We’re officially halfway through December and the month seems to be flying by. December is the busiest month with holiday gatherings, parties and family events. Although it is the busiest time of year, it is also a time to spend with friends and family. As the days become colder and we settle into the month it is time to start thinking about your holiday decorations and bulk flower arrangements. There is nothing better than seeing your home filled with holiday cheer, smell of pine, beautiful poinsettia plants and mistletoes. There are so many staple flower arrangements and plants that signify the holidays. Follow along for a few ideas to get you in the holiday spirit and get your house ready for Christmas!
Here are a few staples to add to your holiday wreaths or flower arrangements:
- Red tulips
- White Roses
- Baby’s Breath
- Pine cones
Here are a few ideas for flower arrangements that make for perfect centrepieces or side table pieces.
A Classic Winter Arrangement
From winter white roses to frosted succulents, keeping your flower arrangement simple can create a classic look that will draw eyes to the arrangements.
Red & Green
A classic holiday look brings greenery with pops of red. Wrap garland around mantles, banisters and fireplaces, intertwine red roses into the garland for a beautiful holiday look.
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White Roses & Holly
Bringing white roses and holly together in mason jars, vases or tin cans will create a beautiful holiday arrangement that you can place as your centerpiece or on your side table.
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DIY Holiday Wreath
Here is a simple Holiday wreath DIY project to hang by your door or give as a gift to your loved ones. A classic and simple look, this wreath will hang by the table and welcome your guests into your home.
A boxwood wreath shows it’s large scale and pop of beautiful green colours.
- Boxwood (2-3 bunches, depending on the size of the wreath)
- Grapevine wreath
- Hand pruning shears
Step 1: Using your pruning shears, clip off pieces measuring about 8-10 inches in length.
Step 2: Starting from the outside edge, begin to insert each clipping between the vines of the grapevine wreath.
Step 3: As you insert each clipping, be sure to angle each piece.
Step 4: Continue adding clippings until the entire wreath has been covered!
Step 5: Hang your wreath on the inside or outside of your home, stand back and enjoy!
Happy holidays from all of us to you! We hope you and your family have a safe and happy holiday.