How to Decorate a Wall Planter

Wall planters can be used all year. Make a fall display using cuttings from your garden.

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Gather supplies. I took trimmings from my cedar pyramid hedge and my golden euonymus shrubs. I also had dried seed heads, pinecones and fake berries in my craft supply box

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Cut smaller pieces off your trimmings. I used pieces ranging from 6" to 12".

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Layer evergreen pieces in bowl of planter as a base layer.

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Keep adding pieces ,making sure the stems are pointed towards the centre so they don't show.

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I added pieces to the top and bottom to create a full shape.

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Cut pieces of your secondary greenery. Trim the stems so approx 4" is bare. This will make it easier to add to the evergreens.

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Keep adding pieces until you are satisfied with how it looks. I used three larger pieces then added some thinner single stems.

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Prep your dried plants. These seed heads need to be attached to some sort of stem. I pushed some craft wire through the seed head and twisted it because the stem broke off.

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With the wire firmly attached to the seed head, we're ready to attach it to a stem.

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I used a stem from some of my cuttings. Cut a 4"-6" piece, remove any leaves, then wrap the wire around it.

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Place the seed head in the greenery.

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Prep and place the remaining pieces. Remember that an odd number is more aesthetically pleasing than an even number.

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Cut off small bunches of berries from the large piece. These are fake berries I purchased from the dollar store.

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Again I used a 4" piece of stem from my cuttings. I attached the berries by wrapping it and the stem with florist tape.

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The berries add a nice pop of colour. I added five small bunches.

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Prep your pinecones. I twisted some craft wire around inside the cone near the base.

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Twist the wire around a bare stem and place it in your arrangement.

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Finished product!

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