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How to Make a Rosemary Wreath

Lucy Mercer
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Duration: 1 hour


Decorate a door, wall or staircase this holiday season with a simple wreath crafted from stems of rosemary wrapped around a surprising metal base.

We used a hose clamp designed for plumbing repairs, but it’s sturdy, stainless, inexpensive and sized right for this project.

Photos by Laura Mercer

Step 1

For this wreath, you will need trimmings from a rosemary plant. Assemble cable ties and hose clamps. Floral wire is handy for finishing the wreath.

Step 2

Begin by attaching a rosemary branch to the clamp with a cable tie, pulling the tie snugly. Keep the base of the cable tie on the back of the frame, hiding it from view.

Working around the clamp, add more branches, overlapping as you go. Trim the ends of the cable ties.

Switch to floral wire for the final layer of rosemary for a full look. 

Step 3

Attach wreaths with cable ties, then finish with pretty red satin ribbons. For a rustic look, use jute twine or raffia.

Step 4

This wreath project comes together quickly enough that you can make several in varying sizes. Group them together on a wall using Command hooks.

Step 5

Make a vertical arrangement with three wreaths joined together. Add a stocking cap and scarf to complete a snowman look.

Step 6

A row of wreaths magnifies the impact of this easy project. Go fancy or simple with the ribbon and display the wreaths throughout your home.

Find more wreath inspiration: 10 Amazing Wreaths You’ll Want for Your Space.

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