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I had so much fun last week creating a succulent hoop wreath display in my dining area. I found this branch a month ago and knew it would come in handy for something, so I kept it just waiting for inspiration to come.
When I started thinking about decor for a good friend's baby shower I was hosting, I knew just how I could use it. I'll take you through the steps I took to create this look.
Here are the materials you will need:
Varied longer succulent branches or grasses
Jute twine and/or floral wire
Scissors and/or wire clippers
Embroidery hoops of varying sizes
2 nails to hang the branch (if desired) or multiple nails or thumbtacks
First I set out the hoops in the pattern in which I decided I would hang them. I didn't purchase enough hoops so I removed the inside hoop to give me a few more circles. I originally thought I only wanted to hang three but I ultimately decided upon five.
I began attaching the succulents and grasses/branches one by one with floral wire. I really don't think there is a 'wrong' way to do this. Arranging the succulents is very subjective. I varied mine. Some I positioned with the succulent directly in the top middle of the hoop with grass on either side. On others I put everything on the right or left side of the hoop. I ended up running out of wire mid-project and then started using the jute twine which worked just as well. (You'll want to hide the knots on the inside or back of the hoop so they can't be seen when hanging. Also be sure to clip the ends of the jute or wire.)