Sunday, April 24, 2016

PEACEFUL PEACOCK


Here's my Peaceful Peacock.
He's made of pine cones and a few other decorative items.
I made him for my center piece for a fund raiser that my
church was doing.
It's called Festival of Tables.
You're in charge of deciding on a theme and decorating a table.
You provide a little take home gift for each person that has
purchased a ticket to sit at your table.
They in turn receive a delicious meal and some form of entertainment is provided
for the group. It's quite a fun evening for everyone.



Below I've listed the items I used to make him.
First there were the pinecones.


 Then I bought other sparkly items that I thought would show up.



Some peacock feathers of course.


And some dried floral for the tail.


I started by glueing the pinecones in the shape of the peacock.


I spray painted him solid blue to start with.
Then added green later on.


I had this thing that came off of something, so I spray
painted it and decided to use it for the stand.


Here's a look see of it almost complete.
As you can see I have him propped up on
some wooden logs.


Now he's all finished and here are some completed shots.
I hope you find him interesting.






His booty. 


I inserted some of the sparkly floral in between the pieces of pine cone.
I thought it would fill in well and add some interest.


Here's his head shot.
Don't hate him because he's beautiful:)


Now that you've seen how I made him,
here he is in all his glory at the Festival of Tables.


 Here's a look at how I set everything up.
It started with a table for 10 and a white tablecloth.


Then I added a light green overlay that I made out
of two sheer curtain panels.


I then added a peacock wreath that I've had for some time.


Next I started layering the chargers and place settings.


I made the place cards out of small pieces
of a tree limb. It ties in with the logs the peacock is sitting on.



 And here it is all completed.


A head on shot of my Peaceful Peacock.


Another look see.


For the chairs I tied sparkly ribbon and inserted  some sparkly foliage.


One last look.
Everyone had a wonderful time and there were so many
beautiful tables created.

I hope you enjoyed the process of the Peaceful Peacock.

1 Kings 10:22
for the king had ships of Tarshish at sea with Hiram's fleet,
and once every three years the ships of Tarshish
would arrive bearing gold, silver, ivory, apes, and peacocks.

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11 comments:

  1. your table is gorgeous and the peacock oh lala xx

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  2. Love,love,love! My daughter loves peacocks and her graduation party was decorated in blues, greens and purples just like your table. In fact, we had the same little jars as you! I love this little guy! I will be showing my daughter and see if she can make one too!!

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  3. Oh my gosh. What a neat idea!

    I would LOVE for you to share this with my Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/pluckyrecipescraftstips/

    Thanks for joining Cooking and Crafting with J & J!

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  4. I love your peacock decoration. :)
    Thanks for sharing this at Cooking and Crafting with J&J.

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  5. I love peacocks. How sweet is this? Thank you so much for linking at #ThursdayFavoriteThings! I look forward to seeing what you share every week. Please come back for #OverTheMoon on Sunday night. Don't forget to comment your link #'s so I can be sure to visit and get a chance to be featured!
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  6. This is so cool! You are so very creative! I love how it turned out and all together the entire table is beautiful! Well done! I hope you have a great weekend!
    Smiles!
    Terry

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  7. Oh my!!! Your peacock is so beautiful! What a gorgeous centerpiece!!!

    Navy Wifey Peters @ The Submarine Sunday Link Party

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  8. That looks fabulous! Who would have thought you could make a beautiful peacock out of pinecones. The table looks wonderful thanks for sharing your special centrepiece DIY with us at Over the Moon Link UP.

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  9. What a lovely table setting! And that peacock is beautiful. You're so creative and talented! Thanks for sharing at Vintage Charm! xo Kathleen

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  10. Talk about CREATIVE! I love it :)
    Sinea ♥

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  11. What a creative centerpiece it makes! So cute. Thanks for sharing at Home Sweet Home!

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