There has been one particular pin going around this season that I fell in love with right away. The only trouble is I can’t find the original source. I really wanted it as the centerpiece for our table this year and decided to take on the challenge of recreating it myself.
After all the candy canes were on I cut all of the flowers off the stems. It makes it easier to place them in the foam. I always try to leave as much of the stem as I can and then trim down what I need as I place each one.
The flowers take a lot of trial and error which is nice because they Styrofoam is pretty forgiving. Just balance the height and type of each piece. Some of the green and smaller flowers make great fillers for all of the holes.
The last step was the garland to cover up the uneven candy canes. I just used a few dabs of glue to keep it in place. A nice thin strand of garland worked perfect and didn’t take away from the rest of the piece.
This makes me smile and I can’t wait to host dinner!