Jane Cumberbatch from Pure Style shows us how to transform rosemary sprigs into a festive wreath
I'm using sprigs of rosemary from the garden because I love its herby smell. Other evergreens like ivy and yew, are good too. If you haven't got any outside space, look for winter greenery on a walk in the park or the countryside.
What you need:
● A good handful of rosemary
● 120cm of garden wire
Cut the wire with pliers to 120cm long. Bend the wire in half, and twist the ends together to make a circle. Continue to wind the ends of the wire upon itself to secure the circle.
Weave sprigs of rosemary between the wire until covered.
Tie three or four pieces of string to hold the stems in place. I like hairy gardener's string the best because it looks natural.
Add the finishing touch: a bow of gingham ribbon. Alternatively nice piece of velvet ribbon or white linen tape will also look good.
Put the wreath wherever you want a festive touch: like a mantelpiece or shelf, or even on the Christmas table as a pretty decoration.
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