Spring Forward Centerpiece Tutorial

Since it is Friday and I have had one of the worst days I decided to go ahead and try my hand at a tutorial. This is a Spring centerpiece tutorial for a piece that I have on my coffee table in my office. It is pretty simple. I did a variation of this last year using the same twigs and some of the same flowers. I like it because it helps me to remember that all winters end and new life comes with Spring time. Let me know if there is anything I can improve upon tutorial-wise.

1. First things first! You will need supplies:

-Vase

-crepe or regular springish paper scraps

-twigs of about 3 feet in height

-hot glue gun

-tape

-scissors

-foam block to fit into bottom of vase

-camera (to take pictures of yours and share them with me)

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2.

Firstly you will want to place the foam block into the case as shown below. Once it is secure you can plug your twigs into it. This is a willy nilly sort of thing. Have fun with it.

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3. Once twigs are secure it is time to move onto the flowers. The flowers that I have on mine are partially silk flower heads that have been recycled from other projects. Those can just be hot glued onto your twigs ( and conveniently removed after you are ready to dismantle this centerpiece to be re-used again). The crepe paper flowers were made from 2-3″ strips of crepe paper that was layed out into a cross, pinched in the middle and twisted to secure. Those can also now be hot glued or taped to the twigs in random disbursement.

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4. Once you are done with placement and such you can spray the whole thing with gloss glitter and call it done. I have added paper butterflies in years past. This is your project, do as you will. I will add a pic of the exact finished project when I make a decision about the glitter.

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Have a great weekend everyone!

If you tackle this extremely simple project please post a picture of your finished product in the comments. Thanks!

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