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Make-It-Yourself Project
for Thanksgiving

How to Work with Cedar Branches

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Fall photography ©1999-2002 by Glenna J. MortonCut Cedar Boughs
This shows how to cut a long branch of cedar into several useable sections. Use these to fill in the top and sides of the arrangement.

Tip: See below to remove needles at the end of each section before inserting into the foam.
See photos of materials used in this centerpiece.

Fall photography ©1999-2002 by Glenna J. Morton, About's Interior Decorating Guide

Cutting up cedar
This photo shows how to cut up a larger branch of cedar to make many smaller sprigs.

Fall photography ©1999-2002 by Glenna J. Morton, About's Interior Decorating Guide

Remove needles on end of branch
Gently remove the last few needles on evergreen branches. This will give you a clean end to insert into the foam.

Fall photography ©1999-2002 by Glenna J. Morton, About's Interior Decorating Guide

Cedar Branches
Shows a cedar branch before being stripped at the end. Gently remove the last few needles on evergreen branches.

Fall photography ©1999-2002 by Glenna J. Morton, About's Interior Decorating Guide

Stripped Branch
Remove needles up about 1/2 to 1" on each stem. This will give you a clean end to insert into the foam, and will give a better hold.

©1999-2002, Glenna J. Morton - #991120GJM - FallPROJ011f
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