Project

Faux-Amaryllis Wreath

Faux-Amaryllis Wreath

Source: Martha Stewart

Introduction

Sources: Silk amaryllis: 29-inch-tall large red with 3 blooms, from Save-on-Crafts.com, 831-768-8428. Ribbon: 50-mm-wide double-faced velveteen in Red (No. 4643; color No. 1), from Mokuba New York, 212-869-8900. 24-inch double-rail wreath ring, from MaineWreathCo.com, 877-846-3797.

materials

  • Cedar sprigs (from florists or Christmas tree vendors)

  • 22-gauge floral wire

  • 24-inch double-rail wreath form

  • Silk amaryllis blooms (we used 15; cut off stems before using)

  • Wide velveteen ribbon in red

steps

  1. Strip lower portion of cedar sprigs. Take a handful of sprigs, and bind ends to wreath form with wire. Lay an amaryllis bloom on sprigs, and bind to secure.

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  2. Add another sprig bundle and amaryllis bloom below first additions, overlapping slightly and securing with wire. Repeat until wreath form is covered.

  3. Tie a double-loop sash bow, and secure with wire to top of finished wreath. Wreath will last up to 3 weeks. For wreath hanging instructions, click here.

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