A floral arrangement is an excellent hostess, teacher, thank you or last minute Christmas gift. Make it even more special by using a decorative gift bag for the container. Consider putting together several of these inexpensive silk arrangements to have on hand for the Christmas season.
- Skill level:
- Moderately Easy
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Things you need
- Floral foam
- 6-inch gift bag
- Silk poinsettia
- Silk roses or other flowers
- Wire cutters
- Metallic chenille stems (optional)
- Pine cones on wire (optional)
- Ornaments (optional)
- Bow (optional)
Prepare foam in a plastic container that will fit into the bag you have chosen. Set down into bag.
Cut up a bush or several stems of small poinsettia silk flowers. Insert stems into the foam around the entire area.
Cut up a small rose bush or other complementary flower. Start by placing 3 blossoms at a time into the arrangement.
Continue adding flowers to fill in the arrangement to the desired effect. Add a metallic chenille stem and coil it for a decorative touch. Add a few into the foam.
Add small pine cones that are attached to wired sticks, tiny ornaments and a bow if desired.
Tips and warnings
- Make sure the flowers are not too large so the bag does not tip over.
- You can also use this method to make a fresh floral arrangement for a buffet table.