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dove candle cup
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Alex's Creative Corner: Bird Punch Dove Christmas Card
Bird Punch Doves- can punch them out of Silver Glimmer paper and use silver ribbon. Would look striking with a black background.
Candle Holders Tissue Paper - DIY and Crafts
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Tissue Paper Candle Holder
Tissue paper circles decoupaged on to cylindrical glass vase. Add a tea light and the pattern of the overlapping circles shows up. Maybe this could be done on a barrel lampshade.
DIY Lanterns : DIY tissue paper lanterns
Liking this idea for decorations! Tissue Paper Balloon Lanterns by Heather. Tissue + diluted glue + balloon