Are you looking for fabulous new dining room table centerpiece ideas? You’re in the right place.
These centerpieces are sure to inspire you and help you decide on a new centerpiece for your dining table.
20 Dining Room Table Centerpiece Ideas
Whether you have a large table with space to fill, guests to impress, or a theme you’re striving for, there is a table centerpiece just for you.
Here are some of the most inspirational and unique centerpieces you could ever want. There is something for every occasion.
1. Rustic Flower Vase Set
This rustic vase set is the perfect centerpiece to display fresh-cut flowers in a homely yet modern manner. A wood base, metal stand, and glass vases can add flair and personality to any dining table. Use fake flowers or real flowers to change up the design for any occasion.
2. Artificial Hydrangea Arrangement
Nothing says centerpiece quite like a large vase of lovingly arranged flowers. This faux blue hydrangea set is sure to liven up any dinner party, family gathering, or date night. The textured vase, twine accent, and bright flowers add a touch of vibrancy and flair to the dining table.
3. Twisted Rose Gold Floral Candleholders
If you are looking for something exquisite, these twisted rose gold candle holders are the ticket. This is a pack of two candleholders to which you can add candles, flowers, or any other decoration.
They work for weddings, dinner parties, or casual table use. The thinness and height of the candleholder mean table guests will actually be able to see to the other side of the table.
4. Three-Arm Crystal Candleholder
For a more modestly sized yet just as flashy candleholder, try this three-arm crystal candleholder. This centerpiece comes in silver and gold varieties.
It features a spiraling design topped with three crystal balls. While this centerpiece looks nice on its own, when it really shines is when the candles illuminate the glass.
5. Hydroponic Light Bulb Planter
If you’re looking for something a little more alive, try this hydroponic light bulb planter. This centerpiece is the perfect blend of industrial and organic.
The modern design incorporates an incandescent light bulb as a planter suspended by a wire stand with a small songbird accent. Thanks to its ability to hold a living plant, this centerpiece will always be growing and changing.
6. Octopus Salt and Pepper Shaker Set
This fabulous salt and pepper shaker set is not only functional but makes for a fun centerpiece. At less than five inches high, this octopus salt and pepper shaker set is great.
It’s a wonderful addition to smaller dining tables, not to mention a great conversation starter. Due to the shape of the holder, it would likely hold tea lights as well.
7. Silk Flower Centerpiece
For a classic, organic design, try this silk flower centerpiece. This low-lying bed of natural-looking flowers brings nature to the table without the hassle of vases or holders.
Perfect for springtime, farms, cottages, or regular dinners at home, this piece fills the void at the center of the table without being overwhelming.
8. Square Glass Candleholder Set
Stylish for dining tables, coffee tables, outdoor dining, and more, these heavy glass candleholders add modern elegance to any setting.
These thick, square glass candleholders are semi-reflective and provide an optical illusion experience. Any simple tea light will fit. The recessed dish makes the candle almost appear to be floating in the water.
9. Ceramic Modern Art Statue
For a purely decorative centerpiece that says it all, why not try this modern art piece? The ceramic statue gives off the appearance of twisted horns or watery tendrils.
Mixing semi-gloss paint with metallic, the statue looks mystifying and luxurious. This centerpiece comes in several colors and stands at just over ten inches.
10. Lighthouse Salt and Pepper Shaker Holder
Sticking with the nautical theme, here’s another fabulous salt and pepper shaker stand. This lighthouse-themed holder is a modest eight inches high and features two full-size shakers.
A delightful centerpiece like this will add a fun atmosphere to any family dinner. If you want a centerpiece that is both eye-catching and functional, then this is the one for your dining table.
11. Light-Up Gourd Fall Centerpiece
This seasonal centerpiece is rife with fall spirit. This centerpiece brings autumn right to your dining table, overflowing with gourds, leaves, vines, and berries.
To add even more flair, this pumpkin pile comes with ten LED lights hidden throughout. It also comes with easily hidden and replaceable batteries included.
12. Skull and Raven Salt and Pepper Shaker Holder
If you love the Halloween season or just have macabre tastes, then this morbid salt and pepper shaker holder needs to be your new dining room table centerpiece. This shaker stand features a human skull locked in a rocky outcropping with entwining roses and a curious raven.
Perfect for Halloween parties, spooky movie nights, or lightning-lit dinners, this salt and pepper shaker stand will add all the gothic charm your little black heart could ever desire.
13. Dandelion in Crystal Ball With Silver Stand
Another superb pick for smaller dining tables, this crystal ball is uniquely suited to grace your table. The immortalized image of a dandelion at seed rests at the center of this glass sphere and sits on an ornate silver stand.
The dandelion is laser engraved and looks near real. The crystal ball is also scratch-resistant, so there’s no need to worry about it getting nicked.
14. Three-Piece Chicken Figurine Collection
For a truly unique and adorable centerpiece, try this three-piece chicken set. This collection comes with an eight, six, and five-inch resin chicken.
The impressionist design is simplistic and modern, as well as playful and cute. The chickens are black, white, and red so that they can fit almost any décor. They also have iron legs that are durable and not easily damaged.
15. Fiber Optic LED Flowers
This fiber optic LED flower set comes with 12 gorgeous, light-up flowers arrangements. There are four colors of bases: red, green, blue, and pink.
Each stand holds a bundle of brightly colored fake flowers sprouting from the fiber optic wires. While this set may be large, it is inexpensive and can be used to decorate almost anything.
16. Ornate Table Runner
A centerpiece is fine on its own, but it can be so much more with the right accents. This ornate table runner can help to highlight your centerpiece or act as a centerpiece on its own.
The woven floral and lattice design looks like something from an old palace or fairytale. The tassels on the ends are fun and luxurious.
17. Four-Piece Artificial Succulent Set
Perhaps you are looking for more of a table accent than a centerpiece. Try these four artificial succulents to add character to your table without overwhelming it.
The pots have a modern, geometric design, and the plants look very realistic. This set is sure to add just a touch of flair to your table without getting in the way of the actual event: eating.
18. Contemporary Metal Sphere Art Piece
For a simpler design, try these contemporary metal sphere décor pieces. Leave them as is or fill them with fake flowers. You can even put candles in them. There are two spheres in the pack; one measuring four inches and a larger one measuring seven inches.
19. Battery Operated Table Lamp
This bright addition will really light up any dining table. This LED light is bright enough to work as both a centerpiece and light source at just over eight inches.
It also has a timer feature for six or eight hours and a repeat setting, so it will come on at the same time each night so that it’s always on when you’re ready to eat.
20. Decorative Gold Ferris Wheel
If you’re still not satisfied with any of the centerpieces so far, then try this decorative gold Ferris wheel. It is a large centerpiece at nine inches tall and certainly flashy.
What’s more, you can decorate this ornament however you please. Try using it to hang your wine glass charms or weave some fake vines around it.
Things to Consider
While a table centerpiece may seem pretty straightforward, there are a few things you may need to consider before buying one.
- How much table space do you have?
- Are candles a safe idea?
- Do you have a theme or décor you want to match?
- Are you looking for a seasonal or all-around centerpiece?
- Do you want your table centerpiece to be functional or purely decorative?
- Is it something you’ll have to dust?
- Will you have to maintain real plants or flowers?
- What’s your price range?
- Do you want a single large centerpiece or multiple smaller ones?
What’s Your Favorite Dining Room Centerpiece Idea?
So there you have it — our favorite dining room centerpiece ideas. Whether you like candles, flowers, art, salt and pepper shakers, or something more bizarre, finding the right dining table centerpiece can be a hassle.
Hopefully, one or more of the above ideas has helped to inspire you and lead you down the path to finding your perfect centerpiece.
Centerpieces are a way to express yourself and your sense of style to your dinner guests. Don’t settle for an empty table when you could have a centerpiece.