Looking to spruce up your Thanksgiving table with items you already have? We have three DIY’s to get you ready for the big turkey day.
Gold Rimmed Glasses
Materials: Martha Stewart metallic paint for glass, inexpensive water glasses, small roller, and painter’s tape.
Instructions: Tape off your preferred design on the glass. Roll gold paint on with a small roller, the glass should be completely covered. Let dry and peel off painted tape. To cure, bake at lowest temperature for one hour.
Note: Martha Stewart’s gold paint for glass is non-toxic, permanent, and waterproof.
Turkey Decal Dessert Plates
Materials: dessert plates, water slide decal paper, and an ink jet or laser jet printer
Instructions: Find an image online, we chose a turkey for Thanksgiving. Print that image out on decal papermake sure to use paper specified to the type of printer you have. Once image is dry, cut it out with minimal borders. Place the graphic face down on a plate, soak in water, and then peel off backing. Position and wait until dried. Cure in oven on lowest temperature for one to two hours.
Festive Cloche Centerpiece
Materials: glass cloche, decorative items and trinkets (can be gathered from around the house), feathers, leaves, pumpkins, moss, florist foam, large tray
Instructions: Have fun with this! Assemble your pieces until you are happy with them. Build up pieces by layering on top of moss and florist foam. Arrange your cloches on a large tray and surround them with leaves and more moss. You can also put cloches on top of cake plates or boxes to create levels at your table.
Sources: table, chairs, cowhide rug, wall art, and mirrors, Zilli Home; pillows, throws, cloches, cutlery, and napkins, Indigo; plates, HomeSense; wood chargers, Pottery Barn; glassware, Dollarama.
via Thanksgiving Table DIY Projects | Steven and Chris | The Live Well Network.