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DIY – Make your own Christmas wreath

DIY – Make your own Christmas wreath

Posted by Escape and co. | 14th December 2016 | Inspirations
DIY Christmas Wreath

Your apartment is too small to have a Christmas tree? Or you just love Christmas wreath like we do? Here is a great step-by-step tutorial from the famous florist Philippa Craddock.

What you’ll need

  • Wreath ring
  • Scissors
  • Green twine
  • Florist wire
  • Moss
  • Textured foliage: spruce, ivory, evergreen oak and buxus
  • Christmas decorations: fir cones, Christmas baubles, dried oranges and cinnamon sticks

You may also add anything you like.

Instructions

1.Place all your necessary equipment on the table.

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2.Take a few handfuls of the moss and place them on top of the wreath ring and secure them tightly with the twine.

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3.Continue until the whole wreath ring is entirely covered with an equal amount of moss all the way around.

Finish with a loop of the green twine on the reverse, ready to hang on your front door.

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4.Take small bunches of the foliage, mixing them up as you go, and attach these to the moss base using the green twine, overlapping as you go to avoid gaps.

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5.Continue until all the moss is covered with foliage and check your design to make sure you have an even shape.

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6.Bundle cinnamon sticks together with wire, finish with ribbon and attach these with equal spacing to the wreath using the floristry wire.

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7.Continue decorating your wreath and secure floristry wire to each decoration. Place the wire directly through the foliage and moss, out the other side, bend and return back through to hide the ends. Et voila!

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Tutorial by Philippa Craddock / Carousel Photo credits: Pinterest

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