Adding a centerpiece to your Thanksgiving dinner table is simple way to add to the festivity of the day and bring the family together. There are many great options for your table ranging from very simple to amazingly elegant. If you are unsure exactly what type of centerpiece would be the right choice for your Thanksgiving feast, consider one of these great ideas.
A Touch of Color
While your first thought for Thanksgiving colors may be brown and gold, many warm colors actually fit the bill perfectly. Rich crimson reds, deep purples, nearly every shade of orange and yellow are also great choices. Nearly any type of autumn flower display is a great way to harness these colors in a way that will look great on your dining room table.
The traditional option for a Thanksgiving centerpiece is a cornucopia. Also known as a “horn of plenty”, this is a large horn-shaped container overflowing with fruit, vegetables, nuts and grains. The symbolism fits in with the season very well and it makes a centerpiece sure to inspire much discussion.
Nearly anything can be used as a centerpiece. Consider giving an attractive gift basket with a few flowers as a centerpiece that is as functional as it is attractive. If your Thanksgiving meal will take place in dimmer lighting, consider a centerpiece with a trio of candles. There are plenty of ideas on Pinterest that can help you get started.
As you can see, there are many things you can use for a Thanksgiving centerpiece. Whether you are serving dinner in your home and want to impress your guests, or you are visiting family and want to bring a centerpiece as a gift, choosing the right one is important. Taking the time to consider all the options and picking one that fits your personality can become a great Thanksgiving tradition.