How to Make Hanging Rosemary-Wrapped Snowflakes

Hang these elegant rosemary snowflakes inside or outside for gorgeous fragrance and a soft glow all season long.

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Rosemary-covered dowel rods make charming snowflakes to hang outdoors.

Materials Needed

  • 1/2-inch square dowels
  • hot glue gun
  • hot glue sticks
  • rosemary sprigs
  • green floral wire
  • battery-operated string lights
  • small hack saw
  • ruler
  • pencil
  • scissors
  • pliers
  • jute twine

Measure and Mark Dowels 

Measure and mark dowels at 10-inch increments. Note: You will need 15 10-inch dowels to complete one snowflake.

Step 1: Measure & Mark Dowels

Step 1: Measure & Mark Dowels

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Flynnside Out Productions

Cut Dowels

Use a small hack saw to cut dowels to size.

Step 2: Cut Dowels

Step 2: Cut Dowels

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Flynnside Out Productions

Assemble Center of Snowflake

Arrange three dowels so each "slice" is equal. Using a hot glue gun, attach the dowels to one another in this position. This is the center of the snowflake.

Step 3: Assemble Center of Snowflake

Step 3: Assemble Center of Snowflake

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Flynnside Out Productions

Add Points of Snowflake

Building off the center of the snowflake, place a bead of glue at the end of two adjacent dowels. Then add two more dowels, angling them toward one another. Use glue to connect them at a point.  Repeat around the center of the snowflake until you have six points.

Step 4: Add Points of Snowflake

Step 4: Add Points of Snowflake

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Flynnside Out Productions

Add Rosemary Sprigs

Fasten rosemary sprigs to the frame (front and back) using green floral wire. 

Step 5: Add Rosemary Sprigs

Step 5: Add Rosemary Sprigs

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Flynnside Out Productions

Add Lights

Layer the battery-powered string lights into the rosemary sprigs, securing them with floral wire.

Step 6: Add Lights

Step 6: Add Lights

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Flynnside Out Productions

Add Twine Hanger

Loop a piece of twine at the top of the snowflake to create a hanger.

Step 7: Add Twine Hanger

Step 7: Add Twine Hanger

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Flynnside Out Productions

Finish

Hang from your porch using removable hooks.

DIY Rosemary Snowflakes

DIY Rosemary Snowflakes

Photo by: Flynnside Out Productions

Flynnside Out Productions

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