Create a Fall DIY Centerpiece

Contributed by: Erin Rochon of Erin Rochon Design, Salvation Army Thrift Store Creative Expert.

Fall is here and it is time to start thinking about Fall decor. An easy and inexpensive way to add some seasonal decor into your home is by creating a centerpiece. Here are some tips on how you can create your own!

Thrifted Glassware

Using thrifted glassware is a great vessel to create unique centerpieces. I always make sure to hit the glassware aisle at my local Salvation Army Thrift Store, and often find something that I can’t leave without. Here a few examples of some glassware that you could use for your centerpiece that I picked up from my local Thrift Store.
 

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Materials

Since I was going for a more natural, organic feel with my centerpiece, I used moss, leaves, acorns, pine cones and of course, glitter pumpkins.
 

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The possibilities are endless with the materials that you can use. Here are a few examples:

  • -apples
  • -layers of colourful beans
  • -fresh cranberries
  • -flameless candles or fairy lights
  • -seasonal flowers
  • -dried grass
  • -dried cotton stems
  • -decorative gourds

Layering your materials

A great tip when building your centerpiece is to place all of the materials you plan on using out on a table. This makes it easy to see what you have and try out different materials when you are layering them into your glassware.
 

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That’s it!

I love how this turned out! It was so easy to pull together and brings that fall feel into my home. Find a spot to place your gorgeous centerpiece on your dining table, a mantel (like I did) or your front foyer to show off your creation. Have fun creating!
 

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