DIY Projects — Holiday

DIY "Flower Girl" Halloween Costume

While Disney princesses and butterfly costumes are cute, we were on the hunt for something unique this Halloween. You know we love all things wedding, and above all flowers... thus the "Flower Girl" Halloween Costume was born.   This fresh and colorful costume is easy to make and something you can make together with your child! Materials Needed:Assorted Silk Flowers (use bulk flowers such as carnations, and fillers like roses, peonies, dahlias, ect.)Pants, Long-Sleeve Shirt, HatWire CuttersHot Glue & Hot Glue Gun Step 1: Completely remove the stems from the flowers using wire cutters. Step 2: Apply a fair amount of hot glue to the back of the flower...

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How to Make a Patriotic Floral Arrangement

Create your very own silk floral arrangement for Memorial Day, Remembrance Day, Independence Day (4th of July), and/or Veteran's Day by following this simple tutorial. Materials:  Red PoppiesWhite PoppiesYellow Aster Wildflower BushBlue Baby's BreathMixed Grass and Greenery BushPussy Willow BranchSmilax LeavesEucalyptus SprayWhitewashed UrnFloral FoamWire Cutter   Step 1: Cut floral foam to fit the vase of your choice.  Step 2: Start by trimming the artificial Mixed Grass stem and insert it directly into the center of the foam. Fluff to add volume. Step 3: Add Eucalyptus to build onto the greenery. Cut the spray at the end of each branch with wire cutters....

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DIY Cotton Wreath

Spring is upon us! Get your home ready for Easter by following this simple tutorial, and hand-make your own charming cotton wreath. Materials:Cotton PicksNatural Grapevine WreathFloral Wire CuttersBurlap Jute RibbonSatin RibbonScissors Step 1: Cut all of the cotton stems into smaller pieces. Keep at least 2-3 inches of stem on each cotton boll Note: We started with six picks of each color: Pink, Blue, Green & Yellow.  You can also make this wreath with natural cotton stems.  Step 2: Start by tucking the stems of the cotton picks under the wrapped vine on the wreath until its secure. Since we are using multiple colors of cotton bolls, we placed five pieces at an equal distance so that it broke...

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DIY Macrame Wreath

  What You'll Need:  Silk Flowers, Artificial Greenery, Artificial Berries, Feathers, Cotton, Pine Cones Gold Metal Macrame Rings in Two Sizes Yarn Wood Dowel Glue Gun Scissors Step 1: Measure a piece of string the length you'd like the hanging to be, and double it (approximately 12in. long). Loop the string under the smallest ring and pull the ends through the loop (this is called a Lark’s Head Knot). Step 2: Tie each end of your string to the ends of your wooden dowel. Secure the knots with hot glue. Step 3: Estimate where you want your larger ring to hang in the middle...

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