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Holiday Centerpiece: Gilded Pear Basket

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Gold-painted pears look straight out of a fairy tale on your Christmas table. This gold dust, however, isn't magic -- it's available at baking supply stores. Magnolia leaves are also transformed with gold floral paint.
Materials
  • Nontoxic petal dust, in gold
  • Pears
  • Small paint brush
  • Bowl
  • Basket
  • Magnolia leaves
  • Floral spray, in gold
  • Cedar sprigs
  • Satin ribbon
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Gold Rush Game

Steps:5
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Making Your Guests Feel at Home

Steps:1
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Clip art
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Party Calculator

Follow this bar-stocking guide to determine how much to buy. The primary rule: Buy plenty. 
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