How to Make an Easy Tabletop Wreath Centerpiece with Faux Greenery

This tabletop wreath centerpiece with faux greenery is so simple to make, and it looks good however you choose to style it!
wreath centerpiece with hurricane candle holder

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Happy Friday friend! Welcome to this month's Thrifty Style Team post! We are a group of thrifty DIY-loving bloggers, led by Julie of Redhead Can Decorate. Each month we bring you our new ideas, projects, decor inspo and more to keep you inspired! I can't wait to share my easy wreath centerpiece with you, and at the bottom of my post you'll find links to all the other ideas.

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Inspiration


With all this social isolation and sheltering in place, you'd think I'd be cranking out the crafts and tearing up rooms in my home. But no. I've been taking a little breather and enjoying getting extra rest. I was recently diagnosed with CIRS (chronic inflammatory response syndrome), otherwise known as Mold Illness, and one of the main symptoms is chronic fatique.

I find that my fatigues ebbs and flows and if I'm busy one day, I need the next day to recover. So while I've been resting on the sofa, I've been enjoying scrolling through inspiration on my phone. When I saw this pretty wreath centerpiece that Antique Farmhouse recently posted, I realized that I had everything in my home already to make a similar version! They were advertising the distressed wood pillar candle holders shown here, but my eye was taken with the tabletop wreath!

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I already had similar candle holders, I made chippy candle holders last year from spindles I cut off an old chair!

This didn't seem like too taxing of a project. I knew I could bring some items I already had in my home together to make this wreath centerpiece quickly and easily!

Here's what I was working with


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You may or may not have what you need for this project at home (if you're not a decor hoarder like me!) so I'm including some Amazon affiliate links below to similar items that I used. If you don't want to purchase greenery, maybe use moss, floral picks, or something else that you already have on hand like decorated Easter eggs! Get creative buddy πŸ˜‰

Please note that I chose not to use hot glue to attach my greenery because of the long wired branches. You can certainly use hot glue if you wish!

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Assembling the wreath


I started by unwinding the fake paper garland I had around my grapevine wreath. Since my faux greenery has really long stems, I wrapped the wire stems around the wreath form (see the first picture below), and overlapped the greenery as I made my way around the wreath base. I used 5 stems. 

I cut apart a small boxwood bush I had and inserted pieces into the wreath wherever there were holes or bare spots. This filled the tabletop wreath in perfectly!

Last, I tucked in some eucalyptus stems cut down to size. No hot glue was used, the grapevine wreath branches hold everything in place just perfectly! 

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How to display a wreath centerpiece


The fun part of any project is styling it in your space! We recently moved some furniture around in our sun room, and the round glass table needed a little something pretty.

I added a couple of my DIY spindle candlesticks to the center of the wreath. I think it looks just like the inspiration picture, don't you? Here are some similar distressed candle holders if you're in the market for some.

wreath centerpiece with chippy candle holders

wreath centerpiece styled

I also tried styling the wreath with a glass hurricane with metal accents and I think I like this look best for my space! The low profile suits this room better.

hurricane candle holder in wreath centerpiece

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My little sidekick gets comfy as soon as I bring out my DLSR!! πŸ˜πŸ“·πŸ’•

faux greenery centerpiece

I tucked the spindle candlesticks on my simple cottage style spring mantle. What do you think? Do you prefer the hurricane or the candlesticks in the center of this tabletop wreath?

faux greenery in cottage style sunroom

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Let's see what my fellow Thrifty Style Team members have come up with this month! Click the links below to go directly to each site! Please show them some love ❤

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Take care friend, I hope you're doing well!

bringing beauty to the ordinary, 





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  1. This is such a pretty project. I love the wreath. And I'm a decor hoarder too so I probably have everything I need to make this too! Thanks for sharing! And have a wonderful weekend. ~ Angie

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  2. What a beautiful project and one that you can enjoy using in any season. I'm sorry about your health issues and hope that you feel better soon.

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    1. Thanks Paula, I'm hoping I'm completely better a year from now!

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  3. Such a sweet centerpiece that is perfect this season, Cindy. xoxo

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  4. I love when that happens...having everything you need makes it so much fun! Thriftyness at it's best! I love your centerpiece and I will be praying for you with your new diagnosis. Happy Easter!

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    1. Thank you so much, your words were so encouraging! Happy Easter!

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  5. I love this centerpiece, its simply, yet elegant. Thanks for sharing. Stay safe.

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