It’s about time you learned how to make a holiday wreath! Once thanksgiving comes around its time to hit the ground running with Christmas decor. In year’s past you may have gone Christmas crazy and spent a pretty buck on greens, lights, and nicknacks. Not this year though, you are determined to DIY some decorations that create homey holiday cheer. If you decide to make our own wreath or have a neighbor wreath making contest you can order Christmas greens by the bunch and save a ton of money.
We stumbled up an EXTREMELY helpful and creative post on A Fresh Coat blog. They are dedicated to DIY, home decor, and the holidays!
This beautiful wreath is made with a holiday greens combination of juniper, port oxford cedar, and douglas fir. If you were to purchase 1 bunch of each you would be able to make up to 3-4 wreaths. this is a fun activity with friends and family that can become a family tradition.
OR if you rather purchase a wreath that is already assembled there are some really beautiful variations available. Which one is your favorite?
The biggest reason people decide to sidestep DIY flowers is the fear of lack luster arrangements. However, many customers have been able to make beautiful arrangements on a budget. We share their secrets to successful and professional looking DIY flower bouquets, centerpieces, and decor!
1. Keep the Design Simple:
The kiss of death with DIY is biting off more than you can chew. Don’t expect to be able to make a huge cascading floral archway the first time you touch wholesale flowers. In order to make flowers look professional and timeless, try to incorporate simple designs. Using simple designs does not mean, make boring arrangements. It simple means, choose a design that does not require a lot of mechanical work involving every floral tool in the shed. Photo credit: Kristen Leigh Photography
The photo above is the perfect mix of simple design with colors that create an impact. This BloomsByTheBox.com bride did a wonderful job with her DIY execution. She planned out many ways to keep design extremely simple while adding impact by using coral, pinks, peach, cream, and white flowers together. This inspired design created a beautiful focal point for their cocktail hour! Instead of creating complicated designs pick a palette of colors that create sophistication. Color is an element that make your DIY flowers look professional and well planned.
One of our favorite wedding blogs, A Practical Wedding, puts emphasis on doing DIY projects with family and friends! DIY flowers are the perfect project to designate as a group effort. Since you will most likely put together arrangements the day before the wedding, you will plenty of family and friends around to help. AND if you take our advice to keep the designs simple, anyone can do the job! You wont have to train a team to do pull it off. This will keep your arrangements looking much more professional because there will be no rush and you will have fun being creative together! A lot of our customers say that they had do much fun putting together bouquets with their bridesmaids. It is a great way to relax, bond, and be creative together before the wedding.
4. Get the Right Amount of Flowers
DIY’ers have expressed that the hardest part of ordering wholesale flowers is estimating many flowers they need. It’s very important to make sure you will have enough flowers! You want to make sure arrangements don’t look unfinished or have foam sticking out because you did have enough flowers to cover it. That’s why BloomByTheBox.com published online flowers lessons with a specific lesson dedicated to helping you pick the right quantities. We also offer free phone, email, and live chat consultations!
If you want to make something that you have not made you usually quickly hop on YouTube! Although this is a wonderful step that you should take before making your own event arrangements you should also try to practice. You do not need to practice with the exact flowers you plan on ordering. You can grab flowers from a market near you and just try working with the flowers a little bit, just to get the hang of it.
Do you have any suggestions or secrets to professional DIY flowers! Please comment and share!
Do-It-Yourself Thanksgiving flowers are an affordable home decor option during this holiday. We often strive to make this time of year as special as we can for our loved ones. A beautiful harvest color palette of fresh flowers scattered throughout Thanksgiving dinner decor is warm and charming. Purchasing flowers for around an entire home from a florist can be expensive. That’s why we suggest this DIY Thanksgiving Flower Pack. You can create enough arrangements for all sections of your home.
Make Thanksgiving flowers easy, BloomsByTheBox.com made this special tutorial for you to see exactly how to make these specific arrangements. To See the full tutorial please visit BloomsByThebox.com’s sponsored post on The Budget Savvy Bride.
It really is simple! Just order your DIY Thanksgiving flowers online. Once you receive them, hydrate the flowers. Then make 6-7 arrangements that will create holiday decor around your entire home!
If you would rather mix and match fall flowers you can see our wide selection and even ask for help from out outstanding customer service team. We offer free consultations that will help you figure out what you need, how much you need, and when to receive the flowers. We would love to hear from you today! Post any questions you have here, call us, or email us here at BloomsByTheBox.com