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Neutral Farmhouse Christmas Centerpiece for the Kitchen

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Do you ever have the simplest of things bring you the most joy? That is what this easy DIY Christmas centerpiece did for me. Every season I whine about not having a stand alone dining room, not because we would actually use one very much. I just dislike having the challenge of coming up with a sensible yet pretty centerpiece for Christmas. This year I am really happy with this small neutral DIY Christmas centerpiece I made for our kitchen table.

Inexpensive farmhouse DIY mason jar Christmas centerpiece

Welcome back to year 6 of our Festive Christmas Event where we team up with oodles of our talented blogging friends we admire to bring you a plethora of creative ways to celebrate your holiday season

You will find new ideas every Monday and Wednesday between Oct. 19th through Nov. 18th. Scroll all the way down to find all the ideas linked at the end. At the end of my post you will find a listing of all the other DIY Christmas ornament ideas from the Fabulous Christmas group.

At the end of this post you will find the links to the other blogs Christmas decorations. I am looking forward to checking out all their different Christmas decor ideas and hope you do as well.

All Our Festive Christmas Ideas

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How to Make a DIY Christmas Centerpiece

This Christmas centerpiece is so easy to make it doesn’t really need a tutorial. Instead of spending lots of time on the obvious steps I thought I would talk about alternative supplies you could look for in your stash. Pretty is great, but this time of year pretty for as cheap as possible is even better.

For the base I had a galvanized and a white plate charger, other ideas a plain wood box, a wood slice, a round platter, I think you could even create it on a cutting board.

Next I used a simple garland of greenery and wrapped it around the plate charger. A plain greenery wreath would be easier, or little bunches of greenery, fresh holly.

The two vintage mason jars are my favorite part, any jars work but I personally wouldn’t use vases or candlesticks as the mason jars make it kitchen themed.

Remove the lids from the jars, wrap them in white wool or twine and tie in a pretty bow. Fill the larger of the jars half full of water. I chose not to add any water to the small jar.

Small DIY Christmas Centerpiece for the Kitchen table, featuring greenery, galvanized tray, floating candles, sparkling snowflakes and vintage mason jars.

Unfortunately for me I couldn’t find our long battery charged lighter, and its snowing and too cold for me to check the bbq this time of year. Instead I used a pair of tongs and prelit the candles before placing them in the jars. The lighter would have been easier but the tongs worked.

This simple centerpiece is really pretty, I am a bit startled with how much I enjoy it. If you make one please let me know, I would love to hear about it.

Easy DIY Christmas Centerpiece made with mason jars, floating candles and a galvanized tray.

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  1. I love having a glow at night from candles. Love that this can be done by anyone using glass bottles and tea candles. Such an easy holiday decoration that looks so pretty.

  2. It’s very pretty, Leanna, by day and I bet stunning at night. Would look so pretty on a kitchen island and living room coffee table too. I love lighting candles during the holidays and may try to make something similar for our home this year. Thanks for the inspiration!

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