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Thursday, December 8, 2011

Christmas Centerpieces.

               Every holiday season I am on the look out for a new spin on the Christmas centerpiece.
Here are a few of my favorites this year.  I cannot take credit for any of them, but I do applaud the designers who made them.  A note to any who attempt to construct some of these arrangements.
1.  Cranberries float, so if you want to add them to water, make sure you have a lot of them.
2. A vase inside another vase is the trick to most of these. Make sure there's a space for your candy or fruit.
3.   Place a large rubber band on a cylinder vase and then stick candy canes that have a bit of double sided sticky tape wrapped around their centers, under it. (this works with pencils, twigs, green beans, anything long and skinny)  Tie a ribbon with a bow over the rubber band to hide it.  Hot glue the candy canes to a plastic vase is another option.  This is not an arrangement you want to pick up and walk around with unless those candy canes are stuck on good.
Enjoy, Heidi

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Better Homes and Gardens  (a vase inside a hollowed out log)


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9 comments:

Splenderosa said...

Heidi, love the 3 little vases. So warm & friendly, not formal, but perfect for at-home. Merry Christmas, sweetie...

Karen said...

Hi Heidi
My favourite is the last one. Go Martha
Kind Regards
Karen

Olga said...

You amaze me with the finds that you feature on your blog - love it all.

Fabulously french said...

Gorgeous, the 1st one is my favourite. I may well just have to give it a go.

Bon week-end a vous,

Leeann

designchic said...

These are all so beautiful...love the Martha Stewart one!!

Kathysue said...

I love each and every one. The white roses with cranberries is stunning!
Merry Christmas!
Kathysue

classic • casual • home said...

Gorgeous arrangements!!!

Millie said...

I'll just leave all the pretty table centre stuff to MOTH, he's sooooooo creative!
Millie xx

Jennifer Rizzo said...

Gorgeous ideas! Thanks for sharing! happy Holidays!