22 Stunning Holiday Centerpieces to Impress your Guests

Today we are sharing 22 Holiday Centerpiece ideas that will cover you from Thanksgiving through the Holiday season. These ideas are simple enough that anyone can make them with just a few supplies.

1. DIY Pumpkin Vases

Create a beautiful centerpiece using pumpkins and fresh flowers. Sunflowers look stunning against the orange pumpkins! Check it out here:

DIY Pumpkin Centerpiece With Fresh Flowers – Smart Fun DIY

2. Natural branches centerpiece

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Use natural elements to create a rustic harvest tablescape and get free printables!

Harvest Tablescape With Free Printables – Twelve On Main

3. Artichoke Centerpiece

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See how easy it is to create a fall centerpiece with artichokes and sunflowers.

Fall Tablescape – Our Crafty Mom

4. Faux Hobnail Cake Plate

Hobnail cake plates can be very pricey. We show you an easy way to create a DIY Hobnail cake plate!

DIY Cake Plate – Smart Fun DIY

5. Fall Tablescape with Rustic Pears

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Use pears and rustic elements to create a warm neutral tablescape. Get the how-to for DIY napkin rings as well!

Create A Neutral Rustic Fall Tablescape – Our Crafty Mom

6. Painted Faux Pumpkin Tablescape

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Paint inexpensive faux pumpkins an unexpected color. Love the stunning purple color! See the tutorial here:

Fall Entertaining Ideas – Rustic & Refined

7. Wine Inspired Fresh Grapes Tablescape

Holiday Centerpiece Ideas - Smart Fun DIY

Use real grapes to create a gorgeous harvest celebration. Dining Delight shows you how:

Grape Harvest Celebration – Dining Delight

8. Thanksgiving Table Cornucopia

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The beautiful Count Your Blessings Tablecloth is a DIY project. See how it's made here:

Count Your Blessings Cornucopia – Hymns & Verses

9. DIY Wood Table Runner

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A simple rustic wood table runner makes a great centerpiece. See the easy tutorial:

Rustic Wood Table Runner – Blooming Homestead

10. Rustic Planter Box Centerpiece with Pine Cones

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Make a Rustic Planter Box to change out seasonally.

Rustic Planter Box Ideas – My Hydrangea Home

11. Log Candle Holder Centerpiece

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How about a free centerpiece? This adorable idea takes 5 minutes to make. Get the DIY here:

5 Minute Autumn Centerpiece – Jenna Burger

12. White Pumpkin Succulent Tablescape

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Succulents continue to be popular. They look so pretty in mini pumpkins. See how it's done here:

Pumpkin Succulent DIY – Living Locurto

13.  DIY Felt Place Settings

Get the how-to for a beautiful festive Christmas tablescape all done on a budget! Buffalo check is totally on trend in all the home decor stores!

How To Set Up A Festive Christmas Table On A Budget – Smart Fun DIY

14. Silver & Gold Rustic Tablescape

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Silver & Gold is a classic Holiday color scheme. See what is used to create this festive tablescape.

Silver & Gold Tablescape – Our Crafty Mom

15. DIY Pine Cone Centerpiece

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Gather pine cones and pine stems from your yard for another free but pretty Christmas Centerpiece.

DIY Christmas Centerpiece – Julie Blanner

16. Easy Holly Berry Centerpieces

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We love how pretty the holly berries look floating in glass vases. Another inexpensive idea!

Easy Holiday Centerpiece – 33 Shades of Green

17. DIY Paper Cone Trees

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Paper Trees are so versatile and look great lining a table or even a mantel. Get the kids involved for a fun craft day!

Paper Trees Centerpiece Idea – Midwest Living

18. Pine Bough Centerpiece with Dollar Store Wreath

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See how this centerpiece was made using a Dollar Store foam wreath:

Christmas Centerpiece – A Smith Of All Trades

19. DIY Tiered Tray Centerpiece

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Tiered trays are another versatile centerpiece idea that you can change how seasonally. Add little presents for a cute Holiday display.

Holiday Tiers – Midwest Living

20. Cranberry Christmas Centerpiece

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Cranberry's are a classic Christmas item that look great in clear jars floating with sprigs of pine.

Cranberry Christmas Centerpiece – The DIY Playbook

21. Etched Glass Vase Centerpiece

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See how surprisingly easy it is to etch Dollar Store glass vases.

Etched Glass Centerpiece – Love Create Celebrate

22. Epsom Salt Jar Centerpieces

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Love the look of epsom salt on mason jars. It looks like fallen snow. See how it's done:

Epsom Salt Luminary – Remodelando la Casa

23.  Birch Log Christmas Tablescape

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This neutral tablescape is perfect to keep up not only for Christmas but all winter long!

DIY Naturally Glamorous Holiday Centerpiece – The Sweet Escape

So what will you be creating for your Holiday Centerpiece this year? We hope these 22 Holiday Centerpiece Ideas will inspire you to DIY your own centerpiece! For more Holiday decorating ideas click here. . Thanks for visiting Smart Fun DIY. Have a great day!

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Jennifer Priest is a 20+ year designer in the arts & crafts industry and home DIYer with a passion for creativity. An Army veteran raised on a ranch, from her experience, she shares smart DIY projects that save money and fun craft ideas that anyone can make. Besides blogging, Jennifer is a Master Practitioner and Trainer of NLP, Hypnosis, and MER, and coaches other online entrepreneurs on money mindset, business, and living an intentional life. When not blogging, Jennifer is having adventures in the wilderness, on road trips, playing with her cats, and making paleo food.

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  1. Very pretty! Hard to believer we are entering the holiday season when some of us are still running around in flip flops, LOL.

  2. Pinned for reference all season long, Jennifer! This is such an inspiring post with so many great ideas. I’m featuring it at the Hearth and Soul Link Party this week. Thank you so much for sharing it! Hope to see you at the party. Have a great week!

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