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DIY Holiday Decor: How to Make a Wintery Faux Foliage Bowl

Create a stunning DIY holiday decor with this step-by-step guide on making a wintery foliage bowl. Learn how to craft a beautiful centerpiece that brings the essence of winter into your home.


Hi there, I hope everything is going well for you. Today, I want to share with you a simple upcycling holiday craft idea. The three main materials you will need for this craft are a bowl, a cork, and some wintery foliage. I used a cork lid from a salt bottle that I had kept, and a pink bowl I had bought a few months ago for just 50 cents. You can easily put this project together in less than 15 minutes, and it looks absolutely beautiful once it's displayed. So, if you're ready, let's start creating!


Wintery foliage bowl display

Pink bowl, foam block, wintery faux foliage, cork, and pinecones

Here's what you'll need

  • One bowl (any size works, I am using a smaller bowl for my design)
  • Wintery faux foliage
  • Cork (I am reusing a cork from a salt bottle)
  • Hot glue
  • Floral cutters (to cut foliage to size)
  • Pinecones (optional)

Attaching the cork to the bowl

Hand holding cork on bottom of pink bowl
To begin, turn your bowl over so that the bottom is facing up. Next, apply a thin layer of hot glue to the cork and place it in the center of the bowl. The cork I am using has a flat bottom, which helps keep the bowl balanced and prevents it from tipping over.

Pink bowl attached to cork

Adding in the foam block and foliage

Hand inserting foam block into bowl

To add your foam block, apply a little hot glue to the bottom of the foam block and then place it in the middle of the bowl. 

After that, take your foliage and start inserting it into the foam of the block. Play around with arranging your foliage until you get the desired arrangement. Cut any of the foliage pieces to the appropriate size. Once you're satisfied with the arrangement, you can add in your pinecones, but this is completely optional. I thought it was a nice touch of nature to the wintery foliage bowl display. 

Wintery foliage bowl display

You're all done! Wasn't that a simple project? I love how it turned out. My favorite thing about this is the soft pink color of the bowl, along with the wintery foliage. It's a lovely combination. 
Thank you all so much for visiting and creating this with me. I'll see you soon.

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  1. Steph! I didn't know you had a second blog! Wow! That wonderful! Saw this by way of TFT! Hope to see you link-up this blog at Tuesday Turn About, as well! This arrangement is lovely!

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    1. Julie, aw thank you! 😊 Yes, this was my first blog. I decided to create a craft blog where I only share craft posts This one has more such as recipes, crafts, and family posts.

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  2. Thanks for sharing with Creatively Crafty Link Party.

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  3. This is adorable! I'd love to invite you to share on Tell It Me Tuesday, you can find this weeks here: https://perfectlyimperfect-lwl.com/tell-it-to-me-tuesday-24-11-28-23-link-party/

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  4. This does look stunning! Thanks so much for linking up at the #UnlimitedLinkParty 140. Pinned.

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    1. Dee, thank you. 😊 I appreciate you visiting.

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  5. This is lovely, what a sweet arrangement.

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  6. The bowl loos so cute! and I love that it is easy to put together and going to look unique for everyone depending on what we have on hand. Thanks for sharing with us at the Homestead Blog Hop. I hope we see more this Wednesday.

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    1. Thank you! Yes, it is so easy to put together. Thank you so much for visiting.

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  7. This is so cute and such a good idea. I like that it's so easy to put together.

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  8. This is such a charming idea and easy to assemble! Thank you for sharing this with the Home Imagined Link Party.

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    1. Anna, thank you so much. I appreciate you taking the time to visit. :)

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  9. This is so darling. I love how simple it is, too. I think greenery is such a wonderful thing to have around the house in the winter! Thank you for sharing this post at the Will Blog for Comments #17 linkup. Hope to see you next week as well.

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    1. Jennifer, thank you. I'm happy to hear you enjoyed this craft.

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  10. Stephanie,
    This centerpiece is so cute and so simple. Great idea.
    Congratulations, you are being featured on Thursday Favorite Things. https://www.eclecticredbarn.com/2023/12/holiday-decorating-on-thursday-favorite.html
    Hope you stop by.
    Hugs,
    Bev

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  11. Visiting again to say thanks so much for linking up at the #UnlimitedLinkParty 142. Pinned.

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    1. Dee, thank you! My comments have been going straight to the spam folder. :( Just now seeing this. Thank you so much for visiting and sharing.

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  12. Steph this is so pretty!
    Thanks bunches for sharing this tutorial with Sweet Tea & Friends this month my friend.

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    1. Paula, you're very welcome. Thank you! πŸ™‚

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  13. Happy new year! Thanks for sharing with us, I'll be featuring you this week when the next To Grandma's house we go link party starts!

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    1. Tarahlynn, Happy New Year! Thank you so much for the feature. Wishing you the best this year.

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