Holly Branches! Ilex Holiday Wreath in 4 Steps and 5 Photos from The Wreath Recipe Book
Here's the Ilex Holiday Wreath in 4 Steps and 5 Photos from The Wreath Recipe (Artisan Books, 2014) by Studio Choo Florists Alethea Harampolis and Jill Rizzo.
Finished piece first, then step by step instructions
Ilex Recipe 3: Wreath
4 ilex branches
2 redwood branches
3 holly branches
Honeysuckle wreath frame
1- Start with a loosely woven honeysuckle wreath frame.
2- Tuck in three ilex branches on the top left side of the frame.
3- Place the redwood branches facing in opposite directions on the bottom of the wreath and wire in place.
Tuck the remaining ilex branch into the bottom of the wreath on the right side.
4- Tuck the holly branches into the bottom of the wreath so that they arc out in different directions.
You can judge this book by its cover
(* Excerpted from The Wreath Recipe Book by Alethea Harampolis and Jill Rizzo -Artisan Books, Copyright © 2014- Photographs by Paige Green)