Create a Cute Bee Skep Arrangement video
Create a Cute Bee Skep Arrangement
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Rene Haines is a Country Sampler photo stylist whose career as a decorator has evolved over time. Her passion for repurposing and recreating serves her well in her current position where she arranges displays, decorates homes for the magazine and originates unique design ideas. Rene especially loves finding vintage pieces and turning them into creative home accents. Full bio »

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Country- and farmhouse-style lovers likely know what a bee skep is, but even if you don't, everyone can appreciate the rustic garden look of the precursor to the modern bee hive. Country Sampler photo stylist Rene Haines shares an easy way to make a bee skep likeness to decorate your home.

In this Creative Living episode, you’ll learn how to:
  • Make a bee skep replica from simple materials.
  • Embellish the bee skep with a flower arrangement.
  • Sisal roping, 3/8" or other size to suit your bee skep
  • 2 liter pop container
  • Various faux greenery
  • Bee button for embellishment
  • Tacky glue
  • Black paint
  • Scissors
  • Wire cutters
  • Paint brush
  • Black marker
  • Black felt
  • Floral foam
  • Floral moss
  • Cardboard scrap
  • Glue gun