Hey! Erin right here with one other Scandinavian-impressed undertaking for you as our December days proceed to shorten. Impressed by the Santa Lucia candle crown custom, the candle wreath nods to the Swedish custom giving off a heat glow a midst darkish Winter nights. The wreath’s easy brass ring units the framework for a contemporary eucalyptus wreath that smells a-maz-ing! Make one in your window and convey a contact of Scandinavian custom into your house this winter.
What You’ll Want:
- 12″ diameter Brass ring
- Clip-on gold candle holders
- Mini candle for holder
- Recent seeded eucalyptus branches
- Brass floral wire
- 12″ Lengthy piece of leather-based shoestring
Reduce the seeded eucalyptus into smaller sprigs with one to 2 small “branches” per piece.
Minimize a number of 2-three inch lengthy items of floral wire with scissors.
Subsequent connect the eucalyptus sprigs to the decrease half of the brass ring. Begin on the backside middle of the ring, fasten every sprig with two items of floral wire (one to the bottom of the sprig, and one in the direction of the highest) in order that the stems on all sides of the ring level in the direction of the center.
Work your means up attaching sprigs till you attain midway up all sides of the ring. The underside half ought to be filled with eucalyptus. Attempt to stability the focus of leaves and seeds.
Place the candle within the clip candle holder.
Flip the wreath over and clip the candle to the underside middle. You’ll clip over each the brass ring and the eucalyptus branches. Clipping round every thing will assist maintain it secure and in place.
Flip the wreath again over so it’s dealing with upward. Reduce a bit of leather-based string roughly eleven-12″ lengthy, and tie every finish to the highest aspect of the ring. Grasp on the window and luxuriate in!
Word: I’ve lit the candle for temporary durations, however please discover the wreath’s candle is far more of an ornamental element to the wreath’s general Nordic design. In the event you do mild the candle, watch it rigorously. If left unattended it could possibly be a harmful hearth hazard.