Warm coppery leaves welcome guests and bring autumn inside! Create this lovely swag in just minutes and admire it forever.
Skill: 1 Time: 1 Cost: 1
Finished size: Approx. 26" wide
You will need:
• 18" molded swag*
• 2 oz. pkg. floral moss*
• Eight 16 1/2" long copper bay leaf sprays: brown gold
• Tall evergreen fern branch with approx. 6 sprigs, approx. 12" long
• 19" length iced pine needles with jingle bells
• 2 yd. length of 1 1/2" copper ribbon
• Tacky glue*
• Floral pins
• Floral cutter
*The following products were used for this project: FloraCraft Molded Swag and Floral Moss • Elmer's Craft Bond Tacky Glue.
Note: For product information, see end of instructions.
STEP 1: Attach moss to swag. For base layer, coat front and sides of molded swag with tacky glue and cover with floral moss (Photo A).
STEP 2: Attach fern. Cut apart fern leaf sprigs into approximately 12" lengths. Use floral pins to pin fern leaves onto swag with stems pointed toward middle of swag. Randomly attach fern leaves (Photo B).
STEP 3: Attach bay leaves. Cut apart bay leaf sprays into three 6" to 10" stems. Layer leaves and pin among fern leaves, beginning at swag ends and working toward middle (Photo C).
STEP 4: Attach iced pine. Insert iced pine needles vertically into bottom center of swag, allowing needles to hang down. Secure with floral pins if needed (Photo D).
STEP 5: Attach bow. Tie ribbon into a multi-looped floral bow and pin to center of swag.
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