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Spring Thyme Crafting


How cute are these?!

A friend of mine shared these, and I just knew I had to make and share them!

They were so simple and look so natural and cute!

Here is how I made them:

Supplies

Small Peat Pots
Wire
Spanish Moss
Muslin Scraps
Battery Operated Tea Light
Fine Point Permanent Marker
Modge Podge or White Glue
Twine
Needle Nose Pliers
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1)  Take your wire and pliers and poke it through the insides of your pot on both sides,
using your pliers twist the wire to have the small curl shown.

2) Fill your pot with a samll amount of spanish moss

3) Cut a small piece of  muslin into a tiny rectangle, with your marker write Spring.
Once you have finished writing turn over and brush on the 
modge podge and attach to the pot.

4) Cut a small piece of twine and tie onto wire handle in a bow

5) Place tea light in the pot nestled among the spanish moss!

Your Done!

Place a few on a window sill or mantle etc. or give as a gift!

If you make them take pictures and come back and share,
I would love to see them!
~Jan
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15 comments:

  1. I love them and have already seen them:)
    I will get round to making some....eventually!!!! Like everything I want to make...eventually!

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  2. These are so cute. I love the little labels you made for them. Thanks so much for linking up to Terrific Under Ten!

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  3. Those turned out so cute Jan! You always do the cutest things. :)

    *hugs*
    Debbie

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  4. Very sweet!

    Thanks so much for linking to "20 Below Thursday"! :)

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  5. I love these. So darn sweet! I never think about flameless candles but now I can't to try making this. Thanks so much for sharing. great job!

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  6. Thank you all!

    Mimi, give it a try and share when you do! =)

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  7. Cute! I love the fake tea lights because my kids are too small to be lighting real candles everywhere. Great idea!

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  8. WOW so cute..I am your newest follower from DIY Burlap party! so cute these are!

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  9. Lacy, these are great with kids! My boys love all the battery ones cause they get to turn them all on at night! =)

    Melismama, thank you for hosting the party! There are some really great stuff you can make with those items! =)

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  10. Congratulations, your awesome post made this week's top hits @ singingwithbirds.com. Come check it out, grab a button and thanks for sharing such a fabulous idea!

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  11. I couldn't believe it when I saw your peat pots after I posted these yesterday: http://pjjunker.blogspot.com/
    Love the idea! Guess I'll have to go and buy some more!

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  12. cute and easy! perfect for me!

    thanks for sharing
    blessings
    barbara jean

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  13. This is so cute!

    Dee
    Your new follower

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  14. Hi, friend! I'm admiring all the creativity in your blog so can you please share them at the Creative Bloggers' Party & Hop? You can find us here: http://www.homemakeronadime.com/2011/05/creative-bloggers-party-hop-050111.html.

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  15. Yay! You came! Thanks for the easy to follow tutorial.

    Linking this up with us made the Creative Bloggers' Party & Hop better and more special. Thank you!

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