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November 26, 2013

centerpiece, check

Just a quick post today, it's baking day.  I wanted to show you the centerpiece I put together from the things I gathered together yesterday. 
 
 
 I started off with a scrap of brown burlap that I topped with an off white piece that I frayed the ends of just slightly.
 

Then I placed the two largest elements, the rooster and the white candle hurricane on the tray on opposite ends.  (To make the candle hurricane I just put the white candle in the center of the vase and started layering the lentil beans, split pea beans and popcorn.)

 
I added the framed thankful phrase to balance out the arrangement.
 

 
Then I just started adding things all the way around so that no matter where you sit the centerpiece looks pretty.


I picked a few of the last roses of the season for the owl vase for demonstration purposes but will replace them with fresh sunflowers or daisies on Wednesday.


That's it.  Easy, peasy centerpiece.





Pretty from any side.


I added a couple of glass vessels with tea lights to either side just to add a little extra sparkle to the table.  I think when I move this over to the dining room table and place it on top of a pretty autumn tablecloth and burlap runner it will be the perfect touch to our thanksgiving meal.

Centerpiece, check.  Now back to my to do list...

xo, Patty

9 comments:

  1. I love it. Chicken is perfect in there of course
    Happy Thanksgiving!!

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  2. So very pretty, Patty!! Perfect for Thanksgiving...or every autumn day is a day to celebrate!! :D Hope you have a wonderful Thanksgiving surrounded with laughter of your loved ones!! <3

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  3. darling!!!!!!! Im not having thanksgiving this year so my dining room table is my sewing table right now, but you have inspired me to clean it off and make a centerpiece!!!!!!!! LOVE yours

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  4. Hi Patty! I love it! I saw that on Pinterest a while back and have the popcorn..etc, but just haven't put it together yet. Your's looks so pretty! Wishing you and yours a very Happy Thanksgiving!

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  5. Beautiful! Happy Thanksgiving Patty!

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  6. Looks great! Happy Thanksgiving.

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  7. Its perfect and you didn't have to spend a lot of money. I love it!

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