Tutorial: “Vintage Opulence” Pomegranate Centerpiece & Auction

Today’s post is a very special one, the first of its kind…

We’re giving you a detailed, step-by-step tutorial on how to make our pomegranate centerpiece for autumn!

Plus, you’ll have a chance to bid on the original creation! All proceeds from the auction will go to Susan G. Komen For the Cure.

Autumn Thanksgiving Pomegranate Centerpiece

I call it “Vintage Opulence“, because the colors are a bit toned down, but it still has an air of splendor.

When I first imagined it, it was much like Couleur Nature’s Pomegranate Collection, full of vibrant golds and rich burgundies.

Pomegranate Collection French Linen Dining Tablecloth

But as I walked up and down the aisles of the craft store, and as the bundle of stems in my arms kept getting bigger and bigger, I realized my imagination was taking me on a different route. I still wanted to keep the overall essence of the collection, but the finished result has a much more definite autumn feeling, don’t you think?

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Spooky Speculations: Ideas for Elegant Halloween Tablesettings

Here at Couleur Nature, we’re not known for being frightful.

At least, I hope not.

But Halloween is coming soon, and I got to thinking about how we could be a part of this frightfully fun holiday. So I’ve come up with a few ideas for decorating your table for an elegantly spooky Halloween.

Now I know what you’re thinking–“That’s not Halloween at all!” But I’m going to need a little help from your imagination here.

Keep the sheer white napkin sheaths but use Paris Grey Hemstitch napkins on the inside, and it gives the idea of a ghostly mist swirling around a tombstone. Use a jeweled spider for a napkin ring, or for a slightly more macabre look, try these skull napkin rings from Etsy.

 

Via Etsy

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