideas for Thanksgiving

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Create a seasonal harvest table with these simple ideas for centerpieces.
  1. Mason Jars and Candles

    Photo by Courtesy Emmaline Bride / The Nest
    Keep it simple and use floating candles as your centerpiece. They’ll glisten in clear Mason jars.
  2. Small Pumpkins

    Photo by Courtesy Eddie Rodd / The Nest

    Need to whip up a last-minute Thanksgiving centerpiece? Get creative with items you have around the house. Eddie Ross made this centerpiece of cranberries, walnuts and white pumpkins, assembled in an ironstone leaf compote and platter.

    Now, you’ll have time to focus on the food. Here’s our ultimate turkey guide

  3. Twigs and Branches

    Photo by Courtesy Sweet Something Designs / The Nest

    Head outside and be a backyard scavenger for materials to make a rustic-chic centerpiece.

    Sweet Something Designs made this centerpiece using a wooden charger, two glass vases (get two that fit into each other), twigs, acorns and ribbon.

  4. Green Apples

    Photo by Courtesy Anders Ruff / The Nest
    Anders Ruff created this harvest table decor with a fresh twist. He chose to use colors from artichokes, wheat, Bosc pears, green apples, ivory pumpkins, acorns and pine cones. Click here to buy his printables to get the look.
  5. White Tulips

    Photo by Courtesy One Charming Party / The Nest
    A Thanksgiving centerpiece doesn’t have to be orange and brown. One Charming Party created this elegant centerpiece using a white pumpkin and white tulips.
  6. Monogram Pumpkins

    Photo by Courtesy Cristi Holcombe / The Nest
    Interior designer and blogger Cristi Holcombe personalized her pumpkin centerpiece with her initial, then placed it on a burlap runner to ground the arrangement.
  7. Limes

    Photo by Courtesy The Lettered Cottage / The Nest

    Layla from The Lettered Cottage made this fresh centerpiece using items from around her house. She grabbed a glass pitcher, a white plate and a rattan charger. Then, she picked up tiny limes at the market and gathered branches and berries from her backyard. Voila! A high-design Thanksgiving centerpiece.

    Want more? Here are 9 easy centerpiece ideas for any occasion.