Got pumpkins? Put them to use with these DIY Thanksgiving centerpieces

Thanksgiving centerpieces
Your Home-Based Mom

Whether you’re trying to find a place for those Halloween pumpkins or need to spice up your table for Thanksgiving guests, we have you covered. Try one of these blogger DIYs for Thanksgiving centerpieces and tablescapes — made from pumpkins and other items you most likely already have hanging around the home. 

Succulent-filled pumpkins


Cut a hollow inside pumpkins of varying sizes and fill with an array of succulents for a gorgeous — and unexpected — look atop your holiday table. Luxe Happens has the simple DIY.

Filled container centerpiece


Make this super-easy centerpiece idea from Your Home-Based Mom totally your own with any container, filler, décor items and candles you have on hand. Extra points for individuality!

Branch candle holder centerpiece


If you’re handy with a drill, this gorgeous candleholder project will take only five minutes and next to no effort. Bonus: It’s pretty much free if you forage the supplies. Jenna Burger, designer and blogger behind SAS Interiors, has the how-to.

Mason jar pumpkin


So it may not be an actual pumpkin, but if you're looking to bring the pumpkin look inside without dealing with it rotting, look to the the Mason jar. The Country Cook has a tutorial on how to make Mason jar bands into clever pumpkin centerpieces, topped with fragrant cinnamon sticks.

Alesandra Dubin is a Los Angeles-based writer and the founder of home and travel blog Homebody in Motion. Follow her on FacebookGoogle+ and Twitter.