Winter Centerpiece

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Looking for a simple winter centerpiece for your table?  Look no further than your backyard or a near-by park. I removed the Christmas dinnerware from my breakfast room(below), and needed to replace the center piece. I had these pine cones setting on the kitchen counter in this old wooden bowl, and immediately placed it in the center of the table.  I pulled the candle and berries from the Christmas centerpiece below along with an old hurricane globe that I’ve had under the sink , and in less than 5 minutes I had a center piece.  To give the candle more height in the bowl, I added a small vase to the bottom of the bowl and placed the candle on top of it before setting the hurricane globe.  

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I love the red with the oak.  As I was putting the centerpiece together, I also thought that I could remove a few of the pine cones and berries, and add in a few red apples or just change the color of the candle and remove the berries.  

I re-purpose items when I can.  I love quick, easy and inexpensive.  If you don’t have a wooden bowl, use a glass or trifle bowl.  You can also substitute the berries with cinnamon sticks or fresh greenery. Stay tuned for possible changes to this simple center piece.    

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Comments

  1. So easy and pretty!

    • Hi Molly.  Thanks for stopping by.  It was easy to put together, and I think it turned out pretty too. I loved that I had all of the material on hand. 

  2. That's a really lovely centerpiece.

  3. It is beautiful but what those pine cones need is a dusting of glitter — carefully applied by a grandchild!

    • Oh J, glitter. I'm still cleaning up glitter from the ribbon and Christmas ornaments.  I'll by-pass that suggestion for now, lol.  Thanks. 

  4. Love how festive it looks!

  5. Simple but elegant!  I love it!!!