Photography: Anna Williams

Source: Martha Stewart Living, December 2013

Introduction

Sources

Wreath form, 18", $3.50, mainewreathco.com
Wood floral picks, $3 for 90, save-on-crafts.com
Floral wire, 26 gauge, in Paddle Green, $2; save-on-crafts.com
Colortool spray, by Design Master, in Silver and Brilliant Gold, $6.50, michaels.com

materials

  • Gold and silver floral spray paint

  • Bay sprigs and eucalyptus leaves

  • Bolt cutters

  • Metal wreath form

  • Floral wire

  • Wire cutters

  • Ball picks

  • Floral picks

  • Glue

steps

  1. Spray-paint sprigs of bay or eucalyptus gold and silver; let dry.

  2. With bolt cutters, remove portion of wreath form and close off ends with wire, as shown.

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  3. Wire together 5 or so bay sprigs and attach to wreath form. Repeat, working from top toward bottom center.

  4. Wire together gold and silver sprigs and attach to wreath form at bottom center.

  5. Wire ball picks to floral picks and place in wreath. Glue to secure, if needed.

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