45 Holiday Centerpieces for Every Skill Level

No matter your crafting skill level, we've got a holiday centerpiece that's right up your alley.
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It may be your first time hosting a holiday soiree, or maybe you're a pro party planner at this point. One thing is certain — when it comes to designing your table setting, the centerpiece steals the show. From wood details to botanical beauties, we've got our favorite centerpieces no matter your skill level (or if you decide to wait until the last minute).


Modern Cornucopia on Silver Serving Tray

Modern Cornucopia on Silver Serving Tray

Photo by: Heidi Geldhauser

Heidi Geldhauser

Make a cornucopia with a modern twist. Use an assortment of greenery scavenged from your backyard along with splashes of color like ornamental cabbage, dahlias and persimmon branches.

Live Succulent Pumpkin Centerpiece

Live Succulent Pumpkin Centerpiece

Go for a look you can keep on your table all season long. If you're good with a glue gun, you can complete this look in less than an hour.


Winter Terrarium Centerpiece

Winter Terrarium Centerpiece

If you want a centerpiece that'll last through the holidays, display a winter-inspired terrarium. Pair it with a colorful table runner and candlesticks to complete the look.


Bottle Centerpiece

Bottle Centerpiece



You'll have to bring out your power tools for this one, but this centerpiece will have your guests talking more about it than the food.

Make This: Bottle Centerpiece

Rustic-Style Wood Slice Table Runner

Rustic-Style Wood Slice Table Runner



The intricate detail of this wood slice table runner allows for a simple centerpiece, like a candle or succulent. Plus, you can display the table runner for any occasion.

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From: Erinn Valencich

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From: Charles Faudree

Photo By: Photo Credit: Jenifer Jordan © Gibbs Smith, Charles Faudree Interiors, Charles Faudree, Jenifer Jordan (photographer)

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Use Upcycled Containers

©Design by Camille Styles. Photo by She-n-He Photography

Opt for Timeless Elegance

©Image courtesy of Kat Flower

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Bare Can Be Beautiful

Go Fuss-Free With Succulents

Turn Fresh Apples into a Rustic Centerpiece

Subdued and Simple

From: Erinn Valencich

Match Your Arrangement to the Surroundings

The More, the Merrier

Bring the Outdoors In

Cheery Sunflowers

Sometimes More is More

Craft a Seasonal Centerpiece

Keep It Long and Low

Add the Unexpected

Go Back to Nature

Don't Skip the Produce Aisle

Go Crazy for Color

©Image courtesy of Kat Flower

Contain Your Arrangement

Sub Veggies for Flowers

Turn One Into Many

Waterless Bouquet

Photo By: DK - Fresh Flower Arranging © 2011 Dorling Kindersley Limited

Bountiful Fall Centerpiece

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