DIY Projects — Home & Crafts

Megan Callahan

DIY Artificial Succulent Wall Hanging

Gather up your favorite faux succulents, a few artificial greenery stems, and a wood slab - now you're ready to craft up this textural wall hanging for your gallery wall! Materials:Natural Wood SlabPaintPaintbrushArtificial SucculentsArtificial FernArtificial Lamb's EarHot Glue Gun and Glue SticksSaw Tooth Picture Hanger, Nails, and HammerWire CuttersStep 1: Paint natural wood slab with white paint. Leave a small border around the edge.Step 2: Cut stems off your artificial succulents and faux greenery with wire cutters.Step 3: Attach a saw tooth picture hanger to the back of the wooden slab.Step 4: Arrange faux succulents and artificial greenery for the desired...

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Tristen Parsons

Get The Look: Dried Flower Wreath

This wild wreath made with hanging amaranthus, cream delphinium, natural moss, and woodsy greens is a textural and romantic dream.  It is the perfect answer to your home decor question, "What do you do between Christmas and Spring?!" Want to make one of your own? Find more details on The Cultivated Home, and the dried and artificial greenery you'll need to create your own on Afloral.com. 

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Melanie MacIntyre
How To Make A Layered Sand Succulent Planter

How To Make A Layered Sand Succulent Planter

Create your own forever terrariums with layers of beautifully colored sand and artificial succulents... Materials:Clear Glass Cylinder VasesColorful SandArtificial SucculentsWire Cutters Step 1: Pour one inch of sand into the bottom of the clear vase.   Step 2: Gently shake the sand to level it out.  Step 3: Repeat with a variety of colors of sand.  Step 4: Trim the long stems of the succulents.  Push the stem into the sand.  Step 5: Arrange the succulents in the sand.  We want to see your layered sand succulent planters! Add #Afloral to your design photos to share.  

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Melanie MacIntyre

How To: Floral Letter

Learn how to make floral letters in this easy How To video.  Simply cut your letters out of floral foam and decorate with your favorite artificial flowers. Create floral monograms or spell out words for parties, baby showers, weddings and more. Materials:Floral Foam SheetSilk FlowersFake SucculentsArtificial GreeneryWire CuttersKnifeScissorsMarkerPrinter & PaperGlue Step 1: Print out large letters to cut & trace onto the foam sheet, or freehand with a marker onto the foam.   Step 2: Cut out the letters using a knife.  With a detail knife, clean up the foam edges.  Step 3: Cut the stems off of the flowers using wire cutters. ...

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