As the weather begins to change, we find ourselves wanting to throw open the windows, spruce up the home, turn on the oven, and invite friends and family over to share a feast. We’ve gathered five arrangements that capture the feel of the season to help inspire you to make your own versions for any autumn gathering.


This mix of spice-colored blooms spilling out from a rosewood tea caddy adds a touch of life to an entry way. | Arrangement by Stephen Sonnier, Photo by Eugenia Uhl

A neutral arrangement lightens up a space when placed in a room with dramatic coloring. | Arrangement by Torryne Choate, Photo by Eric Wolfinger

A combination of rich burgundies and greens topped off with textured vegetables—like kale, dill, and artichokes—will make guests of all kinds turn heads. | Arrangement by Maria Maxit, Photo by Julie Soefer

Using a variety of mums along with dahlias and other seasonal favorites elevates this run-of-the-mill flower to a showstopper. | Arrangement by Erin Benzakein, Photo by Joy Prouty

Crafting a centerpiece that mirrors the tones of a room, such as the muted greens of the landscape wallpaper, makes a chic statement. | Arrangement by Sidra Forman, Photo by Erik Kvalsvik