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December 19, 2011

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Tips and Ideas For Creating Your Own Wreath

December 19, 2011

Here are a few basic tips and ideas for creating your own wreaths either as a gift to yourself or for a friend.


Keep your eyes open for bargains with possibilities. I always check out the clearance section at various stores for items that can easily be transformed with a few fresh flowers or greens. I purchased this grapevine wreath with silk ivy for $5.00. In order to create a simple fresh holiday wreath, all I had to do was add a few sprigs of white pine, pinecones, and a green grosgrain ribbon. You can use almost any variety of evergreens. Simply insert individual sprigs between the grapevine branches and attach the pinecones and ribbon with wire or hot glue.

Pine Wreath

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