Saturday, January 4, 2014

Spring Centerpiece

Second to making cards, creating home décor is one of my favorite things to do.  I love to make wreaths, framed art, 3D pieces and table pieces like this one.  I created this adorable centerpiece using our brand new Spiral Flower Die and Scallop Tag Topper Punch from the 2014 Occasions Catalog.  I chose the Watercolor Wonder DSP because it looks fabulous as flowers! 
To make the 'band' that goes around the candle (which by the way is a battery operated one -NEVER LIGHT A REAL CANDLE DECORATED LIKE THIS) is created by taking two pieces of paper, I chose some of the Watercolor DSP and Gold Foil Paper, both cut to the same length, but the Watercolor paper is cut 1/2" narrower.  Punch both ends of your paper, and aim for the center of the punch with your Watercolor piece of course.  I used SNAIL adhesive to attach the DSP to the Foil sheet and then took some of our Gold Bakers Twine to tie the two together. 
Wouldn't this be a great centerpiece for wedding tables???  Oh the ideas!
Supply list:
Watercolor Wonder DSP 132994
Spiral Flower Originals Die 129379
Scalloped Tag Topper Punch 133324
Gold Foil Sheets 132622
Gold Baker's Twine 132975
SNAIL Adhesive
Mini Glue Dots
Battery Operated Pillar Candle (from the craft store)
Small Grapevine Wreath (from the craft store)

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