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.

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).

Beginner

Modern Cornucopia on Silver Serving Tray

Modern Cornucopia on Silver Serving Tray

A delicious selection of fruit or cheese pairs with this modern cornucopia arrangement for a beautiful holiday spread.

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

With succulents trending in home décor and gardening, it’s the perfect time to incorporate them in your holiday tablescape. Live succulents are clipped and used to top off seasonal pumpkins and squash to make a dramatic 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.

Intermediate

Winter Terrarium Centerpiece

Winter Terrarium Centerpiece

Display a winter-inspired terrarium at the center of your Christmas dinner table.

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.

Advanced

Bottle Centerpiece

Bottle Centerpiece

Make a bottle centerpiece using only a few materials and tools.

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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.

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Rustic-Style Wood Slice Table Runner

Rustic-Style Wood Slice Table Runner

This rustic table runner is made with wood slices from a branch you can find in your own backyard.

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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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