Amp up your autumn decor with cool and colouful gourds. They make great table centrepieces for a fall dinner party — and they’re so easy to work with! Here are five ways to do it:
1. Go metallic
A simple idea with stunning results. All you need is metallic paint and a variety of different shaped gourds to create this modern display.
2. Match with a table runner
Complement your table runner with similarly coloured gourds. Then add adornments, like candles, to complete the look.
3. Personalized plates
Create fun name tags and tie each one with twine to the stem of the gourd. Then layer a colourful napkin between each plate and personalized gourd. Cozy table decor, instantly!
4. Cool craft
Feeling crafty? Practice your carving skills with a butternut squash and turn this simple fruit into a floral centrepiece. Here are the instructions.
5. Use a tray
With just a few items, you can create a pretty centrepiece in minutes. All you need is a tray and a few autumn-inspired picks. Tip: Backyard pine cones make great — and cheap — display pieces.