Authentic voices. Remarkable stories. AOL On Originals showcase the passions that make the world a more interesting place.
Journey to the Draft is an organic, unscripted, docu-series that follows three college football players, all with promising professional careers. These young men attend different schools across the country and play a variety of positions on the field, but at the end of the day they share one goal:to play in the NFL. The AOL docu-series follows players Leonard Williams, Kevin White and Marcus Peters.
Connected features the personal stories of six New Yorkers woven together into one of the most intimate series ever. This groundbreaking show changes the nature of storytelling by giving each character a camera to document their lives. The result is a unique format revealing as different as everyone appears to be, we are all universally Connected.
Wake up to your world in 2 minutes.
Jews and Money. Asian Drivers. Polish IQ. CPT… that's racist! But where do these stereotypes come from? Comedian Mike Epps explores the backstories of this humor and how history and fact often distorts into a snide – but sometimes funny – shorthand.
"INSPIRED" features celebrities, visionaries and some of the biggest newsmakers of our generation, recounting the stories behind their biggest, life-changing moments of inspiration.
In a compelling series of verite encounters, Win Win provides unique access into the minds and lives of the world’s most-celebrated entrepreneurs and athletes.
Explore what it means to be human as we rush head first into the future through the eyes, creativity, and mind of Tiffany Shlain, acclaimed filmmaker and speaker, founder of The Webby Awards, mother, constant pusher of boundaries and one of Newsweek’s “women shaping the 21st Century.”
Nicole Richie brings her unfiltered sense of humor and unique perspective to life in a new series based on her irreverent twitter feed. The show follows the outspoken celebrity as she shares her perspective on style, parenting, relationships and her journey to adulthood.
Comedy is hard, but teaching comedy to children is hilariously difficult. Kevin Nealon is giving the challenge to some world-famous comedians. As these young minds meet with comedy’s best, get ready to learn some valuable comedy lessons, and to laugh!
James Franco loves movies. He loves watching them, acting in them, directing them, and even writing them. And now, he’s going to take some of his favorite movie scenes from the most famous films of all time, and re-imagine them in ways that only James can.
The story of punk rock singer Laura Jane Grace of Against Me! who came out as a woman in 2012, and other members of the trans community whose experiences are woefully underrepresented and misunderstood in the media.
Executive produced by Zoe Saldana (who will be the subject of one episode), a celebrity travels back to their hometown to pay tribute to the one person from their past (before they were famous) who helped change their life by giving them an over-the-top, heart-felt surprise.
Enter the graceful but competitive world of ballet through the eyes of executive producer, Sarah Jessica Parker. This behind-the-scenes docudrama reveals what it takes to perform on the ultimate stage, the New York City Ballet. Catch NYCB on stage at Lincoln Center.
Learn how to create beautiful holiday wreaths with inexpensive materials by Joani MacCubbin.
Tags:How to Create Holiday Wreaths,create beautiful holiday wreaths,DIY holiday wreaths,holiday decorations,holiday season,holiday wreaths,Joani MacCubbin,thanksgiving,Better Lawns Gardens,christmas,crafts,His and Hers Gardening
Grab video code:
Tom MacCubbin: Today we're going to be talking about making a spring wreath. Hi I'm Tom MacCubbin.
Joani MacCubbin: And I'm Joani MacCubbin. Welcome to hisandhersgardening.com.
Tom MacCubbin: And Joani has all, every kind of supplies here for us to make a wreath that we can put where?
Joani MacCubbin: On the front door or even on the wall in the house, anywhere you want.
Tom MacCubbin: Yeah, we can hang it inside. And these here are kind of weatherproof I would say.
Joani MacCubbin: Yes, pretty much.
Tom MacCubbin: Now this all starts with what, looks like a grapevine, we got this out of our backyard.
Joani MacCubbin: No.
Tom MacCubbin: Okay.
Joani MacCubbin: Went to our local craft store and you can get these little grapevine wreaths for only $2, little over.
Tom MacCubbin: Yeah, but you probably could make this if you want to --
Joani MacCubbin: You actually could. It wouldn't be too hard.
Tom MacCubbin: And we have said grapevine so it could work that way but probably cheaper to buy it. Now this one here comes pre-decorated.
Joani MacCubbin: Well, no. I've already put this in there just to save us a little bit of time. And all you do is buy these little pieces of ivy that I've got here and they only cost about $1 each which really inexpensive for the whole thing.
Tom MacCubbin: Now we need to tell people that this is all imitation, the wreath is real but everything else is real so, I mean imitation so don't go out snipping this off your neighbor's plant and think it's going to make it right.
Joani MacCubbin: Well, to finish off this little wreath I put another piece of ivy right here just to show you and we're not going to -- we just kind of tuck it inside the grapevine.
Tom MacCubbin: Is it difficult to do?
Joani MacCubbin: Oh, no.
Tom MacCubbin: For us people with not so green ivy making wreath thumbs. Here we go yeah, looks kind of neat.
Joani MacCubbin: And then while you're also picking out this little greenery you can pick up some of these little bouquets of flowers, there this kind, it's a little Crocus and there is a little Pacifica
Tom MacCubbin: Ooh I love that Pacifica.
Joani MacCubbin: And I chose this one which -- what would you say that was, a purple?
Tom MacCubbin: Pretty purple flowers.
Joani MacCubbin: Yeah, I thought so too. Okay, and usually get a little bouquet of them and the first thing you do is you take your wire cutters and cut these little pieces off.
Tom MacCubbin: Hey even I could do that.
Joani MacCubbin: And then I --
Tom MacCubbin: See if I can do it, you can do it too.
Joani MacCubbin: Oh would you like to try this?
Tom MacCubbin: Well, I'll try. Do you want me to cut some of these up here for you?
Joani MacCubbin: Oh would you, yeah, yes.
Tom MacCubbin: Let's see what we got here.
Joani MacCubbin: Oh just cut it.
Tom MacCubbin: Got it.
Joani MacCubbin: Okay, and you take these little purple flowers and you just stick them in here in the wreath, both ways and just keep doing it, got another one sir.
Tom MacCubbin: Yes, I've got them, here they come. I'm good at cutting, let's see what we are doing, making them long enough for you?
Joani MacCubbin: Yes, that's nice. Maybe you can fill them in this spot, you can go all the way around.
Tom MacCubbin: That's what I was going to ask you, do you want to go all way around or do you partially or --
Joani MacCubbin: You can, or you don't have to. Let's go a little ways here.
Tom MacCubbin: Okay, you want more?
Joani MacCubbin: Sure, let's --
Tom MacCubbin: Cut more, well actually we're shaping up nice.
Joani MacCubbin: And it's simple.
Tom MacCubbin: And the nice thing about this is it doesn't wilt and is that kind of neat? There we go, got one more right there for you.
Joani MacCubbin: Because I didn't want you to bring the watering can.
Tom MacCubbin: Yup.
Joani MacCubbin: And look how a small amount of time it took. And to really finish it off, put a nice little bow on it. I went to the store and found some ribbon on sale, I made a nice little bow and you can put it right here at the bottom.
Tom MacCubbin: Yeah, the ribbon used for this was only what $0.99 a spool.
Joani MacCubbin: $0.99 on sale.
Tom MacCubbin: So we're not talking big bucks on this folks, okay.
Joani MacCubbin: And you got a --
Tom MacCubbin: Is that a wire there or what?
Joani MacCubbin: The best kind of ribbon to buy is the wire edges. Because you can make a bow, anybody can make a bow as long as the edges are wide, it's very simple. Perfect.
Tom MacCubbin: Okay.
Joani MacCubbin: And you're done.
Tom MacCubbin: We could've put tulips.
Joani MacCubbin: Those are crocus, yes.
Tom MacCubbin: Crocus, you got tulips down there.
Joani MacCubbin: Yes, and we had -- you could even have just tulips or you can just add a few here and there. And you've got a pretty good --
Tom MacCubbin: We've got too many flowers, I mean I have seen some of these.
Joani MacCubbin: Well.
Tom MacCubbin: Oh, you can't get too many flowers.
Joani MacCubbin: Well, as long -- what I think is, if the colors are in the same area like all purple or something close to purple, I don't think red will look pretty on this.
Tom MacCubbin: I mean that's all around just to hang it up.
Joani MacCubbin: Yes.
Tom MacCubbin: Now, you've already got one hanging over here, with one of our favorite flowers little hard to grow in Florida.
Joani MacCubbin: The dogwood yes, but we have one in bloom.
Tom MacCubbin: Yeah, we do.
Joani MacCubbin: And then, it's all done. You see this, the flowers are only on half this wreath. So we just apply the bow, and we're done.
Tom MacCubbin: Okay. I think -- where you want the bow, over here?
Joani MacCubbin: Right there, it would be perfect.
Tom MacCubbin: Okay, we just bring it in. And I guess we got to tie.
Joani MacCubbin: And we'll tie in the back.
Tom MacCubbin: And that one hangs down in the front there.
Joani MacCubbin: Right.
Tom MacCubbin: Something like that and probably need your touch to finish off. Yeah they're okay?
Joani MacCubbin: Perfect, looks lovely. Good job.
Tom MacCubbin: So, it's pretty easy to build a wreath. Just for your front door.
Joani MacCubbin: Hey, why do we sitting here relaxing. Get back and start your weeding.
Tom MacCubbin: That's what I'm doing, relaxing. That's all for now. Join us next time for hisandhersgardening.com.