How to make a terra cotta wreath

Human beings thrive with nature around them. In fact, research shows that even faux plants can enhance wellbeing. Therefore, you can improve your own health simply by adding greenery to your home. This terra cotta wreath is a unique, fun way to do that. It will make you smile each time you look at it.
After all, who would think to add pots to a wreath? Wreath crafts are so common, yet this tiny twist makes this one so much more original than what you're likely used to seeing. As the seasons change, you can swap out your faux flowers to suit your changing decor. Have fun with this project!
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Materials
- 10-inch grapevine wreath
- 12 2-inch-tall terra cotta pots
- 12 8-inch pieces of copper-coated aluminum wire
- Wire snippers
- Raffia straw
- 12 1-inch foam blocks
- Faux flowers and leaves on stems
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Instructions
1. Place the grapevine wreath on the work surface.
2. Thread a piece of copper-coated aluminum wire through the little hole in the bottom of the terra cotta pot. Center it so the same length of wire pokes out of the top and bottom of the pot.
3. Wrap the aluminum wire around the grapevine wreath to secure the terra cotta pot to the wreath. Twist the wire to keep the pot in place. Snip away any extra wire.
4. Repeat steps two and three for all 12 of the terra cotta pots. Place them equidistant from one another all the way around the wreath (like the numbers on a clock). Point some in different directions than others if you'd like to give a wilder, more organic look to the finished wreath.
5. Fill the bottom of each pot with a small amount of raffia straw.
6. Press one foam block into each pot on top of the raffia straw.
7. Add the flowers and leaves to each pot, pressing the stems into the foam blocks so that the flowers stay in place.
8. Add raffia straw to each pot to completely cover the foam blocks.
9. Trim, reshape, and add flowers to the pots until you feel that your wreath is complete.
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