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Dried Bracts Wreath

Once the cotton has been picked from the stem, you're left with these pretty bracts. Fashion them into a rustic round and you're turning debris into décor.

bract wreath

Photography: Gabriela Herman

Source: Martha Stewart

Introduction

 To extend the look beyond a wreath, use bracts in floral arrangements or display them alone in a vase.

materials

  • Grapevine wreath
  • Ten bunches of bracts
  • Floral wire, hot glue, or zip ties

steps

  1. Trim bracts to 4-to-5-inch pieces. Attach to wreath using floral wire, hot glue, or zip ties.

  2. Keep adding bracts until wreath reaches desired size.

  3. Keep adding branches until wreath is covered.

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