Hi Everyone! Today we wanted to share a very simple DIY Swag. We did a post on a similar swag last year, but we have new greenery in and we like the way these turned out too! We are also going to show you how to add flowers. You only need a few items for a swag!
1. Hanging bushes
2. Zip ties
3. Chenille stem
4. Ribbon of your choice
5. Optional- flowers with stems
First you will need 2 hanging green bushes. We used Lemon Beauty Hanging Bush, which you can find here or should be able to find these at Michaels.
First you want to cut the tops off of the bushes.
Then take one of the two bushes, and fold two of the smaller pieces to the top.
Next take the next hanging bush and fold 1 of the smaller stem up with the other two. These will be the top of your swag.
You want to zip tie those stems you folded up to hold into place.
Next you can attach a bow. We used a burlap bow, a chenille stem to attach it, and the the chenille stem also works as the hook to hang it. (Tip: Pipe cleaners are basically the same thing and can be used in place of the chenille stem, buy them in green!)
Thats it! I love the way this swag turned out. My mom and I use them around our houses on the doors and they add warmth to the whole room!
We added flowers to the next swag.
We used 3 small cream flower stems.
Before you add the bow from the steps above you would add the stems to the swag, and simply attach with the zip tie.
To get the swag full you want to leave two of the flowers stems longer and the third cut all the way down and add that one right at the top.
Spread the flowers out to fill the swag and add dimension.
Next add the bow same as above.
You can play with the ribbon and tuck it in the swag like we did, or you can let it flow nicely throughout the swag. Do whatever you like! That's what is nice about these- you can customize them to your liking! It is so easy and they really do turn out amazing!
There you have it- 2 simple DIY Swags to dress up anywhere in your house!
Stay tuned...we are starting some new projects and are excited to share them with you! :)