CRYSTAL ACCENTS IS A PRODUCT I SELL WHICH IS AVAILABLE IN SEVERAL COLOURS FOR A WHOLE RANGE OF IDEAS AND USES. ITS VERY VERY ECONOMICAL - FOR THE WORKSHOP BELOW I USED JUST AN 8th OF THE PACKET. 1 PACKET MAKES 1 GALLON OR 3.8 LITRES OF CRYSTAL-TYPE MOISTURE RETAINING GEL. IM USING ROSE HERE BUT MY FAVOURITE IS DIAMOND WHITE AS IT LOOKS LIKE CRUSHED ICE. I PARTICULARLY LIKE USING IT WITH CANDLES AS YOU SEE BELOW, VERY SIMPLE BUT BEAUTIFUL, AND OF COURSE SAFE.
First of all let me say that the packet is resealable so you dont have to use it all at once unless you have several arrangements to do. It is suitable for fresh flowers to be arranged in it and can be sprayed with water to plump up the gel during a longer display requirement.
Ive used just an eighth of the pack so need just a pint of water for one arrangement, the crystals are added to the cold water, stirred and left to allow the water to be absorbed, you'll see the difference after an hour, its best left for 4 hrs to be totally plumped up. Watch the steps below as I make a very simple candle center piece. You can layer the colours as well, they wont blend so you can make a striped look too. When you buy it from me you will get a leaflet with full instructions and ideas. Ok so lets have a look at the pics.
The crystals support the candle in the dish as they would also support fresh or silk flowers. This is an amazing product and I do hope you'll try it out. 1 packet is only 50p postage to the UK as its so light, all colours available in my ebay store at £3.50 a sachet and as I say it makes 8 of these size arrangements. There are so many ideas and uses for this product but here Ive just aimed to show you how effective it is and how easy to use. More elaborate designs are on the leaflet I send if you buy some. It comes in RED, SAPPHIRE BLUE, EMERALD GREEN, AQUAMARINE, BLACK ONYX, DIAMOND WHITE, CRYSTAL ROSE, YELLOW TOPAZ and a couple more I cant remember! You can use the link below to visit my store and browse my many listings, if you need any help please feel free to email via the store or here.
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