The Cheshire Area of NAFAS

Christmas 2018 How-to


S - Shaped Table Design

Designed by Diane Fair.

You will need:

  • 12 inch Naylor base ring
  • A saw
  • Duck tape
  • Selection of foliage including some variegated ivy leaves
  • Hydrangea - dried or fresh
  • A few small roses
  • Small baubles, pliers and wire
  • Candles
  • Cocktail sticks and clear tape
Step 1

Saw the ring in half.

Place a double layer of duck tape over the sawn end.

Step 2
Step 3

Wet the oasis.

Attach cocktail sticks to candles with clear tape.

Step 4
Step 5

Place 2 candles in each half of the ring.

Add small pieces of foliage to each half. Ensure the duck tape is covered at each end by an ivy leaf.

Step 6
Step 7

Add small pieces of hydrangea where the floral foam is visible. Ensure the foliage is very short around the candles.

NB. Health and safety reminder. Never leave burning candles unattended.

Add the roses cut to about 2 inches in length.

Step 8
Step 9

Remove the hanger from a few plastic baubles and attach a wire around the neck of the bauble, twist wire and tighten with pliers.

Add baubles to each half.

Step 10
Step 11

Position the 2 halves in an S shape in the centre of a table.

Take care not to over water and protect polished surfaces.