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Origami Place Card Holders

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Bamboo Napkin Rings

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Bamboo is as handsome as it is versatile. So it seems only natural that the material should join us at the table in the form of sturdy napkin rings.
Materials
  • 2-inch-diameter bamboo pole
  • Painter's tape
  • Miter saw and box
  • Drill fitted with a 1 1/2-inch paddle bit
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Card Garlands and Candy Pouches

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Cockscomb Valentine Wreath

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Nothing expresses the essence of Valentine's Day better than a big, full heart. Declare your love for a sweetheart -- or simply a love of romance -- with this handmade cockscomb wreath.
Materials
  • Heart-shaped 10-inch polystyrene wreath form (available at florists' shops)
  • Utility knife with a saw blade
  • Hot-glue gun and glue sticks
  • Several bunches of dried cockscomb (each with about eight stems)
  • 3 yards of satin ribbon
  • T-pin
  • Floral wire
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Lilac Centerpiece

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You can boost the height and visual drama of any arrangement with the help of a serving bowl from the kitchen or china cabinet. Set a vase inside the bowl, and then fill both vessels with billowing flowers.
Materials
  • Serving bowl
  • Plastic wrap
  • Tall vase
  • Floral adhesive
  • Blocks of floral foam, cut to fit bowl and soaked in water for 20 to 30 minutes
  • Lilacs (or other flowers)
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Tinsel Stars

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