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Red & Ivory Vases of Flowers
I'm organizing a 40th wedding anniversary party for my parents and needed short pretty centerpieces.

Posted by Lisa J. from Columbus, Ohio, United States • Published See Lisa J.'s 9 projects »
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  • How to make a table centerpiec. 40th Anniversary Party Centerpieces - Step 1
    Step 1

    First I started with short vases. Since I wanted people to be able to see each other across the tables, the centerpieces had to be short.

  • How to make a table centerpiec. 40th Anniversary Party Centerpieces - Step 2
    Step 2

    Then I stuffed the vases with the foil shreds to make them mostly full.

  • How to make a table centerpiec. 40th Anniversary Party Centerpieces - Step 3
    Step 3

    Then I put in several on the stones into the bottom of the vases.

  • How to make a table centerpiec. 40th Anniversary Party Centerpieces - Step 4
    Step 4

    Then I clipped the flowers off the bigger stems and pulled the leaves off.

  • How to make a table centerpiec. 40th Anniversary Party Centerpieces - Step 5
    Step 5

    I floral taped the shorter stems to some of the larger ones so they wouldn't go to far down into the vase.

    No pic for that just more flowers!

  • How to make a table centerpiec. 40th Anniversary Party Centerpieces - Step 6
    Step 6

    Then I arranged the flowers the vases, trying to get the red one in the middle.

  • Step 7

    Last Step!

    Wrap a ribbon around the top of the vase and tie it on. Pretty!

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Lisa J.
Lisa J. · Columbus, Ohio, US · 9 projects
thnx, i ended up making about 30 of these. thank goodness they were easy!
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Kiki B.
Kiki B. · Wolverhampton, England, GB · 12 projects
that is very beautiful and so simple, i bet it would also look lovely for a wedding or a christmas table. Happy
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