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French Braid Vase

French-Braided Vase

Upgrade a simple vase for a customized gift.

 

Materials:

  • 2 Hot pink spray roses
  • 5 'Rosita Vendela' roses
  • 2 Pink Alstroemerias
  • 3 Hot pink carnations
  • 2 Green carnations
  • 2 'Green Trick' Dianthuses
  • 4 stems of ruscus
  • 10" Cylinder vase
  • 5' Premium ribbon
  • Glue dashes
  • Scissors & stem cutters
 

1. Cut a piece of ribbon (approximately 5'), and fold it in half to locate the center.

 

2. Secure the center of the ribbon to the middle of a cylinder vase with a glue dash.

 

3. Pull the two pieces of ribbon to the front of the vase and twist them together.

 

4. Wrap the ribbon around the backside of the vase, and pull the pieces to the front.

 

5. Continue twisting and wrapping the ribbon, from front to back, until the vase is covered.

 

6. Finish with a simple shoestring bow at the base of the vase.  Arrange flowers.

Designed by Talmage McLaurin, AIFD