The perfect bouquet —ranunculus, billy buttons and ferns — needs the perfect container. A white pumpkin should do the trick. Just scoop out the inside and hide your water-filled vessel behind the rind.
If pretty petals don't do it for you, give these colorful pods a try. You can even plant this hardy perennial in your yard for a home-grown supply of little lanterns.
When stonecrop turns from green to red, you know fall's officially arrived. This burgundy-hued variety looks even prettier paired with matching orange dahlias and berries.
Mums are basically fall's version of peonies, and with so many colors, what's not to love? The blooms also symbolize optimism, joy and longevity — just what your Thanksgiving table needs.
Flower arranging novices, don't stress. Simply organize mums by hue for an unexpected color-blocked grouping.
A festive arrangement with spiky delphinium and eucalyptus looks even fuller thanks to amaranthus cascading down the sides. Berries and dahlias add even more color to this casual bouquet.
Yes, roses, hydrangea and apples are all tried-and-true staples, but this dense grouping gets an unexpected twist. Gray brunia, the silvery berries popular in wedding bouquets, look just as pretty on the dinner table.
It's hard to top flowers, but the airy textures of dried hydrangea, cotton balls and cardoon pods come close. Added bonus: The natural components won't wilt before the season's end.
Fall foliage seems right at home both on a branch and in a bouquet. The colorful leaves create volume, but burgundy amaryllis and peonies pull everything together on a jewel-toned table.
Display all of autumn's prettiest florals in one go with terrariums, potted plants and bouquets. Even the ends of the table can enjoy succulents in dessert bowls and air plants on each napkin.
This fuss-free centerpiece doesn't need watering or trimming. Pheasant feathers and tigerwood twigs, set against a single antler, will last through the winter.
Cake stands can display more than just the sweet stuff. Seasonal produce like Indian corn, permissions and pomegranates all rise to the occasion.
A blue and white tablecloth still works after Labor Day. Traditional fall hues like red, orange and yellow pop even more against a cool background.
Snap up a blue pumpkin () for a different take on the classic jack-o'-lantern. Along with white gourds, eucalyptus and pine cones, it'll make even plain white dishes look magical.
Or just go all in on the monochrome look. This sleek white grouping looks modern but still welcoming.
You're already buying them by the bushel, so when you're done making apple pie, apple sauce and just about every other on the planet, put 'em directly on the table.
The trick to this overflowing basket? Crumpled grocery bags and cat food cans (yes, really) prop up the lanterns and foliage.
"Building" a box doesn't get easier than this. Ask the hardware store to cut the wood for you, then just attach the pieces together with wood glue.
Everyone's favorite pom-pom flower looks stunning as always, but a tower of mini pumpkins might steal the show inside a silver-rimmed hurricane.
The window box strikes yet again. This time, floral foam holds flickering tapers in place for a soft glow.
Chances are you'll spy roses at the grocery store year-round, but think creatively to make the arrangement more autumnal. Here, brown striped feathers offer an unexpected warm accent to a bunch of red-orange blooms.
Apricot-colored roses (which almost have an ombre effect!) inspire the addition of apples, mums and colorful foliage to match.
Just when you're mourning the end of June blooms, bright dahlias appear on the scene — and are typically still easy to find in November. Small and bold varieties, like these, look lovely lining the center of a long table adorned with metallic accessories.
If orange, red and yellow shades aren't your thing, this blogger reminds us that purple dahlias can be found at Thanksgiving, too. They look especially sharp against soft greens.
This bold Gerbera daisy steals the show nestled amongst a bundle of eucalyptus (another type of flora you'll often find in fall).
Don't forget about everyone's favorite easy-care bloom. If you've treated your succulents well all summer long, they'll make for a modern alternative to traditional floral centerpieces.
Who knew produce could be so pretty? Pop a purple cabbage into a hollowed out gourd for a centerpiece that seriously celebrates fall.
The last of the year's most bountiful blooms get a rustic treatment, thanks to crisp leaves, elegant twigs and juicy apples.
These stunning, yellow mum bundles are enhanced with wheat, fall berries, leaves, pine cones and acorns. Plus, nearly all of these extras can be found in your own backyard.
Sometimes, whatever's near the checkout counter is all you need. This fall mix, complete with dahlias, daisies and greenery, offers pink, yellow and orange shades that complement each other. And they look super cute in arranged in sugar pumpkins.