Cherry Blossom DIY


I think this is the easiest DIY ever. Really.

Want to get the most out of your Cherry blossom stem?


Blossom branches are everywhere!

Love em.

But just can't get past those hideous plastic wire things they call stems.

So I braved the cold and found a stick in the back yard.

Yes. I. Did


This stick just so happened to have some tiny blossoms of its own.

Work it!


The flowers just pull right off. Easy.


Then you just sick em right on your branch. Easy.


You can even add a dab of glue if you would like.



I kinda felt like Mother Nature....ha!

I then stuck my blossom branch in a container and filled the bottom with tissue paper.


Shoved moss around the outer edge covering the tissue paper.


What would a blossom branch moss covered tissue concealed container be without....

A sweet lil nest!


I don't glue a thing.

Just stick.shove.tuck.wedge....you get the idea :)


For some reason my camera was acting wonky....

It would not let me take a good picture.

Rude!



Because of wonky camera you can't see the many sweet blossoms

but
they
are
there.


Now with the money I saved on branches

I bought more moss

for...

to be cont.

xoxox Susie~


34 comments:

  1. Oh my what a fantastic idea!! I just bought some apple blossom sprays at Big Lots the other day but was thinking the same thing about the branches!

    Just wish I could find a mossy great looking branch like yours!! Too dry around here for moss though you wouldn't believe it for all the snow we have on the ground!!

    bee blessed
    mary

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  2. I LOVE this idea!! You are brilliant. One of my favorite things is adding those first touches of spring to my home. It helps bring spring into my cold winter heart.

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  3. Susie! This is absolutely genius!! I LOVE it!! Cannot wait to see what you are going to do with the rest of the moss!! ~ Tina x

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  4. Gorgeous! I think I can even swing that. But, I instead that I could just wiggle my nose and transport your entire little corner into my home!

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  5. Very cute! I love the moss, the nest and those blossoms! Thanks for sharing.

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  6. This looks great. Love that you combined the real and the faux. Great looking combination.

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  7. So sweet and simple. Reminds me of my visit to DC.

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  8. Such a pretty idea. I like the branch idea but I love the moss with the bird nest! Thanks for sharing.

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  9. This looks fantastic! I'm so impressed :)

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  10. This turned out so cute. I have a vase that I want to put something in, and I just cannot find that something. I think this would be wonderful, thanks for the idea! Love it! Nicole

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  11. very very nice i am saving this idea for next time out shopping i need blossoms and moss.

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  12. Love it, Susie! Spring has sprung! :)

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  13. Brillilant, I will have to try this. May not see a bloom for a few months, Snow to my thighs. Thank you for a great post.
    My first visit, I hope there will be more. Please come over and be a follower and I will do the same. yvonne

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  14. Susie, that's a brilliant idea! You could do the same with forsythia. I'm wondering how my kitten would react to those sticks....she might love them too much. :)

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  15. So beautiful! I'm so stealing your idea.(with a reference back to you of course) I love cherry blossoms :)

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  16. Beautiful as ever Susie! Can't wait to see what you did with the rest..

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  17. Oh Susie,
    THAT IS SOOOO COOL!!! I LOVE IT and thank you so much for sharing. I have tons of branches and will be doing this for my shop when it opens in April. THANK YOU THANK YOU!!!!
    Amy (Mom to the Four Sisters)

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  18. Wow are you so creative & clever or what????? I LOVE that idea!!! I was in Joann's the other day & wanted to buy the cherry blossoms but couldn't stand the cheapy plastic stems.....you are brilliant. I'm giving it a whirl!

    Thanks for sharing :)

    xo,
    Shellagh

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  19. Hi Susieness! Oh, you're the smartest and most clever little one! Your branch looks beautiful with the little flowers all over! A touch of spring time. Bring it on.
    Be a sweetie,
    Shelia ;)

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  20. this is one of my favorite things that you've done! Lovely!

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  21. THAT was the coolest DIY ever!

    Cindy

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  22. that is cute susie! i'm working on more cherry blossoms in my girl bunk room so this little project may have to be incorporated. :)

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  23. Very fancy! Thanks for sharing...It's like spring has sprung on your table!

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  24. Love it and makes me want SPRING!

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  25. What a great idea. I really do not like the hideous plastic branches.

    Thanks for sharing it and I can't wait to see what's next.

    Ruth

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  26. I love it Susie! Sooooo cute! And so easy!

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  27. Susie, You are so good at this! I am always looking for new ideas for the foyer table at church for seasonal decorations and this would be perfect!! Thanks for sharing this!

    We are due more snow today and tomorrow! May get up to four inches. How's your Mom handled the snow? Hope she is doing well!

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  28. Oh, it's so pretty and springy! Makes me wish for warmer weather! Wondering if I can find some sticks in the yard....

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  29. Very, very pretty and so springy! Love it and the delightfulness it adds to the room.
    Cindy

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  30. I love your blog and your ideas! I was inspired and linked one of your ideas in my blog! I hope you check it out! www.renounednest.com Cindy

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