Vintage Squirrel Finds for Autumn Table Centerpieces

One of the fun things I do when I have a dining room table in the shop is create centerpieces from some of my favorite finds. Here are some centerpieces with “Squirrel” motifs that I put together today.

A vintage Jadeite console bowl with an composite squirrel thermometer.

A vintage Jadeite console bowl with a composite squirrel thermometer.

A 1940's squirrel ashtray base which was made from a mixture of sawdust and glue.

A 1940’s squirrel ashtray base made from a mixture of sawdust and glue.

Wonderful old cement garden ornament with lots of air-brushed paint remaining.

Wonderful old cement garden ornament with lots of air-brushed paint remaining.

Charming plywood squirrel shelves sitting inside an antique yellow mixing bowl. The squirrels have tiny brass eyes.

Charming plywood squirrel shelves sitting inside an antique yellow mixing bowl. The squirrels have tiny brass eyes.

Dipped tissue paper leaves make a colorful runner. The yellow bowl is just over the line of what is considered vintage. It is marked 1984.

Dipped tissue paper leaves make a colorful runner. The yellow bowl is just over the line of what is considered vintage. It is marked 1984.

Of course, newer, resin squirrel pieces fit right into the mix!

Of course, newer, resin squirrel pieces fit right into the mix!

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