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Vintage spring: DIY table decoration
Decorate your house in vintage vibes with this table decoration bursting with spring items such as birds, bunnies, flowers, eggs and butterflies. The rich composition of materials such as lace, wood and upcycled glass creates a striking effect. And thanks to the trendy colour combo of mint, white and copper, this table decoration also works perfectly as a centrepiece to an Easter table setting. Grab the paint, ribbon and embellishments and get started!

Posted by Vaessen Creative from Nuth, Limburg, The Netherlands • Published See Vaessen Creative's 29 projects »
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Hout dienblad binnenmaat 48x12cm
Styrofoam bird sparrow 7,5cm
Styropfoam bird sparrow 5cm
Styropor eggs Ø6cm
Styrofoam hare 14x18cm
Styrofoam eggs 10cm x5
Bakers twine • Naturel-gold thread 2 mm
spray outdoor varnish gloss 400ml
Assortiment broderie naturel 3x 1m
Signed Sealed Remembered charms crosses x6 ass. copper
Signed Sealed Remembered charms keys x3 ass. ant. copper
Parels half zelfklevend 3+5mm x108 wit en ecru
Sizzix • Thinlits die set 4pk scribble butterflies
FolkArt • Treasure gold 118ml gold
FolkArt • Treasure gold 118ml rose gold
FolkArt • Home Decor Chalk sage 236ml
  • How to make a decoration. Vintage Spring: Diy Table Decoration - Step 1
    Step 1

    Gently sand the seams of the Stryofoam figures smooth using fine sand paper.

  • How to make a decoration. Vintage Spring: Diy Table Decoration - Step 2
    Step 2

    Insert a skewer into the base of the Stryofoam figures to make it easier to paint all around. Paint them in copper-coloured paint and leave to dry thoroughly. Repeat if necessary.

  • How to make a decoration. Vintage Spring: Diy Table Decoration - Step 3
    Step 3

    Place the glasses upside down and paint the outside (including the base) mint green. You will be using these upside down, as stands. Leave to dry thoroughly. Paint over as many times as necessary.

  • How to make a decoration. Vintage Spring: Diy Table Decoration - Step 4
    Step 4

    Paint the tray gold.

  • How to make a decoration. Vintage Spring: Diy Table Decoration - Step 5
    Step 5

    Spray the painted glasses with a gloss varnish for added protection.

  • How to make a decoration. Vintage Spring: Diy Table Decoration - Step 6
    Step 6

    Apply adhesive pearls around the edge of the feet of the glasses.

  • How to make a decoration. Vintage Spring: Diy Table Decoration - Step 7
    Step 7

    Decorate the glasses with lace ribbon and finish with a few extra pearls.

  • How to make a decoration. Vintage Spring: Diy Table Decoration - Step 8
    Step 8

    Using pliers, cut off the loop on the cross pendants. Stick the crosses onto the centre of the egg. Hang a bronze key from one of the glasses using baker’s twine.

  • How to make a decoration. Vintage Spring: Diy Table Decoration - Step 9
    Step 9

    Punch 2 butterflies out of paper. Stick one onto the candle and one onto a glass. Decorate the middle of each butterfly with a sequin.

  • How to make a decoration. Vintage Spring: Diy Table Decoration - Step 10
    Step 10

    Stick the remaining Stryofoam figures onto the glass stands with glue.

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