Not Every DIY Is Doable, but This Flower Garland Totally Is

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Whether real or faux, flowers can add beauty and texture to any space. This gorgeous flower garland would be perfect decor for a wedding, baby shower, to decorate a little girl's room or nursery, or as an everyday homage to spring and summer.

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We used soft corals and peaches, but of course, it can be customized to any color scheme you wish.

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Step 1

Remove flowers from the stems.

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Step 2

Take the rope and make a small loop at one end. Wrap with wire to secure.

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Step 3

Repeat step two on the other end of the rope.

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Step 4

Place the first piece of greenery on top of the rope and use floral wire to attach the rope to the stem. We used a vine type of greenery for extra interest.

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Step 5

Cut off any excess stem using wire cutters.

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Step 6

Repeat step four at the other end of the rope.

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TIP: Make sure each end mimics the other end for uniformity.

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Step 7

Continue to add more greenery, alternating ends until the greenery meets in the middle.

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TIP: You can use some of the foliage from the floral bouquet to fill in any empty spaces.

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Step 8

Use hot glue to attach flowers to the rope.

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TIP: To create visual interest, make sure the flowers are glued in groupings of different colors and sizes.

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TIP: Use loops at each end to hang or simply drape over a curtain rod, hanging dowel, mantle, or any kind of picture hooks or nails. Get creative with how you display your garland!

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You could also use paper flowers as a beautiful alternative.

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