Create a Wreath With Fresh Herbs
Make a decorative, fragrant accent for your kitchen 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.
How to Make a Living Wreath
A wreath can be made from more than just dried flowers and ribbons. Try living plant materials to freshen your decor.
How to Make a Fresh Magnolia Wreath
Holiday decor is simple and inexpensive when it's collected from your own backyard. Gather magnolia leaves to create a fresh take on a traditional Christmas wreath.
Make a Living Wreath for Spring
Living wreaths make for a beautiful and unique look both indoors and out. Use moss, succulents and potting soil to create a natural, spring-inspired wreath just in time for Easter.
Apple Holiday Wreath
Combine green apples, plywood and greenery for a beautiful outdoor holiday decoration.
Grapevine and Evergreen Holiday Wreath
Create a festive holiday wreath of grapevine and evergreen for welcoming guests to your home.
How to Make a Boxwood Christmas Wreath
Why settle for plastic evergreen wreaths or natural greens that will dry out in a few weeks? Make a preserved boxwood wreath that will keep its good looks throughout the holidays and beyond.
Square Feathered Holiday Wreath
Add a non-traditional touch to your holiday decorations by creating your own square wreath covered in pheasant and brightly colored feathers.
Make a Dried Leaf Christmas Wreath
Dressing your front door with a wreath at Christmas time helps to create a wonderfully warm, festive welcome to the outside of your home. Collect fallen leaves and seed heads in the fall and turn them into this stunning arrangement.
How to Make a Moss and Cranberry Holiday Wreath
Bring a natural element to your holiday decor with this simple and sophisticated wreath. Its versatile design works as a traditional door wreath or as part of a Christmas centerpiece.
Make a Fiesta Flower Wreath
Who says wreaths have to be lush with evergreen leaves? For a fiesta-inspired party, take a trip south of the border by creating a colorful wreath using bright and festive paper flowers.
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