Number three is a Washi Tape Luminary.
Glass Ivy Bowl
Xacto knife / rotary cutter
Optional: holly, 18" of twine, epsom salt
1. Clean your ivy bowl and dry it completely or else the washi tape won't adhere properly. Can you believe that I picked mine up for 79 cents at AC Moore?!
2. Apply first piece of tape vertically and cut it cleanly at the bottom of the bowl with your cutter
3. Carefully apply the second piece in the same fashion
4. Continue adding pieces of washi tape in equal increments around the bowl
5. Leave it as is for use as is or spray with two coats of a clear lacquer
6. Once dry, attach a sprig of holly by tying it on with twine
7. Fill about a third of the way up with epsom salts (looks just like snow!) and plop in a tea light candle.
I told you it was simple! I think this would look just right nestled between the pieces you trim off off of your tree or in a simple little vignette on your powder room vanity.
The classic Christmas colors get me every time but this could be made to suit any holiday decor -- red and green, silver and gold, jewel tones, and even silver and blue for Hanukkah. Speaking of which, what colors do you primarily decorate in for the holidays?
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DIY Showoff | S3 | Classy Clutter | A Little Tipsy | I Heart Nap Time | Mine for the Making | Flamingo Toes | Craftomaniac | Shabby Creek Cottage | Somewhat Simple | My Simple Home Life | My Girlish Whims | Stone Gable | Young and Crafty | Nifty Thrifty Things
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