Fresh flowers are beautiful for a centerpiece, but have a limited life span. If you are one of the home decor enthusiast who loves to decorate your home each season, but wants a simple approach and one that will last the entire season, I have a plan for you. This post will share how to create a beautiful DIY Fall Centerpiece that you can use on the dining table, entry table, coffee table, or any place you need a focal point.

Berry colored velvet pumpkins centerpiece in vintage brass containers

You can find additional fall decor inspiration on these posts: 3 Steps to Organize Your China Cabinet for Fall , Budget-Friendly DIY Fall Centerpiece , Fresh New Fall Color Ideas for the Home, How to Add Fall Decor to Any Style Space!!

This DIY Fall Centerpiece can be completed in minutes.

You will need to collect these items before you begin.

  • container – medium to large sized
  • floral foam and bag moss
  • fall floral stems, filler, and twigs
  • faux pumpkins
Berry colored velvet pumpkins centerpiece in vintage brass containers
DIY – Fall Centerpiece

Container for your Centerpiece

The possibilities are endless. I have a stash of vintage brass that are go to containers for me. You may have baskets, wooden boxes, silver pieces, large bowls to your china, or everyday dishes. Take a look around your home and cabinets. I’m sure you will find a piece you love. Make sure it isn’t too precious to take just a little zhooshing.

Floral Foam and Bag Moss

If you are going to be putting together these simple centerpieces, and I so hope you are inspired to do so, you will need a storage container where you keep these necessities. Great news for us all, it is not expensive and it can be used time and again. I have a cheap rolling container in the basement storage area where all these type supplies are ready for me when the mood strikes. (Sounds like a future blog post: Organizing Your DIY Must Haves.)

Fall Floral Stems and Filler and Twigs

For this centerpiece, I used two floral stems, the mauve hydrangea, several stasiaxxxxx floral filler picks, and a few twigs of curly willow. All are second fiddle for this particular arrangement, but the hydrangea could serve as the focal point in a future creation. We avid DIYers love to reuse all the seasonal decor in new ways each year. Thus, the need for organized storage, and that future post I mentioned.

Faux Pumpkins

Plush velvet, yarn, sweater, embroidered, painted plastic, the faux pumpkin possibilities are truly endless. Use what you have. I stayed in one color family, berry. This centerpiece would be beautiful with multiple colored pumpkins if that’s what you have. Just make sure the florals are simple if you use multiple colored pumpkins.

Velvet Pumpkin for DIY Fall Centerpiece

Review: The Steps to Assembling your DIY Fall Centerpiece

  1. Fill Your Container with floral foam
  2. Loosely Cover the Top with bag moss
  3. Place your Pumpkins–largest first
  4. Add Floral Stems
  5. Use filler floral picks where needed
  6. Place twigs for texture and a little height

You can see that I used two containers and had a pumpkin and a hydrangea spill onto the table. You may like that look as well.

DIY Fall Centerpiece with plush velvet pumpkins and vintage brass containers and fall foliage. #falldecor #plushpumpkins #fallhydrangea #falldiy #fallcenterpieces
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Leave me a comment below with the photograph of your DIY Fall Centerpiece! I want to see how your DIY turns out. I’m also interested in what you’d like to read about next. Let me know!

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Enjoy Today!
Love y’all,

Lori Nell

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