So, work is intense lately. To say the least. Thinking about wedding stuff seems to be the only thing that gets me through some days. Tonight I discovered a new love; a mysterious and unfamiliar realm was explored. It's called TERRACOTTA. I love these pots. The thing I may love the most is the fact that I can craft them, plant wildflowers in em, and bring em straight to the wedding for additional space-filler/centerpieces.
The idea is to make risers for the pots and vases to create varying height, texture and depth. How'd I make these risers? Easy. Wrap burlap around a solid block of wood (this one is 6x6) and fasten with staples or hot glue. Use fabric, ribbon or lace (like I did) to trim the edges.
Decorating the pots is the best part. I used jute rope and hot glued it spirally. More time-consuming than you may have guessed, but worth it (I think).
One more shot
I still plan on doing more stuff to these cute terracottas. I bought several in different sizes because I love variation. I am using some recycled craft paper to mod podge one of two, similar to this:
(image credit: the bride's cafe)
In fact, this post is what inspired me to try these lovely projects. Aren't they adorable?