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Create a Beautiful Centerpiece for Your Holiday Table

Looking for a fresh way to decorate your holiday table? Try this easy-to-make wrapped vase.

Dress up your table for entertaining with the look of real wood using veneer and plain glass vases. It’s a simple project you can complete in a few hours.

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What It Costs: $27 + vases

What You’ll Need

Utility knife

Iron

Cutting mat or cardboard

Band-It 1x4 red oak iron-on edging

Rust-Oleum wood stain, sunbleached

Cylindrical glass vases

Instructions
1. Roll veneer around a cylindrical glass vase and cut it to length to allow a 2-inch overlap. (You can trim the veneer to the height of the vase or leave it slightly higher than the top of the vase.)

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2. Leave the veneer unfinished or apply a stain (we used Sunbleached). Wipe away the excess stain and let dry.

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3. Check that the steam feature is turned off on your iron and let it heat to the “cotton” setting. Roll the stained veneer around the vase and use a hot iron to bond the veneer to itself.

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4. While the adhesive is still hot from the iron, roll the vase to place the seam against a hard surface and press down to seal the outside edge. Continue pressing until the surface cools.

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