DIY Projects — video

Kim Stannard

How To Make A Submersible Centerpiece

Make your own diverse submersible centerpieces using artificial flowers, vase fillers, natural accents, candles, and submersible lights from Afloral.com. These centerpieces are perfect for upcoming weddings, mother's day, and for other events!  Materials:  Cylinder Glass VasesSubmersible Faux FlowersCrushed Glass Vase FillerDiamond Vase FillerSea Glass Vase FillerSeashells1 Starfish1 CandleWaterproof LED LightsTable MirrorsWire Cutter Tip: Use distilled water for better results   CANDLELIGHT  BEACH WEDDING CENTERPIECE Step 1: Pour crushed glass filler into your 12" tall cylinder glass vase until it is 1.5" full. Step 2: Add natural accents, such as seashells and a starfish. Step 3: Trim your flower stem to fit vertically within your...

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Melanie MacIntyre

How To Make A Boutonniere

Use artificial wedding flowers to make your own boutonnieres.  DIY corsages and boutonnieres are an easy way to save money on your wedding flowers and create a lasting keepsake.   Materials:Fake FlowersFiller Flowers & BerriesArtificial GreeneryFloral TapeWire CuttersRibbon Step 1: Cut all flower stems using wire cutters.  Leave approximately 2" of stem under the flower head.  Step 2: Bundle together one flower head, one filler flower or berry (like heather, baby's breath, or lavender - optional), and one piece of greenery.  Mix and match the colors and textures from your bouquets for the perfect boutonniere. Step 3: Wrap the stems...

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Melanie MacIntyre
How To Make A Centerpiece

How To Make A Centerpiece

Follow this simple tutorial to learn how to create a floral arrangement in three different ways.  You will discover how to make a centerpiece using a floral tape grid, floral foam and floral wire netting.  Materials:Silk FlowersArtificial GreeneryVasesFloral TapeFloral FoamWire Netting Tape Gride Step 1: Using sticky floral tape, create a grid on the opening of your container.  Step 2: Add your favorite faux flowers, inserting the stems into the holes the grid creates.. You may need to trim the wire stems of the flowers before you create your arrangement so they fit in the vase.  Use wire cutters to cut...

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Melanie MacIntyre
How To Make A Bouquet

How To Make A Bouquet

Create your dream bouquet with artificial flowers from Afloral.com. Follow along and learn how to create a bouquet that includes your wedding colors and favorite flowers. Materials: Silk Flowers -      Shop By Flower Color     Shop By Flower TypeArtificial GreeneryFloral TapeWire CuttersRibbon Step 1: Choose your bouquet color palette.  With silk flowers you can find your wedding flower colors easily, no matter the season. Pick flowers in different sizes and styles.  Step 2: Bundle together the flowers in one hand,  starting with the largest blooms and decreasing in size as you work.  Use different colors to break up flowers of the...

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