Sometimes my ideas take on a direction of their own. I was inspired by Allison's post at House of Hepworths to get out my tray (purchased at Christmas) and create an Easter/spring centerpiece. I purchased some white birds at Michael's on clearance and envisioned adding eggs and bunnies with them. (Look close in some of the photos and you may see a glimpse of them in the background.) Meanwhile I also wanted to use the glitter egg picks that I purchased from the Dollar Tree and found this cute idea at Joann's. When I got the egg topiaries done, the birds just didn't go with them. Oh well, when Easter is over maybe I can bring them back to the table. For now they are on a side table with a flower arrangement.
On to the topiary: this is a really
I painted the whole thing and then went back and painted the rims in colors that coordinated with my eggs. I plopped in a styrofoam ball ( I actually used these left over ornaments.) Then I trimmed about two inches off each stick and stuck them into the foam balls. I covered each with a little easter grass and that's it.
tree topiary.) The tray is setting on top of my new ruffled burlap runner.
What do you think? What projects have you done that started with one picture in mind and turned out another way?
I'll be linking up to the parties on the side. Have a great week.
Also sharing here
Get Your Craft On
and House of Hepworths.