No dollhouse post today. Still tracking down furniture.
I’m so excited to share this with you! A friend, Allie, posted this awesome centerpiece photo on Facebook the other day and I asked if she’d share the instructions with you. It would be perfect for those of us scrambling to put something together for the Thanksgiving dinner table.
Isn’t it awesome? I love the mix of natural/rustic with the little bit of bling with the metallic paint.
Here we go!
- Large hurricane vase (this one was TJMaxx, $8)
- Large pillar candle (this one was Garden Ridge, $5)
- 13 ears of corn (or more/less depending on the diameter of your vase)
- 26+ husk leaves
- Metallic spray paint (Allie used Rust-Oleum’s Metallic spray paint in copper for the leaves and gold for the ears)
- Glue gun
- Satin, wide ribbon 1.5′ long
- Charger plate
- Lightly spray the ears of corn with metallic gold spray paint. Spray, let dry, rotate, then spray again. You’ll need to do a few coats to get in the cracks between kernels.
- While the ears are drying, apply the same process to the husk leaves, this time using metallic copper spray paint.
- Once everything is dry, glue 2 leaves to the back of each ear of corn, placing them so the leaves peak out the sides and top.
- Add a dot of hot glue to the leaves/ear of corn combo and glue each one (use lots of glue) to the vase.
- Repeat, repeat, repeat…
- Add your vase/ear of corn/leaves combo to your charger plate.
- Wrap the entire thing with ribbon, using more hot glue to secure.
Instant and affordable centerpiece!
Allie – I’m hoping I didn’t miss anything! Thanks so much for sharing.
If you have questions, leave them in the comments. I’ll ask Allie to stop by and provide help/guidance if needed!
Now, off to plug in my glue gun…