Friday, July 24, 2015

DIY Dining Table Centerpiece


One thing that I don't like in our house is our dining table, I don't know why we got it in the first place. It looks so bulky and the glass top has an ugly pattern, we tried a table cloth before but it just didn't work for us. I crocheted a table runner to at least cover a part of it but there was still something missing, a centerpiece. I would prefer a vase with fresh flowers but I need to have a garden to afford that so I just have to settle on an alternative, fake flowers, also, instead of a vase, I used wine glasses.


Last month, I made an entry on How to Make Beaded Flowers and mentioned that it's gonna be a part of another project, this is the project I was talking about. Silk flowers would be a great choice for this, too.




The other supplies needed, as mentioned above, wine glasses, I used three, tea lights, removed from the tin, and a tray. This tray is from a repurposed picture frame, I made this the same way I made this DIY Vanity Tray, minus the feet and the beads, it's simple and fun to make, feel free to check it out.


Assembling the pieces is very easy, place the wine glasses upside down on the tray and put a flower, without the stem, inside each glass, if the flowers are smaller, two or more would be fine, then place the tea lights on top of the upside down glasses. There is really no need to glue anything in place, that way you can rearrange them, replace or remove some things. That one flower with the stem is just something I added, I only tried it and I think it's working there so I made it a part of the centerpiece. Arrange or position the glasses according to your liking and you're done.


These are cherry quartz that I scattered on the tray and around the tea lights for added effect. You can skip this one if you think it's a bit over the top.



So, that's my dining table centerpiece that I so adore, haha. I don't notice the pattern on the table top so much now and the table doesn't look boring anymore. It's very simple and easy to make, the beaded flowers are the only ones that took a while to make but you can always replace that with silk ones or probably a different item other than flowers.

By the way, that brown table runner took me two weeks to finish, am I patient or what? Bye for now, lots of things to do!



22 comments:

  1. Looks good! Effort ang beaded flowers ah hehe :D

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  2. Really nice :) hope I have your creativity :)

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  3. Soo nice! Charming! I wish I was half as creative as you.

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  4. I really love DIY centerpieces! I remember I actually made those that you post in my sister in law's birthday. =)

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  5. You're so sipag! :) I'm imagining that those beaded flowers are also tough to do, apart from the runner that took weeks to finish!

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    1. Haha, medyo. They're easy to do but they take hours to finish, haha.

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  6. I remember spending so much time browsing Pinterest for table centerpiece ideas when we were working on my son's DIY baptism and first birthday parties! Grabe, nag-uumapaw ang ideas. But actually working on the crafts is another story. It takes a lot of creativity and passion. Galing mo! Thanks for sharing!

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    1. Thank you!. Tama, Pinterest talaga sobrang helpful.

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  7. Very artistic! Makes dinner intimate and romantic when those little candles are lit. :)

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    1. Thank you. We'll try dinner by candlelight soon, haha.

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  8. oh my! I love your work! Galing!

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  9. Ang cute naman! Galing mag DIY project.

    xoxo
    MrsMartinez

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