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

Measure and mark dowels at 10 inch increments. You will need fifteen 10 inch dowels of them to complete one snowflake.

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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

Using a mini hack saw, cut dowels to size.

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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

Arrange three dowels so that each “slice” is equal. Using hot glue, attach the dowels to one another in this position. This is the center of the 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

Building off the center of the snowflake, place a bead of hot glue at the end of two adjacent dowels, then add two more dowels, angling them toward one another. Use hot glue to connect them into a point. Repeat around the center of the snowflake until you have 6 points.

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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

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

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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

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

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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

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

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Flynnside Out Productions

Finish

Hang from your porch using removable hooks.

DIY Rosemary Snowflakes

DIY Rosemary Snowflakes

Hang these elegant rosemary snowflakes for gorgeous fragrance and a soft glow in any holiday setting.

Photo by: Flynnside Out Productions

Flynnside Out Productions

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