Tuesday, July 2, 2013

4th of July Celebration at The Twinery

All this past week the designers at The Twinery have been showcasing their patriotic projects.  Today, I'm up on The Twinery Blog with my 4th of July centerpiece.  It was easy to do, just a small metal pail from Michaels, some fun Bella Blvd. All American papers and chipboard pieces and of course some fabulous Solid Twinery Twine and here's what I came up with:

First, I started with the bucket.  Using a fine-tipped glue applicator, I glued the Solid Midnight Blue, Solid Maraschino and Solid Caribbean twines around the pail.  I  embellished further using the chipboard pieces and flags from the Bella Blvd. All American Collection.

The flowers were created using my Silhouette and some Lori Whitlock 3-d Build a Rosette strips.  I cut different sizes and layered them for a more dimensional look.  The flower centers were created by winding some twine around a paper circle that was covered with adhesive.  I glued the flowers onto some painted dowels and stuck them into a piece of Styrofoam I glued to the bottom of the pail.  The flowers were completed with some twine bows for leaves.

The whole project came out exactly as I had pictured in my head...which if you're a crafter, you know is a good thing!  It looks adorable on my table.  Make sure to stop by The Twinery Blog to check out the other 4th of July projects the design team has created...  you're sure to find tons of inspiration!  Thanks for stopping by!


  1. Awesome project Kathy!! Love the fun pleated flowers!!

  2. OHHH! I LOVE these pleated rosettes! LOOOOOOOOVE the centers-- fun way to use twine!!! Happy 4th!

    ps... THANK YOU so much for leaving love on the Virtual Smooches blog during the month of June!! I love sharing my videos-- and I love that you enjoy watching them:) THANK YOU!!!!!!!! And THANK YOU x100000000 for pinning my video/creations! YOU ROCK!


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