If this year’s Christmas entertaining is going to be done at your house, and you want to impress everybody and show them how good you are at hosting, you need to get a move on with your winter decor, ASAP.
You’ve got the tree up and decorated, and the lights have been hung. There’s some mistletoe in the doorway. You know the drill. But that’s not enough, somehow. You want something that will blow minds.
Okay, you starry-eyed dreamer. If you can DIY, you can make one of these gorgeous, first-rate centerpieces that will dazzle everybody who dines at your table. We believe in you.
Paper Doily Trees via OuiOuiOuiStudio
Turn your table into a winter wonderland with this easy to recreate centerpiece. It’s amazing what you can do with some paper doilies and a little glue.
Cranberry Christmas Centerpiece via TheDIYPlaybook
Of all of the centerpieces in this lineup, this one has got the be the easiest. So if you’re pressed for time, but you still want something festive and handsome to set on your table, check out this tutorial.
White Pumpkin and Antler Centerpiece ToneOnToneAntiques
This centerpiece is a wonderful blend of indoors and outdoors. The simple white color scheme is soothing, but if you wanted to add more energy to the piece, you could always choose colored hydrangeas or candles.
Winter Floral Centerpiece via GreenWeddingShoes
This centerpiece is a pleasant surprise because it proves that you can make winter-themed floral arrangement without using poinsettias. This centerpiece is full of tulips, roses, and orchids, yet it’s still totally winter-y.
DIY Mercury Glass Vases via WeddingParty
Mercury glass establishes a whimsical, antique atmosphere. This tutorial shows you how to make your own, so you can create a tasteful mercury glass centerpiece like the one above.
Hanging Branch Centerpiece via BHG
This hanging branch chandelier is a fantastic twist on the traditional centerpiece. We love the monochromatic color scheme of this one, but you could easily change it up by choosing vibrantly colored artificial birds or candles.
Lighted Pine Cone Arrangement via MarthaStewart
Pine cones are great for crafting, so it makes sense to use them in your centerpiece. We like this one, which also makes great use of string lights.
Vintage Poinsettia Centerpiece via FoodNetwork
Capture the vintage vibe with this simple DIY idea. All you have to do is replant your poinsettias, amaryllis, and other Christmas-y flowers in old coffee or cookie tins. It couldn’t be easier, or more retro.
DIY Birch Vase via JulieBlanner
If you have a smaller table, it’s a good idea to have a centerpiece that doesn’t take up a ton of room. This birch vase is surprisingly easy to make, and creates an eye-catching centerpiece that looks amazing.
Simple Winter Table Decor via BestDayEver
If you’re feeling adventurous, give this runner-style centerpiece a try. It’s crafted with live greenery, which gives the table a very natural atmosphere. With lighted candles spaced along the sides, the end result is stunning. And it’s all totally DIY-able.
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What do you think of these winter centerpieces?