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It’s Canadian Thanksgiving this week so I’ve teamed up with some amazing bloggers to bring you some fall floral centerpiece ideas! I created this thrift store Thanksgiving tablescape to see if I could make something pretty for just a few dollars and it ended up being one of my favourites. In order to stick to my “almost free” budget, I made a mini fall floral centerpiece from leftover clippings and flowers I already had in the house!
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Because we just have an eat-in dining nook in our kitchen, a mini floral fall centerpiece is perfect for our Thanksgiving dinners when there are just the 4 of us at our small table! I always like to decorate for the holidays, even if we aren’t hosting a big gathering. It makes it special and there’s nothing the girls love more than a candlelit dinner!
I already had a few fresh flowers in the house, but you could easily get white roses or carnations from the grocery store and forage for the rest! There are so many pretty grasses, greens, and branches to collect at this time of year. I always have a pair of shears in my glovebox in case I spy something pretty that I must have lol!
I paired simple white mini roses with a sprig of tiny white flowers. (I’m not sure what these are, but you could easily find some wild/weed flowers that look similar). Then I added eucalyptus clippings and small sprigs of pampas grass… all in little white hobnail vase.
To set the table I found gorgeous gold filigree glasses, brass candlestick holders, and a set of antique salt and pepper shakers for a few dollars at Goodwill! Then I dug out plates from our wedding china collection, woven placemats from the back of the linen cupboard, and our everyday silverware with a plain white tablecloth!
Because the setting and the centerpiece were very simple I added some extra greenery on the table and on the chandelier. I had some faux eucalyptus garland (that I usually use for Christmas) that I brought out early. I added the rest of the fresh greens to the chandelier.
I also tied clippings of eucalyptus and feathery grasses up with a gorgeous wooden bell and printed ribbon. Then I placed these little bundles at each place setting to tie in with the mini centerpiece.
I loved this little mini fall floral centerpiece so much. I decided to make a few more mini arrangements to place around the house!
I hope this post inspires you to create your own mini fall floral centerpiece or arrangements! You only need a few flowers and some foraged clippings to set a beautiful table. You can decorate your home for fall AND stay on budget!
For more fall floral centerpiece inspiration check out these gorgeous ideas!
DIY Fall Centerpiece Ideas – Happy Happy Nester
Mini Fall Floral Centerpiece Ideas – The Ginger Home
Mini Pumpkin Flower Arrangement Centerpiece – Tatertots & Jello
Fall Flower Arrangement – My 100 Year Old Home
Faux Autumn Floral Arrangement with Pears – Sincerely, Marie
Easy Fall Wheat Centerpiece – My Sweet Savannah
Garden Fall Floral Arrangement – Craftberry Bush
Easy Upgrade to a Grocery Store Fall Bouquet – The Happy Housie
Moody Fall Floral Centerpiece – Zevy Joy
Trader Joe’s Fall Floral Arrangement – Rooms for Rent
Fall Floral Arrangement with Mums – Inspiration for Moms
DIY Frugal Fall Flower Arrangement – Pine and Prospect Home
Easy Fall Centerpiece Ideas – Jennifer Maune
Simple Fall Floral Arrangement – Twelve On Main
Concrete Pumpkin Floral Arrangement – Lolly Jane
Fall Tablescapes – Hallstrom Home
Painted Paper Mache Pumpkin Centerpiece – Finding Lovely
Easy DIY Fall Faux Floral Arrangements – Dreaming of Homemaking
DIY Simple Fall Centerpiece Ideas – Lemon Grove Lane
Cozy Fall Family Room with Faux Florals – Styled With Lace
Fall Floral Arrangement with Dried Hydrangeas – A Blue Nest
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I'm Amanda and I’m passionate about creating a well loved and well lived in home for my family and I'd love to help you do the same!
I love your adorable floral arrangement! I always love anything with hobnail!
So elegant and pretty!
This is so sweet – I love the soft colours!