Rocket's Red Glare Centerpiece
Celebrate America’s birthday with a fun centerpiece bursting with goodies! Guests will love the spirited, yet functional, vases that are easily transformed with patriotic papers, trims and Aleene’s® Tacky Glue.
Designed by Pattie Donham Wilkinson, courtesy of iLoveToCreate®.
- Aleene's® Original Tacky Glue®
- Scrapbook Paper in Red, White and Blue
- 4 Round Glass Vases (of varying heights)
- 2 Glass Votives
- Various Trims
- 1" Circle Punch
- 1" Star Punch
- Bamboo Stick or Skewer
Cover each vase with scrapbook paper, adhering seams together with a line of Aleene’s® Tacky Glue®. Turn some of the vases upside down to create cupcake holders.
Glue various trims around each paper-covered vase as desired.
Punch circles and stars from paper or craft foam.
Glue circles and stars around vases and votives as desired.
To make mini medallion on a stick, fan-fold 7” strip of scrapbook paper. Glue together end to end. Push top edges flat to form a round wavy circle. Glue to a flat round piece of paper and hold flat until tacked - can add light weight to hold wavy paper down to flat piece until dry. Glue a circle of contrasting colored paper in the center of medallion to hide center of wavy paper and backer. Punch out a star and glue to the center of the medallion. Next, glue circle medallion to a bamboo stick or skewer. Let dry. Place in the tallest vase.
Arrange decorated vases with cupcakes, candies and votive candles in a grouping on center of table.