Using Natural Elements

2 Materials
10 Days
My husband and I have a craft business. We are just getting started. It is called Mountain Found because we try to include something "found" in our creations.
This is a regular Christmas ball covered in burlap and decorated with pine cone petals. The berries are artificial. I bought 24 balls at the thrift store for $1.50!
The base of this candle holder is pallet wood. The rounds are from a branch in our yard. I glued moss on top. The holes for the candles are cut with a drill and bit. I used white paint with glitter in it to simulate snow. I sprayed the whole thing with a waterproof finish.
These little ornaments are made from wine corks. I cut them into thirds and hot glued them together. Then I decorated each one with little balls, paint, and images from Christmas cards.
These are twigs from our yard, wrapped in jute and sprayed white. I attached a bell to some.
This is a serving tray made from pallet wood, rope, and stain. I added a stencil.

Suggested materials:

  • We used pallet wood, different stains, pine cones, rope, jute, raffia, burlap.   (We find materials in the woods, in thrift stores, at flea markets.)
  • The wine corks came from a local winery.

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