If you you are someone who takes the minimalist approach and believes that decor should be plain and simple rather than the classic large and brash, then this is for you. As you see from the picture this wreath is both small and beautifully simple so needs few materials for its construction. To find out how you can make this fir wreath read the article below by Franziska Land which I found on the Houzz website.
Using only fresh fir sprigs and wooden balls, this easy-to-make wreath will bring a wonderful festive mood to your homeThe classic Christmas wreath is a full circle of lush foliage, often embellished with pine cones, but although it looks gorgeously festive, in a small, modern home it can seem a little overpowering. So it?s worth looking north for more modest takes ? the Scandinavians are masters of making simplified Christmas decorations using natural colours and only a few materials that are just as good for creating a festive atmosphere.
This easy-to-make modern wreath is inspired by that concept. Whether you hang it on your front door or a wall inside your home, its natural beauty will fill your heart with the spirit of Christmas.Materials
- Fir sprigs
- Steel ring 30cm in diameter
- 9 wooden balls of different sizes (used here: 25mm, 35mm and 45mm in diameter), pierced all the way through
- Nylon string (or florist?s wire)
- Tags (used here: two transparent glass balls)
- Thick yarn
- Buff-coloured thin cardboardIf you plan to cut the sprigs from your garden or the woods, you should definitely wait for the first frost. That?s the only way the needles will remain where they should be ? on the wreath. Instead of fir sprigs, you could use mistletoe or eucalyptus.1 Fix the foliage in place. First, lay out some of the sprigs in a semicircle around the steel ring. You can anchor the sprigs in place with small clamps or bulldog clips, so it will be easier to tie them together later. Trim the sprigs and keep the cut ends at the back to hide them.