DIY: Make a Christmas Rose Wreath
Christmas Rose Wreath
This wreath works as a candle ring too. Place a
small plate on your table and then set the wreath on top of it -Fluff the
wreath outer edges down toward the tabletop. Fill the center with pillar
candles of different sizes. This is an easy wreath decoration
We used a cedar wreath for this project. The longer
the stems the more formal the wreath will look. You can add long-needled pine
sprigs to an artificial wreath to get this look.
It is easier to see your work if you hang the
wreath up in front of you (rather than working on a table).
||Cut your stems to measure
3" long. Separate the stems from the miniature white rose
bouquet and cut each.
Lay all your flowers out in groups.
||Place your roses around
the wreath in the pattern shown in the illustration. Scatter
your gypsophila around the wreath until you get the look you
Hint: Your three larger
white roses should be evenly spaced. Surround your larger white
roses with the smaller red rose buds. Place a few rose buds on the
Glue your roses and gypsophila
onto the artificial wreath. Let dry overnight
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Make a floral bow
(see instructions on making a floral bow). Be sure to clip your
ribbons tails in a "v". Place it in the upper right
edge of the wreath (as shown in photo)
For fire safety reasons
"Do not add the ribbon to the wreath if you are using it as a