Seasonal decor does not have to be complicated or even planned ahead. Look no further than your grocery store for perfect Thanksgiving decor. You have to go there anyways so you might as well pick up a few extra fruits and veggies to create a bountiful tablescape or cornucopia centerpiece. A cornucopia is a classic Thanksgiving symbol of abundance. It’s usually a “goat’s horn” overflowing with fruits and vegetables; however, I propose that we don’t need the classic horn shape to make our own cornucopia. We can actually use our everyday decor items like baskets, trays and bowls. So below I show 5 modern takes on the creating a “cornucopia.”
Nature provides the most classic color palette. For the following looks, you’ll want to look for pomegranates, pears, apples, persimmons, a variety of squashes and pumpkins. I also used mixed nuts and cranberries as smaller filler in some of the looks. You’ll want to make sure you buy a variety of colors, shapes and sizes. You really can’t go wrong.
5 Modern Cornucopia Centerpieces
1: Create a Bountiful Table Runner
Line the center of your table with the fruits and veggies and then use mixed nuts and cranberries to fill in the holes. I also scattered in some votive candle holders as well as a few small flower arrangements. The flowers were just “cranberry” spray roses I also found at the grocery store. I bought one bunch and was able to create three small bouquets to use down the center of the table.
2: Use a Basket
3: Use a Tray
4: Use a Pedestal Cake Stand
5: Use a Decorative Bowl
I hope you found this helpful. These are especially great ideas if you forgot to plan your Thanksgiving decor. You’ll always be able to find these goodies and the bonus—you can also eat everything! Plus, you don’t have to store tons of decor items. Win, win!