Make an Easter Willow Wreath

Posted on April 18, 2011 at 7:50 AM

At the Bytown market yesterday afternoon I spotted my favourite vendor selling willow (Salix discolor) branches and, of course, I couldn't resist buying a few. I sometimes just plunk them into one of my old sap buckets and leave it at that. But this year I wanted to create a nice wreath to remind me that spring is not too far away. 

To make the wreath, I simply recycled a twig wreath that I had left over from Christmas and inserted short stems of the willow between the twigs. The wreath will last a long time but keep it out of the sun.

Categories: Wreaths, Nature, Environment

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Reply gebrichi
10:07 AM on October 3, 2011 
Thanks for your support, Hope. The little jug is actually an antique pickle crock that I've had for ages.
Reply Hope Lank
8:07 AM on October 3, 2011 
Hope you continue to bring us more of these wonderful ideas so that we can create from things around the house.
One question were did you get that wonderful little jub with a hanlde.

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