Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Floral + Clementine Centerpieces & Gold Votives


It's been a whirlwind few months, but I've finally picked back up on some DIY projects just in time for the holidays. I'll be sharing them over the next few days in case you're in the market for some last minute Christmas ideas. (Please excuse the iPhone photos!)

I bought these glasses from Target's front $1 section that gets me every time. I wanted something small so that each female in my family (there are a lot of us) could take one home with her. To assemble, I just wrapped the baby-leafy-clementines around the glasses with pipe cleaners and cut the flower stems very short.

For the votives, I also found these glasses at Target (they may have been closer to $3, oh my!), taped them up a few different ways, and spray painted them gold. Partly because the surface is curved and partly because I am lazy and didn't reaaaaaally stick the tape down, the spray paint leaked through a bit, but I kind of liked that look and just cleaned up stray spots with nail polish remover on a q-tip. Add a tea light and you're good to go!

I think these would be a really pretty contribution to a Christmas dinner, but with red and white flowers, of course. I know the ladies in my family really loved taking these home, too! Maybe throw on a handmade name tag and bring 'em to your next holiday gathering.

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