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This joyful carnation design,
which is accented with lively ribbon,
faux candy canes, and a collar of
cedar and fir, spreads the Christmas
cheer, so it’s wonderful for sending
holiday greetings to friends and loved
ones. It also can be used for party
décor, so suggest it for centerpieces,
mantels and more. sfr

MATERIALS: Mixed Evergreen Bouquet from Bottomley
Evergreens & Farms; carnations, candy cane ornaments
and wired wood picks from favorite suppliers; Holiday
Chevron ribbon from Reliant Ribbon & Trims; Artesia The
Floral Spa foam sphere and Design It Simple Style
Decorative Mesh from FloraCraft; Mint Julep Vase from
Vacuum Orna-Metal.

how to

Saturate the floral-foam sphere, and
securely position it atop a vase.
Arrange fresh greens in a narrow band
around the perimeter of the foam
sphere. Cover the remainder of the
sphere with carnations. Accessorize
with a tie of ribbon, faux candy canes
and an additional carnation blossom.
Finish with a flourish of decorative
mesh, securing it to the floral-foam
sphere underneath the evergreens.

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