DIY How to make an Indian Summer Swag with Curly Willow or Birch Branches
Hang this arrangement on the
wall or use as a centerpiece
hot glue gun
|1. Loosen the
bundles of sticks so they are about 10" wide. Lay them end-to-end,
overlapping the bundles about 5" and attach them together with the floral
Make a wire loop (with the floral wire)
for a hanger and attach this to floral wire on the back.Twist a circle with a medium
gauge wire.Slip the wire around a few
branches in the back, at the top of the swag. Wrap it around a few times
and twist the ends of the wire. Make sure the loop is secure.Secure the ends by pushing
them into the back of the swag
|2. Glue moss on each side of the middle of the swag using a glue gun. Let dry
individual grape leaves off the grape garland and your dried maple leaves and glue onto the ends and scattered throughout the swag. Let
dry. You can also attach by using wooden wired picks.
|4. Cut your
berry garland into 7 - 3" piece. Hang your
swag up at this point so you can see how will look . Then add the berry garlands . Use the
floral wire to attach them under the moss in the middle.
5. Make a raffia bow and glue to the center.