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Diy Jam Jar Flower Tutorial

  Today I am sharing with you one of my favourite floristry tutorials - my ultimate jam jar flower tutorial. There is nothing better than decorating your home with little arrangements. They are my favourite thing to whip together when I have people coming over - versatile, simple to make (when you know how) AND perfect for using little bits from the garden. I'm sharing with you my tips for arranging a trio of jam jars with seasonal flowers. This is a must read post if you want a simple, floristry DIY that always looks amazing.     Step one - The tools of the trade The great news is you don’t need loads of floristry gubbins to make your jam jars shine. A few simple tools listed below will be perfect to craft your jars. some sharp snips jam jars (I went for 3 of varying sizes) around 1m of decorative ribbon     Step two - Choose your flowers This is where the design kicks in – you could go tonal – all whites for example or go super sassy with ALL the colours of the...

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DIY Summer Flower Crown Tutorial

  Summer to me is always a celebratory time of year. We’re done hibernating and want to get out there and socialise. BBQ’s, weddings, festivals …dancing! I hope I’m setting the scene! Come rain or shine, summer is about channelling your inner hippy – colour, loose clothes AND, in my humblest opinion, flowers in your hair! Our DIY Summer Flower Crown Tutorial will have you reaching for the scissors and whipping one of these beauties up in no time at all – perfect if you're about to slip out to a festival, informal gathering or wedding!     Step one The tools of the trade The great news is you don’t need loads of floristry gubbins to make your crown: •    some sharp snips •    some wire (floristry or garden wire will do the job) •    around 1m of decorative ribbon •    some floristry tape, which you can easily get hold of at most florist shops or craft stores such as Hobby craft       Step two Choose your flowers This is where the fun really kicks in – this is your crown and you can customise it however you like – go bold or...

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