September Sunshine: Style with Sunflowers

Branches & Blooms

A photo of a grapevine wreath with sunflowers and fall flowers

A grapevine wreath festooned in fall flowers captures the striking shades of the season. Display on a door or high above the mantel, and carry it on through the holidays by simply swapping the blooms to fit the festivities.

Materials:

  • Floral wire wrapped in brown floral tape
  • Artificial bittersweet branches
  • Grapevine wreath
  • Igloo-shaped floral foam cages, soaked
  • Croton leaves
  • Sunflowers
  • ‘Cherry Brandy’ roses
  • ‘Miracle’ roses
  • ‘Circus’ roses
  • ‘Mambo’ spray roses

Step-by-Step:

A step-by-step photo of a grapevine wreath with sunflowers and fall flowers

Step 1. Using the wrapped floral wire, attach bittersweet branches to the grapevine wreath.

A step-by-step photo of a grapevine wreath with sunflowers and fall flowers

Step 2. Secure igloo cages to the wreath by placing wire through the small tabs on each side of the cage.

A step-by-step photo of a grapevine wreath with sunflowers and fall flowers

Step 3. Place croton leaves into igloo cages to form a base. (If needed, trim leaves near bottom to create a longer stem.) Add sunflowers to create a focal point, and then fill in with roses and spray roses.

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