Autumn Centerpiece

By  Barb Sunderlage 

Become your own personal florist - it's easier than you think. Impress family and friends by making this beautiful autumn centerpiece this Thanksgiving season.

  • Autumn Centerpiece
  • Closeup View


  • Dow STRYOFOAM Brand Foam Disc, 2"x8"
  • Silk autumn leaves bush
  • Silk mum and berry bush
  • Autumn fruit and gourd picks, three
  • Glass candleholder, 5-1/2" diameter, 8" tall
  • Spice-scented candle, 4" tall
  • Glass floral beads, small bag
  • Aleene's Tacky Glue


  • Wire cutters
  • Scissors
  • Centerpiece Base
  • 1. Cut foundation foliage to 8" lengths. Dip ends in glue and insert into side of disc, facing to the right and rotating disc counter-clockwise as you insert foliage. Leave room in center of disc for placement of glass candleholder.
  • 2. Cut flowers into 5" lengths, dip ends in glue, and insert at various positions within foliage.
  • 3. Dip pick ends in glue and insert at equal intervals throughout.
  • 4. Let dry for two hours. Fluff foliage for a more natural look.
  • Candleholder
  • 1. Gently place glass beads in bottom of candleholder.
  • 2. Insert candle and place holder in center of base. Note: Never leave lit candles unattended.
  • Tip
  • 1. Substitute the candleholder and candle with a jar candle. You'll find so many great color and scents!