Tools and 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
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.
2. Add another sprig bundle and amaryllis bloom below first additions, overlapping slightly and securing with wire. Repeat until wreath form is covered.
Silk amaryllis: 29-inch-tall large red with 3 blooms, $9.99 each, from Save-on-Crafts.com, 831-768-8428.
Ribbon: 50-mm-wide double-faced velveteen in Red (No. 4643; color No. 1), $39.05 per yd., from Mokuba New York, 212-869-8900.
24-inch double-rail wreath ring, $4.95, from MaineWreathCo.com, 877-846-3797.