11/14/2014 | DIY/Creative Ideas, Guest Post

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Illuminate Your Thanksgiving: DIY Centerpiece

Use a few simple craft supplies to create an easy centerpiece to decorate your table for Thanksgiving. You might even want to make one for each person (swap out their name for the word “Thankful”) and use them as place holders at each seat!

Thanksgiving project using Pentel products - supplies

Supplies

Thanksgiving project using Pentel products - step 1

Step 1: Fill

Fill the bottom of the vase with pebbles. Add a candle.

Thanksgiving project using Pentel products - step 2

Step 2: Wrap

Wrap a length of burlap ribbon around the vase. Secure with hot glue, being careful not to burn your fingers!

Thanksgiving project using Pentel products - step 3

Step 3: Write

Write “Thankful” or a name (if using as a place holder) on one of the leaf shapes using a black Handy-Line S Permanent Marker.

Thanksgiving project using Pentel products - step 4

Step 4: Glue

Use hot glue to adhere the leaf to the burlap ribbon. For added dimension, I added a glittery leaf behind the yellow one I wrote on.

Thanksgiving project using Pentel products - cover shot vertical

Meet & Connect with Carissa!

carissa 250px squareCarissa is the head non-hippie behind the magazine-style blog, Creative Green Living. She began blogging about crafts and DIY in 2006 but her heart turned green after the birth of her first son in 2010. Her goal is to teach parents about easy, greener choices for families that are still functional, tasty and fun!

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