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Poinsettia Swag

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Make a pretty, 15'-long swag of cut poinsettias to drape along a wall, fireplace mantel, or chair rail. It's an easy way to decorate your home for the holidays.

Poinsettia swag on wall

Project Overview

Skill Level


Estimated Time

A few hours

Estimated Cost


Tools and Materials


  • Pruning shears or scissors
  • Floral picks


  • Double-loop chain (#348442)
  • Command white adhesive mini hooks (#44081)

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Step 1

Cut blooms from poinsettias and leave 3" to 4" stems. (The colorful leaves are called bracts).

Step 2

Remove the lower leaves and thread through chain and into a floral pick (available from florists) filled with water.

Step 3

Accent with additional green leaves threaded through the chain.

Step 4

 Poinsettia swag   closeup

Hang the chain with adhesive mini hooks. Check the water daily. Blooms can last up to two weeks.