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Here’s a quick and easy way to add some festive flair to your home this Christmas – a DIY Christmas centerpiece. Using fresh greenery from your yard (or a friend’s yard), you can create a beautiful and unique decoration for your dining room table, kitchen island or coffee table.
My homemade Christmas centerpiece was a simple collection of greenery and a wooden dough bowl (like this one).
How To Make A Christmas Centerpiece With Greenery
What I love about using a long wooden dough bowl or narrow base for a centerpiece is that it does not take up a lot of room. This would be perfect on as a kitchen island centerpiece or a coffee table centerpiece during the holiday season.
Step 1. Fill a dough bowl or long narrow basket
Clip fresh greenery like cedar, spruce, pine and boxwood.
Step 2. Layer all your greenery inside the wooden bowl or basket.
I added the cedar first because of it’s flat full body which in return, makes for a nice base.
After a few minutes of layering the greens, the bowl was full.
Step 3. Embellish centerpiece with pine cones
I added a few pinecones and in under 10 minutes, I created a beautiful arrangement for our dining room table.
Christmas Table Centerpieces
Christmas tabletop decor can be anything from Christmas ornaments, pinecones, a mini Christmas tree or greenery also look great coordinated with candles.
Another Christmas dining table decor idea would be to line up hurricane candle holders (like these) or mason jars filled with candles and spread fresh greens around the base creating a simple tabletop decoration.
If the candle idea is appealing, click through this post, “my 10 minute Christmas candle dining table” tutorial.
This winter table centerpiece with gold leaf table runner is the perfect decoration all season long.
Looking for more budget Christmas table decoration ideas?
Click through this post “how to make a coastal centerpiece” (image below)
This is a great way to decorate your home for Christmas on a budget! I love Christmas decorating and adding fresh greenery to wooden bowls, vases, tabletops and any space that needs a little Christmas flare.
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