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DIY/Crafting

November 12, 2023

How To Create a Christmas Centerpiece

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A Christmas centerpiece made from flowers.

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Materials 

  • Vessel

  • Clippers

  • Chicken Wire

  • Wire Cutters

  • Tape

  • Water

  • Roses

  • Magnolia

  • Ranunculus

  • Rice Flower

  • Silver Dollar Eucalyptus

  • Talloberry

  • Cedar

  • Plumosa

Step 1

Prep vessel: Cut chicken wire, fold ends in, and place inside, fill with water, and then tape top to hold in place.

Preparing the empty vessel for a DIY Christmas centerpiece.
Preparing the empty vessel for a DIY Christmas centerpiece.
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Step 2

Start by adding greens in a crisscross or diagonal pattern. Add about 3/4 of the stems.

Adding greens to a DIY Christmas centerpiece.
Adding greens to a DIY Christmas centerpiece.
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Step 3

Place filler blooms near the greens that you added.

Adding filler blooms near greens in a DIY Christmas centerpiece.
Adding filler blooms near greens in a DIY Christmas centerpiece.
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Step 4

Add visual weight by placing roses or weighty flowers low towards the lip of the vessel and a couple in the center.

Adding roses to a Christmas centerpiece.
Adding roses to a Christmas centerpiece.
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Step 5

Accent flowers (fly away flowers) can then be used. Fill in anywhere that's needed with the remainder of the greens and any extra flowers.

Adding accent flowers and fill-in greens to a Christmas centerpiece.
Adding accent flowers and fill-in greens to a Christmas centerpiece.
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Step 6

Spin your arrangement around to make sure it looks great from all angles.

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