Days of Christmas, Woodland Christmas Centerpiece

So, it is confession time--centerpieces have never been my forte.  A bowl of fruit in the middle of the table, some mail scattered around it and I was good.  

But, the last few years I have had fun creating unique, SUPER inexpensive centerpieces with items I find around the house.

This year was no different. After making my Christmas table runner and picking my woodland theme, I knew a centerpiece to fit the theme would be easy. This year's centerpiece took less than 30 minutes to gather and put together.

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I picked up this great set of Eddie Bauer candles in a cute wood box for $5 at the thrift store.
I used 3 logs from our wood pile cut to three different lengths for the candles.  I did nail a small nail in the middle top of each log to keep the candles in place.
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I cut some branches and some evergreen pieces from our yard.
I painted the branches and some pine cones with Matthew Mead's Copper paint from Fusion Mineral paint.  This color has been another huge inspiration for my Christmas theme this year.
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I put the branches in an ironstone pitcher from the thrift store.
I put it all on a garage sale tray painted with Fusion Mineral's Fort York Red.
Simple, woodsy, perfect for my Christmas home. 
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Look around your home for easy items to use in your centerpiece this season.

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