How do you secure a flower on a wreath?
I’ll be using some simple silk flowers and a 24″ diameter grape vine wreath. Cut your flowers into small groups (or single flowers if they’re large). Using wire cutters, cut a piece of wire (about a foot in length) and loop it around part of the stem. Twist the wire around the plastic stem to secure it.
How do you attach a greenery to a wreath?
Start the wreath by taking a few different boughs of greenery and bunching them together at the base of the branch. Take the bundle, and place it against the wreath form. Use your floral wire to wrap around both the bundle and the form a few times, until it feels secure. Do NOT clip the wire when you are finished.
How do you make a wreath with a foam ring?
First soak the foam ring in water for about 10 minutes. While it’s soaking, start cutting the foliage for the base of the wreath into sprigs. Strip any leaves from one end so each sprig can be easily pushed into the foam. Work your way around the foam ring, inserting the sprigs to build up layers of base foliage.
How do you make a wire wreath with ribbon?
Here’s how to make a ribbon wreath the easy way from ribbon:
- Step 1: Wrap ribbon around the wreath.
- Step 2: Loop the ribbon through the wire wreath form.
- Step 3: Twist the ribbon on the under side of the wire wreath form.
- Step 4: Attach the end of the ribbon to the wire wreath form.
What wire do you use to make a wreath?
We have found that a metal wire frame is the most versatile support for wreaths (we used a 12-inch round form here but go with whatever size suits you can find them online and at most craft stores) 22-gauge floral wire, cut into 5-inch strips.