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workbench basics

christmas concert

Whether playing the lead or taking a supporting role,

fresh cedar, fir and other evergreens harmonize with
bright blossoms to herald the holiday season.

how to

Arrange fresh flowers into a bouquet
holder. Tuck the handle of the bouquet
holder into the evergreen candy cane,
and wire it in place to secure. Embellish
with ribbons and faux candy canes.

For the busy Christmas season, fragrant fresh greens, already
assembled into fun seasonal shapes, are great starts to festive
presentations. Here, a ready-made cane is easily embellished
with ribbons, decorative candy canes and more, and fresh flow-
ers, arranged into a bouquet holder, also contribute to the
delightful décor. When the flowers have faded, the fresh bou-
quet can be replaced with a new one or simply removed for con-
tinued display.

MATERIALS: Candy Cane from Bottomley Evergreens & Farms; carnations, spray chrysanthe-
mums, candy cane ornaments, wired wood picks and enameled wire from favorite suppliers;
Holiday Chevron ribbon from Reliant Ribbon & Trims; Design It Simple Style Decorative Mesh
from FloraCraft; Oasis Wedding Belle Bouquet Holder from Smithers-Oasis Company.

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