Gumdrop Card Holders

Gumdrop Card Holders

Add some whimsy to your holidays with terra cotta pots turned into Gumdrop Card Holders. These are perfect for a holiday party or meal, or use to display photos. If you're in need of Christmas table decoration ideas, you'll fall for this creative and interesting project. Add a fun touch to traditional Christmas table settings and include these delightful place card holders. This will make seating a breeze when it comes time to sit down. Instead of focusing on who will sit next to whom, you can celebrate, relax and enjoy your Christmas meal.
 


 

Materials:

  • DecoArt Patio Paint
    • DCP25 - Citrus Green
    • DCP28 - Fiesta Yellow
    • DCP43 - Holly Berry Red
  • Snow-Tex DAS9 - Snow-Tex
  • Glamour Dust DAS37 - Glamour Dust Crystal
  • Palette Knife DT02 - Palette Knife
  • #12 flat brush
  • 3/4" wood bead for each holder
  • 12" piece of 24-gauge craft wire for each gumdrop
  • Low-temp hot glue gun and glue sticks
  • 1.9" standard terra cotta pots

 

Instructions:

  1. Use palette knife to coat inverted pots with Snow-Tex.
     
  2. Paint wood beads with Holly Berry Red, Citrus Green, and Fiesta Yellow and #12 flat brush.
     
  3. While paint is wet, sprinkle with Crystal Glamour Dust.
     
  4. For each holder, thread one end of wire through bead and twist to secure. Thread other end of bead through pot hole from the inside. Secure with low-temp hot glue. Use fingers to curl wire as desired.

 

Note:

  • Let paint dry between steps.

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