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Cornucopia Centerpieces for Your Fall or Thanksgiving Table

Updated on August 17, 2014

Gorgeous Fall Decor for Your Table

Decorate your Thanksgiving table with a beautiful cornucopia centerpiece. The cornucopia is a large horn shaped container overflowing with different edibles, produce and flowers. Cornucopias are associated with the Thanksgiving holiday and are a symbol of abundance. Thanksgiving cornucopias come in different materials and looks to fit your personal decorating style. Make special memories with your loved ones decorating for fall and Thanksgiving with a cornucopia centerpiece.

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History of the Cornucopia

Where do They Come From?

Cornucopias have been around since the fifth century. The Greek god Zeus was supposedly nourished as an infant by the goat, Amalthea. While roughhousing together one day Zeus accidentally broke one of her horns. He felt so bad, he gave the horn back to her with a magical gift: the horn could grant people anything they wished for. This is why the cornucopia horn is always shown as overflowing with all manner of lushious fruits and foods of all kinds.

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Fiber Optic Cornucopia

Bountiful Fiber Optic Cornucopia
Bountiful Fiber Optic Cornucopia

This color changing cornucopia easily attaches to a door or wall or you can choose to set it on a tabletop.


How to Make a Cornucopia Centerpiece - Easy Instructions

Materials Needed

to Make Your Own


Realistic Looking Items to Fill Your Cornucopia - Beautiful!

Use the Left Over Materials

to Make a Lovely Fall Wreath!

How to Make a Fall Wreath Videos - All Different Kinds

Do You Like Cornucopia Decorations ? - For Fall or Thanksgiving

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    Tracey Boyer 5 years ago from Michigan

    @Ruthi: Thank you, I am so glad you liked it. :)

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    Ruthi 5 years ago

    Anything autumn works for fall decor and the cornucopia centerpiece is a perfect decoration for my favorite hoiday - Thanksgiving. I had no idea the origin of the cornucopia so was pleased you included that bit of information in this article.

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    LaurieKristensen 5 years ago

    Great ideas here!