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DIY Fall Wreath Candle Centerpiece

Centerpieces Holiday Home & Crafts

What You’ll Need: You can use any combination of garlands to create this wreath.  We recommend mixing a berry garland with a leaf garland.Step 1: Wrap your leaf garland into a circle.  You can wrap it around a hurricane vase to get an accurate size for a candle ring. Secure into a circle with floral tape.Step 2: Cut the length of garland you need from your second garland. Our berry garland comes in three detachable pieces.Step 3: Wrap the berry garland around the leaves.  Secure with floral tape.Step 4: Add fall décor picks, such as pumpkin picks or pine cones, to the wreath...

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DIY Fall Wreath

Holiday Wreaths & Garlands

This beautiful wreath is the perfect home accent for fall and is so simple to make!  Follow along with Rachel Elizabeth Creates and make a wreath with premium artificial greenery from Afloral.com. Materials: For the base you will need an embroidery hoop and stain. For the floral accents, this wreath features artificial eucalyptus, hops and silk flower buds.  You will also need wire cutters, hot glue and gun, and ribbon. Step 1: Remove the inner layer of the embroidery hoop and apply a rough stain. Follow directions and allotted drying time on your stain's label. Step 2: Lay out your stems and cut down to size. Then...

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How To Make A Floral Hat

Holiday Home & Crafts

Make your own Spring Bonnet with Afloral.com silk flowers.  Find a variety of artificial flowers in every color to match your dress.  Materials: You will need a variety of artificial flowers, silk ribbon, a hat, hot glue & hot glue gun, and wire cutters.   Step 1: Wrap ribbon around the hat.  Tie it in a pretty bow.  Step 2: Clip the flower heads and leaves off of the stems with wire cutters.    Step 3: Hot glue the leaves to the hat.  Press firmly to secure. Step 4: Hot glue the flowers to the hat.  We recommend laying out your pattern before...

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DIY Easy Fall Pumpkin Arrangement

Holiday Home & Crafts

  Step 1: Gather the items you will need to make your fall arrangement including an artificial pumpkin, floral foam, glue, floral tape, clippers, and assorted faux flowers in fall colors.Step 2: Remove the stem from the top of the artificial pumpkin.   Step 3: Cut a small piece of dry floral foam and place at top center of the pumpkin with a bit of hot glue. Use floral tape to make sure the foam is secure.Step 4: Starting with the flowers, clip down the stems to the desired length.   Step 5: Insert flowers into the foam starting with the largest flower in the center.Step 6:...

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DIY Peacock Costume

Holiday

Make your own costume this year by following this fun DIY Peacock Halloween Costume tutorial!   Let's start with the tail.  Gather together your favorite Afloral silk flowers, feathers and rhinestone accents.  We choose to highlight the blue of the peacock feathers and picked flowers that were blue, green and teal.  You will also need fabric, a needle & thread, and ribbon.   Step 1:  Cut the fabric into a circle.  Fold in half and sew together.  This is the base of the tail.   Step 2: Arrange your feathers on the fabric.  When you are happy with the look...

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