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How to Make Christmas Floral Arrangements

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Overview

Make this Christmas floral arrangement using fresh flowers, greenery and a few basic floral supplies. While making a stunning centerpiece for a Christmas party at home, this Christmas floral arrangement makes a beautiful decoration for a winter wedding or any special event during the holiday season. Making your own floral arrangement at home is much less expensive than purchasing one from a florist and with the relative ease of putting this arrangement together, just about anyone will feel comfortable making it.

Step 1

Soak a 10-inch size floral foam ring in water for at least five minutes until completely saturated. Set on a dish drainer to let excess water drain off, then place the ring on a 12-inch plate.

Step 2

Insert holly leaves into the ring along the top and side, spacing the leaves about 2 to 3 inches apart. Insert ivy leaves in between the holly leaves to fill in the gaps and covering the ring completely with the leaves.

Step 3

Select 20 roses, 10 white and 10 red to use in your floral arrangement. Cut the rose stems to 2 inches long and insert the roses into the ring along the top and the side, alternating the colors and spacing them about 3 to 4 inches apart.

Step 4

Place a few silver and gold ball ornaments randomly throughout the floral arrangement, setting them down in the greenery. Scatter a few ornaments around the edge of the plate.

Step 5

Place a pillar candle in the center of the ring. The candle can be any color of your choosing, such as white, red or silver. Light the candle to finish your arrangement.

Things You'll Need

  • Floral foam ring
  • Small plate
  • Holly leaves
  • Ivy
  • Roses
  • Pillar candle
  • Ball ornaments

References

  • Celebrating Christmas: Elegant floral arrangement for your Christmas table
Keywords: Christmas floral arrangements, making Christmas arrangements, holiday floral arrangements

About this Author

Residing in Southern Oregon, Amy Madtson has been writing for Demand Studios since 2008 with a focus on health, pregnancy, crafts and gardening. Her work has been published on websites such as eHow and Garden Guides, among others. Madtson has been a childbirth educator and doula since 1993.