Category Archives: Wreath making

Autumn Garden Gifts

Gardens are generous and never stop giving, even as their brilliant summer colors and fragrances fade. Something is always beckoning to be harvested, salvaged and used. It’s time to gather armloads and basketfuls of garden materials–pods, seeds, twigs, pine cones, … Continue reading

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Wreaths from Garden and Roadside

Oh, did the barn smell delicious from the bay leaves we used on Pat’s and my annual wreath-making day. The air was permeated with the pungent aroma of the bay, especially after it warmed up a bit and the fragrance … Continue reading

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Wreath-Design Demo

Two weeks ago, it was writing lessons for third graders; last week, it was a wreath-making demo for the Oakmont Garden Club. I don’t know who had more fun–them or me? The garden clubbers didn’t believe me when I said … Continue reading

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Wreath Wrangling Time

Wreaths are a creative and beautiful any-time-of-year decoration, but now is the time to think about making them. Certainly, you ought to have been collecting and drying your materials.  And soon, on my website, http://www.sandybakerwriter.com, you will find a big page … Continue reading

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Collect Now for Making Wreaths Later

If you’d love to make a wreath for your front door (or any room in your home, for that matter), now is the time to begin collecting materials from your garden and the roadsides. Dried flowers and weeds look very … Continue reading

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