ISSUE 103  |  Homeward Bound

DIY: Sarah’s Cardoon Swag

December 18, 2013 8:00 PM

BY Sarah Lonsdale

At our recent Remodelista Dinner, our friend Louesa Roebuck decorated the dining table with cardoon thistles. I loved the furry burrs so much, I took several home with me. This year, instead of making a wreath for the door, I strung several cardoons together and tied a bell to the bottom for an instant festive note.

Photography by Emily Johnston Anderson for Remodelista.



Above: The cardoons are easily strung together with twine, using a large sewing needle.

This is a rerun of a post that originally published on December 20, 2012.

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