I love having fresh flowers and candles on my tables.  This easy outdoor floral centerpiece is the best of both worlds.  It can be put together in about 15 minutes and then you have a beautiful display all summer long!

easy floral outdoor centerpiece

Easy Outdoor Centerpiece Supplies

I found all my supplies at Lowe’s.

Potting soil
Terracotta bowl
glass candle holder
flowers (choose flowers for your location and amount of sunlight)

easy outdoor centerpiece supplies

How to make an easy outdoor floral centerpiece

Place a few rocks in the bottom of the terracotta  bowl to cover the drain hole. This will keep the soil from coming out of the bottom of the pot.

how to make floral centerpiece

Fill the bowl with a bit of potting soil. Plant the flowers around the edge of the bowl. Leave an open space in the center for the glass candle holder to sit.

how to plant a centerpiece

Nestle the glass candle holder in the dirt.

outdoor lighted floral centerpiece

A super simple way to have a beautiful centerpiece all summer long….. day and night!

lighted outdoor centerpiece



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  1. One of my favorite posts (and I pretty much love all your posts). Love these ideas, thank you for letting us know!

  2. Love this idea! I have the lantern already…where can I find a clay bowl planter like this? I’ve been looking everywhere!

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