Christmas, the most festive of all the holidays is just around the corner and we’re sure many of you would have started with the decorations already. From porch to bathroom, every corner of the house is decked beautifully for the holidays. But while decorating your table, never forget about centerpieces. These humble items have the ability to singlehandedly make the decoration stand out. And who said centerpieces always have to be expensive? You can create cheap Christmas centerpieces with a handful of supplies. All that’s required is a bit of creativity. And to help you in your endeavor, we’ve gathered a list of inexpensive and cheap Christmas centerpiece ideas. Take a look!
Cheap Christmas Centerpiece
Cinnamon Stick Candle:
This is one of the cheapest Christmas centerpiece ideas. You require easy to source materials like twine, burlap, cinnamon sticks, white paint and a pillar candle for creating this centerpiece. You just need to paint the cinnamon sticks white and stick them to the pillar candle. Wrap it with burlap and twine and your neutral Christmas centerpiece is ready.
Winter Wonderland Centerpiece:
This Christmas centerpiece reminds us of the snow laden winter wildlife wonderland. The small white deer is definitely the highlight of this centerpiece. You can easily get it from a nearby craft store at a meagre price. The other items required for this centerpiece like log, pinecones, pail bucket and platter would be lying somewhere in your house, for sure.
A handmade wooden box centerpiece isn’t just cheap, but will also create a focal point in your dining hall, not just during the holidays, but throughout the year, if you decide to use it for your decoration. You just need to stuff a wooden box with greens and berries, place some candles on it and you’re done.
Ornament Coloring Pages:
Here’s a quick, easy and inexpensive way to create a glamorous centerpiece for your table. It just involves filling a glass jar with bright and vibrant colored ornaments and placing it on a wreath covered with ornaments of the same color.
Make Use Of The Fruits Lying In The House:
You can also make use of the oranges and clementines lying in the house for creating a centerpiece. If you don’t have citrus fruits, you can make use of any type of fruits or greeneries lying in your house. Top it with a luminary and candles and you’re sorted.
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It just cannot get easier than this. The blogger has substituted traditional table runner for felt beaded garland, ornaments and tissue popper. All the three things required for this centerpiece are extremely inexpensive. You just have to pick the colors that suit your overall theme.
Holly In A Jar:
Hollies have always been considered a symbol of Christmas. So why not incorporate the same in the Christmas decoration. You just have to fill water in glass jar of different shapes and sizes and add a few branches on holly leaves and berries in it.
Use A Hurricane Vase:
Here’s another easy and cheap Christmas centerpiece idea for you to refer. You just need to place a pillar candle in a long, clear glass vase and surround it with peppermint candies. Feel free to experiment with the candies and color of the candles.
Bell Jar Centerpiece:
This one’s quite similar to the other centerpieces we’ve seen, but it looks every bit regal and sophisticated, all because of the placement and color use. Since this idea incorporates bell jar, it will add some height to your table effortlessly. And don’t forget to add a cookie.
Epsom Salt Luminaries:
Here’s a classic example that glamorous doesn’t always have to be expensive. You can create a stunning centerpiece with all that you have in your home. And with a centerpiece like this, the dinner will taste and look even more appetizing.
A Tiny Christmas Tree:
Oh no, no, you don’t have to purchase a tiny Christmas tree for creating this centerpiece. A white teacup can also become the pot for this tiny tree. You just need to fill the white cup with floral foam and boxwood clippings. Attach some silver pearls on it and you’re done.
Teapot Christmas Centerpiece:
Have a cute teapot at home and are wondering how to utilize it? Why not turn it into a centerpiece for Christmas? Just arrange color coordinated flowers, add some tiny pearls in the color of your choice and you’re sorted.
Elevate the beauty of your centerpiece with this gorgeous sled centerpiece. It basically involves topping the sled with ornaments, cloches and greeneries. You can continue using the sled even after the holidays.
A Platter Of Ornaments:
This is the easiest and cheapest Christmas centerpiece ideas in our opinion. Just fill a platter or bowl with jingles of different colors and ornaments. Just ensure that the ornaments are color coordinated.
This shatter proof centerpiece, made from candy cane spheres, is just perfect for a kids’ table. The happy colors used for it further cements the claim. The red feathers, tree trimmers, candy cane spheres and plastic ornaments are making it whimsical and quirky.
Amaryllis And Pineapple Centerpiece:
Let nature do the talking with this cheap and unconventional amaryllis and pineapple centerpiece. Just scoop the pulp out of a pineapple and set it on a tray filled with cranberries. Arrange some flowers on it and your centerpiece is ready.
Blooming Tree Centerpiece:
This year, turn away from traditional centerpiece and go for this tree inspired centerpiece instead. Your primary job involves getting hold of a mini sized trunk. Add some moss and faux trees on the base and do some luscious floral arrangement.
Who would have never thought that you could turn plain paper bags into stunning luminaries. Create some holes in the bag for some detailing and weave a ribbon through the openings for further decoration. Use battery operated tea lights to add glow.
Mercury Glass Ornament Centerpiece:
To create this gorgeous centerpiece, you need to turn to your Christmas trees, clip and few branches and put them on a clear glass cake stand along with mercury glass ornaments and gold leaf.
Spread Rustic Charm:
Spread rustic charm in your house by creating this rustic centerpiece. You need to put fresh boughs, evergreen branches in a galvanized bucket and wound a bead garland around the greens and you’re set. Try to use only natural elements for decorating the table.
Just because it’s Christmas, doesn’t mean you can use roses. Fill a square shaped vase with fake or real cranberries and top it with cream or red colored rose. Feel free to experiment with the size and shape of the vase. And you can use it all year round too.
Candles And Jingles:
If not anything, you can, at least create this simple and cheap Christmas centerpiece for your table. Put some jingle bells on a platter and top it with three scented candles of any color you like.
Tissue Paper Flowers Centerpiece:
This centerpiece isn’t just cheap, but also extremely elegant. A simple wooden platter is adorned with tissue flowers, petals and pillar candles in glass goblets. You can easily use it all year long.
Colorful Ornament Centerpiece:
Bring some bits of your Christmas tree by creating this Christmas table centerpiece. All you need to do is top a white cake stand with freshly cut branches and, colorful glass ball ornaments. Don’t forget to place an evergreen sprig on each napkin.
Embroidery-Hoop Wreath Centerpiece:
If you have some leftover embroidery hoops lying in your house, bring them to use by turning them into wreaths. Just have to stud the hoops with seasonal flowers and hang from a flower wire.
Birch Tier Centerpiece:
A couple of bottlebrush trees in shades of your choice, tea light candles and birch logs are all you need for creating this magnificent centerpiece. Dust some artificial snow on it to create a winter wonderland appearance.
Floating Pine Candles:
Here’s one of the best cheap Christmas centerpiece ideas for you. Put cut pine sprigs in a transparent bottle filled with water. Taper the candles and place it inside the bottle. Place it in pair or rows on the table. Isn’t it easy?
Etched Glass Christmas Centerpiece:
You don’t always have to hang wreaths from the door during Christmas. You can create a wonderful centerpiece from it as well, not from full sized, but small sized wreath. Arrange three small sized wreaths on a line, and place a pillar candle in a hurricane jar on each of them.
An Ornament Platter:
For this centerpiece, you need to place real or artificial, gold embossed magnolia leaves on a flat platter and top it with glass ornaments in bright color. It’s easy to make, but is highly impressive.
Create a classic Christmas centerpiece by arranging pinecones in a hurricane or long clear glass vase. Next, put some holiday foliage in clear glass ornaments and add to the pinecones. Add a natural dimension to your centerpiece by adding some branches.
We hope you found our list of cheap Christmas centerpiece helpful. Let us know what you think about it in our comment section below.