Saturday, December 1, 2012

How To Make An Easy Holiday Centerpiece


I have been busy decking the halls around here. Last night I was able to finish the dining room. I always have a hard time thinking of a centerpiece for the dining room table and after pondering it for a day or two last night it just came to me. 
I had this beautiful angel that was in the guest room.
Next I pulled out an urn from HomeGoods I purchased a while back.
I grabbed some florist foam from my stash.
Next I started clipping some fresh greenery I had purchased at the local nursery.
I situated two small pieces of foam into the urn and then just start pushing the greenery into it all the way around. It was as simple as that and took about ten minutes.
This is the end result!
While I was working on the centerpiece I decided to go ahead and update the pots on some faux cypress trees I purchased when we were in Ga over Thanksgiving. 
I just dry brushed some Vintage White onto the pots to get rid of the plastic green color.
Then I just took some jute and wrapped it around the pot a few times.

If you want to see more of our holiday dining room be sure to stop back by this evening!:) 

NOTE: You can now see our dining room here.
Don't forget next Saturday is my 2nd annual Holiday Mantle Party!
Off to work on my mantle.
Hope your weekend is going well!:)


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15 comments:

  1. I love the updated Christmas tree pot, very pretty!

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  2. Oh it is gorgeous. I love the angel and perfect in the urn. The painted pots look amazing. Very pretty. Hugs, Marty

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  3. Okay, now that angel was the perfect idea...LOVE it!!!

    Blessings,
    Linda

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  4. Very pretty, Pamela! I love looking around the house for things to use in a different way. I am going to try using the floral foam in some of my arrangements this year so they last longer.

    XO,
    Jane

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  5. Beautiful angel and I love the pot.

    Have a nice weekend

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  6. Pamela, what a lovely centerpiece. You are so creative!

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  7. Pamela, it's looking so beautiful.

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  8. So beautiful what you did with the angel and greenery. I love the updated pot! Everything is beautiful. You mantel party sounds like fun!
    Karen

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  9. Great idea Pamela and I love the pots for the trees!!

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  10. Pamela, everything looks beautiful! I really like the angel, with the greenery. Love the way you painted the pot too. Thanks for sharing!
    ~Audra

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  11. I love that you used things you had and gave them a fresh look! Both projects look great! Laura

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  12. Beautiful! Love those fresh greens along with your urn and statue too!And so easy to do too!
    xx
    Anne

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  13. Your centerpiece is simple and gorgeous, Pamela! I love it! Great idea to paint the pots. They didn't look plastic in the picture, but you've made them look wonderful.

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  14. Pamela, the centerpiece is beautiful!!!! I can't wait to see it all!!

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  15. Love the angel and love what you did with her!

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