Wintry Eucalyptus Wreath

Wintry Eucalyptus Wreath

The invigorating fragrance of eucalyptus makes this wreath an aromatic delight for the December holidays.
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Materials

  • 16"- diameter wire ring base
  • Green reel (rose) wire
  • Wire scissors
  • Hot-glue gun (low temperature) & glue sticks
  • Pruning sheers
  • 5 eucalyptus branches, about 30" tall
  • 2 handfuls dried Pyracanthus berries on branches
  • 8 walnuts (in the shell)
  • 8 almonds (in the shell)
  • 8-16 short cinnamon sticks

Instructions

step 1Cut branches of eucalyptus into a five-inch pieces using pruning sheers.
step 2Using wire scissors, cut pieces of wire and attach the branches individually onto the wire ring base.
step 3Using the hot-glue gun and/or glue sticks, glue the cinnamon sticks first, using them to indicate where you want to place your clusters.
step 4Glue the nuts around each cinnamon stick.
step 5Cut the pyracanthus berries into stems about two inches long and wire them into small bunches. Glue the berries onto the leaves.
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12/5/2012 , 
s  b.
Sheers or should that be shears?
11/13/2012 , 
Marie  L.
I would like to enjoy it inside.
11/11/2010 , 
Debbie  Y.
I have an eucalyptus tree and this is a great idea on how to enjoy it inside- Thanks!
11/3/2010 , 
Heather  Y.
Where do you find the eucalyptus branches?
12/2/2009 , 
Judy  I.
Where do you find the eucalyptus branches? I'm in the Seattle area. And the berry's? ? ???
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