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Ideas for Friendsgiving Dining Table Centerpiece

Did you see how I dressed up tin cans by adding twigs? Well, Now I’m ready to share what I did with those tin cans!

Ideas for Friendsgiving Dining Table Centerpiece combines DIY and Vintage pieces pulled together for a unique table arrangement. I used Twig Tin Cans, and DIY Leaf Stems combined with a wooden slab, faux gourds, and vintage amber bottles to create this Friendsgiving idea.

I can’t wait for you to see the results.

Friendsgiving Blog Hop

You are in for a treat today because I’m joining some friends for a Friendsgiving Centerpiece Tablescape Blog Hop hosted by Jen at Midwest Life and Style and Aliya at Open Doors Open Hearts. If you are joining me from Simply 2 Moms, welcome. Wasn’t Anne and AnnMarie’s vintage tablescape wonderful?

DIY Ideas for Friendsgiving Centerpiece

Here are some of the Ideas for Friendsgiving that I used for the centerpiece.

First, I created a few faux leaf stems using the technique I used for the Leaf Garland. I used a floral fabric tie and smaller craft paper leaves. However, the method is the same; you can see that tutorial here.

I wanted the centerpiece’s rustic and unique containers, so I covered recycled tin cans with foraged twigs! You can see how easy it is to cover and recycle tin cans!

Twig Tin Can Container for Fall Centerpiece - rustic farmhouse decorating for fall.

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Dining Table Centerpiece Supplies

Begin adding pieces to table riser to create a fall centerpiece. Farmhouse and cottage decor.

Arrange Dining Table Centerpiece

My idea for this Friendsgiving Centerpiece is a rustic design with a wooden slab as the anchor.

To start, place your wooden slab on the table and build your dining table centerpiece by adding a pinecone stem to the large Twig Tin Can.

Friendsgiving DIY Dining Table Centerpiece Twig Tin Cans and Craft Paper Leaf Stems. Cottage Decor

Next, twist 3 – 4 of your craft paper leaf stems along the pinecone stem. Also, add one stem to the tin can inside to hold the pinecone stem in position and to fill in the base of the arrangement.

Then, add a smaller twig can and amber bottle to the wooden slab.

In addition, fill these two containers with raffia corn stalks and gathered pinecones.

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To make the corn stalks, I used a twig, raffia, and foraged pinecones.

Begin by twisting the end of the raffia around a twig and wrapping it with a floral tie at the base. Add hot glue to secure the faux corn stalks and attach tiny pinecones to the twig, if desired.

Friendsgiving DIY Dining Table Centerpiece Twig Tin Cans and Craft Paper Leaf Stems.  Farmhouse Decor

Finally, add a few faux gourds around the base of the containers to complete the centerpiece.

Ideas for Friendsgiving DIY Dining Table Centerpiece for fall decorating and farmhouse-style decor

I snipped a couple of sprigs of berries from another arrangement to add a touch of color to the table centerpiece.

TaDa, that’s it! Such a simple and easy arrangement!

Friendsgiving DIY Dining Table Centerpiece includes several foraged and handcrafted diy projects.

The neutral colors are going to be perfect for our upcoming Thanksgiving Supper Club Dining Table.

Even Grace looks over the dining table centerpiece with approval.

Ideas for Friendsgiving DIY Dining Table Centerpiece - Cottage-style table setting.

I began to play around with the tablescape by adding amber glassware to compliment the centerpiece.

Friendsgiving DIY Dining Table Centerpiece Twig Tin Cans and Craft Paper Leaf Stems

One of my favorite ways to decorate is to use handmade, DIY items to create unique centerpieces and other home decor items.

See Make A Fall Centerpiece Tutorial Here

I hope you enjoyed these projects and I can’t wait to share the finished tablescape in a few weeks.

Friendsgiving DIY Dining Table Centerpiece Twig Tin Cans and Craft Paper Leaf Stems

The original leaf garland can be glimpsed, in the background, hanging above Grace.

Let’s continue on the tour

Up next on tour is Pasha from Pasha is Home, and you will love her Simple and Welcoming Friendsgiving Tablescape. Click on each link below to see all the inspiring tables.

friendsgiving tablescape

Midwest Life and Style | She Gave It A Go | Open Doors Open Hearts | Simply 2 Moms

thanksgiving tablescape

Ponds Farmhouse | Pasha Is Home | The Tattered Pew | Cottage On Bunker Hill | Bricks n’ Blooms

Thanks so much for stopping by today! I look forward to sharing my next adventure with you.

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Friendsgiving Centerpiece made of recycled materials and foraged supplies for fall decorating.


Saturday 8th of January 2022

Rachel...You are a very TALENTED KID. I appreciate your blog....


Wednesday 12th of January 2022

Barbara, I really appreciate your encouragement.

Kim | Shiplap and Shells

Thursday 21st of October 2021

What a great craft idea for a centerpiece. Love this Rachel!

Monday 25th of October 2021

Kim, I'm so glad you like it.


Wednesday 13th of October 2021

Rachel I love your centerpiece! It is so creative and now I can't wait to see the rest of your table!

Wednesday 13th of October 2021

Kelly, I really appreciate your compliment. I'm excited to share the whole table later this month.


Tuesday 12th of October 2021

Oh my gosh Rachel!! This turned out AMAZING!! You are so creative and talented my friend ;)!! Thank you for the inspo!

Wednesday 13th of October 2021

Pasha, What a sweet compliment. I appreciate your encouragement so much.

Jennifer Howard

Tuesday 12th of October 2021

This is awesome!! I love how you did the paper leaves...super clever with the branch covered can!! Love it! Going to check out your new YouTube!!

Wednesday 13th of October 2021

Jennifer, I really appreciate this. It's so fun to be creative and you are so talented. This compliment means so much to me.