Well, it officially feels like fall here. After the deluge of the past several days, the sun is out (no joke, it’s been 2 weeks since we’ve had sun here in coastal NC) and its a delightful 69 degrees with very comfortable humidity. My windows are open and the cool breeze is just what the doctor ordered to recover from the past 2 weeks and to put my mind in fall mode. So, to that end, I want to share with you my Fall through Thanksgiving table centerpiece. My centerpiece this year is holding together what my linen tablecloth and felted acorn napkin rings started and is staying with neutral/fall colors with a metallic dash for extra zing.
One of the items I worked into and throughout my table setting was the copper color from my chargers. Truth time, these chargers cost me less than a $1 each at Michael’s Arts and Crafts recently, but I love the color and the feel that they give my table. So when it came time for my centerpiece, weaving that copper color into it was key. I accomplished this with my silver glazed pumpkins, as well as the little velvet pumpkins. The velvet pumpkins were a bit of a splurge, but I rationed that my $1 dollar chargers and my recycled plastic pumpkins more than offset that extravagance.
So, here’s what’s in my Centerpiece:
Putting the centerpiece together was very easy. I filled the base with plain pinecones and then placed the more ornamental items on top, jabbing the fall foliage in a couple of places, along with the branches and the twirled raffia wire.
To Make the Silver Glazed Pumpkins:
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