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Project

Ornament Basket

Materials

  • Silver ornaments
  • Floral picks
  • Floral tape
  • Plastic liner
  • Basket
  • Floral foam
  • Juniper and cedar sprigs
  • Eucalyptus leaves

Steps

  1. Step 1

    Use ornaments with bases thin enough to be wrapped to a floral pick. Remove ornaments' toppers (from which they are hung).

  2. Step 2

    Attach each ornament to a floral pick: Wrap base of ornament and the top of pick together with floral tape. 

  3. Step 3

    Place a plastic liner in basket; trim to fit. Trim floral foam to fit liner; soak according to manufacturer's instructions. Place in liner. 

  4. Step 4

    Push greenery sprigs, leaves, and ornaments into floral foam.

Source
Martha Stewart Living, Volume 145 December 2005

Reviews (3)

  • OzmosGirl 24 Dec, 2008

    Nice idea to know! I do think that you meant to type, "you're" instead of your.
    Have a Merry Christmas, everyone.

  • LISANICHOL 23 Dec, 2008

    I HAVE ONE OF THESE I BOUGHT YEARS AGO FROM A CRAFT SHOW. IT ALSO HAD A STRING OF CHRISTMAS LIGHTS IN IT . MAKES A CUTE LIGHT UP COFFEE TABLE DECORATION, OR REPLACES A CHRISTMAS TREE IF YOUR SHORT ON SPACE.

  • lindahartley 23 Dec, 2008

    I think this basket is just lovely. It could also be done with the greenery and different color ornaments. I really like the shape and size of the basket. Linda MD