ISSUE 101  |  Deck the Halls

DIY Video: A Scandi-Inspired Holiday Wreath

December 06, 2013 4:00 PM

BY Alexa Hotz

I’ve been noticing delicate Scandinavian holiday wreaths floating around lately; last week I said to myself, “Enough is enough, I’m making one.”

All you need for this wreath are a few materials from the hardware store (see our sources below) and a few sprigs of greenery. You might even consider adding a clip-on taper candle holder in the center, and if you do, I suggest these traditional Silver Candle Holders (10 for $12.99 from Bestemors).

Want to give it a try? See my DIY video below for step-by-step instructions (you’ll need to source the materials outlined below).


Above: The finished wreath, hanging on the wall of my SF apartment.

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Above: The bay leaves are punctuated with deep blue privet berries.

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Above: Wrapping small bunches of bay leaves with thin silver wire.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

Looking for a garland to go with that wreath? Find it along with 18 other Gardening and DIY Videos.

For more holiday DIY videos, see “DIY Video: Easy Holiday Garland.”

N.B. This is an update of a post that originally published on December 10, 2012.