Thursday, October 13, 2016

DIY Branch Centerpiece

Hi blogging friends,

As Halloween approaches, I wanted to share with you my Manzanita branch centerpiece.  It's perfect to add height to any tablescape or side table.

I used a Longaberger Halloween basket as the base.  I wanted a neutral color and thought the gray & white basket was perfect.  The Manzanita branch was mounted to a piece of wood and set into the round basket. 


The top was then covered with Spanish moss.  Seed lights were wrapped around the branches to add a mysterious twinkle.  Keeping with my Edgar Allan Poe theme I have a few perched crows.



I also added a "creepy" spiderweb tie-on with a dangling spider.


So simple and cute to make!  You can be creative and use a piece of driftwood or grab a branch from your backyard.  If you like the look of the Manzanita branch, please see my friend Grace and she will create something special for you.  I plan to change mine for the seasons.  Sparkly bulbs for Christmas, little eggs with a nest for spring, butterflies for summer ... you get the idea.

Thank you for stopping by!

6 comments:

Liz@ Infuse With Liz said...

How fun and cute Donna!

Summer said...

This looks so fun and cute ♥

KarinsArtScrap said...

o wow that gorgeous love it Donna
Gr Karin

Daffodil Cards said...

What a DELIGHT this is and being able to change it for the seasons, I LOVE the Halloween theme. I frightened myself so I couldn't sleep for weeks after reading an Edgar Allan Poe book when young, so I think this is just the thing. LOVE it.
Faith
x

Two Cottages And Tea said...

What a cute idea! I live in the woods so it will be real easy to do this! The grandkids will love it! Thanks for sharing!

coldwaters2 said...

WOW Donna this is totally awesome what an amazing Halloween project I love, love, love it
hugs
lorraine x

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