How to Make a Christmas Wreath with Preserved & Dyed Greenery
Time: 15 minutes and 10 seconds
Making Christmas wreaths is a great activity to kick off the festive season. There is a wealth of resources and materials that can be used to create your own unique, personalised wreath.
This lesson covers how to construct a Christmas wreath. This design uses dried, preserved and artificial products to create a unique festive Christmas for the up coming season.
In this lesson, you will learn how to construct the flower arrangement from start to finish. The tutor, Debbie will demonstrate how to make the design, along with top tips on conditioning, construction, storage and fixings.
Disclaimer: Typically dye is added to the glycerine preserving solution to permanently colour plant materials. Be careful of colour transference when handling and placement. It is advised to store indoors or on front door with cover or in a porch.
Find the materials required for this style of arrangement below:
|1||Straw Ring (or alternative)|
|1||roll of twine or binding wire|
|1||pair of sharp scissors|
|1||bunch of Soft Ruscus gold (preserved)|
|1||bunch of Eucalyptus Cinerea (preserved)|
|1||bunch of Eucalyptus Parvifolia Red / Brown (preserved)|
|1||bunch of Eucalyptus Nicholii (preserved)|
|1||pack of Artificial Pears|
|5-6||groups of Cinnamon sticks (with raffia)|
|5-6||Dried Whole green oranges|