Sunday, February 3, 2013

DIY Mardi Gras Plate Chargers

diy mardi gras plate charger
Remember last summer when I made the seashell chargers?  I decided to take that concept and use it to make some for Mardi Gras!!!  If you missed the seashell chargers, click here.  I must say they are my absolute favorite!!
DIY Mardi Gras Plate Chargers
I started with a plain gold charger that you can get just about anywhere.  I even pick them up from yard sales and Goodwill if the price is right!  I stopped off at the Dollar Tree and purchased some beads and doubloons.  Then out came the glue gun!!
diy mardi gras plate charger
I started by gluing a row of doubloons on the outer edge and just started layering!  Besides the doubloons, I used beads and even clipped apart a necklace to use the pieces.  This necklace was the in the previous picture. It was made of gold cards and dice.  By clipping it apart, I had more to work with.  I really would have like to have layered more but I went back to the Dollar Tree and they were out of doubloons!  Of course, I couldn’t find any around the house either!
mardi gras tablescape
Here it is in this week’s tablescape!  I love all the shine and color it brings to the table!  Stop back by on Thursday to see the entire tablescape!

To see the tablescape, click here.
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  1. Tammy, I love the chargers with your own style of decorations on them. Do y'all have Mardi Gras celebrations in your town? It sounds like great fun!

  2. Love it..and since I live 22 min from the coastal Galveston Island Marti - Gra we go BIG in this town .... WILL have to use this idea... Thanks for sharing .. Always love your blog ... Love, Sherry @ The Rusty Pearl

  3. Hi Helen! My home town consists of a small post office! So no, we don't have one but a neighboring town does! Of course, we can travel a little farther south into Baton Rouge or New Orleans!

    Hi Sherry! Thanks for the kind comments!

    Thank you both for stopping by! Hopefully, one day I will be able to figure out why my "reply" does not work!

  4. I LOVE this idea! I'm sure those gold chargers they always have at HL would work. I'll definitely be doing this! Spanish Town this Saturday!

    1. Hi Nancy! I'm glad you like my chargers they were so simple and easy to do! Enjoy the parade this weekend!

  5. oh how clever! I love these! I have had so much Mardi Gras fun this year! I am pinning to remember...on my way to check out your seashell chargers...

  6. Oh my goodness I love these, they are too cute! You have my mind clicking with ideas :) Thanks for sharing.

  7. I love them! They look so fun and festive, can't wait to see the whole table!

  8. Totally in love with them! They do scream Mardi Grassssssssss!!!!!!!!!!!!! I'll come back to see it all soon, dear Tammy..your table is going to look fabulous with these amazing chargers you made yourself, wow!!
    Thank you for your lovely and sweet comments. Big hugs,

  9. You did a great job, Tammy! I love all the jewel toned colors in Mardi Gras decorations.

  10. This was a great idea to celebrate Mardi Gras. Very creative. I love this idea! Thanks for sharing.

    The French Hutch

  11. What a clever idea! These look fabulous, and they really add a fun factor to the table!

  12. What a fantastic idea, love it. Thanks for sharing at TTT. Hugs, Marty


Thank you so much for all your lovely comments! I try to return the favor and visit each one of you! ~Blessings, Tammy~