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How to: Make a DIY Tabletop S'Mores Grill Centerpiece

DIY S'mores Centerpiece
Photo: Kayla Domeyer

 

Today is the last day of my Curbly guest posting spree. I'm so happy I got to share my Curiosity Bone Vase, Printable Watercolor Art and DIY Coasters with you all. For my last post, I'm really excited to share this DIY S'mores atio "grill." S'mores are one of my favorite parts of summer - but city ordinances in my hometown don't allow patio fireplaces. 

 

So, I came up with this lovely centerpiece. Not only will it cook a marshmallow for s'mores perfectly, it also looks absolutely beautiful during the day and when the flame isn't being used. I sourced twigs from my own back yard so the whole thing has a really special vibe that I really adore. The concept is really versatile and I'm sure you can find a space on your patio for a s'mores centerpiece!

Materials

 

  • Two nestable glass bowls. I chose two square bowls that nest really nicely
  • Sticks, twigs, or any other filler that reminds you of a fire
  • Outdoor candles
  • Alcohol fuel candle
  • Battery operated incandescent string lights (about 3 ft long)
You'll need sticks, nestable bowls, candles and an alcohol candle.
Photo: Kayla Domeyer

 

Step

Break up the twigs as needed to fit them between the nesting bowls.
Photo: Kayla Domeyer

Break up your collected sticks and arrange them between the nesting bowls. If you are using the battery powered lights, weave them into the sticks and place the battery box at the center where you can access it easily later.

 

Step

Use daytime candles normally, and then switch out for an alcohol candle when you want to make a s'more!
Photo: Kayla Domeyer

With the lights on, the centerpiece is reminiscent of a real campfire. I use the candles most of the time, but when I want to make a s'more I add the alcohol candle and roast as many marshmallows as I want. 

The centerpiece is lovely in the dark too!
Photo: Kayla Domeyer
Roast a Marshmallow on the centerpiece
Photo: Kayla Domeyer

It has been really great sharing with you all lately.  I hope that you found something you like!

A little about Kayla: I'm a Creative Director for an international crafting company full time in addition to having my own crafting blog at SayNotSweetAnne.com. I'm a wife and a mother, and I work really hard so that I can spend my down time in the warm company of my 15 month old son and amazingly supportive husband. I love to make printables, jewelry, decor items, and I especially adore making DIY gifts. Don't forget to stop by and say hello on Instagram!

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