Perk Up Your Christmas Decorations This Year By Adding Fresh Flowers
That Will WOW Your Guests
Christmas decorations are a fun and creative way to spruce up your home during the festive season. One of the most traditional and beautiful decorations is to use fresh cut flowers. Unfortunately, beyond a random poinsettia, fresh flowers are often overlooked in favor of plastic decorations from the garage.
But fresh flowers can instantly add a touch of festive cheer to your home and can be used to make a variety of decorations for your Christmas tree and other areas of your home.
Here, we’ll take you through some of the easiest ways to make your own Christmas decorations using fresh cut flowers.
Fresh Flowers Accenting Classic Christmas Decorations
Using Fresh Cut Flowers for Door Wreaths Door wreaths are a classic Christmas decoration. While we all have a plastic wreath hidden somewhere in the garage, using fresh cut flowers will elevate the entrance to your house and give your home real elegance this holiday season. Most people can spot plastic flowers a mile away. People will notice fresh flowers and the impact they make to your decorations.
To get started, you’ll need a few essential items. Firstly, you’ll need a wreath form or ring made of either metal, plastic or straw. You’ll also need some chicken wire, wire cutters, fresh cut flowers, and a hot glue gun. Start by forming the chicken wire into a circle that is slightly bigger than your wreath form. Attach the chicken wire to the form using small pieces of wire and secure it with the wire cutters.
You’ll then need to start adding the fresh cut flowers. Start by gluing the base of the flowers to the form using a hot glue gun. Make sure to evenly space the flowers so you get a symmetrical look.
Once the flowers are secured, you can start adding more details such as ribbons, pine cones and baubles.
Using Fresh Cut Flowers to Decorate Your Christmas Tree
Decorating your Christmas tree with fresh cut flowers is a beautiful way to add some festive cheer to your home.
These flowers won’t last long but they can really elevate your holiday party game and make your guests say WOW!
To get started, you’ll need some floral wire and wire cutters or small metal clips from the craft store, fresh cut flowers, and a hot glue gun.
Start by cutting the floral wire into small pieces and attach them to the stem of each flower. Alternately you can also use small clips and attach the flowers to the clips.
Once the flowers are attached to the wire or small clips, You can then start adding the flowers to your tree. Start at the bottom of the tree and work your way up.
Make sure to evenly space the flowers and secure them to the branches.
This is a great trick to make your already decorated tree even more special for party or even Christmas morning.
Fresh Roses Added To The Centerpiece
Using Fresh Cut Flowers for Table Centerpieces.
Table centerpieces are a great way to add a festive touch to your dining table. While most Christmas centerpieces use pine cones or cranberries, adding red roses is a great way to make your table more elegant. Red roses are available year round at great prices from Costco so elevating your table does not mean breaking your budget.
You can easily insert fresh flowers directly to a premade centerpiece for a one day event, or if you want a morelong lasting table accent, you can also make your own table centerpiece using fresh cut flowers.
To make your own centerpiece you’ll need a container, floral foam, fresh cut flowers, and a hot glue gun.
Start by soaking the floral foam in water until it is fully saturated. Place the foam in the container and secure it in place using the hot glue gun. Once the foam is secure, start adding the fresh cut flowers and accent pieces of your choice. It’s a really simple process that is limited only by your imagination.
Start by gluing the base of each flower to the foam and continue until the container is full. You can then start adding extra details such as pine cones and ribbons. You can use a variety of flowers to create a festive look or simply add a fresh red roses to pine tree branches and cranberries for a lush green and red display.
Fresh cut flowers are a beautiful way to add some festive cheer to your home during the Christmas season. From door wreaths to table centerpieces there are a variety of creative ways to use fresh cut flowers to make your own Christmas decorations.
With these tips, you’ll be able to create your own stunning decorations using fresh cut flowers.
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