Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Five Minute Summer Centerpiece

After the Fourth of July decor came down, the dining room looked a little bare.  I looked through all my hoarded decor stuff and found a few supplies...

I took a quirky oblong basket from the dollar store and spray painted it cream


Then I just rounded up four square candle holders and a few candles


But it was a little blah on its own.  So blue glass filler and a starfish to the rescue!  A quick pour of the filler and strategic placement of the starfish and ta da...



Quick and beachy.  Now if only I could conjure up a beach :)



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19 comments:

Julie & Sharon said...

what a cute,easy to make idea!

southernscraps said...

That pop of blue was the perfect addition!

Natasha in Oz said...

That is such a brilliant idea! The touch of blue and the starfish make the whole thing complete. I love it!

Best wishes and happy weekend,
Natasha @ 5 Minutes Just for Me

Babs said...

Cute centerpiece and so easy. Thanks for the idea.
Bab

Saffron Road said...

Perfect creation, in the perfect light!

Inspire Me Heather said...

Looks cute - Summery & just beachy!

Juli said...

love love love!

Alexis said...

Cute! I love how you used what you had on hand.

Pamela said...

How beautiful and the five minute thing is amazing. The blue really made it pop. I used that same basket here:

http://ourshelteringtree.blogspot.com/2010/11/joyful-hospitality.html

Never thought of spray painting one but can be sure I will now!

Hope your Monday has been full of joy.

Blessings,
Pamela

Lesley Litrento said...

Sweet, simple, FUN!

Tammie said...

Oh, this would be perfect for my mother-in-law's house! I must share this with her!! Thanks!

Marilyn said...

Tammie shared it with me and I love it! I will be making one. You could also use this for other times of the year.

Lizard Rae said...

Beautiful!

Ruth said...

Perfect summer centerpiece. It looks wonderful.

Ruth

Heidiopia said...

Summer is all about simple and you nailed it beautifully! Love this... kudos. :)
Heidi @ Show Some Decor

The traveller said...

Lovely idea!! I am definitely gonna try it!! Simple, affordable and elegant!

Bethany @ A Fish Who Likes Flowers said...

very cute idea! I love the beachy look

Shore Girl said...

I love anything sea themed and your centerpiece is no exception! Beautiful -- love what a little paint can do!

Kimberly said...

Visiting from Tip Me Tuesday! That is so simple and pretty - love it!

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