Tuesday, December 4, 2012

quick and easy centerpiece

 I went in my back yard and snipped a couple of branches off a pine tree.

Stuck the branches into a clear, glass vase
and filled the vase with water...


Added some cranberries to the vase - they float!

And then topped with a couple of floating candles
that I found at Goodwill.

Ta-da!
Even looks pretty in the daytime when the candles aren't lit.

Vase ~ already had
Pine branches ~ free
Cranberries from a package ~ a few cents
Candles from Goodwill ~ $1




6 comments:

  1. Hi Melanie,
    Sorry, I'm a little late in replying - you had asked me on my A Favorite Thing post this past weekend about a xmas tree shaped case I have for xmas miniatures (longest sentence known to man teehee!). My mom got it for me at a dollhouse miniature show many many years ago. I think it's so darling, thank you for noticing it and enjoying it too.
    Love your tweak! So easy and looks so elegant and lovely.

    Happy week to you!

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  2. Beautiful! It does look lovely lit and not lit!

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  3. Lovely both ways. Are the cranberries real or fake? The real ones here are very expensive! Have a wonderful day. Tammy

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    1. Real cranberries, Tammy! They are only $1.99/16 oz. pkg. here.

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  4. How pretty. I love the floating cranberries. Also love that you only spent a dollar. Looks alot more expensive than that.

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  5. I love cranberry votives! It makes it look so festive. I also wanted to let you know that you've been tagged. Check it out at http://lavenderandlinen.blogspot.com/

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