DIY: Christmas garland bursting with Christmas flowers

A new style of festive decoration

If you’re not mad about a house full of fairylights or a Christmas tree weighed down with ornaments, remember that flowers can also provide the Christmas decoration to emphasise the happiest time of the year in your home this month. All it requires is 15 minutes of your time and the finest Christmas flowers. 

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What you need:        

  • Amaryllis 

  • Lisianthus

  • Skimmia

  • Ilex

  • String and cotton yarn

  • Crochet hook 

  • Copper tubes 

  • Test tubes

  • Pine cones

  • Wooden stakes

  • Hole punch

How to make it

Step 1

Crochet a chain with loose stitches out of green yarn. Then tie strings to all the elements so that you can hang things off them. 

Step 2

Tie some yarn around the test tubes and hang them on the crocheted chain. Secure the pine cones in the same way.

Step 3

Don’t forget to fill the test tubes with water and place flowers in them. 

The finest Christmas flowers

In December you can find a profusion of Amaryllis, Lisianthus and orchids at every florist. That’s lucky, because these flowers can create a fabulous Christmas mood in your home. Hang them on a Christmas garland or create a beautiful bouquet. Small vases spread around the house also give a cheerful effect. Is it Christmas yet?