Holiday 2014 Class Pictures

White Hellebores
White Hellebores

White Hellebores are beautiful contrasted against the gray wood.

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Glittered and Snow Covered Cones
Glittered and Snow Covered Cones

When using frosted materials, enhance gathered cones with crystal glitter and snow.

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Color and Texture Unify a Design.
Color and Texture Unify a Design.

Use color and texture to create unity in a large design with multiple components.

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Design Master Paint
Design Master Paint

Use Design Master paint to color the back of a glass plate. Wipe some off before paint dries to show relief. Use a second color, such as the gold we chose, and paint a solid coat.

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Ordinary Saucers Become Extraordinar
Ordinary Saucers Become Extraordinar

Two terracotta saucers painted gold form the container. A premade centerpiece with nests is filled enhanced with ribbon and a stem of holly.

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Add Height
Add Height

An upside down plate adds a little height and color, as well as a horizon line to a premade centerpiece.

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Birch Bark
Birch Bark

Use a piece of birch bark to give a glass cylinder more of a woodsy look.

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Premade Evergreen Centerpiece
Premade Evergreen Centerpiece

Use a premade evergreen centerpiece with taper holders as the base for a multitude of different designs.

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Sleigh
Sleigh

Two Christmas picks, a stem of berries and four cones fill the sleigh.

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Round to Oblong
Round to Oblong

To make a round centerpiece fit an oblong table, add accesories to lengthen the overall design.

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Pre-made Picks
Pre-made Picks

Three pre-made picks form the base of this design.

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Building Blocks
Building Blocks

Small glass cubes are excellent building blocks for small vignettes.

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Potpourri
Potpourri

Put potpourri in a salad bowl level with the rim then place a premaded centerpiece on top for a wonderfully scented arrangement

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Enhance an Ornament
Enhance an Ornament

Quickly enhance an ornament by using a bow as the base and glue bits and pieces into it.

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Repeat a Simple Design
Repeat a Simple Design

Repeating a simple design is aan easy way to make a large centerpiece.

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Sleigh Designs are Easy
Sleigh Designs are Easy

Sleighs are easy to design in because it takes just a few premade evergreen picks and cones to fill them - no foam, just bend the stems to fit and place them in the sleigh

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Pre-made Wreaths
Pre-made Wreaths

Premade wreaths are easy to add your own style to with a bit of ribbon and beaded wire.

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Berry Orb
Berry Orb

Glue ribbon around the edge of a pot, then fill with foam, pin a candle ring on top and use a pick to attach a berry orb.

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Door Swag
Door Swag

Premade door swag with ribbon and two evergreen picks added.

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Add Santa to the Sleigh
Add Santa to the Sleigh

Fill the sleigh with two picks, a stem of berries and five cones.

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Display Specialty Ornaments
Display Specialty Ornaments

Make a wall decoration with two candle rings used to make frames for specialty ornaments.

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Felt Jingle Bell Ribbon
Felt Jingle Bell Ribbon

Felt jingle bell ribbon and pomegranate picks are used to enhance this premade wreath.

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Battery Operated Candles
Battery Operated Candles

Combine floral materials with battery operated candles for a beautiful, safe enhancement of lanterns.

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Grapevine Wreath
Grapevine Wreath

Grapevine is easy to enhance with premade picks because the stems can easily be woven into the vine.

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Candle Ring
Candle Ring

A candle ring tied to a candle holder creates a mini wreath decoration.

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A flock of birds and mini glass ornaments is all this beautiful little tree needed. Add glitter to the container to coordinate the look.

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Variety is the Goal
Variety is the Goal

Changing the accessory changes the meaning of the vignette.

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