Pringles Can Centerpiece

The 4th of July is almost here & I needed a new centerpiece to celebrate.  I wanted to use what I had on hand to make it, so I started with 3 Pringles Cans.  These were the basic pieces for my centerpiece.

Pringles Can Centerpiece

Here’s how I made it.

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Independence Day Tablescape

Happy Independence Day Everyone!

Today is the 4th of July!  A day to celebrate, and since I love to decorate for the holidays, today was no exception.

Independence Day Tablescape

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Uncle Sam Figurine-make it your own

I found this little guy at Michaels, on a clearance for only $2.99!  He was so cute, but as you know by now, I can’t leave well enough alone.  I always have to make it ‘my own’.

Uncle Sam finished

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Patriotic Napkin Rings

I’ve been searching for wooden napkin rings for months.  Why wooden?  Because I can customize them with paint to make them ‘mine’.  Store bought ones are okay, but when I get a project in my head, nothing else will do.  (I like to have my napkin rings match my tablescapes.)

Finished Napkin Ring..-close up

This was so easy to do, and here’s how I did it:

 

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Patriotic Decorated Candles

I had a lot of fun with this one.   I’ve been playing with decorations for the 4th of July, and the thought of decorated candles come naturally to me.  (I guess it’s because I love the look and feel of candlelight).

Patriotic Decorated Candles

 

As usual, it’s an incredibly easy project to do.

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Patriotic Wreath – tutorial

I’m still having a ball working on decorations for the 4th of July!  The table is almost ready to be set, the decorative pieces are done for a vignette or two.  But the door was  naked!

It needed a wreath.

Patriotic Wreath

Here’s how I made it:

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Adding Glitter to Wooden Letters – tutorial

By now, you know how much I love the sparkle of glitter.  Adding glitter to ‘things’ is easy. I’ve seen glittered letters selling for a small fortune, ($7 – $10 each) and it’s so inexpensive to do it yourself.

I’m still immersed in the patriotic theme, so I wanted to make some letters sparkle for another project that I’m working on.  Here’s what I’m up to today!

Glittered Letters

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Patriotic Hanging Sign

The 4th of July is right around the corner, and it’s really put me in the crafting mood.  I’ve been in a crafting frenzy lately.  (you know it’s bad when you realize it’s 5:00 in the morning & your glue gun is still smoking)  I started my frenzy with a patriotic sign that could be hung on a wall, door, or as you will eventually see, a wreath.

Hanging Sign.

This frenzy started with gift cards that I got for my birthday.  (everyone knows that they can never go wrong with a gift card to a craft store)  I started at Joanne Fabrics, they were having a 70% off sale, and then to Michaels (they had their 4th decorations on a clearance already!)

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