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Pine Box Christmas Centerpiece. Old soda crate or something similar, 4 lg Mason jars, fresh pine boughs, pine cones, Epsom salts, berries (fake or real), votive candles in glass. Place jars in box, cut & arrange pine around jars, stick pine cones & berries amongst greenery attractively. Pour Epsom salts evenly between the four jars. Press votive candle down inside jars. Epsom salts look like snow. Different look w/wide mouthed quart jars.
Victorian Holiday Reception: DIY Projects and Instructions
Use this design as a basis for Boots & Bling centerpiece--Navy blue tablecloth (school color), white/brown cowhide table runner or topper; OR black tablecloth and white/gold cowhide; gold charger, cast iron handle-less skillet, or old pie pan; gold pillar candles (or glass jars filled with fake "gold nuggets" and floating candles); fill in with stuff gathered locally (twigs, herbs, rocks, mesquite wood chips, dried pinto beans??).
A table wreath...I love the idea of a small wreath on the table surrounding a lantern with a candle or a silver bowl filled with ornaments.