Create a beautiful Christmas centrepiece for less using everyday garden items like mini terracotta pots and and a wire potting rack.
This DIY centrepiece looks beautiful on the table and if you use fresh garden cuttings, you will have the added bonus of a lovely scent.
8 miniature terracotta pots
Poster putty, such as Blu-tack
8 dinner candles, in red and white
1 wire seedling/potting rack, or wire tray
Wire or string (optional)
Fresh sprigs of herbs, evergreens, climbers and berries (use artificial if fresh are unavailable)
Press a ball of poster putty into the bottom of each pot. Secure a candle into the poster putty, one per pot.
Place the pots into the wire rack, securing with wire or string if necessary.
Arrange fresh or artificial sprigs of leaves, twigs and berries around the candles in the pots, making sure to include a mixture of colours and textures in each pot.
Once the rack is in place on the table, extend the sprigs and foliage from the rack onto the table, if desired, to complete the centrepiece.
Choose red and white candles for a traditional colour sceheme