- Fold the lace in half length-wise and cut down the middle of the entire length of fabric. This left me with two 2 1/2 yard X 30″ strips.
- Take one strip, and fold it in half again, and cut it down the middle again…this left me with two 2 1/2 yard by 15″ strips.
- Using fabric glue, I glued red grosgrain ribbon down the entire length of the lace runner (on both sides) to give a nice edge and conceal any jagged edges.
These were so quick, cheap, and easy….and were the perfect base to my monochromatic red table!
- Roll up your card stock with your hand, narrow enough to slide it into whatever vase you want to line.
- Slide the paper into the vase (there is no need to tape or glue it!).
- Using the vase as your guide, simply snip down to the lip of the vase. This will be your marker for trimming the entire length of paper.
- Here is my single slit down to the top of my vase.
- Remove the paper from your vase. Using a paper cutter, cut perpendicular to your slit to remove all the excess paper.
- Re-roll your paper and slide it back into your vase! A perfect fit without measuring!
I then scoured all my holiday decorations and dried-flower boxes for any and all red flowers I had! I stuffed each vase with an assortment, and was
relieved excited to see that they didn’t look too Christmas-y!
To finish them off, I made some quick little flower inserts on my Cricut. (A little more Catholic trivia here: the gifts of the Holy Spirit are symbolized with fire)…so as strange as it may seem, I made little flames and coordinating crosses to stick in my flowers. These cardstock inserts were just the thing to tie everything together!
- Bake a brownie box mix according to package directions.
- Make or buy icing (I made this recipe) and dye using icing coloring. (if you’re going for red, don’t use food coloring…it won’t get it red enough and you can taste all the dye!)
- Cut your brownie into 1″ cubes.
- Fill your icing into an icing bag with whatever tip you like.
- Place 3 small brownie cubes into the bottom of a mason jar, cover with frosting, and repeat until the jar is full (I did two layers of each).
- Place flat lid onto jar.
- Before securing flat lid with ring, adhere a custom-made label with double-stick tape to the flat lid. Screw ring lid onto mason jar.
- Tie individual spoons onto each jar using ribbon or cording.