Decorative Wall Sconce

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I went to my local hardware store – B&Q as I planned on doing some decorating over the summer holidays.  I was surprised to find sample off cuts of wood flooring panels of all colours for £2.  So I picked up this off white marble look off cut and created this simple summer DIY project.

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For this project you will need the wooden panel, a small glass jar, a piece of leather or fabric, some ribbon and a decorative bead, a flower, glue gun and scissors.

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Start off by cutting a small piece of leather large enough to cover around the bottle.

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Thread your bead onto the ribbon and tie it around the neck of the bottle.

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It should look something like this. I have added a bit of glue to the ribbon to keep it in place.

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Lay the bottle onto the wood panel and place the leather on top.  I suggest placing the leather half way down the bottle as this acts as a good support.

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Then glue one side of the leather to the wood, slightly tuck it under the bottle.

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Pull the leather across tightly and glue the other side.  If you are worried that the bottle may slip out you can add a few dabs of glue onto the bottle to hold it in place.

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…and there you have it, a really simple but effective DIY project.

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You can also add string to the back to hang it onto the wall.

Shelley x

 




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