A twiggy base is a great starting point for a festive, rustic design
Twist together waxy-leaved evergreens, berried shrubs or dried winter stems - frosted pine cones, hips, twigs and catkins - that will last outside and without water for several weeks. Finish with a frosting of snow spray.
Small twig lattice circle (40cm), £15.28, The Festive Dresser. Ribbon, £1.30/m, V V Rouleaux. Florist's wire, Florist Supplies UK. Snow spray, £1.50, The Christmas Shop. Foliage: Scot's pine, yew, rosehips, traveller's joy, pine cones, alder cones, catkins and lichen-covered twigs
Styling: Ben Kendrick with Caroline Reeves and Laura Vine. Photos: Claire Richardson