The first step in creating my advent candles is to add a faux finish to new terra cotta pots reminiscent of the charming patina found on old clay pots. The supplies I used to add the faux finish are as.
I bought the table runner a couple of years ago at Target. I love the little bit of glam added by the gold foil snowflakes, and the rustic touch of the neutral toned plaid. The sparkly gold tablecloth is new from Target this year. - Crafting For Holidays
But if the rustic box isn't your style? A wicker basket. A silver tray with lower sides. A glass bowl with moss up the sides to obscure the "mechanics" of the arrangement. A decorative ceramic serving dish. I love the subdued green and white look.
Easy DIY Advent wreath centerpiece - simple: old metal bowl, fill with beans or earth, cover with fake or real moss, insert candles (use non-flammable materials or ensure moss is well dampened, watch closely when lit)