Making a Pearl and Shell Waterfall Centerpiece

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April 12, 2019

Pearl Water Falls Centerpiece - finished centerpiece on tableI brought my love for nature into my living room since our summer season will be going really busy. I just imagined myself going to this pearly wonderful waterfall while making this craft.



  • stones, pebbles & sand
  • transparent tape
  • hot glue sticks (as many as needed)
  • blue colored paper
  • shells
  • beads & pearl accessories
  • artificial plant accessories
  • white glue
  • cardboard
Pearl Water Falls Centerpiece - supplies
Pearl Water Falls Centerpiece - supplies


  1. Trace a circular shape onto the blue paper and cut this out. Make it any size you want.
  2. Pearl Waterfall Centerpiece - trace a circle onto blue paper and cut out
  3. Glue it onto the center of the cardboard.
  4. Pearl Waterfall Centerpiece - glue to the center of the cardboard
  5. Cover the whole blue circle with hot glue.
  6. Pearl Waterfall Centerpiece - drizzle hot glue over the entire circle
    Pearl Waterfall Centerpiece - circle covered with glue

  7. Surround it with stones.
  8. Pearl Water Falls Centerpiece - surround with stones and glue
  9. Pile up several stones on one side and glue in place.
  10. Pearl Water Falls Centerpiece - pile several stones on one side and glue
  11. Take a shell and glue it on the top portion.
  12. Pearl Water Falls Centerpiece - glue a shell to the top of the stack
  13. Now, cut transparent tape following the length from the shell down to the base (blue circle covered with hot glue).
  14. Pearl Water Falls Centerpiece - cut a piece of transparent tape the length of the distance between the shell and the blue (water)

  15. Fill the tape with melting hot glue, let it drip from the shell down to the base to make it look like a flowing water.
  16. Pearl Water Falls Centerpiece - using glue gun to add waterfall
    Pearl Water Falls Centerpiece - create the waterfall with hot glue
  17. You can add another shells on the sides if you want, but that's optional.
  18. Put pearls inside the shells and decorate the whole thing with gems, pearls, and shells.
  19. Pearl Water Falls Centerpiece - add pearls to the shells and other stones around the base
  20. Then add the artificial plants and flowers.
  21. Pearl Water Falls Centerpiece - add artificial plants and flowers
  22. Next, cut off the excess cardboard around the outer edge of the base.
  23. Pearl Water Falls Centerpiece - cut away excess cardboard

  24. As you can see there are spaces in between and outside the stones, apply white glue all over these areas.
  25. Pearl Water Falls Centerpiece - add white glue to spaces between stones and pearls
  26. Cover with pebbles or sand. Place this in the center of your table.
  27. Pearl Water Falls Centerpiece - cover glue with pebbles or sand
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April 13, 20191 found this helpful

Wow! I was wondering how you were doing the water. It looks so real.

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April 13, 20190 found this helpful

Hi littergitter I myself is even amazed by this craft see how it's done in step 8. It's made of melting hot glue.

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April 15, 20190 found this helpful

How very cute, Katrine!!!

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April 17, 20190 found this helpful

oh that is so lovely! you are clever!xxxx

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