Hi everyone robin with food tester and florists beautiful, flowers my kuba canada i’ve been getting of requests. Lately make green regardless that’s what tutorial is going, today going to go over couple recommended greens the. Mechanics making garland as well some tips quantities, how to store your garland before your wedding type. Green i’m going today eucalyptus now there’s different types, of greens pick from eucalyptus is just option tends. Used a lot wedding garland’s think because of really, really nice light green color we’ve talked about. oTher videos this really good complement for lighter tones, your flowers so it’s.
Beautiful green really lovely shade. Like said there’s other options well they’re eucalyptus probably, falls middle in terms price least expensive green especially. Because it trending that does tend pull the price, little because demand so you’re open other types. Of greens don’t think this your only option that, there many different types eucalyptus ones that i recommend. Garland’s seated and dollar seeded eucalyptus this one bunch, here thing know about seated that types of eucalyptus. Find that appearance varies most there certain times of, year available technically year round there are certain times. Year where the seeds very very dark.
Like, very dark brown almost black sometimes they have reddish. Tone they’re really large and leaf material gets, minimal it takes reddish tone just know that it’s. Always this beautiful sage green color here that reason, like work dollar dollar more consistent in appearance probably. Nicest color types eucalyptus they’re really leaves that take, a lot space garland find the together work really. Well you get texture from seeds little bit greens, well dollar really fills with color that you most. People love when comes to eucalyptus other supplies, you’re going need we’re going make a garland that. We’re going.
A piece twine you’re hanging your garland, anywhere front a table between chairs absolutely need make. Piece of wine otherwise you’re going be able hang, properly a table going piece of twine today there. Another to make without tying twine and we’re going, have another video on that this this just. Type of basically that i think works really well, when you’re working with something like eucalyptus the other. Bits supplies you’re going to need always something, your branches into smaller pieces you’re going need wire. Wire that i recommend making garland’s paddle wires it’s, it’s when wire is wound onto.
Piece plastic. oR cardboard like this gauge that i like work, with don’t think it’s too important think something. Like is good bigger number the thinner wire, gets more flexible it mean this it’s perfectly fine. Found this craft store actually supplier sells well but, seems really easy find even if you don’t. Have wholesale connection so regular twine paddle wire, snips the greens that you’re going need the first. Thing you’re going you are going start cutting, your greens into smaller pieces going save time going. This whole thing front we’re going get a come, back.
Together just second and going have everything. Cut so i’ve those larger branches into smaller pieces, we’re going to need garland that’s very first sure. That have a good experience with this which, make sure everything into small pieces that need work. With before you start just because don’t want, to be going back forth between wiring and cutting. More branches that’s a pretty inefficient work you will, more done more quickly if you this terms. The size branches about this size even a little, shorter fine i find shorter branch nicer the garland. Looks longer it takes make.
You’re going try to, strike good balance between the overall finished look. Amount of time takes which you’re trying to diy, pretty consideration so like said that’s good size. A little shorter fine get started going another shot where, going work the twine just wanted show you really. Quickly start putting the little branches together take, few maybe four five you’ll that when start putting. Them together you start getting volume this where it’s nice, more than type of greenery texture layers of looks. It’s more sophisticated of garland this case seeds are, providing volume they’re getting making bushy greenery from the.
. Silver dollar giving color that like it’s really, good combination have twine ready and to started just. Keep mind that if you’re making garland that, you’re going hang want leave some overhang that twine. Because that’s how you’re going whatever you’re hanging from, a knot like that helps like little loop not going. That today because we’re making down table i still, like leave inches because sometimes attach garlands together so. It’s never idea leave just a little started you’ve, your cluster little branches all together hand find. A place twine near start with your paddle wire, this is you’re going.
Attach the twine nice thing. About paddle wire it’s nice little compact size that, fits your hand don’t have to unwind just. Couple of inches time it pretty tight want really snug, else won’t stay twine so there it’s attached. The twine hides twine well because it’s bushy green, do now another little bunch of greens i’ve another. Handy here and you’re going same thing and you’re, going layer of what you’ve already done because. You want hide this part want to look continuous, want probably move down here somewhere notice that haven’t. Paddle wire you don’t it’s faster you don’t.
Just, keep moving down because this kind work all about. Efficiency because you’re trying every single reception table have, have of rectangular tables you’re going learn quite quickly. That that take lot of time anything save yourself, time important that’s the general principle making green regardless. You’ve seen would do this down the twine until, length that i’d like save guys time going. To do whole thing have made that going show, we’re going talk about quantities that we use make. Length that ended up making i have here finished, foot length of garland make this length i used. Whole bunch.
Seeded eucalyptus half bunch of silverdollar eucalyptus, just keep in mind that that makes garland. The look that here wanted something wider more mounded, lush you going have increase those quantities like look. It’s a pretty easy conversion figure out how many, bunches need you just figure length your tables math. That will give number bunches you’re going need there, of tutorials there they’re going to show make similar. Garland but what them don’t cover is the amount, time takes make the garland well when make. Like in terms storage i’ll tell a bit about, what when garland for table will.
Make advance and. Make smaller pieces about this size little smaller, put them long flower them in cooler that wedding. Day i very little actual work it’s just, a matter putting table and sometimes tying them together. Using zap straps give same advice for couples don’t, leave much work for the your wedding ideally. Want everything done made very least before challenge with making, garland that this out of water when have. Greens and flowers water they will last lot longer, nice thing about greens is they last longer. oUtside water than flowers still want keep that mind, best.
Advice you are professional not have access cooler. Make this no earlier than before your wedding if, you’re lucky enough live cold climate like let’s. Gets down to about degrees celsius nighttime you can, store your garland outside it’ll do very well. Long doesn’t go below freezing it’s nice cold, at around even degrees that can keep nice cool. Especially if you’re using commercially greens like eucalyptus that’ll, keep fresh your whole goal keep greens fresh because. They don’t have water source live really hot environment, it’s summertime where you live maine coover have some. Summers nights warm that makes.
Little nervous about keeping, garland and kind temperature because want it fresh sort. Bushy looking possible tables you have conditioned environment that’s ideal, keep cool as possible just keep mind that. It does take time make this it’s one of, more labor intensive projects that take would estimate. It really depends speed that you work think maybe, minutes per foot make this just math when you’re. Doing your planning much as possible have done, before your wedding date like before the venue will. Save yourself lot of time itself think i’ve covered, guys have any questions information that was missing tutorial.
. Please drop a line i’ll help have another tutorial, it’s going show you how make another garland. That doesn’t involve tying twine is less labor intensive, recommend checking that well otherwise i will next time.