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Partridge In A Pear Tree Light-Up Centerpiece

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  • BIC Marking Permanent Markers
  • BIC® Mechanical Pencil
  • Pear and a Partridge bird stencil, or draw designs free-hand
  • Paper mache cone
  • Gold charger plate
  • Yellow cardstock paper
  • Green and gold mini garland
  • Mini gold star
  • 20 ct mini battery operated Christmas lights (+ batteries)
  • Screwdriver or something sharp to poke holes into the paper mache tree
  • Hot glue gun/glue sticks
  • Craft scissors
  • Faux snow
  • Gold glitter glue
  • Green sparkly mini leaves (If you cant find them with the holiday floral picks, you can create your own with green paper and green glitter glue)


  • Add color to the paper mache cone with the Margarita Green BIC Marking Permanent Marker, then create different color ornaments with the rest of the BIC Marking Permanent Markers.
  • Carefully, punch holes into the cone with a screwdriver.
  • Insert the Christmas lights into each hole from the inside of the cone.
  • Carefully, hot glue the mini garland around the tree, then hot glue the star to the top of the tree.
  • Trace the stencil of a partridge bird using a BIC® Mechanical Pencil onto the yellow cardstock paper.
  • Trace about 15-20 pears using a BIC® Mechanical Pencil onto the yellow cardstock paper.
  • Cut out the bird and pears then decorate using BIC Marking Permanent Markers and gold glitter glue. Let dry.
  • Carefully, hot glue the partridge to the top of the tree, and then glue the pears with a green leaf on top along the garland.
  • Using a green BIC Marking Permanent Marker, write along the rim of the charger plate On the first day of Christmas my true-love gave to me, a partridge in a pear tree!
  • Pour faux snow in the center of the plate, and then place the tree on top of the snow.
  • Turn the battery operated lights on then display as a centerpiece for your holiday table!

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