Think about fall's unusual fruits and foliage, and let them inspire you. Search your local farmer's market or grocery store for gourds and colorful fruits, like figs, quinces, and star fruit, and gather oak leaves and branches. When arranged on tiered cake stands, these harvest-time items make a centerpiece that takes only minutes to create, leaving you with plenty of time to concentrate on the turkey.
Tools and Materials
Cake stands, assorted sizes
Assorted fall foliage, such as oak leaves and branches
Assorted fall produce such as gourds, figs, star fruit, and quince
Harvest Centerpiece How-To
Stack three glass cake stands on top of each other to create tiers. You may wish to place a small glass bowl on top of the highest cake stand to complete the tier. Start placing the leaves and branches on the cake stands. Arrange an assortment of figs, quinces, star fruit, and gourds on top of the leaves.