Fall is here which means it’s time to start thinking about Thanksgiving preparations: food, drinks, decor and more food. In the decor department, the table centerpiece happens to be my favorite. I hope these Thanksgiving centerpiece ideas all with natural elements will inspire you.
Thanksgiving is all about gathering around the table sharing food, and stories, and giving thanks for the people in our lives and all that we have. This is why I like creating a focal spot on the table that can sparkle conversations and create a homey feel. The centerpiece can set the tone for the day and compliment and accent the food served.
I’ve already started my online hunt for inspiration. Quick, easy, natural and inexpensive are the main qualities I’m looking for in a centerpiece. These centerpieces, fresh floral aside, are all long-lasting. There were so many to choose from and below you’ll see my favorite finds. I love seeing that I am not the only centerpiece fanatic searching the internet!
Now, let’s dive into these 12 Thanksgiving centerpieces ideas with natural elements
This is one of our Joy Us garden classics. All the ingredients are from the garden or the farmers market.
White, green and copper create a hip and trendy look.
If you don’t have any time at all, this one is the way to go.
This one is a little more time-intensive. Make sure that the platform for the central pumpkin isn’t too tall or you won’t be able to see your guests across the table. Unless that’s exactly what you are looking for!
For a full fall color inspired look, this one might do the trick: orange, red, brown and greens. There is a video that guides you though the DIY.
An easy way to solve a long table centerpiece fast! And, you can always use the lemons and oranges later on.
It might look a little complex, but if you give it a go you’ll see it’s not hard at all. Make sure your knife is nice and sharp and be very careful while carving.
This citrus cutie centerpiece with candles, pine leaves and pine cones would really light up the table.
Another masterpiece by Nell. This is a very easy to create centerpiece. After the festivities are done, you can eat most of the ingredients. Check the video that goes along with the blog and she’ll guide you though how to make it.
Easy, different and fun.
If you are looking for a little height in the center of your table, this one might be for you. I love all the different candles used in this one.
Looking for something a bit out of the ordinary? Asparagus, artichokes and green beans serve as candle holders in this one.
I hope this Thanksgiving centerpiece compilation gets you exited to create a nature-inspired centerpiece for your own table.
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Nell, the founder of Joy Us garden, was born into a gardening family and grew up in Connecticut’s countryside. After living in Boston, New York, San Francisco, & Santa Barbara, she now calls the Arizona desert home. She studied horticulture & garden design, working in the field all her life. Nell is a gardener, designer, blogger, Youtube creator, & author. She’s been gardening for a very long time & wants to share what she’s learned with you.