Every November, we gather with our closest friends and family to celebrate all we’re thankful for. We sprinkle gourds around our houses and sidewalks, and dried wreaths are hung on our doors. Using fresh or dried florals in the house will bring an organic autumn feel in while you cozy up for the holidays.
There is no shortage of fall foliage and blooms during the last months of the year, and these flowers are so versatile that they can fit the style of any home. When creating or selecting a fall centerpiece, it’s important to think of the style you want, and the location it’s going to be in.
A fall centerpiece on the Thanksgiving table will add the perfect finishing touch to a delicious feast. Dinner centerpieces should be low and compact, so as not to get in the way of reaching arms and elbows, but many like to add tapered candles that can be lit for an extra cozy feel. Candlelit centerpieces are especially festive and can be modified for just about any color scheme or style.
The dinner table isn’t the only place that needs decorating – consider placing a few smaller arrangements on end tables or coffee table in your sitting area. Flowers in the bathroom are a good way to keep the room fresh even with the added guests, and a vase on the bedside table of your guest bedroom would make your in-laws swoon! This type of compact accent arrangement is versatile and can be used in almost any room of the house.
To make a truly stunning impression on your Thanksgiving crowd, a statement piece will keep jaws dropping even during dinner. A tall and stylistic arrangement placed near the entryway or on a banquet table will catch the eyes of all those who come near. An organic, wild feel is perfect for representing the Fall harvest, especially when using ingredients like wheat, amaranthus, and magnolia leaves.
These three styles are our favorite picks for Thanksgiving centerpieces, but there are endless options for creating a beautiful design that reflects your style. If you need help finding the perfect arrangement, call your local florist! Our designers are always ready and willing to make recommendations and help you find the perfect centerpiece for your holiday gathering.
By Grace McDonald