The Dinner Party | Using Tree Branches for Decoration

Holding a dinner party can be a lavish occasion, a simple gathering or a stylish example. Using elements found in your own backyard can be a simple and affordable option for decorations.

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Find a fallen tree branch and paint in the color of your choice. Affix taper candles using hot glue and use the branch as a centerpiece. We love this example, found here.

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Gather a handful of similar branches and connect them together to form a chandelier. Hang small votive candles from an odd number of branches and hang the chandelier from the ceiling using heavy ribbon. We love this chandelier, found here.

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We love this simple design, found here. Locate some beautiful twigs and sticks and insert them into a tall cylinder glass vase. Using a different vessel will give the decoration a different style.

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Cut up a log in differing lengths, making sure the bottom is flat and solid so they stand upright. Drill a shallow hole in the center that will hold the votive candles. Scatter these around the table for dinner, spacing them between plates and florals. This example was found here.