Holiday 2014 Class Pictures

White Hellebores
White Hellebores

White Hellebores are beautiful contrasted against the gray wood.

Glittered and Snow Covered Cones
Glittered and Snow Covered Cones

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

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.

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.

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.

Add Height
Add Height

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

Birch Bark
Birch Bark

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

Premade Evergreen Centerpiece
Premade Evergreen Centerpiece

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

Sleigh
Sleigh

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

Round to Oblong
Round to Oblong

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

Pre-made Picks
Pre-made Picks

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

Building Blocks
Building Blocks

Small glass cubes are excellent building blocks for small vignettes.

Potpourri
Potpourri

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

Enhance an Ornament
Enhance an Ornament

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

Repeat a Simple Design
Repeat a Simple Design

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

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

Pre-made Wreaths
Pre-made Wreaths

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

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.

Door Swag
Door Swag

Premade door swag with ribbon and two evergreen picks added.

Add Santa to the Sleigh
Add Santa to the Sleigh

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

Display Specialty Ornaments
Display Specialty Ornaments

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

Felt Jingle Bell Ribbon
Felt Jingle Bell Ribbon

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

Battery Operated Candles
Battery Operated Candles

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

Grapevine Wreath
Grapevine Wreath

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

Candle Ring
Candle Ring

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

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

Variety is the Goal
Variety is the Goal

Changing the accessory changes the meaning of the vignette.

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