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Fall Bouquet

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

Bouquet with fall flowers, mini gourds, and apples

Project Overview

Skill Level


Estimated Time

Few hours

Estimated Cost


Tools and Materials


  • Handsaw
  • Drill with 1/4-in bit
  • Measuring tape


  • 4 - 1/4-in x 48-in poplar round dowels, #19377 (quantity will vary with the number of apples and mini gourds)
  • Chrysanthemums, alstroemeria, and mini gourds
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Step 1

Cut the dowel with a handsaw
Cut the dowels with a handsaw. Make the pieces roughly 6 inches taller than the height of your vase.

Step 2

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

Step 3

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