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Dried Herb Wreath

Enjoy the long-lasting scent of dried herb wreaths you can make from your garden's bounty.

What You Need:

  • Straw wreath base
  • Dried herbs
  • Dried fruits, whole spices (optional)
  • U-shape floral pins, green floral wire
  • Glue gun, glue sticks

Instructions:

Dried Herb Wreath

1. Create this wreath by using U-shape floral pins or hot glue to secure dried fruit, whole spices, and bay leaves to a straw wreath base.

2. Add small bundles of herbs by wrapping them with wire, leaving a 2-inch tail of wire to slip into the wreath.

Drying Herbs

Drying Herbs

Hang bunches of herbs to dry for use later in a variety of projects, such as wreaths or culinary blends. To preserve their fragrance and color, hang bunches upside down in a warm, dry, and airy place away from light and heat. Use bunches of marjoram, tansy, artemisia, sage, and lavender, along with roses and statice, as rustic decor.

Welcome Wreath

Welcome Wreath

Use a variety of colorful dried herbs and flowers to create a welcoming wreath. Here, chive blossoms, sage, artemisia, yarrow, and spikes of lavender encircle a wreath. Indoors, hang wreaths away from light and heat to preserve their colors. Avoid hanging a delicate wreath where it might be bumped, banged, and damaged.

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