Project

Fragrant Wreathes

Fill your home with the sweet smell of bay laurel (or rosemary) with this easy-to-make wreath. And when the holidays are over, don't throw it away: Be sure to wash the wreath well right after you make it so you can remove the dried herbs from the wire frame later for use in cooking.

Fragrant Wreathes
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Source: The Martha Stewart Show, December 2009

materials

  • Clippings of bay laurel or rosemary

  • Wire cutters

  • Clear hair bands

  • 10-inch double-ring wire form

  • 26 gauge green floral wire

  • Pre-cut rose hip and eucalyptus sprays

  • Bow

steps

  1. Make a bundle of bay laurel or rosemary clippings; secure with clear hair band. Attach to wire form with green floral wire. Repeat until entire wire form is covered.

  2. If making a bay laurel wreath, adorn with rose hips; if making a rosemary wreath, adorn with eucalyptus seedpods.

  3. Finish with bow.

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