Tuesday, 16 December 2014

Wintergreen Gift Box Bouquet Centrepiece - SVGCuts DT Project

Hi again everyone,

I'm so happy to be able to share another one of my SVGCuts DT projects with you today. As I mentioned before, I just LOVE everything about Christmas.  Needless to say, decorating the table is one of my favourite things.

So for my next project, I made a table centerpiece with a twist.  I combined two concepts: a gift (after all, what would Christmas be without those), and a traditional Christmas bouquet (even though it's summer here in Oz, I still like the idea of Christmas being in the winter).  Anyways, this is what I came up with, a Wintergreen Gift Box Bouquet centrepiece...

Wintergreen Gift Box Bouquet
I started with a basic box (from the Christmas Gift Bags and Boxes SVG Kit) and tied a big bow around it.  I then arranged a whole bunch of pinecones and wintergreens from the 3D Wintergreens SVG Kit on top.  For measurements and full details on how I made it, feel free to pop over to the SVGCuts blog and read my post  

If you would like to win a copy of all the files needed to create this invitation, be sure to head over the SVGCuts Facebook page and leave a "comment" and "like" where they shared this project.  Remember, it's for a limited time only, so hurry on over!

In the meantime, here are some more photo's.  This one is a front view of the bouquet.  I've had this ribbon in my stash for ages and was waiting for the perfect occasion to use it. Well, I think I found it, lol!  Isn't it pretty?   
Wintergreen Gift Box Bouquet Centerpiece Front View

And here's a close up from the side... Those pinecones still amaze me - they're so easy to do and look so real!  Mary did such a great job in designing them! 
Wintergreen Gift Box Bouquet Centerpiece Close Up

This must be one of my favourite projects yet.  Whilst the wintergreens took quite some time to complete (as I made heaps of them to ensure the bouquet was nice and full), I found it quite therapeutic in a way.  The best part was when I finally got to the arranging stage - it was so rewarding to see the end result!

I really hope that you've enjoyed this project as much as I've enjoyed making it.  I also really hope that you will make one of your own.  Don't forget to share your creation on my Facebook page - I would love to see your take on it!

Thanks again for stopping by!

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