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Don't host another Thanksgiving without these tips and tricks.
You Will Need
- A large tray or cookie sheet
- Assorted leaves (real or fabric)
- A 2-foot-long wicker cornucopia (available at most craft stores)
- 3.0 eight-ounce bags of raffia or straw
- Gourds, crabapples, Indian corn, mini pumpkins, pomegranates, artichokes
- And ribbon for a bow
- Mums (optional)
Place large tray or cookie sheet
Place a large tray or cookie sheet on a table.
Scatter leaves & set cornucopia
Scatter colorful autumn leaves, real or fabric, over the tray, and set the cornucopia on top of the foliage.
Line w/ straw or raffia
Line the bottom of the cornucopia with straw or raffia.
Place large fruits & veggies
Place the larger fruits and veggies inside the cornucopia first to serve as a foundation for the smaller ones.
Fill w/ smaller fruits & veggies
Continue filling the cornucopia with the smaller fruits and veggies. Let some spill onto out onto the tray.
Sprinkle walnuts & cranberries
Sprinkle walnuts and cranberries over the arrangement, allowing them to fall into the nooks and crannies.
Tuck in leftover leaves
Tuck in any leftover leaves.
Tie big bow at base
Tie a big bow at the base.