Thanksgiving Tree Centerpiece

From Halloween to Thanksgiving, celebrate the season with this simple centerpiece idea.
DIY Tree Branch Centerpiece

DIY Tree Branch Centerpiece With Circle Tags

To finish your Thanksgiving centerpiece, add filler to the jar, then add branches and hang the circles on the tree.

By: Emily Allison

Materials Needed:

  • 3-5 large branches
  • spray paint (optional)
  • 2-4 pieces of card stock with fall motif
  • scissors or 1 1/2" craft hole punch
  • large Mason jar
  • pebbles, sand or other filler
  • twine or ribbon

Paint Branches

First, paint the branches with gold metallic spray paint.

Bare Tree Branches

Bare Tree Branches and White Quilt

First, paint the branches of your Thanksgiving centerpiece with gold metallic spray paint.

Cut Circles

Then, cut out circles on some pretty card stock with a little paper punch. A paper punch isn't necessary — you can cut circles or whatever shape you like from a template.

Paper Punch Cutting Card Stock

Paper Punch Cutting Floral Patterned Card Stock

For your Thanksgiving centerpiece, cut out circles on some pretty card stock with a little paper punch. A paper punch isn't necessary — you can cut circles or whatever shape you like from a template.

Write Out Blessings

Then, write messages on the back of each of the shapes.

Tags With Words

White Tags With Words

For your Thanksgiving tree centerpiece, write messages on the back of each of the shapes that you'll hang on the tree.

Fill Jar and Add Branches

After you add the filler to the jar, add branches and hang the circles on the tree.

Thanksgiving Tree Centerpiece

Thanksgiving Tree Centerpiece With Paper Tags

From Halloween to Thanksgiving, celebrate the season with this simple centerpiece idea.

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