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Gold Wreath

Source: Martha Stewart Living, December 2008

materials

  • Faux gold leaves and branches (such as fir or boxwood)

  • 26-gauge gold wire

  • 20-inch wreath form

steps

  1. Cut the faux gold leaves and branches into 4- to 6-inch-long pieces. Make bundles using 1 of each type; bind with gold wire.

  2. Attach 1 end of wire (on spool) to the wreath form. Bind 1 bundle to form with wire (do not cut).

  3. Add another bundle below first, overlapping; bind. Repeat until form is covered. (For a garland, substitute a 1/4-inch-thick rope or cord for form.)

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