My Whimsical Outdoor Christmas Tree


Ever since I planted my evergreen trees in my backyard few years back, I always envisioned some of them being decorated for the Holidays. It never happened though; until this year. The weather was nice and warm last days of November, so I decided that I would take advantage of this weather and decorate one of my backyard trees.

Before starting to decorate I had to come up with a theme, and this part was a bit challenging. I wanted a theme that would be interesting, unusual and fun at the same time, and I had no idea what would that be.

How I came up with the idea is a funny story itself. I was shopping for good deals this past Black Friday, and I happened to find beautiful knitted hats on sale. The store offered a big discount on hats and they were all mixed up in a huge tall bin. The challenge was now to find the red coloured ones only. It took me almost an hour until I found a dozen of them, and then I just stopped because my back was hurting from digging in that deep box full of hats.

So my friends, this is how I came up with the decorating theme for my outdoor Christmas tree. I thought that knitted hats for outside decor make sense. They reflect warmth and relaxation, just what we need during a Holiday season.

To add the festive touch to these hats, using a glue gun, I added a white deer ornament to each of them and some white fur at the top.


To add more to the festive look I made some weather proof cartoon boxes by wrapping them with the plastic foil first and then wrapped them with another layer of decorative fabric, so they would resist the rain and snow.


I decorated the tree mostly with white ornaments, white and gold ribbon and added a lot of white snowflakes, and lastly I hung the red knitted hats.

The addition of hats on the tree made it look so whimsical and so fun.

My backyard this year is looking prepared for the Holidays!


And most important thing: my furry best friend IMMO is loving it!

How about you? Did you start with your Holiday decoration yet? Busy and don’t have time to tackle it? Staff at BESA GM Interiors can help you with your Holiday Decor needs! Make your appointment today by contacting us through our e mail besagmblog@gmail.com! We would be happy to help you get the best Holiday Decor ever.

Thank you for reading and checking out this page.

Besa

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Decorating Around a TV – DIY Project


Earlier, when TVs were enormous and bulky, decorating around them represented a real challenge. Luckily, these days although the sizes of TV sets may be large, they come in very flat and thin shape making it much easier to decorate around them.

There are plenty of ways to style a media stand, however one of my favourite looks is a symmetrical art display around the TV and this is what I did a few days ago for a small living room project in a rental apartment.

The console holding the TV was a classic piece of furniture, and I wanted to create a decorating concept that would somehow relate to this piece of furniture.

However, I also wanted to maintain and apply the eclectic decorating style that I am inclined of. Having this in mind, I decided that I would create a modern wall art pieces, but I would hang them in an old fashioned way so they would,in a way, somehow relate to the classic style of the console.

To create this look I used inexpensive black frames,lined them with off white card stock paper:

inserted a 5 cm wide black self adhesive paper at the centre;

glued a dried spring of eucalyptus on top;

and assembled the frame;

At the back I stapled two pieces of ribbon at each end and tied a bow at the top, and after hanging the first one on the wall I thought they looked so fun and eclectic.

It was a super easy decorating project, but the impact it had on this rather small living room was huge. The room now looks grand and large and everybody just loves it.




Thank you for reading and for visiting this page.

Besa

Dinning Spot Transformation

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Apartment sizes have lately shrunk drastically, especially those located in big cities. Spare square footage has become a real luxury, so most people are left with an option of “living small”. Furnishing a tiny apartment is quite challenging, especially if you already own furniture which may or may not fit nicely in your new tiny space.

However, no matter of how challenging the furnishing of a small space may be, if you apply a good design, you ma create a feeling of “living big” even in a tiniest apartment space.

Lately, I was involved in an open plan living room project (in a tiny apartment), where I had to fit an existing dinning room table and chairs in a tiny kitchen space; and I also challenged myself to make this space look much bigger, elegant and stylish.

To achieve the bigger space effect I used stripes.

I had a small amount of black leftover paint from a previous project which was just enough to add a few horizontal stripes to the wall where I was planning to fit the dinning table.

Within few hours of light work this spot changed dramatically to this:


For the wall decor I created this three-dimensional wall art.

A simple project where I used existing frames and on top of the glass I glued a set of cutlery. For special effect and to add some colour, I used a red frame, backing of which was removed so the stripe on the wall would be visible.

I used a checked black and white table runner. Black stripes of the runner run opposite of the wall stripes so they create another depth. Adding some table decor made the dining spot look richer and more inviting.

With a few design tricks, within few hours this space looks bigger, prettier and more inviting, so the moral of this post is: You can “live big” in a small space if you apply a good design.




Not sure how to make your tiny space look bigger? Got a design dilemma and you need some help? Contact BESA GM Interiors Studio at besagmblog@gmail.com to arrange for a free 15 min design consultation.

Thank you for reading,

Besa

Boho Chic Picnic


It seems that this year we are going to have an extended summer. With temperatures hitting as high as 30 centigrade almost every day, it would not be a bad idea to plan a picnic. Who doesn’t love kicking back to eat delicious food in the sunshine with good company?

This is what we did on several occasions last year together with my mom, sister and my nephew. Since we really enjoy picnicking, I’d like to contribute some tips and tricks to help you host a perfect picnic .

Location
You can have a picnic pretty much anywhere, but your choice of setting is one of the most important considerations when planning your picnic.

Do you want to hike to a picturesque spot, connecting with nature ? If so, get your walking boots on and pack light, taking only the essentials in a rucksack; food, drink and a blanket to sit on!

Do you want to dine in a place with wooden picnic benches to avoid sitting on the ground? If so, you can take more with you as, most probably, there’ll be parking close by.

As far as location is concerned, you could even have a picnic in your own garden or backyard if you don’t have much time to spare. Prepare your picnic as you would if you were visiting a park! This is what we did in one of the occasions. We picnicked in one of the corners of my backyard, and we had so much fun!

Comfort is key
A picnic is the ultimate chill out so it’s important that comfort is one of your main considerations.
A picnic isn’t a picnic without a blanket, and it is advisable if it is waterproof. You can buy a cheap shower curtain at a dollar store and place it underneath the blanket to instantly waterproof it. Scatter the blanket with cushions from your sofa for an instant boho chic vibe.

For our picnic I used my oversized decorative sofa cushions and instead of a blanket I used my patio carpet which is for an outdoor use. The use of these cushions gave this picnic that boho chic vibe.

Food, Glorious Food
Food is a must for every picnic, so bring cold dishes that do not require reheating, sweets and do not forget fruits.

No picnic is complete without drinks. Opt for refreshing homemade drinks like lemonade or nonalcoholic cocktails containing mint and other refreshing herbs.

Styling
To enhance the enjoyment of your picnic experience, you may want to do a bit of styling of the picnic venue.

Inject lots of color into your picnic with plenty of hot pink, navy and other colors of your choice.

Keep the bugs away with giant citronella candles and set out your summer snacks on mix and match china plates.

Fill a vase with your favourite flowers and serve up a batch of your favourite drink in a cool carafe. Put a string of solar lights, just in case you will stay longer until it gets dark.

The fall is already here and there are only e few warm, sunny days left to enjoy this year; so, grab your picnic basket, a blanket, pack up your favourite snacks and fruit, some decorative accessories, find a nice, shady spot for your picnic and enjoy it. It is so much fun, as these photos can tell!


Thank you for reading,

Besa

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DIY Gold Wall Clock- How I Did It


I get many questions in relation to how I DIY-ed the gold oversized clock used as an accessory for my niece’s bedroom makeover project.

It was an easy DIY done supper fast and,since I found some pictures during the proccess, I am happy to share this project with all my readers.

I used a simple round clock diameter 60 cm, bought in a local supermarket. It was un ugly wall clock, but I already had a picture in my mind on how it will look after I put my hands on it.

Using a screwdriver I took it all apart for making it ready for spray painting.

I started by spray painting the clock frame .

Further, I replaced the clock face, that had roman numbers, with a stock paper spray painted in gold.

Instead of numbers I placed self adhesive black dots, which in fact are the floor protectors used for furniture legs.

Lastly I put back the clock arrows and screwed together other parts of the clock.

It was a super easy DIY project, but with a great impact in the whole design of the room.

Ore Muri – Si T’a Beni Vet

Si pergjigje e shume pyetjeve nga lexuesit lidhur me ate se si e bera oren e murit te perdorur si aksesor ne disajnin e dhomes per mbesen time, dhe pasi i gjeta disa foto nga ky proces, ndihem e gezuar qe me lexuesit e bllogut tim t’i ndaje detajet e ketije projekti.

Ishe nje projekt i lehte i stilit Beje Vet (BV).

E perdora nje ore muri me diameter 60 cm, te blere ne nje nga supermarketet lokale. Nje ore qe dukej mjaft joatraktive, por per te cilen une e kisha vizonin se si do te dukej pas intervenimit tim.

Me nje kaqavide e qmontova oren ne teresi per ta pergatitur per ngjyrosje.

Fillova me ngjyrosjen e pjeseve te jashtme te ores me spray ngjyre ari.

Fytyren e ores me numrat romak e zevendesova me nje cope letre hamer te ngjyrosur me spray ngjyre ari dhe ne vend te numrave vendosa rathe te zi gome, qe ne te vertete jane mbrojtes te dyshemes qe vendosen ne kembet e karrigave apo mobiljeve te ndryshme.

Se fundi i vendosa akrepat e ores dhe lidha me kaqavide pjeset tjera te ores, dhe kjo ishte e tera.

Ishte nje projekt shume i lehte i stilit BV dhe qe beri nje impakt te vecante ne dizajnin e dhomes.

Nese inspiroheni te beni dic te tille, deshiroi qe te me shkruani dhe te dergoni foto se si doli projekti juaj.

Ju faleminderit qe vizituat kete faqe!

Besa

Bar Stool Covers For Instant Temporary Transformation


Even though my kitchen leather barstools were in a perfect shape, I wanted to give them a new trendy look.

Being covered in leather, they are so easy to maintain; you just wipe them clean once in a while and they stay spotless.

While I love the easy maintenance side of leather I wasn’t loving their boring look so I had to do something which would make my stools supper cool without jeopardising the aspect of easy maintenance.

I came up with a solution; making separate slipcovers for my leather kitchen stools. I made separate slipcovers for the backs and the seats of the stools. I will be using slipcovers for the backs most of the times and, depending on the mood, i will be using those for the seats also.

The cool black and white brushstroke design fabric design was a perfect solution for achieving a supper cool look. The possibility to use slipcovers separately was also a good idea, and the fabric I chose very well combined with existing leather.

To make slipcovers I used pin fit method for each stool, and then I sew them together. They came perfect and really brought a new vibe to my kitchen.

My kitchen is spring ready! How about yours?

For consultation on your kitchen updates or ideas on any other instant updates of any space in your home contact us via e mail at besagmblog@gmai.com or through a private message via our Facebook page BESA GM.

Thank you for visiting this site,

Besa

Mbeshtjellset e perkohshme te karrigeve per nje ndryshim instant te pamjes se tyre

Edhepse karriget e shankut te kuzhines ishin ne gjendje perfekte, deshiroja qe atyre tu ipja nje pamje te re e qe eshte ne trend.

Karriget egzistuese te mbeshtjella me lekure jane shume lehte per mirembajtje, pasi qe pastrohen lehte dhe shpejte me nje lecke gjysem te lagur.

Megjithate, edhepse me pelqen menyra e lehte e pastrimit te materialit te lekures, nuk me pelqente pamja e merzitshme e tyre ashtu qe deshiroja te beja dicka me keto karriga, por duke mos e vene ne pyetje aspektin e lehte te mirembajtjes se tyre.

Si zgidhje erdha me iden e qepjes se mbeshtjellseve nga nje material me nje dizajn i cili eshte shume i popullarizuar koheve te fundit. I qepa mbeshtjellset e ndara per ulese dhe per mbeshtetese te karrigeve, dhe te cilat do t’e perdoren ndaras ose se bashku varesisht nga disponimi. Materiali i perdorur kombinohet shume bukur me lekuren egzistuese te karrigeve, andaj edhe perdorimi vetem i mbeshteteseve te qepura nga materiali e bene nje kombinim te bukur dhe praktik.

Mbeshtjellset e qepura dolen per bukuri, dhe sollen nje pamje te re dhe super moderne ne kuzhine.

Kjo kuzhine tani eshte gati per pranvere! A eshte edhe kuzhina e juaj gati per pranvere?

Per konsultimet lidhur me perditesimin e kuzhines tuaj apo te perditesimit instant te cfrardo hapsire te shtepise s’uaj na kontaktoni permes e mailit ne besagmblog@gmail.com ose permes mesazhit privat ne faqen tone ne Facebok BESA GM.

Ju faleminderit qe vizituat kete faqe,

Besa

DIY Spring Flowering Bulb Arrangement

I love spring! This winter was pretty harsh here in Pristina, Kosova and even though the spring is just around the corner I am impatiently awaiting for the weather to improve, and to start seeing all those pretty bulbs make their way through the soil, and prettify my garden.

However, this does not mean that I had to wait and do nothing until spring comes! Last weekend I picked up a couple of vases filled with hyacinth in a local market and rearranged them in hurricane vases. They came pretty nice and really turned my home on a spring mode. They look pretty and have filled my home with a beautiful scent.

To make this arrangement you will need:

hurricane vase or any other glass vase
white sand
any kind of flowering bulbs – I used hyacinth bulbs

Place a generous amount of sand in a vase. Make a shallow hole in the middle of the sand, and place the bulbs. Add some remaining soil to fill the gaps between bulbs, and you are done.


Thank you for visiting,

Besa

Beje Vet – Aranzhman pranveror i zymbylit

Me pelqen shume stina e pranveres! Ky dimer ishte shume i ftohet dhe i gjate ne Prishtine, Kosove e edhe pse pranvera gati sa nuk ka ardhe, une me padurim jam duke pritur qe koha te permirsohet dhe ti shof te gjitha ato lule te bukura pranverore, qe i mbolla ne vjeshte, te ken mugulluar dhe te jen qele per t’a zubukuru kopshtin tim.

Megjithate, kjo nuk do te thot se une duhej te mbetesha pa bere gje ne pritje te pranveres. Vikendin qe shkoj i bleva dy saksi me zymbyla te posa dale nga bulbat e qe shpejt filluan te qelin. E bera rearanxhmanin e tyre duke i voendosur ne vazo te gjata qelqi. Dolen shume bukur dhe vertet e sollen pranveren brenda shtepise e posaqerisht e mbushen tere shtepine me ere te kendshme pranverore.

Per t’a bere nje aranzhman te tille ju nevojiten:

vazo e gjate qelqi
zalle me ngjyre te qelte
cfardo lloj lule pranverore nga bulbat- une perodora zymbyla

Vendos nje sasi te konsiderueshme te zallit ne vazo. Beje nje vrime te ceket ne zalle dhe vendosi lulet. Shto sasi te vogel te dheut per t’i mbushur zbrazetirat ne mes te bulbave, dhe aranzhmani i luleve eshte gati.

Faleminderit qe vizituat kete faqe,

Besa

How To Celebrate a Valentine’s Day At Home

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There are a million ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day. Some people keep it classic with a romantic date night, and some make it all about the kids….This year, would be a great idea to have a casual and festive dinner party with family and friends – this heartfelt holiday doesn’t have to be all about romance. Plan a simple menu, play a fun game featuring your favorite love songs, and celebrate LOVE.

Here are a few tips for making your Valentine’s Day party festive and fun at home:

Use something unexpected… meaning, put a unique twist on Valentine’s Day decor. For example, use or decorate ordinary home items to use them as backdrop or table decor. For this featured decor, I decorated a simple black tray with pink roses made from kitchen paper napkins, lined it with a marble contact paper and it turned quite pretty. It really made a big impact in the whole decorating scheme, so I decided to share the tutorial in my previous post.

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Mix and match your china to achieve that casual and fun look. Use unusual items as centrepiece, like these gravy bowls, and a red cup used as a vase.
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Do not be afraid to use what you find around the house; you will be surprised how things will beautifully come together once you are done with with decorating.
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Show the love – A welcoming table inspires a casual and comfortable vibe for guests. Add a “sweet touch” by placing a golden heart sticker to the glasses, so guests feel the love as soon as they sit down. Also decorate the dining chairs with DIY puffy hearts, tutorial of which I shared here.
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Serve up selection of dishes. Create a menu consisting of various items or suggest guests bring a side dish to turn your dinner or brunch into a potluck! Remember to ask everyone in advance what they’ll bring so you don’t end up with a menu of only sweet or savory items.
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Happy Valentine’s Day good people!

Besa

Si t’a kremtoni diten e Shen Valentinit ne shtepi

Ka qindra menyra se si te kremtohet dita e Shen Valentinit. Disa e preferojne ate menyren klasike me nje darke romantike ne ndonje restoran, disa kremtojne me femijet e tyre etj. Kete vit ndoshta do ishte ide e mire shenimi i kesaje dite me nje darke jo formale e festive me familjen dhe shoqerine – kjo kremte nuk duhet te jet ekskluzivisht romantike. Planifikoni nje meny te thjeshte, shkembeni tregime kur jeni ndier te dashtun nga familja dhe shoqeria si dhe kur dhe keni shpreh dashni, degjoni kenge qe ju perkujtojne ato momente, dhe me nje fjale kremtoni DASHNINe.

Ja edhe disa keshilla praktike qe kremta te cilen e organizoni te duket me festive dhe qe te sjelle kenaqesi tek te gjite te pranishmit:

Krijoni dekore te papritura ….kjo nenkupton, beni dekore te pazakonta per kremten e Shen Valentinit. Per shembull, perdorni ose dekoroni gjesendet e zakonshme shtepiake e cilat do ti perdorni ne dekorin e prapavise se tavolines ose si dekor qendror te tavolines. Per kete dekor une e dekorova nje tabake te rrumbullaket ne skajet e se ciles vendosa lule rose te punuara nga salvetat e kuzhines. Gjithashtu, tabaken e mbeshtolla me leter vetengjitese me dukje te mermerit dhe ne mes vendosa nje zemer ngjyre ari. Kjo me te vertete beri nje impakt te madh ne dekorin e gjithmbarshem, andaje edhe i postova ketu instrukcionet se si mund t’a beni edhe ju nje te tille.

Beni kombinime te ndryshme te pjatave qe i keni qe te krijoni
dukje jo formale te tavolines. Perdorni gjesende jo te zakonshme per dekorin qendror te tavolines; ja si keto ene per salce si dhe nje filgjan i kuq i perdorur si vazo. Mos keni frike te perdorni gjesende qe i gjeni neper dollape ose sirtare perreth shtepise; do te befasoheni se cfare do te gjeni ne shtepi dhe se si gjerat do te lidhen bukur kur te keni perfunduar me dekorimin.

Tregoni dashni – Nje tavoline jo formale e mikepritese ne dekorimin e se ciles inkorporoni simbole te kesaje kremte, ZEMRAT, vertet se do t’i beje te pranishmit te ndihen shlire dhe te lumtur. Vendosni detaje te lezetshme si keto zemra vetengjitese ne gotat e pijes, si dhe keto zemra te kuqe te punuara me material dhe te cilat mund t’i vendosni ne karrika dhe kudo tjeter. Ato mund t’i punoni vet duke u sherbyer me instrukcionet te cilat i kam postuar vitin e kaluar ketu.

Sherbeni ushqime te llojllojshme dhe te lehta – Krioni nje meny qe konsiston ne ushqime te llojllojshme ose e beni nje lloj pjate kryesore vet dhe kerkoni nga te tjeret te bien pjata anesore keshtu qe edhe asnjeri nuk do te lodhet shume me pregaditjen e ushqimit dhe secili do te kenaqet me ndejen. Eshte mire qe paraprakisht te konsultohet secili se cfare do te sjelle ne menyre qe mos te perfundojme vetem me embelsira ose vetem me gjellera.
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Gezuar Shen Velentini!

Besa

DIY Valentine’s Day Flower Wall Decor

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I love everything that goes into party planning from styling the interiors and the table for my guests to cooking up the perfect dishes to serve, and I am happy to share with you some great ideas and tips for creating a fun + festive Valentine’s Day brunch or dinner party .

When it comes to styling an interior or a holiday party for your family and/or friends there are a few key elements to think about. First off, figure out where you are going to set up your table and what type of backdrop you want to create to set the stage. I always love a visual backdrop whether it be a festive garland or something on a larger scale. Make a big impact by re-creating this eye catching flower wall hanging decor… you only need a few simple items and it’s surprisingly easy!

WHAT YOU NEED:

paper napkins – pink
glue gun
paper clip gun
self adhesive paper – gold
self adhesive paper— marble look
round shape tray

DIRECTIONS:

Start with cutting three different sizes of petals.The size of the petals depends on how big you want the flowers to be. Make slits, about 2 cm deep, at the bottom of each petal. Start working with largest petals. Place one end of the cut petal above the other and secure it with paper clip gun. Do the same with all other petals, by creating the groups of three. Start assembling two sets of each size of the petals. Glue three different sizes of petals on top of each other, and you will end up with a pretty looking flower. Fluff the petals by separating napkin layers. For this project I used 12 flowers.
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Get a a round tray. Flip it back and layer it with a self adhesive marble look paper. Using self adhesive gold colour paper, draw and cut a little heart shape, and stick it in the middle of the tray. Start gluing the flowers around the tray edge. Your wall hanging decor is ready to by hung.
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Make sure to check back tomorrow as we share all of the details fot this Valentine’s Day party theme.
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Thank you for visiting.

Besa

Dekor Muri me metoden Beje Vet (DIY) per diten e Shen Valentinit

Te gjithe neve na pelqejne interieret e dekoruara bukur per kremtat e ndryshme pergjate vitit, andaje edhe ambinetet tona padyshim se e meritojne nje dekor te lehte me rastin e kremtes e cila si epiqender e ka dashurine.

Kur eshte fjala per dekorin fesiv te enterierit ose organizimit te ndonje ahengu per familjen ose shoqerine, jan disa elemente kyqe qe duhet t’i kemi parasysh. E para, te percaktohemi se cilen pjese te hapsires do t’a dekorojme pastaje ku do t’a vendosim tavolinen e ushqimit, si dhe cfare do te vendosim si prapavije te tavolines. Une i preferoj dekoret ne prapavije qe bie ne sy, e qe munde te jet ndonje xherdan dekorues (garland) ose ndonje dekor tjeter i cili mund te varet ne mur sikurse ky te cilin e bera shume shpejte dhe lehte.

JU NEVOJITEN

Salveta letre – roze
ngjites i nxehte
kapse letre
leter vetengjitese- ngjyre ari
leter ngjitese – dizajn mermeri
tabake e rrumbullaket

PERPUNIMI
Filloni me prerjen e petaleve ne tre madhesi te ndryshme. Madhesia e petaleve varet nga ajo se sa te medha do t’e deshironit t’i keni lulet. Ne pjesen e poshtme te petaleve e beni nje carje te vogel ne mes (shih fotot) dhe filloni me palosjen e pjeses se poshtme te petalit duke e vendosur njeren siper tjetres dhe duke i kapur me kapese letre (stapler). Filloni me petalet me te medha dhe vazdhoni me madhesite tjera sipas radhes. I bashkoni nga tre petale ne nje vend dhe pastaje i bashkoni nga dy grupe te tilla se bashku. Vazhdoni me bashkimin e petaleve duke vendosur siper njera tjetres palet e petaleve te tre madhesive te ndryshme dhe do te perfundoni me nje lule te bukur. I shprishni petalet duke i ndare shtresat e salvetes se letres. Per kete projekt ju nevojiten 12 lule.

E merni nje tabake te rrumbullaket. E ktheni ne pjesen e pasme dhe siper saje vendosni letren e prere vetengjitese. E preni gjithashtu nje zemer nga letra vetenghitese me ngjyre ari dhe e vendosni ne mes. Filloni ti ngjisni lulet perreth tabakes, dhe dekorimi i juaj i murit eshte gati.

Mos haroni t’a vizitoni kete faqe neser, pasi qe do te bejme postimin e detajeve tjera festive te dekorit per kremtimin e Shen Valentinit.

Ju faleminderit qe vizituat kete faqe.

Besa

My DIY Decorations for the Holiday Table Setting

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My Holiday tables setting this year involved a plenty of DIY decorations, and as I announced in my previous post, I am going to share all that with you in this post.

I will first start with the place cards. There is something special about the place setting cards in every event or family gatherings. It makes you feel really happy and special when you see your name on the table next to your seat. The joy is even bigger when you realize that all that was hand made.
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I crated these little cupcake place settings using what I had at home and they ended up looking so cute, and really complemented the theme.
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I wanted to have a simple centre piece and a lot of candles, but could not find a suitable candelabra that is close what I was envisioning, so I designed one and sent the sketch to the local blacksmith. He did the best he could in executing the design. The finished product does not have that polished factory look, but it is hand made and has the look that I envisioned. It looks great with the candles on.
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The candles are also altered with this simple DIY. I wanted some golden sparkle on candles, so i wrapped the bottom of a candle with a 2 “ stripe of a golden self adhesive foil.
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Instead of using napkin rings I simply tied the napkin with a very short piece of black cotton ribbon, and added a finishing touch by simply placing on top of the napkin a candy cane wrapped in a fancy gold wrapping paper. So simple, but it made a great impact in the whole setting.

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Paper starts are also a DIY and I created them using this tutorial
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I also flocked my wreaths. The fresh handmade wreaths were showing some “wear and tear”. I made them too early this year and since they were placed right above the radiators they really dried out fast. So I had to intervene on them with another DIY. I flocked them, using first white decorative spray paint, then sprayed them with adhesive and then sprinkled them with artificial looking snow.

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And, lastly I altered my cutlery. This year I wanted a touch of gold in every detail, and I was really hopping that I will find a cutlery that has a touch of gold, but did not want to spend too much money on them. I was not lucky. Prices were to high for what was offered, and there is no Target where I live; hence, DIY came into play. I spray painted the cutlery handles.

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To prevent them from easy scratching, after the paint dried I applied a coat of boat varnish. They look great, and I will use them only for a fancy table settings. They are not dishwasher safe though, however I am not going to use them very often so hand washing is OK in this case.
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To have a beautiful ad fun Holiday table setting does not take a lot of money to achieve the look you want. Some easy and simple DIY’s can do the trick. Happy DIY anyone who decides to undertake one of these projects.

Thank you for reading.

Besa

Tavolina ime festive me plot dekore me metoden Beje Vet (DIY)

Tryeza ime festive kete vit ngertheu ne vete shume dekorime te tipit Beje Vet (DIY), dhe une u zotova ne postin tim paraprak se do t’i ndaje me ju te gjitha dekorimet qe i Bera Vet (DIY).

Po filloi me kartat e venduljes per mysafir. Ka dicka speciale lidhur me keto kartat e venduljes qe mund t’i hasim ne eventet e ndryshme apo ne ahengjet familjare. Ato te bejne te ndjehesh disi i gezuar dhe special kur te shohesh emrin tende ne tavoline afer karriges ku do te ulesh. Kenaqesia eshte edhe me e madhe kur te kupton se ato jane pune dore.

I krijova keto dekore qe mbajne emrat e mysafireve te ftuar qe te duken sikurse embelsira te volga (cupcake) dhe ato dolen shume simpatike dhe vertete e komplementuan temen e dekorit te tryezes.
Procesi ishte shume i thjeshte dhe mund te ndiqet permes fotove me larte.

Per sa i perket dekorit qendror te tavolines, deshiroja qe te ishte me shume qirinje por nuk gjeja mbajtese qirinjesh qe i pershtatej visionit tim, andaj edhe e dizajnova mbajtesen dhe permes nje skicimi te thjeshte ajo u realizua nga nje mjeshter saldues. Produkti final nuk e ka ate finalizimin sic do ta kishte nje produkt i fabrikuar, por me rendesi eshte qe mbajtsja e ka pamjen qe une e deshiroja dhe duket shume bukur me qirinje.

Dukja e qirinjeve gjithashtu ka te involvuar metoden Beje Vet (DIY). Deshiroja qe qirinjet e bardhe te kishin pake shkelqim ngjyre ari, andaj edhe e mbeshtolla pjesen e poshtme te qiriut me nje folie ngjitese ngjyre ari, dhe krijova nje dizajn vertete unik te qirinjve.

Ne vend qe te perdori unazat per salvetat e ushqimit, une thjeshte i lidha ato me nje shirit te shkurter pambuku te zi dhe siper tyre vendosa nje sheqerke ne forme shkopi te cilen poashtu e mbeshtolla me leter dekoruese metalike.

Yjet e bardha nga letra, te vendosura ne qender te tryezes gjithashtu i bera vet duke u sherbyer me instrukcionet qe i mora ne kete link.

Gjithshtu i bera me debore artificiale kurorat nga gjethet e fresketa te pishes te cilat i kisha punuar shume me heret. Pas disa javeve ato filluan paksa te vyshken andaje edhe nevojitej nje intervenim. Efektin e debores ne to e fitova duke i sperkatur me sprej te bardhe dekorativ dhe pastaj i bera me sprej ngjites dhe menjehere mbi to hudha fluska artificiale debore.

Dhe perfundimisht nderhyra edhe tek thikat dhe pirunjet. Kete vit deshiroja qe t’i kisha gjithsesi luget,thikat dhe pirunjet me ngjyre metalike te arit. Megjithate, cmimet te cilat ishin neper shitore per nje komplet te tille ishin tej mase te larta dhe une nuk isha e pergaditur te shpenzoj aq shume para per to, dhe fatkeqsisht nuk e kam ndonje Target (mega shitore Amerikane qe ofron produkte moderne me cmime te ulta) afer qe t’i blej me cmim te volitshem; por me metoden Beje Vet e arita pamjen e tyre cfare e deshiroja duke i ngjyrosur dorezat e tyre me sprej ngjyre ari.

Per t’ju shmangur grithjeve qe shkaktohen gjat perdorimit, i lyva me nje shtrese llaku te anijeve dhe i lash qe te teren mire. Po duken shume bukur, dhe do t’i perdori vetem kohe pas kohe, vetem re rastet te vecanta,pasi qe nuk mund te lahen ne makine te eneve.

Pra qe te keni nje tryeze festive te bukur nuk do te thot qe te shpenzoni shume. Disa dekorime me metoden Beje Vet jane nje nder truqet si si munde te arini pamjen qe e deshironi. Me fat puna Beje Vet per te gjithe ata te cilet do ta bejne ndonjerin nga keto projekte, dhe mos haroni t’a ndani me mua punen t’uaj.

Ju faleminderit qe vizituat kete faqe.

Besa