Miscellany

Succulent Holiday Wreath

for  Craft Marketing Connections, Inc.

size: 14"x14"

  • Succulent Holiday Wreath

Materials

  • FloraCraft Design It: Silks & Naturals Green Square Foam Wreath, 1-15/16”x13-15/16”x13-15/16”; Natural Spanish Moss; SimpleStyle Assorted Succulent Picks, 18; Air Plant Picks, three
  • Artificial stems with 3” sword grass sprigs, four
  • Burgundy berry sprigs, 10

Tools

  • FloraCraft Design It Wire Cutter
  • Glue gun and sticks

Basic Supplies

  • large paper clip, ruler
  • 1. Measure back of wreath to find top center to create hanger loop. Slightly separate curved ends of paper clip. Insert shorter rounded end 2" down from top of wreath, angled up, creating hanger loop with longer end of paper clip. Adhere with glue gun.
  • 2. Apply hot glue to 4"-diameter area on front of wreath. Adhere small amount of Spanish moss. Continue working in 4" areas over front, outside edge, and inside edge of wreath until all but back is covered.
  • 3. Use Wire Cutter to trim sword grass springs, leaving 1-1/2"-long stems. Divide succulents into separate piles. Beginning with largest pieces first, evenly distribute and arrange on wreath but do not insert ends. Arrange other succulents from largest to smallest. When satisfied with placement, insert ends into wreath. Spot glue to secure.
  • 4. Randomly insert berry sprigs into wreath.
  • Tip
  • 1. Before adhering succulents, double check that the paper clip hanger on back is located on top.