21 Festive Holiday Arrangements

'Tis the season to dress up your home and garden with fresh flowers, berries, and foliage.

Bits & bits wreath
Bits & bits wreath
This wreath is made from "bits and bits" of items picked up while walking after a big storm. Pine, fir, rosemary, magnolia leaves, succulents, and berries are wrapped into the wreath.
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Driftwood arrangement
Driftwood arrangement
Use a piece of found driftwood as a rustic backdrop to moss, small evergreens, and succulents.

Tabletop decorations
Tabletop decorations
In a season that's often predictable, mix it up with a rosemary-nest place setting and a centerpiece of forest finds (take care with wild mushrooms; many are poisonous).
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Foraged
Foraged "tree"
Instead of decking the halls with boughs, use felled branches to make your own right-size tree. Buy a piece of cone-shaped floral foam and insert branches. Once the tree looks full enough, add succulents, berries, and leaves. Ornaments not needed.

Planter
Planter
Recycle a wooden crate into a front-porch planter box; for a statement, use plants of differing heights. This arrangement includes fruiting citrus, lavender, rosemary, and large and small succulents.

Showstopper centerpiece
Showstopper centerpiece
This 2-foot-long snowy white ceramic "canoe pot" from Bauer Pottery Company is a mere 4 inches tall. The low profile won't block guests' views. Select plants with foliage that looks as if it's dusted with snow.
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Arrange a colorful bouquet
Arrange a colorful bouquet
Show off a vibrant mix of berries, seeded eucalyptus, and flowers in a pedestal bowl.
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Warm up a winter window
Warm up a winter window
Violet anemone and hyacinth blooms, seeded eucalyptus, and green berries are displayed like rare specimens in bell jars below a winter wreath.

Snow cones
Snow cones
Plain white acrylic paint and a small foam brush are all you need to transform a pile of humble pinecones into a snowy centerpiece that will be welcome this hectic season.

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