Colonial Williamsburg Wreaths

Colonial Williamsburg Wreaths

Over the Thanksgiving Holiday I had the pleasure of meeting my good friend Grace for lunch in Colonial Williamsburg.  We had lunch, we drank some wine, and we spent  time walking through the main street of Colonial Williamsburg and enjoying the beautiful Colonial Williamsburg wreaths. With previous discussions about how these are made and the materials that are used, we were very excited to see these beautiful wreaths made with live or dried materials. These wreaths and swags are absolutely beautiful.  I was expecting to see the citrus, apples, and pineapples but I was intrigued with the pomegranates, dried okra, oyster shells, feathers and unique preserved materials.  I hope you find these images as inspiring as I do! Last but not least, I think this is a great “gardeners” wreath.  … Read Full Post
How to Make an Air Plant Wreath

How to Make an Air Plant Wreath

Yesterday I had the pleasure of teaching a class to a great group of folks where we made beautiful moss and air plant wreaths.  I promised to get the easy directions posted today, and as you will see, the creativity in this group of folks was amazing!  I was blown away by all of the different looks they were able to create with the same supplies. This article will teach you how to make an air plant wreath to impress your family and friends anytime of year.     The supplies needed include: 14″ grapevine wreath (any size would work!) 3 air plants. Ours were Tillandsia argentea, T. harrisii, and T. ionantha. Mixed moss pack from Quality Growers Moss Collection. Included lichens, sheet moss, and two different colors of reindeer moss.… Read Full Post
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