Low-Cost Thanksgiving Centerpiece Idea: Succulents

succulents glassesSucculents, although previously a seemingly unextraordinary plant, are all the rage in interiors, exteriors, and even wedding styling these days. It's no wonder really. They're hardy and low maintenance and come in all shapes, sizes, colors, and textures -- some even flower! These plants are any designer's dream.

Even more timely, succulents can be fancied up to serve as a unique and pretty Thanksgiving centerpiece. Cheap, reusable, and adorable. What a fantastic idea!

But how can you make succulents look festive or even formal down the center of your Thanksgiving table?

Come with us. We've gathered several examples of how to pretty up succulents for an extra-nice Thanksgiving centerpiece.


5 Succulent Centerpiece Ideas for Thanksgiving

Didn't think succulents could look nice enough for a centerpiece? Think again.

succulents silver glasses

Plant simple succulents in silver vintage champagne glasses for a subtle and sophisticated look. This can also work with clear glasses (as seen at the top) or a whole array of vintage glasses, vases, and containers. Gorgeous running down a burnt orange or autumn yellow tablecloth.

succulent silver glass

A similar look mix 'n' matched with birch vases and flowers. Beautiful texture here. Go for flowers in your favorite fall colors.

milk glass succulents

Try arranging a mix of succulents in milk glass vases. Two or three of these in different heights would be lovely on your table.

succulent centerpiece burlap

For a more casual centerpiece, pair succulents with burlap and metal.

succulent favors

These sponge-painted terracotta pots planted with succulents will look gorgeous down the center of your Thanksgiving table, especially painted in a lovely autumn orange or yellow or left in its original rusty red. Replant them in your garden later or send them home as favors.

Would you consider using succulents on your Thanksgiving table?


Images via emdot/Flickr, Toast and Tables, Elizabeth Ann Designs, Susie Nadler of The Cutting Garden (via Apartment Therapy), Elizabeth Ann Designs, Martha Stewart


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