Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman
Twist your own Wire Wreath frame
Make two wire circles. One slightly larger than the other.
Bend a length of wire around the outer circle and twist it to tie the wire
Bend the wire into the smaller circle and twist to secure. Bend the wire out to the outer circle and twist. Continue the zig-zag pattern to connect the two circles
Continue to add wire.
The wire wreath frame is done and ready to design with.
Adding Moss or growth medium:
Gather a handful of moss or growth medium and wire it to the frame.
Continue to add growth medium to cover the frame.
The growth medium can be as thin or thick as your design require. A growing wreath of succulents or small plants will need a thicker frame and the binding wire spaced further apart. Also remember to soak the moss or growth medium.
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