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Shimmery Corn Table Ornaments

Create a festive decoration for your dinner table with shimmery corn table ornaments. At each seat, an ear of dried miniature corn, its husks sprayed silver, unfurls elegantly on a platinum-rimmed plate and echoes the two-tone effect.

Source: Martha Stewart

Introduction

Add a touch of autumn to your dinner table with this festive craft sure to complement your table settings. With our easy-to-follow instructions, this DIY will be as simple to piece together as it is stunning. Just be sure to keep spray paint on hand as it's an essential item used to create this shimmery corn table decoration.

materials

  • Masking tape

  • Ears of dried miniature corn

  • Metallic floral spray paint ($16.97, amazon.com)

  • Ribbon

steps

  1. Begin by wrapping tape around the kernels, covering them completely.

  2. To soften the husks, hold them over a steaming kettle for about 15 seconds. Pull the husks over the kernels, curling a few back and removing some as desired. Let them dry for 15 to 30 minutes.

  3. Coat the husks with spray paint, turning each husk to cover them completely with paint; let dry.

  4. Remove the tape and knot the ribbon around the stems.

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