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Easy & Inexpensive Thanksgiving Centerpiece

Good Morning!


It’s Thursday and I couldn’t be any happier.  One I’m off on Friday so that’s a win! Also tonight is the Cougars last home game for the season! It’s bittersweet because I love college football but I get my Saturday’s back! But nonetheless I’m super proud of our team and this is our biggest game of the year! So let’s go Coogs!

I have a super fun and exciting post for you today! It’s about my favorite holiday, Thanksgiving, and how you can make a super easy, inexpensive, and festive centerpiece for all of those hosting Thanksgiving or even for those who want to add a little umph and get in the “turkey spirit.”

This entire project cost me a total of $11! That’s right $11!! I got everything from Dollar Tree and I was shocked to find some of the items that I did! I promise that I have never checked there until I recently read a blog post about how the dollar store has a lot of amazing craft finds so I had to go check it out! I had the tools I used prior to the project but if you don’t then it will probably cost you no more than $20.

Let’s get started and jump right into this super fun craft!

Items needed:

  • Scissors
  • Glue Gun
  • Wire Wreath (It didn’t have a size but it looks like a large)
  • 4 9ft Burlap Ribbon (or 36ft total)
  • Flowers, pumpkins, pinecones, etc.
  • Pumpkin to fit in the middle of the centerpiece (I bought one about the size of a pie pumpkin)img_4391


  1. Start with burlap. Make a knot on any of the wire sides.  Start the burlap through one loop out the other and continue this all the way around.  I didn’t have as much as I wanted and ended up with spaces but it’s okay! Once you get to the third step you won’t be able to see any of it!img_4379img_4381
  2. Taking your flowers and scissors cut off the flowers or whatever you are using to decorate the wreath with. Luckily the ones I bought I could just pull off the wire.  If you can try to buy these it will make it a lot easier for you than cutting wire.img_4382img_4384
  3. Taking your hot glue gun start picking up the florals of your choice and start placing them around your wreath. Be creative!  You can do whatever you want! This is what makes it so fun and unique.  No one else will have this one but you. 🙂img_4385img_4386
  4. Once everything is on and dry you can put the pie pumpkin in the middle of the wreath. Enjoy all the fall colors that you chose for your centerpiece! I promise it will be a show stopper once every sits down to eat!img_4387img_4388


That completes the tutorial! I told you it was super easy to make and it took me about 45 minutes to do it all! Not bad especially when you need to use your time cooking and getting ready for you guest to come!  I hope you enjoyed this fun and quick centerpiece!  I will be doing a Follow Friday blog post tomorrow and I want to see your awesome blogs! I’ve been able to look through some but leave your links below so I can check out your amazing work!


Have a great Thursday it’s almost the weekend!



Silvia M.

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  • Reply Amanda

    I just love how your wreath ended up…it looked so easy and effortless! I would love to give these away to family for the holidays since we try to not spend a lot and instead come up with meaningful gifts.

    November 17, 2016 at 10:24 am
    • Reply Silvia

      Try it! It was very simple and the look amazing no matter which way you want to use them, as a centerpiece or a wreath.

      November 17, 2016 at 12:04 pm
  • Reply Naomi // My Fair Olinda

    This is so cute! I can’t believe you got everything at the dollar store! I especially love the burlap ribbon. It really makes the centerpiece.

    November 17, 2016 at 10:31 am
    • Reply Silvia

      It was very cute and different than most burlap ribbon’s I’ve seen! 🙂

      November 17, 2016 at 12:05 pm
  • Reply Katie Arnold (@iamkatiearnold)

    That is gorgeous! Even without the pumpkin in the middle, it would be a gorgeous wreath for the door!

    November 17, 2016 at 11:19 am
    • Reply Silvia

      Thank you!!

      November 17, 2016 at 12:06 pm
  • Reply Sabrina at Kids Crunch and Christ

    Cute idea!! Love that it is quick and inexpensive!

    November 17, 2016 at 12:19 pm
    • Reply Silvia

      Thank you! 🙂

      November 17, 2016 at 1:05 pm
  • Reply Angela @ Setting My Intention

    I love the burlap alone! It looks so nice and probably something you can modify for Christmas! I’m not much of a DIYer but I may try it! Have a Happy Thanksgiving!

    November 17, 2016 at 12:26 pm
    • Reply Silvia

      Thank you! And yes you can definitely modify it for Christmas 🙂 Good luck!

      November 17, 2016 at 1:06 pm
  • Reply Stacie @ Divine Lifestyle

    That is so pretty! I love how easy it was to make, and I LOVE how inexpensive it is. I love decorating, but I’m not going to pay a ton to do it.

    November 17, 2016 at 12:52 pm
    • Reply Silvia

      I agree! And this is great way to add some flair without spending to much money and its unique! Glad you enjoyed it.

      November 17, 2016 at 1:07 pm
  • Reply Rachel Gault (@rachelgault)

    So cute! I love holiday decor, especially when it’s easy to make yourself!

    November 17, 2016 at 2:25 pm
  • Reply Christina Shoemaker

    $11?!? That’s awesome! Very cute!

    November 17, 2016 at 2:39 pm
    • Reply Silvia

      I know very inexpensive! Thank you!

      November 19, 2016 at 2:13 pm
  • Reply Doria

    That is so cute! Each year I always have every intention of making a festive centerpiece, but I get overwhelmed and don’t. This year I’m totally using your tutorial for inspiration and getting it done!

    November 17, 2016 at 3:31 pm
    • Reply Silvia

      I’m glad it helped give you the inspiration! 🙂

      November 19, 2016 at 2:14 pm
  • Reply jennifervanhuss

    That is a great looking centerpiece! I love making homemade pieces for my table! It brings on a sense of pride and love for my family

    November 17, 2016 at 3:33 pm
    • Reply Silvia

      Thank you! And I agree homemade pieces do bring a sense of pride 🙂

      November 19, 2016 at 2:15 pm
  • Reply Kaley

    That is super cute! I’ll probably modify it for Christmas! ❤️

    November 17, 2016 at 3:45 pm
    • Reply Silvia

      Great idea!

      November 19, 2016 at 2:16 pm
  • Reply TravelingWellForLess (@TravelWell4Less)

    That centerpiece is lovely. And it looks so expensive. What a deal for only $11.

    November 17, 2016 at 9:03 pm
    • Reply Silvia

      Thank you and yes it is a wonderful deal!

      November 19, 2016 at 2:18 pm
  • Reply Claudia Krusch

    This is so cute! I can’t believe you got everything so inexpensively! Love it!

    November 17, 2016 at 9:56 pm
    • Reply Silvia

      Thank you! 🙂 And it is a wonderful deal!

      November 19, 2016 at 2:19 pm
  • Reply The Trophy WifeStyle

    Omg just loving the center piece!!!! Now you have me brain storming for our thanksgiving table centerpiece

    November 17, 2016 at 11:08 pm
    • Reply Silvia

      Thank you! 🙂

      November 19, 2016 at 2:32 pm
  • Reply OurFamilyWorld

    These are lovely decorations. I love how simple and inexpensive they are. You are so creative.

    November 17, 2016 at 11:29 pm
  • Reply lexi

    This is so cute! I love fun, inexpensive DIYs that don’t make you pull your hair out!

    November 18, 2016 at 7:21 am
    • Reply Silvia

      Me too! I try to do anything that is simple.

      November 19, 2016 at 2:33 pm
  • Reply Melissa

    This is so pretty. I love how easy it looks to make because I have no time for DIY projects these days.

    November 18, 2016 at 7:31 am
    • Reply Silvia

      It’s very easy! I hope you try it!

      November 19, 2016 at 2:34 pm
  • Reply rachel

    This is super cute! I never thought to use a wreath but it’s so easy and festive! Thanks

    Rachel | The Confused Millennial

    November 18, 2016 at 7:49 am
    • Reply Silvia

      No problem! 🙂

      November 19, 2016 at 2:34 pm
  • Reply uprunforlife

    This is a cute idea. I love the pumpkin too.

    My MIL has a cool centerpiece for her table.

    November 18, 2016 at 9:31 am
  • Reply Ann Bacciaglia

    I love the look of this centerpiece. I will have to get the supplies I need to make one for my table this weekend.

    November 18, 2016 at 3:11 pm
    • Reply Silvia

      Yes! Let me know how it goes!

      November 19, 2016 at 2:48 pm
  • Reply adriana

    This is such a fun idea! I love the way it looks and I love that it’s a DIY! I know what I’m doing this weekend haha!

    November 18, 2016 at 3:47 pm
    • Reply Silvia

      Thank you! Let me know how it goes!

      November 19, 2016 at 2:51 pm
  • Reply Jazz

    Love the step-by-step pictures. Thanks for sharing this!

    November 18, 2016 at 11:44 pm
    • Reply Silvia

      No problem!

      November 19, 2016 at 3:00 pm
  • Reply Rozilyn Cool

    I love this. The bonus is that you can go from center piece to wreath if you like. Decorating on a budget, what else could you want than a multi tasking piece for $11.

    November 19, 2016 at 7:09 pm
    • Reply Silvia

      I know its a perfect versatile piece!

      November 20, 2016 at 3:39 pm
  • Reply Jeanine

    So pretty. This would be a lovely centrepiece to have. Especially on the table for thanksgiving!

    November 19, 2016 at 9:43 pm
  • Reply Michele d

    What a beautiful centerpiece for Thanksgiving! It’s simple but yet gorgeous. Love that you added flowers on it. So pretty!

    November 20, 2016 at 7:10 am
  • Reply Marielle Altenor

    That centerpiece is so beautiful. Love the step by step on how to make it.

    November 20, 2016 at 1:10 pm
  • Reply Rachel Lynn

    This craft is so perfect for Thanksgiving! Inexpensive yet festive 🙂 A perfect centerpiece to any table!

    November 21, 2016 at 12:26 am
    • Reply Silvia

      It is! Thank you!

      November 21, 2016 at 4:33 pm
  • Reply Tiffany Snedaker

    I am not crafty at all, but I think this is something that I could do! Thanks for a fabulous tutorial, this is such a cute and festive centerpiece!

    November 21, 2016 at 10:59 pm
    • Reply Silvia

      Girl me neither! I’m glad you liked it! 🙂

      November 22, 2016 at 12:11 am
  • Reply Tracy @ Ascending Butterfly

    Super cute centerpiece, a great way to re-purpose those Halloween Pumpkins well into fall 🙂

    November 26, 2016 at 3:30 am
  • Reply Wildish Jess

    That’s really cute! Seems easy enough to make as well.

    November 27, 2016 at 9:52 pm
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