The leaves are starting to change and the mornings are beginning to feel more crisp, fall is definitely starting to make an appearance. It is always fun to add some new decorative elements into your home to welcome the new season. In honor of fall, I decided to put together a rustic lantern DIY fall centerpiece for the table in our entryway. Using just a few supplies you can get this look and lanterns are so versatile. They work beautifully for centerpieces, mantles, or console tables.
- Decorative Lantern (If you want a different style, Consumer Crafts has tons of options to check out here.)
- Luminara Flameless Candle
- Maple Leaf Garland
Step 1. To start, you’ll open the door to your lantern and put the candle in place. I used a candle I previously had on hand, but I love the flameless option I linked above most of all. Less mess, safer, and they look great.
Step 2. Now you’ll start to add your acorns as an inner filler. Gently set them around the base of the candle. Some other fun filler options would be pinecones or a pumpkin/gourd variety. When I filled the bottom of the lantern completely, I started to close the door and continued to add filler to the front as I held the door in place but slightly cracked. This helped me layer in the acorns without them spilling out.
Not only is this DIY fall centerpiece beautiful for fall decor, but you can easily switch out the acorns with a few other elements to transition it for Christmas and other holidays. It’s so easy to switch it out for each season. Not to mention lanterns work lovely as wedding centerpieces and/or party decor as well.
Looking for another fabulous fall addition to your home? This succulent pumpkin centerpiece is just the thing!
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Marie from BloomingHomestead.com has a passion for all things crafty, including home decorating, organization, digital design, DIY, and cooking yummy comfort food! As a recent first time home buyer, she enjoys making her house into a home while sticking to a budget (gotta love those student loans!). This usually requires her to think outside the box and get creative. Marie loves sharing tutorials and projects in hopes she can inspire others. When Marie is not crafting, she likes to read, shop, watch movies, and visit with family & friends. Most importantly, Marie loves spending time with her husband of 12 years and their two children who keep them on their toes.