The Ninth Day of Christmas: Fresh Rosemary Wreath


Hello again, I'm so glad you have been stopping by!  The Ninth Day will be a fragrant one--there is nothing like the scent of fresh Rosemary!  I recently made some wreaths with this aromatic herb. Here's how:  First, you will need plenty of fresh Rosemary..  I cut mine and kept it in water for a few days before assembling the wreath.


Fresh rosemary wreath tutorial
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I used a simple wire form and began threading the Rosemary between the spaces and attaching it with thin floral wire, as needed.  It took some time, but went from looking like this....


Fresh rosemary wreath tutorial


to this....



Fresh rosemary wreath tutorial


...and finally, this! I used more small pieces of wire to fasten a few unruly stems to the frame and trimmed the wayward sprigs.  For the most part, I kept its natural twists and turns and then added a burlap bowHave you made natural wreaths?  I would love to see yours!


Fresh rosemary wreath tutorial


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Fresh rosemary wreath tutorial


4 comments:

  1. Oooh - I love the smell of Rosemary. I wish I had a big bush of it to make a wreath! Audrey sent me. :)

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  2. Audrey is a new and very thoughtful friend! So glad she got us connected & thanks for sharing!

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  3. mmmmmm this would smell so good! what a great idea and so easy to do! Thanks for sharing at the Christmas in July party!

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  4. I love the smell of rosemary SO MUCH - it's also one of my favorite herbs to cook with. What a great idea - thanks for sharing this, I may try it this Christmas (if I can keep my rosemary alive until then!) :)

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