Wednesday, October 01, 2008

Nothing Fancy Wreath FreeTutorial by Blondie Spence of Vintage Primitives

I thought you might all like to know that Blondie Spence of Vintage Primitives has a wonderful free tutorial on her Vintage Primitives blog about creating a simple Fall wreath.

Here's what Blondie had to say:

Thought I would share with you a plain and simple wreath that takes nothing more than what you may have in your garden.

First you need to gather some elements: grapevine wreath, sweet herbs, string, anything else you like - I had wrapped some Virginia creeper, honeysuckle vine and wisteria vines into wreaths a while back and hung them on the fence to dry and wait for me to get back with them.

I used some sweet annie and artemesia

and I also added some dried okra

I fashioned the sweet annie and the artemesia in opposite sides of the wreath and tied in place. Then I clipped a piece off of a sanservia plant, tucked that in with the okra and oh yes, I also grabbed some more grapevine ivy and tied it all up together.

This is functional; great for outdoors and I will put some ribbon around it another time. Ta Daaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa Smells good and is prim n pretty!

Copyright © 2007 All Rights Reserved - Written By Blondie Spence of Vintage Primitives blog - Blondie is a folk artist, quilter and gardener.

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