DIY & Crafts

Outdoor bouquets

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DIY & Crafts

Outdoor bouquets

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Materials:
Floral foam
Chicken wire
Plant stand
Basket or heavy urn
Evergreen boughs
Pinecones
Curly willow, red osier dogwood, euonymus, and southern magnolia branches
Mini-lights (if using)

Instructions:
Cover a piece of floral foam with chicken wire, then fit into plant stand, wire basket (weigh basket with a brick if necessary) or heavy urn, leaving foam extending approx 5 cm (2 in) above rim. Working from the bottom up and from horizontal to vertical, push ends of evergreen boughs into foam, forming pyramid, then add desired accents such as pinecones and curly willow, red osier dogwood, euonymus, and southern magnolia branches. Add mini-lights if desired.

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