DIY Floral Gift Box

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Right now, after doing the above, my hands smell exactly the way the original spicy Spanish Maja by Myrurgia did... playing with fresh roses from the garden is always such a treat. This time I ditched the vase and wanted to see if I could make a floral arrangement in the shape of a gift box or present. Here's how it turned out using miniature roses and how you can do it too:


  What You Will Need:
- A block of florists foam
- Fresh flowers (here I used very small musk roses)
- Wire floral picks
- Palm fronds, thick blade of grass or, used here a lily leaf
- Water misting bottle

How To Do It:

This is such an easy project with prep working probably being the hardest. Cutting the flowers leaving 1/2 to 1 inch of stem beforehand makes a huge difference and helps keep them in tact. Wetting the floral foam thoroughly is also important to keep the flowers perky.

Taking a square or rectangle of wet floral foam, take a thin leaf and wrap it around to form an "X" as for a present. Pin to the bottom of the foam. Then stick the flowers in the foam that is left exposed until fully covered. Mist with water.

To finish make a simple bow out of another thin leaf and attach it with a pin or pick to the center of the floral arrangement. That's it!
Pink Rose Gift Box Floral Arrangement

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