I love using fresh greenery from our woods to decorate our home at Christmas! Honestly, I love to collect foliage year round when decorating our home! Learn how to make an evergreen wreath to bring in some natural elements to your holiday décor!
When you learn to make your own garland to dress your mantle or an evergreen wreath to adorn your front doors, the natural elements far surpass the store-bought greenery sold at commercial stores.
Adding natural elements to our Christmas décor is one of my favorite ways to decorate for the holidays. We hang these on our iron entry gate, our front porch railings, our front doors, and basically anywhere I can find a place in our home to add some natural Christmas elements.
This process couldn’t be any easier! They look like look like you simply walked out into your yard, filled a basket with fresh clipped branches, and tied them all together?
Well.. that’s pretty much all you do!
Items needed to make an evergreen wreath
Clippings- Cedar, Cyprus, Pine, Fir, Boxwood, Dogwood, etc
How to Make An Evergreen Wreath
Step 1: Separate Branches
Separate your branches into smaller and larger groups. We will begin with the largest.
Step 2: Wrap the branch with wire
Begin by wrapping the wire around the end of the first branch to get started. Do not cut the wire since we will continue with the same piece of wire all the way around.
Step 3: Continue wrapping wire and adding branches
Step 4: Connect to first branch
Step 5: Add clippings to fill out the wreath
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