Saturday, November 5, 2011

Thanksgiving Table Blog Hop

Happy Saturday everyone!!!! Welcome to the Thanksgiving Table Blog Hop. If you just happened upon my post you'll want to start at the beginning with Sylvia of Bella Scrapbook Designs if you came from Martha at A Scrapping Time you are on the right track. Here is the line up in case you get lost:

1. Sylvia-
2. Sandra-
3. Sandy-
4. Patty-
5. Eva -
6. Laura-
7. Monica
10.Julie -
11.Theresa -
12. Kerri-
13.Gaby -
14. Diana -
15. Sherrie
17. Martha

Now on to my project. I found this idea at Martha Stewart's site and revised it just slightly. I started out with these materials:

A ceramic pie plate; 5 miniature white pumpkins; white candles; cardstock in fall color pallet; double sided tape; adhesive putty; faux berries; wire cutters; A Childs Year Cricut cartridge.

I cut out about 24 leaves at 4" from "A Childs Year" cartridge, curled them around one of the candles so they would curve and attached them with double sided tape to an overturned pie plate.

I cut holes for the candles out of two of the pumpkins. I attached the pumpkins to the pie plate with adhesive putty and also stacked two pumpkins on top of each other (also with putty). I clipped some berry stems and placed them here and there, added the candles and here is my end result:

I think it turned out to be a cute centerpiece!

I do have a small blog prize that I forgot to take a picture of, so I guess it will be a surprise :). All you have to do is leave a comment on this post and be a follower of my blog to be entered. I will pick a random winner on Sunday evening and announce it on Monday morning.

Thanks for taking a peek and now you are off to Anita at Anita & Bugs the last stop on the hop!

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Crafterkhush said...

wow Esther this is gorgeous.. are those like real pumpkins?? what an awesome idea.. love it.. :-)

Lisa R. said...

Oh what a neat decor idea! Great job! TFS joy4umetoo at hotmail dot com (follower)

Eva said...

awe, super cute and so very crafty!!! I am a new follower! Glad to be in the hop with you.

Eva :0)

Pat N. said...

What an adorable centerpiece. So creative and you did an excellent job. For some reason, I'm not able to follow you right now, so don't worry about counting me in the giveaway. Just hopping around!--Pat N.

Luanne said...

that is so gorgeous! project. new follower.

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SiskiyouSue said...

Very creative! This is a fantastic centerpiece. Haven't seen anything like it elsewhe. I love it!

Mom said...

Good looking Fall/Thanksgiving centerpiece. You made good choices and crafted them beautifully !

Jenn's Paper Crafts said...

That is really really pretty!!! Thanks for the idea :)

Chriss America Real said...

Wow! This turned out really great! I don't know why, but your follow button is gone...I'll try again later.

On Wednesday, November 9th, I will be a Guest Designer on another site and they have given me some sweet candy to give away. Stop by if you get a chance. said...

Gorgeous Esther! and thanks for the step by step tutorial! Very creative!

Jani said...

Such a great idea to use the plate upside down to lift the centerpiece up. Love all the layers you created with the pumpkins. Very creative. New follower.

*Star said...

Such a cute and fun idea! Tfs and have a great day. :)
Stars paper passion at gmail dot com

kkay214 said...

Very cute project.It turned out wonderful.


jessica said...

This is so super creative and fabulous!! What a great way to accent your holiday table!

Lisa said...

super cute! so creative!
Lisa G

stop by & check out my giveaway!

Sue D said...

Lovely fall centerpiece! I am a follower.
slrdowney at hotmail dot com

lindaplus3 said...

that is awesome... i love it!!!
:) lindaplusthree at yahoo dot com

Brittney said...

Super cute!
New follower!


Happyscrapin said...

What a neat idea! It turned out fantastic so festive!!!

plese.cathy@yahoo dot com

Alisha said...

Great centerpiece, i love the idea of stacking two pumpkins together to add height.

McVic said...

great idea! love the white pumpkins super cute idea! Im a new follower from

Creative Diva said...

Great tutorial of the centerpiece. I love it. Glad to be the hop with you.

creativediva98 at gmail dot com

Sherrie K. said...

Super cute idea-very festive too:)
So glad to be in the hop with you:)
Sherrie K

Monica Flores said...

This is a fabulous idea Ester! I love it! Glad to be on this ho with you!


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Mommy's Crafty Creations said...

Wow this is AMAZING!! Glad to be in the hop with you.

mommyscraftycreations at gmail dot com

callyannc said...

What a genius centerpiece! Love it! TFS CallyAnn(follow)

Sandy S. said...

Wonderful idea. TFS! Nice hopping along with you!

PinkBlingCrafter said...

Hi Esther, great idea and a great way to reuse what we have at home!

cklopping said...

Fantastic! Love the colors! So Fall!!!!