Autumn Arrangement in Twig Wrapped Jar

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arrangement in vaseIf you are fortunate to have a tree lined or wooded area in your vicinity, free from stress, war, and strife, then on the next bright autumn day that you come across, take a walk of gratitude and in the process collect some twigs, preferably straight ones. When you get home you can then make this lovely autumn vase and fill it with beautiful things



spool of plain white string
leaves, berries, dried plants, etc.
pruning shears


  1. Measure a twig against the jar and cut it so that it is slightly longer.
  2. cutting twig
  3. Use this first twig as a measure to cut the others.
  4. using first twig to measure next and so on
    cut twigs
  5. Take one of the twigs and a very long piece of string and tie a double knot near one end.
  6. loop of string around first twig
    tying string in double knot

  7. Hold another twig next to the first one with the string behind it.
  8. adding second twig
  9. Wrap the string over the top of the second twig and pull it down and behind.
  10. wrapping string around second twig from the back
    pulling string down between the twigs
  11. Keeping the string between the 2 twigs, pull it up and over to the back again.
  12. then back up
    string now back around on the back side of second twig
  13. Do the same with the next twig and carry on joining them in this manner.
  14. Autumn Arrangement in Twig Wrapped Jar

  15. This is how your twigs will look from the back. Carry on joining them until you have enough to fit around your jar.
  16. line of string wrapped twigs
    fitting the twigs around the jar
  17. Apply generous amounts of strong glue to the jar and wrap the sticks around it.
  18. putting glue on the jar
    jar lying on top of twigs, ready to wrap them around
    wrapping twigs around the jar
  19. Use some string to temporarily hold the sticks in place until the glue has dried.
  20. tying a temporary bit of string around the twigs until glue dries
  21. Once the glue is dry you can remove the string and tie something a bit prettier around it such as ribbon or fancy cord.
  22. finished twig jar with decorative string replacing the plain piece

  23. Now fill your vase with beautiful things.
  24. jar with bits of nature

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November 14, 20160 found this helpful


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November 13, 20200 found this helpful

I live surrounded by woods & plan on doing this soon! I love this idea!

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November 13, 20200 found this helpful

Please share your version with us when you get it done. :)

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