Cut seeded Eucalyptus into snippets
Hook wire through the eucalyptus and twirl it around the stem.
Place a second stem so that the stems overlap.
Wrap the wire around the stem to create a continues strand or garland.
Continue to add stems. I wanted to give my garland a more natural look so I added less eucalyptus stems to the beginning (and the end) of the strand...
Add more eucalyptus to create a lush garland in the middle section of the garland to mimic nature.
Continue to wire in Eucalyptus to craft a long garland.
Taper the end of the garland by adding the last snippet in the reverse direction with the end stem pointing into the garland.
Wire the stems to secure.
Drape thin tinsel around the garland.
Add a bit of artificial snow to the garland.
See the Tutorial below for more detailed instructions on how to add artificial snow to your design.
Drape more tinsel over the garland.. it's New Year!
Set the garland aside so that the glue can dry completely...
Before shaping it into a spiral...
And draping it around the floral design.
Dressing up a single elegant calla lily.
Add a few sparkling crystal beads to finish off the design.
See the Tutorial below for more detailed instructions on how to add crystals to a design.