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Sweet Relief Centerpiece

It sounds like the word for a sphinx's riddle, but anaglypta is actually the name of an embossed wallpaper the Victorians used to mimic costlier pressed plaster or tin. These days, it makes an easy centerpiece when affixed to flower-filled cylinder vases in varying sizes. 

Sweet Relief Centerpiece

Source: Martha Stewart Weddings, Winter 2008

Introduction

It sounds like the word for a sphinx's riddle, but anaglypta is actually the name of an embossed wallpaper the Victorians used to mimic costlier pressed plaster or tin. These days, it makes an easy centerpiece when affixed to flower-filled cylinder vases in varying sizes.

Flowers by Naomi deManana.

materials

  • Anaglypta paper

  • Cylinder vases

  • Scissors

  • Double-sided tape

  • Flowers

steps

  1. Cut the paper -- available in many motifs (ours are from FYHome) -- to cover the vase, overlapping slightly.

  2. Wrap the piece around the vase, securing both ends with strong double-sided tape.

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