Hosting a high-stakes Turkey Day dinner? Send yourself a centerpiece for Thanksgiving, and your table will be gorgeous even before you set it. With so much to do before saying, “Pass the gravy,” why not outsource a task to the pros? It lets you cross something off that list and relax into the joy of the holiday even more. Whether you like a formal scheme or a friendly farm-table vibe, you’ll find creative options for every taste — just a click from your doorstep. There’s still time to order! Our picks, below.
A low arrangement is easy to converse over. This generous centerpiece, with sunflowers, roses and more, is so colorful that it makes the rest of the table easy. All it needs is a solid tablecloth and simple white dish ware. Feel free to swap out the tapers for white, if that works better with your overall color scheme.
You don’t have to worry about making the rest of the house perfect if you can wow guests upon entry. This spectacular arrangement in your entryway or living room is like a fabulous opening number in a Broadway musical. Transfer to the dining room sideboard during dinner.
Sunflowers add smiles to your table. These broad blooms beam in all directions. Simple, cheerful and ideal with both modern dish ware and traditional china. If you have a really long table and want to take things up a notch, invest in two of these arrangements — one for either side of the turkey.
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