Create a Wreath With Fresh Herbs
Wreath designer Judy Nelson of Herbal Creations shows how to make a wreath with fresh herbs. Hang the finished, fragrant product in your kitchen, or give it as a gift.
straw wreath base or other type and shape of choice
fresh rosemary sprigs, cut to 6 or 8 inches in length
any of the following to add color: cranberries, pepper berries, dried peppers, edible flowers (dried with silica gel to retain color)
- Bunch together several sprigs of rosemary and attach them together with floral wire. (The sprigs should all be facing the same direction.)
- Wrap the bunches around the wreath base with floral wire. Continue wrapping around the wreath until the entire wreath is covered with rosemary.
- Attach cranberries or other colorful herbs of your choice to the rosemary with a hot-glue gun. Let dry.