Easy Thanksgiving Flower Arrangements


Today I am sharing three Thanksgiving flower arrangements, one fresh, one faux, and one mixed! I think you are going to like the results.

Easy Thanksgiving Flower Arrangements

This year I am planning out my Thanksgiving flower arrangements in advance. I need a lot of arrangements for the four tables I will be setting and I am not sure if I want fresh, faux, or a mixture of both. Before you know which is which, pick your favorite.

Hold that thought for a minute.

Thanksgiving Flower Arrangements

Easy Thanksgiving Flower Arrangements

Before I sat down to write this blog post, I thought it might make sense to think about the Thanksgiving flower arrangements I had made in year past.

But then something happened.

I have no recollection at all of ever making Thanksgiving centerpieces.

Assuming I am not suffering from memory loss, I think I know what happened. Every year I am so focused on the meal preparation that the flowers are an afterthought.

And likely thrown together at the last minute.

Hence, that’s why this post is about three different options for Thanksgiving centerpieces. They include a beautiful fresh flower arrangement using grocery store flowers, an arrangement that is part faux and part fresh, and one that is all faux branches and faux flowers.

All three are great and would be wonderful on our Thanksgiving tables.

You have to promise me that you will let me know in the comments which one you liked best. Before you knew which one was which.

Fresh Thanksgiving Flowers Bowl Arrangement

Easy Thanksgiving Fresh Flower Arrangement 4

I picked up some flowers at Trader Joe’s which included seeded eucalyptus, roses, tulips, chrysanthemums, and alstroemeria.

Easy Thanksgiving Fresh Flower Arrangement 0

I bought this bowl a few weeks ago and so far I have used it twice. For flower arrangements! It’s vintage ironstone and I loved using it for this arrangement too.

Here are the steps to arrange the flowers:

  • one – Line the bowl with plastic and fill with wet floral foam. Cut and add the roses.
  • two – Continue adding the roses.
  • three – Add the tulips, eucalyptus, alstroemeria, and chrysanthemums.

Fresh and Faux Table Centerpeice

I used the same flowers for the mixed floral arrangements and I used a ceramic vintage planter that I bought at the Rose Bowl Flea Market. Once I had the fresh flowers in the pot, I then added a faux hydrangea and some gorgeous faux maple leaves.

Easy Thanksgiving Fresh and Faux Flower Arrangement 1

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Faux Thanksgiving Flowers

Faux Thanksgiving flowers

Well, these faux flowers look pretty incredible. I grabbed all of the fall-colored faux flowers in the Carriage House and arranged them in this vase.

Easy Thanksgiving Faux Flower Arrangement 1

This silver vase is actually a $5 flea market find. It is not fancy, not old, and pretty cheap. But I love it.

Don’t look too closely or you may notice how the top of the vase is a bit crooked.

As you can see, I added the faux hydrangeas, maple leaves, and a few paper flowers I made a few years ago. Isn’t it amazing how great they look?

So which one do you like the best? It doesn’t matter of course. All that matters is that you know you have options for your Thanksgiving Flower Arrangements. Do something easy that looks great and don’t overthink it!

Easy Thanksgiving Flower Arrangements

I think the faux and combination faux/real flower arrangements were my favorite. Below are links to the faux flowers I used in this post so that you can create your own gorgeous Thanksgiving centerpieces.

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Easy Thanksgiving Flower Arrangements

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  1. I love your good ideas and how to copy them.
    Also love it that you don’t need the most expensive things to create the most beautiful.
    Such fun to follow you, Leslie- 🧡

  2. Love them all but I think the all-faux one in the silver vase is my favorite. The shape of the arrangement is gorgeous, and the way the light comes through the leaves — really beautiful! Thanks for yet another wonderful post and such great inspiration. Time to go arrange some flowers!

  3. I liked the all faux arrangement best and was guessing it was probably all faux. However, that doesn’t make it any less beautiful!! All the arrangements are incredible and I would choose any of them. I like how you show putting them together. That’s always the hard part for me!

  4. I liked the all faux one the best. Would love to see your paper flowers close up!
    I’d like to be just like you when I grow up…..or at least a best bud! Have a wonderful Thanksgiving!

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