Photography: Matthew Williams

Source: Martha Stewart Living, December 2013

Introduction

Sources

Floracraft straw wreath, 18", $5.50, joann.com
Silver pick floral pins, $2.50 for 50, joann.com
Gelato wire-edged craft ribbon, by Offray, 1 1/2", in Lemon Grass, $16 for 25 yd., ribbonlady.com

materials

  • 2 spools wire-edged ribbon

  • Straw wreath form

  • Floral U pins

  • Floral wire

steps

  1. Wrap ribbon around wreath form until straw is completely covered. Secure ends with U pins.

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  2. Make bows: Cut ribbon into 40-inch pieces (we used about 23). Create 5 loops and cinch base with floral wire. Splay out loops.

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  3. Attach bows to wreath form with U pins. (Each pin should straddle base of bow.)

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