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Posted by on Oct 28, 2015 in Holiday Blog, Homes for the Holidays | 0 comments

Ideas for Seasonal Wreaths and How to Make Your Own

Holiday wreaths are a great way to celebrate the season and they you can buy or make stunning decorations with (optional) fragrant scents. Fresh greenery wreaths not only look beautiful, but they scent the air around them. Pine boughs, ivy, and ferns are a few types of fresh greenery that you can use to make wreaths.

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Save On Crafts has good DYI information about basic wreath designs, floral wreaths, and instructions in their “How to Make a Wreath” section. They also sell wreath making supplies, frames and forms.

Image Source:  Save On Craft

Image Source: Save On Craft

Martha Stewart has 35 holiday wreath ideas. This fragrant wreath doubles as a source for dried herbs that you can use in cooking after the holidays.

Image Source: Martha Stewart

Image Source: Martha Stewart

Cork wreaths are fun to make, especially collecting the corks! Corks make a durable and festive wreath that lasts year-round. This blog post on Taste N Trip shows how to make one with a straw wreath, floral picks, corks, and a bow.

Image Source: Gary Coon

Image Source: Gary Coon

More wine cork creations are on Pinterest.
Better Homes & Gardens has Christmas wreath ideas that blend traditional with creative to make beautiful wreaths for your front door or inside your home. The colorful fall wreath made with (or inspired by) bittersweet, cornhusks, apples, twigs, and other natural adornments is perfect for welcoming the Fall season.

Image Source: Better Homes & Gardens

Image Source: Better Homes & Gardens

Door Wreaths at The Wreath Depot features hundreds of wreaths for sale. Their Manchester Decorated Silk Christmas Door Wreath is a festive holiday arrangement that blends Christmas spirit with winter design. Contrasting holiday ornaments and presents, colorful ribbon, silk evergreens, and artificial berry clusters are arranged together in a luxury silk wreath that can be displayed for the winter months.

Image Source: Wreath Depot

Image Source: Wreath Depot

Jackson Perkins has fresh evergreen wreaths, a time-honored symbol of the holidays. They have an invigorating, woodsy fragrance and rustic appearance. The circular shape and evergreen foliage represent eternal life, although you’ll probably need some pine scent spray if you use them again next year.

Image Source: Jackson & Perkins

Image Source: Jackson & Perkins

Don’t worry, if you’re not the creative type and this post has you thinking about shopping for holiday decorations, then plan to visit our Red Barn Holiday Boutique. The boutique will be open from 10:00 am until 5:00 pm at the historic Adolfo Camarillo Ranch barn on Sunday, December 13th.

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