White Winter Table Decor

Elegant, Frosty Centerpieces

Glass containers filled with pine cones and twigs that have been spray painted white and artfully arranged.

Looks delightfully icy, doesn’t it?

This one of those projects that makes a big impression for a fairly small amount of work. It’s as easy as it looks:

  1. Gather twigs, pine cones, and glass vases.
  2. Lightly spray paint the twigs and pine cones white. You’re not trying for full coverage, it is better if some of the natural coloring shows through.
  3. Let the paint dry completely.
  4. Fill each glass vase with an arrangement of twigs or pine cones.

So easy, and so brrrrrrr-illiant!Plus these arrangements don’t wilt or require any tending and, if stored carefully, can be used year after year.

Of course, the first thing you will need is a large supply of twigs and pine cones. You might ask your resident gardening and walking clubs if they would be willing to help gather some. Then talk to the crafting circle to see if they will help with painting and arranging. Before you know it, you will have exquisite community-created centerpieces.

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About Cindy Heilman

Cindy is the founder and owner of Kind Dining®, which she began in 2006. She’s traveled across the country and Canada working with and training senior living communities that want to create an exceptional dining experience for their residents and staff. In addition, she certifies select professionals in her Kind Dining® philosophy and provides tools, now in an eLearning format, that make learning stick and help people put insights into action. As a result of her work, clients often share their staff has a new sense of purpose, get along better and keep their focus and energy on what matters most. In fact, she wrote a book, Hospitality for Boomers on how to attract residents and keep good team members. In her free time, she enjoys walking Oregon trails and cheering on her favorite soccer teams, the Portland Thorns and Timbers.

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