DIY Projects — video

Kim Stannard

DIY Outdoor Planters

Design effortless outdoor planters that last with artificial flowers and greenery from Afloral.com. Follow this How-To video to learn simple steps to create your own window boxes and planters for your home. Use UV protected outdoor faux flowers & greenery for lasting arrangements that will not need any care during the busy summer months. Materials:UV Protected Outdoor Flowers & Greenery  UV Protective SprayPlanter BoxFloral FoamMoss or Stones Step 1: Prepare flowers and greenery.  If you are not using UV Protected Outdoor plants you may want to cover them with a protective spray.  When spraying faux flowers with any aerosol be sure...

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Melanie MacIntyre

How To Wrap A Bouquet

Learn how to wrap a bouquet in three ways with this simple wedding tutorial. After you watch this video you will be able to do a Formal Wrap, a Layered Wrap and a Romantic Bow.  This How To is perfect for any bride-to-be looking to make her own wedding bouquets.  The Formal Wrap Materials: Double Faced Satin RibbonPearl Headed Pins Step 1: Cut approximately two feet of ribbon from the spool.   Step 2: Where the flowers meet the stems, pin the end of the ribbon into the stems.  Pushing the pins through the floral tape for support. Step 3: Wrap the ribbon around...

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Kim Stannard

How To Make A Bejeweled Bouquet

Finish your bridal bouquet with beautiful bouquet jewelry accessories. Give your silk flower bouquet that little extra something to get everyone talking. This DIY bejeweled bouquet features crystal picks and rhinestone bouquet accents. Afloral.com makes it easy to DIY your own wedding floral arrangements! Materials: Silk Flower Bouquet or BoutonniereBouquet JewelsFloral WireFloral TapeWire CuttersHot Glue & Glue Gun Option 1: Create jeweled bouquet picks.  Attach jewels to floral wire using floral tape. Add the jewel picks throughout your wedding bouquet and secure the stems together with floral tape. Option 2: Push jeweled pins directly into the center of the flower heads...

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Melanie MacIntyre

How To Make A Corsage

Get ready to make your own wrist corsage using premium artificial flowers and this simple DIY tutorial. Perfect for an upcoming wedding, Mother's Day, and even for prom! Get your friends together and create beautiful corsages with your favorite artificial flowers. Materials:Corsage BraceletRibbonArtificial FlowersFake GreeneryFiller Flowers & BerriesGlueWire Cutters Ribbon Corsage Step 1: Trim the leaves from the stems using wire cutters.   Step 2: Layer the leaves to create a base for your flowers. Glue them together in a butterfly shape - with one leaf on the bottom and four leaves splayed in each direction.  Step 3: Trim and bundle...

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