30 December 2013

my homemade christmas wreaths

Hello, I hope you all had a lovely Christmas and are perhaps still enjoying a bit of a break. My intention was to post these before Christmas, to link up with Lou and her nature in the home series, but the build up to Christmas proved a busy one and today is the first chance I've had to take the pictures from the camera and post them here. I made two wreaths this year, one to hang above our hearth and the other for mum and dad's front door. I'm really pleased with how they turned out and proud too that everything in these wreaths came from our own garden, nothing bought other than the metal rings from which they hang. I padded the backs with moss I pulled from the lawn, and then made umpteen little bunches of greenery to cover the fronts, adding the poppy heads I collected at the end of summer for a finishing touch.