Monday, December 27, 2010

New Year's Centerpiece

Presents have been unwrapped(mostly, still a few more showing up this week with the in-laws,) cookies have been eaten, and I'm itching to start working on some of the projects that I've set aside for the new year(bookcases, stairs, etc.)  None of these projects will happen until after the holiday entertaining is over and all of the Christmas decorations have been put away.  We still have one more weekend of entertaining before the decorations can be put away.  Still, I like to change things up.

The days until Christmas sign that I made here needed to be put away leaving a blank wall in my foyer.  So the mirror that I had used as part of the centerpiece of my Christmas table needed to go back to it's spot in the foyer.  This led to making a new table centerpiece for New Year's Day.

I liked the added sparkle of having a mirror on the table so much that I grabbed a beveled mirror from my bedroom to lay down the center of the table.
I grabbed a trifle dish and filled it with some miscellaneous ornaments and gold beaded garland.
I grabbed some sparkly wire garland and snipped it into 12" lengths and poked them into the center of the trifle dish letting any bits and scraps decorate the mirror like confetti.

and After
Sparkly, festive, and fun.  All I need to finish this is some dollar store noisemakers to place at the base of the trifle dish.

Thanks for popping in and checking out my New Year's centerpiece.  I'm linking this up to Between Naps on the Porch's Metamorphosis Monday, Dittle Dattle's Amaze Me Monday, The DIY Showoff's Holiday Highlights Party,  A Stroll Thru Life's Tabletop Tuesday, and My Romantic Home's Show & Tell Friday


  1. What a pretty, festive centerpiece for New Year's! I love the wire garland strands shooting out from the center. And I really love the idea of the long mirror on the dining table!

  2. How beautiful!! What a lovely centerpiece! You're ready for the new year!
    Be a sweetie,
    Shelia ;)

  3. I really like that! Can I steal your great idea? :) Kit

  4. How fun -- looks like you will be having a wonderful New Year's celebration!

  5. Wow - Thanks for all the compliments,everyone. This was super quick and easy to put together, too.

  6. Wow, that is so creative. I loe it. What a great idea and it looks perfect for the New Year celebration. Thanks for joining TTT. Hugs, Marty

  7. Looks festive! I'm going to work on a new centerpiece for the New Year.

  8. Looks great! Looks like you are soooo ready! As usual I am playing catch up.
    Love the mirror on the dining table. I have a mirror runner that I keep on my dining table all the time. I went to Lowe's, bought a "back of door" beveled mirror put protective pads on the back and instant runner. Cost less that $20.00 about five years ago. Can't cost much more now. You will love keeping it there most of the time.
    Can't wait to see your bookcases. I am your newest follower, I'll be back.
    Hop over and visit and follow me as well. Hugs, Ginger

  9. Say! I love this. I'm going to copy it, if you don't mind. Think I look into SavannahGranny's idea for the mirror table runner too.

    I love BLOGS!

  10. Love mirrors on the table, so creative and fun!

  11. That's a great idea!

    Hope you have a bountiful NY to come.


  12. Cute centerpiece. I'd say you were ready for a New Year celebration. Happy New Year to you.

    Carolyn/A Southerners Notebook

  13. So festive and sparkly! Love it! Thank so much for linking up to the DIY Holiday party! ;)

    Have a happy new year!!!


  14. This is really pretty! I need to do some New Year's decorating too this week. :)

  15. Looks Great! I've never decorated for NYE before.

    Thank you for linking up to "Amaze Me Monday" blog party. I hope to see you next week!

  16. Nice centerpiece! Wishing you a Happy New Year!

  17. That looks great! What an awesome idea. Thanks for sharing!

    Happy New Year!


  18. Hi, I found your blog at My Romatic Home. I love your New Years centerpiece, too cute! I would like to invite you to post this over at my new link party, Masterpiece Monday, at my blog, Boogieboard Cottage. The link is already up. I hope you can join the party!

    Happy New Year,


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