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How to Make a Holiday Boxwood Tree

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Need to perk up your home for the holidays? Learn how to easily and cheaply make a boxwood tree. These trees can sell for $60 and more at floral shops, but they aren’t hard to make, especially if you have your own live boxwood trees on your¬†property. Boxwood branches are also easily attainable from your local florist, but you will have to pay for them. Read the steps below and follow along with senior editor Danielle Sherry as she demonstrates how to make your own holiday boxwood tree. The whole process takes maybe 30 minutes, and the result is a wonderful gift!


How to Make a Holiday Boxwood Tree

Materials Needed

  • Styrofoam floral block (purchase from Amazon or your local craft store)
  • Knife
  • Vase
  • Boxwood branches, cut about 6 inches long
  • Rosehip branches, cut about 6 inches long
  • Watering can


1. Soak a Styrofoam block in water.

2. Place it in…

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