Reason For The Season Pillar Candle Christmas Table Decoration

by Joanne James27. November 2015 21:48

Yay - it's Friday - always a good day! I've had a busy one with a few errands, appointments and a pleasant afternoon watching Ben play rugby. Not much time for crafting today (I did help a friend make good progress on some Christmas bunting, but we still have a few finishing touches to make so I'll share that another time!) so I'm sharing a home decor project I made in a class with a lovely group of ladies last week. We decided to decorate a pillar candle and make a table centre, using the Festive Flower Punch and the Spiral Flower Originals Die to make a wreath of flowers around the base.

Here's my finished project, in Real Red with Very Vanilla roses:

I stamped the flower from 'Reason to the Season' on filter paper and melted it into the candle to set it, then covered a small polystyrene wreath with Very Vanilla satin ribbon before adhering my flower to it. A few gold glimmer and pearl flower centres and some loops of gold glitter ribbon interspersed in between completes the project.

The ladies in my class made their arrangements in a variety of colours; you can see their creations on my Facebook page here (feel free to give me a 'like' whilst your there!) for more colour inspiration. This was such a fun project to make and another way to show the versatility of the 'Reason for The Season' stamp set and co-ordinating Festive Flower Punch - this is one bundle that just keeps on giving, so many creative possibilities! The new Spring-Summer catalogue also offers another stamp set that co-ordinates with this useful punch - watch this space!

I'm linking up with the lovely ladies over at SUO Challenges too who are working with your favourite holiday colours - my traditional colour scheme remains a favourite, even though it's sometimes nice to step out of the creative comfort zone (see next Sunday's post for an example of that!) That's all from me today; back tomorrow with another project. Until then, happy stampin'!

 

Stampin' Up! Supplies Used:

Table built using Product Table Builder by The Crafty Owl - Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator.

 

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Julie Gearinger
Julie GearingerUnited States
12/5/2015 5:02:01 PM #

Joanne, I love this project!! Your stamped candle looks fabulous (love the tip regarding the filter paper) and the flowers around the base are the perfect finishing touch!! Thanks for playing along with us at SUO Challenges Smile

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Julia Quinn
Julia QuinnAustralia
12/6/2015 1:46:56 AM #

Doesn't the vanilla with red give an amazingly different feel to the more traditional white and red. Your project is divine. So glad you joined in the fun at SUO.

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Mary Brown
Mary BrownUnited States
12/6/2015 1:32:52 PM #

WOW Joanne - LOVE your STUNNING flower ring!  And your tip on the filter paper for the candle is great!  What a twist using the vanilla instead of the white!  Thanks for joining the SUO challenge!

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Connie Babbert
Connie BabbertUnited States
12/6/2015 2:49:47 PM #

Beautiful centerpiece!  Love the paper flowers on your candle ring and the stamped candle!  Gorgeous!  Thanks for playing along with the SUO Challenge this time!

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Karen Barber
Karen BarberUnited States
12/6/2015 3:17:25 PM #

WHOA.  SO creative, and SO lovely.  WHOA.  I love it!

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Crystal Komara
Crystal KomaraUnited States
12/9/2015 2:29:44 PM #

Hi Joanne,  I just wanted to say that I saw your winning creation (along with mine) on the SUO Challenge blog and this is just stunning!  So unique and creative and perfect for the holidays!  Congrats on a well deserved win!

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