Christmas is in the air and we are thinking about welcoming family and friends in our homes, around the table, enjoying soft atmospheres, pleasant conversations and delicious food. At this proper, have you alreday thought about particular table decorations for the special occasion? Any detail can work to make a great success of your dinner or lunch with your guests.
Nature is always a fantastic source of inspiration and few, genuine elements can decor the table with simplicity and elegance. During this third Advent, I enjoyed carving hearts of different sizes from pulpy red peppers. It took me only few minutes. Then, I made little sticks of carrot (about 4 cm each), in order to shape the pistil, and cut round discs of carrot. I used long toothpicks for fixing the hearts of sweet red pepper to a floral foam: a little carrot disc was to secure on the back side of the heart, while the little stick took place on the center of the right side of the heart. Indeed, as the work went on, the little hearts of red pepper looked like beautiful flowers of Anthuriums. I finished by adding different shades of green all around the bouquet, a couple of branches of Aquifoliaceae and fixed a candle in the middle of the decoration. I hope you like the floral idea for your Christmas table and you will enjoy trying to make your own bouquet with sweet red peppers.
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