Hello to anyone here from my Daily Dish segment this morning!
I shared some “tacky” ideas for Thanksgiving using – ThumbTACKS!
It’s fun to add this texture to several different styrofoam shapes.
Wreaths – Circular or square. I found this shape at the $1.00 store! Hang it over a frame or mirror or lay it on it’s side and use it for stacking pumpkins, gourds or candles on.
Faux pumpkins – Again, I found these at the $1.00 store. A little paint and some tacks and you can transform them with any design or monogram that you’d like! AND they will last for several seasons without spoiling
Home Decor Balls – Standing alone or mixed in with your display a simple styrofoam ball and some tacks will add a new dimension. I love the texture they add.
Place card holders – If you are having a small Thanksgiving dinner affair it would be fun to add these place card holders to the table!
Glitter paint from martha stewart
Step 1: Take 1 styrofoam ball and press firmly against a table to create a flat bottom. This makes the ball stay and not a roll around.
Step 2: Cover it with tacks starting at the middle of the top and work your way down. Leave the flat bottom area free of tacks.
Step 3: Spray the tacks the color desired or to create an ombre effect, stray heavily at the bottom, spray lightly near the middle and lightest at the top or leave it the original color. let dry.
Step 4: Cover all the tacks with a coating of the glitter paint for added sparkle. let dry.
Step 5: Take your name card and pin it into the ball to tack the card into place and you are done!
You could make topiaries, cover styrofoam cones, blocks and more! The cheapest I have found is to buy the gold tacks at the $1.00 store. They come in a box of 300. Gold not your style? Simply create your piece and spray paint it your color of choice!
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