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Christmas Workshop: Mario Makes an Urn Topper!

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'Tis the season to beautify our homes with great ideas from Martha Stewart! I am so excited to be a part of this year's Christmas Workshop, a six-week online workshop that helps you get ready for the holidays. You can create Christmas crafts, cards, cookies, and much more.

I decided to tackle a project from the second week of the workshop. It's an urn topper you can place atop an urn or on your table as a centerpiece.

First, I purchased a selection of Christmas ornaments, wire, craft glue, and a wreath.

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I decided to use a string of battery-powered holiday lights (20 on the string) since I could place the decoration in any area of my home and not worry about a power source.

After securing some of the ornaments to the wreath using the wire, I glued the ornaments to each other, slowly building the height of the decoration. The Christmas Workshop also suggests using floral wire to secure the ornaments to the wreath. I decided to glue them since I plan to use this decoration every holiday season.

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Make sure you check the ornaments so they're adhering properly. Also, place a towel on your workspace to avoid any glue sticking to the table.

The next step involved winding the string of lights through the wreath -- make sure the lights are hidden among the greenery.

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Here is the finished project in full light and with the lights dimmed!

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Again, you can place it atop a table, an urn, or large vase to bring the beauty of the holidays indoors!

Check back with this blog next week -- I'll have a new creation to show you from the Christmas Workshop! What's your favorite project in the workshop?

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  • How do I get the cookie recipes from the Dec. 1st. show?

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