Fall Centerpiece

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Pumpkin and Flower Centerpiece

I want to show you how you can incorporate a little Faux into your Fall Centerpiece. Sometimes it’s not always possible to have fresh flowers around and once in a while I have to resort to the next best thing. This Fall Centerpiece took all of 2 minutes to construct. I like something seasonal on the dining room table and I have found some faux flowers from Hobby Lobby that I really like, so why not use them? I started with a vintage grain sack runner, added a galvanized sap bucket full of flowers, and the final touch is the faux pumpkin that my Mom gifted me.   


Fall Flowers

Not everything you create has to be a masterpiece, sometimes simple is better. This little number will carry me all the way through Thanksgiving, all I will need to do to give it a new look is add a burlap or gingham bow around the bucket. I think for faux flowers these look pretty darn good. I think the trick is to buy good quality, the ones from the dollar store just won’t due.  


Fall Faux Flower Centerpiece

Do you sneak a few fake flowers into your design scheme ever? Sometimes it just has to be done, and in the long run I think you will enjoy not having to change out an arrangement to quickly. Take a wander around a craft store and see if you can find any fabulous fakes for fall.  Here’s a couple more ideas for fall “Fall Junk Mantel”and a “Way to use Sunflowers”.


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  1. Kris says

    Pretty, pretty!!!
    xo Kris

    • says

      Kimberly, as long as you don’t want to smell them there good. LOL

  2. says

    This is beautiful, Dawn, and they look so real! Have a great weekend.
    Be a sweetie,
    Shelia ๐Ÿ˜‰

    • says

      Shelia, thanks for stopping in:) I know you do some beautiful things with faux’s.

  3. says

    Pretty arrangement Dawn, good fakes are priceless. You can use them until you get tired of them and they look good too.

    • says

      Karen, I agree you have to get the good one to make it believable, and that’s exactly what I do, use them for a few seasons then pitch them.

  4. says

    It is simply adorable, Dawn! And I love that unusual pumpkin your mom got you too. I am going to have to use faux this year due to my asthma. I would love to get to Hobby Lobby, but just can’t get out till it cools off considerably.

    • says

      Brenda, you need to be here if you want cool. It is in the low 50’s today and supposed to frost overnight. It is finally feeling like football weather.

  5. says

    Very pretty, Dawn. You are right… simple is often better. LOVE the colors in your centerpiece! Pinning!

    • says

      Thank you Yvonne for stopping in and pinning:) Have a wonderful weekend.

  6. says

    Dawn, that looks so good and I cannot tell the real from the fake.

  7. says

    I love using quality faux flowers…they look so beautiful in the galvanized bucket…a juxtaposition of elegance and rustic…and such a great pumpkin from your mother!

    • says

      Shirley, it’s nice to hear other use there fair share of faux’s too. Glad to know I am not the only blogger that does this.

    • says

      Thank you Martina, Have a wonderful weekend!

  8. says

    Simple is definitely better…always! Love that pumpkin. Hobby Lobby has a great selection of silk flowers that look totally real. Sometimes I can’t tell the difference. Enjoy your day. It’s beautiful here and hope it’s the same where you are!

    • says

      Ann, Thank for stopping in, yes it is sunny here today but crisp. Definitely feels like Fall, I hope to get lots accomplished today:)

  9. Rondell says

    Cooler here too Dawn…yes, I use the good quality flowers a lot, I think they are just as pretty but then again they don’t smell pretty:(

    • says

      Rondell, I figure no one in my house smells them anyway, I live will all boys and they don’t even notice flowers. LOL

  10. Patty says

    Love the pumpkin!!! Did you mother make it? The flowers are beautiful. I just left Hobby Lobby looking at those flowers. They are so real looking.

    • says

      Patty, No she found it at a small boutique when she was out shopping with fiends. HL does have a good selection of faux’s:)

  11. kathy t says

    Dawn, Your photography is just stunning.! I love the rotating pictures the the top of your blog .
    I do miss the B & W photo this week , although your fall arrangement is beautiful

  12. says

    Kathy, You are to kind:) I love that photo carousel too it is a unique feature the wordpress offers. It seems I haven’t had time for the B&W with so many fall posts going on, I will try and squeeze on in now and again when things get less busy:) Have a great Sunday and thanks for stopping in.

  13. says

    Hi Dawn, your faux flowers are gorgeous and look very realistic! I actually would not have known that they weren’t real if you hadn’t told us! Love the colors and your beautiful photography! And did I see that you are expecting frost tonight? Wow! It’s still quite warm here!

    • says

      Jane, yes we did get the frost about 2 hours north of us, it is cooling down here only going to be in the low 50’s again today. I think Fall is creeping up fast.

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