Fall Bouquet

Create a bountiful bouquet full of fall flowers, mini gourds, and apples.

Bouquet with fall flowers, mini gourds, and apples


Step 1: Cut the dowels with a handsaw. Make the pieces roughly 6 inches [15.24 cm] taller than the height of your vase.
Cut the dowel with a handsaw.

Step 2: Drill a hole in the bottoms of apples and mini gourds. (Remember to clean and dry your drill bits afterward.)
Drill a hole in an apple.

Step 3: Insert the dowel pieces, and add them to an arrangement of alstroemeria and chrysanthemum blooms.
Insert a dowel into an apple.


Skill Level: Beginner

Estimated Cost: $3 + flowers, mini gourds, and vase

Time Estimate: 30 minutes

Get It at Lowe’s:

  • 4 – 1/4-in x 48-in [.635 cm x 1.22 m] poplar round dowels, #19377 (quantity will vary with the number of apples and mini gourds)
  • Chrysanthemums, alstroemeria, and mini gourds

Other Supplies:

  • Handsaw
  • Drill with 1/4-in [.635 cm] bit
  • Measuring tape

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