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Christmas Story Place-Setting

By: Cathie & Steve

Set your table with a touch of nostalgia this year with this charger and decorative jar!

At a Glance:

#5233 Skill Level: Beginner Time:
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This project features these great brands:

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Martha Stewart Crafts ® Decoupage Rolled Papers - Metallic Crosshatch

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Plaid ® Brush Sets - Foam Brush Set of 3

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Mod Podge ® Gloss, 8 oz.

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Other Supplies

Children’s books, Decorative paper, Scissors, Flat back gems, Ball jar, Brown paper tags, Snowflake punch, Plastic plate charger, Letter stickers, Ribbon and twine


  1. Cut a circle the same size as the inside recessed area of the charger from the Martha Stewart crosshatch paper.
  2. Paint a coat of Mod Podge to the center of the charger, smooth the circle piece down and seal with a coat of Mod Podge.
  3. Cut around the pictures and text from the books that you wish to use in thecenter of the charger.
  4. Seal the picture to the center of the charger with Mod Podge.
  5. Seal the individual words to decorative paper with Mod Podge. Leave to dry and then cut out leaving a small border. Mod Podge these pieces to the edge of the charger to create a fun border. 
  6. Cut snowflakes out of decorative paper with the punch. Mod Podge them to the inside rim of the charger and top with flat back crystals adhered withMod Podge as well.
  7. Trace around the ball jar lid onto decorative paper and cut out. Mod Podge embellishments to the top. I used a snowflake. Place this piece ontop of the jar followed by the ring.
  8. Mod Podge more snowflakes to the brown paper tag. Spell out your message with the letter stickers and seal with Mod Podge.
  9. Fill a bag with one envelope of cocoa powder and three large marshmallows and tie with a bow. Drop this bag down into the Ball jar.
  10. Tie the tag around the lid and tuck a candy cane swizzle stick in before tying it off. Trim the excess ribbon. Project 
Tip: Christmas music would make for a fun embellishing material as well

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