Need a center piece for the 4th of July? These two are super simple and cost just pennies! Want to know more?
Here is what you need:
A bag of white rice
Flags or foil sprays (I got mine at the dollar store)
A wide mouthed funnel
Fill a glass bowl with just enough rice for your project (this is not something you will save for next year, so don’t make too much).
Add some blue food coloring (I used about half of one of those little bottles).
Keep stirring it until the color is well blended. Repeat the process using the red food coloring –
After the color is blended, cover a cookie sheet with foil and pour the rice onto it.
Spread it out evenly and place both cookie sheets in a warm, dry place to dry.
I put mine in the oven (it was off) over night. (if you want to get really fancy you can add glitter!)
After the rice is dry, get out a wide mouthed funnel, your vases and the rice. Roll the foil around the rice to create a spout to pour into containers that have a spout for pouring. Fill three containers with each of the three colors. The white is simply the undyed rice.
This one is a fish bowl with several layers. I pushed the foil spray down into the center. That’s it –
You now have TWO centerpieces for your holiday table.