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DIY Love Birds Wedding Centerpiece

Updated February 22, 2019
DIY Love Birds Wedding Centerpiece
DIY Love Birds Wedding Centerpiece
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This glittering DIY Love Birds Wedding Centerpiece is a pretty way to incorporate a personal touch to your table settings. These do it yourself table decorations can be made as suggested for a bright pop of color, or in any other colored glitter that's offered to complement your color scheme. Birds are a classic symbol of new beginnings and positivity, so why not capture that with your wedding decor? You're guaranteed to be flying on the wings of love with this easy DIY centerpiece that can be made in just a few simple steps!

Time to CompleteIn an evening

Primary TechniquePainting

Beginner

Project TypeWedding Decor

Materials List

  • FolkArt Extreme Glitter - Gold, 5 oz.
  • FolkArt Extreme Glitter - Silver, 5 oz.
  • FolkArt Extreme Glitter - Peridot, 5 oz.
  • FolkArt Extreme Glitter - Hologram, 5 oz.
  • FolkArt Enamels - Wicker White, 2 oz.
  • FolkArt Acrylic Colors - Ballet Pink, 2 oz.
  • FolkArt Metallics - Silver Anniversary, 2 oz.
  • FolkArt Metallics - Pure Gold, 2 oz.
  • FolkArt Acrylic Colors - Fresh Foliage, 2 oz.
  • Country Market Bird Wedding 5
  • 1 - 1 wood wheel
  • 3 dowel caps
  • 3 7/8 wood barrel dowels
  • Wood candlestick
  • 24 1/8 pink satin ribbon
  • 8 diamond rhinestone trim
  • 4 round paper mache box
  • & flat brush
  • #6 shader brush
  • tape
  • Small saw
  • White craft glue
  • Sandpaper
  • Ruler
  • Pencil
  • Scissors

Instructions

  1. Measure and cut off 2 from top of candlestick. Sand cut end of smaller piece to flatten.

  2. Basecoat lid of box and four barrel dowels Pure Gold, dowel caps Peridot and base of box Ballet Pink. Refer to photo for color placement on candlestick. Basecoat bird bodies only with Ballet Pink. Paint wheel Wicker White.

  3. Tape off stripes around base of box using tape width for measurement. Paint Silver Anniversary.

  4. Apply several coats of corresponding Glitter paint to pieces referring to bottle for application instructions.

  5. Paint beaks of birds with Pure Gold.

  6. Glue pink ribbon around lid of box. Tie bow with remaining ribbon and glue to lid as shown.

  7. Referring to photo, glue dowel caps to barrel dowels, then glue to bottom of box. Glue candlestick to center of lid, then glue rhinestone trim around base of candlestick.

  8. Glue wood wheel to top of candlestick, then love birds to wheel.

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