Super Swag Wreaths
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With some floral swags and a few wire zip ties, you can make an eye catching wreath in no time.WHAT TO DO:

1. If using two swags to make a complete wreath, simply fluff each swag by bending out the branches and flowers so it looks full

2. Lay one swag on your table and overlap the second swag about 4 to 5 inches.

3. Using a wire tie, wrap around the two swags being sure not to be smashing the leaves or flowers, and pull tight.

4. Now gently bend your long swag into a wreath shape, again overlapping the ends about 4 to 5 inches.

5. Attach another wire tie or two.

6. To attach a single swag to a grape vine wreath use the wire ties and place one at either end of the swag and in the middle while attaching to the grape vine.

7. Cut the extra ends off of your wire ties.

8. Your wreath is complete and you can attach a bow if you like.

9. Decide on a top for your wreath and make a wire loop and attach it by twisting it around the wreath.

Simple and Beautiful for any occasion!

NEED:
2 floral or leaf swags (about 24 inches each) or
1 floral or leaf swag and a plain (12 to 14 inch) grape vine wreath
3-5 Wire (Zip) Ties at least 6 inches in length
Scissors
6 inch of floral or similar gauge wire for the hanger.
Wide Ribbon for a bow (Optional)

Tips
For a fuller wreath add some ivy or other greenery swag behind the floral. Lay out your greenery swag and separate the leaves to make a trough down the middle. Then insert your floral swag and attach. Then blend the leaves into the floral swag by bending and moving them around.
For a larger wreath, use more swags.
Watch for great sales on florals at your local craft store shortly before or after specific holidays or seasons.

RECYCLE:
If you're like me and have old floral swags laying around, this is a great way to salvage them.
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