A Special Garland | DIY

This beautiful floral garland with fresh botanicals can add the perfect touch to your home or as a colourful, elegant decoration at a festive event. Follow the step-by-step instructions and make your own special garland!

What you need

List of botanicals

  • Anthurium ‘Pandola’, anthurium
  • Cymbidium floribundum, orchid
  • Rosa ‘Ocean Mikado’, rose
  • Eustoma russellianum ‘Peach Revelation’
  • Double-flowered Eustoma
  • Melaleuca huegelii, chenille honey-myrtle
  • Amaranthus cruentus ‘Oeschberg’, red amaranth
  • Schinus terebinthifolius, rose pepper
  • Salix, willow tree branches
  • Cinnamomum, cinnamon sticks

List of non-botanical materials 

  • Cardboard
  • Hot glue gun & sticks
  • Raffia
  • 2 * 1.5 mm wire
  • Paper wire
  • Plastic tubes
  • 0.25 mm copper wire
  • OASIS™ cold glue

How to make it

  1. Place 2 bowls upside down on the piece of cardboard.
  2. Draw a circle -27 cm and 8 cm circle.
  3. Cut out the ring.
  4. Cut small pieces of cardboard randomly and glue them to the circular cardboard in order to create volume.
  5. Wrap the circular cardboard with raffia.
  6. Hot glue the raffia to the cardboard.
  7. Wrap 2- 1.5mm wires with paper wire. Bend it into a half circle and hot glue to cardboard creating a handle.
  8. Cold glue Melaleuca huegelii to the circle.
  9. Cut 5 cm lengths of red and brown willow sticks and small branches of the dry Pink peppercorns.
  10. Using the 0.25 mm copper wire, create a garland.
  11. Lace the garland through the center of the cardboard and secure.
  12. Attach water tubes to the garland.
  13. Insert your flowers.

This amazing floral project was created by Orit Hertz, a designer of EMC (European Master Certification). In the spring edition of Fleur Créatif, the designers of EMC reveal the theme and trends of spring 2020.

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