You can buy completed Christmas wreaths at a floral shop by making a choice of your most favorite design. However when it comes to regular type of Christmas floral arrangement, you are recommended to design and make it yourself.
First of all you need to decide what flowers should be used for your decoration. There are so many flowers you can buy at floral shops and flower market even in December. Although you can use various flowers to make Christmas flower arrangements, I would like to focus on white roses which are ideal flowers to symbolize traditional white Christmas. Christmas is just around the corner. But you still have time to make Christmas floral decorations yourself. The designs introduced below are some of examples of Christmas arrangements featuring white roses which you can try to make yourself.
Enjoy making a variety of merry touch flower arrangements which fit Christmas atmosphere. You can make and display the following floral decorations even after Christmas. Through making these arrangements, you will become familiar with some types of Christmas decorations, and the skill you earn to make these arrangements can definitely help you make another decoration at another occasion.
Once you earn a decent skill of floral designs, having as many experiences as possible will greatly help enhance your designing skills to the next level of decorations.
A. Arrangement of white roses with red tulips
White roses: 7-10 pieces
Red Tulips: 7-10 pieces
Star of Bethlehem: several
Container: Square glass cube vase
Place of display: On the dining table
White color of roses well fits red color of tulips and green of Star of Bethlehem. All flowers blend to create a bountiful decoration.
B. Arrangement of white roses with green pines
White rose: 6 pieces
Pine: several pieces
Cranberries: 4-5 pieces
Container: Transparent glass vase of vertical round shape
Place of display: on the console table at the entry foyer.
Enjoy a simple flower arrangement by filling the transparent glass vase with cut roses and pieces of pine. White rose and green pines blend each other. You can put cranberries in the vase to create merry touch.
C. Arrangement of white roses with fruits
White roses: 8-10 pieces
Crisp fruit: pears or apples. 3-4 pieces
Greeneries: fern or evergreen fresh element
Container: Pot of gold color which is pretty and festive
Place of display: On the mantel of a fireplace
Make a fragrant arrangement with white roses which should be focal point. Use fresh fruits such as pears (or apples) and greeneries as filling elements.
D. Arrangement of roses with a pillar candle
White roses cut short: 5-8 pieces
Greeneries: 5 sets
Small Christmas ornaments (such as glitters of red and silver color): several pieces
Large pillar candle: 1 piece
Container: mini transparent vase of square or round shape for each rose and greenery: 10-13 pieces in total PLUS one large square tray of silver color.
Place of display: on the cocktail table in the living room.
To celebrate white Christmas, arrange cut roses surrounding a large pillar candle placed in the center of silver color square tray. Roses should be cut short and place single stems in mini vases around a candle surrounded with small ornaments and greenery displayed in tiny vases.
Information Source: Better Homes and Gardens
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