If you get a little creative, you can make ordinary items become centerpieces or items of fascination. Each of these items alone are not too impressive. But once they are put together make a lovely grouping. The group pictured features a few strands of cheap beads, some fluffy stuffing, die cut snowflake paper sponged with blue ink, and votive candles.
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