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DIY Eucalyptus Olive & Floral Wreath

Our backyard is filled with trees. Landscape design is one of Nick’s many passions and I tease and call him Johnny Appleseed because he will show up with random trees and plant them on any given day. I never know what to expect, that man keeps me on my toes. We have a ton of citrus, eucalyptus and he just planted ones where the leaves change colors because I miss living in a place that has Fall. We have a ton more but there is no way I could name them all. Anyhow, I love it because we have so many trees that I use for projects at home, table design, and entertaining. I wanted a wreath for our home and decided to head to the backyard with my clippers!

Materials:
Eucalyptus Trimmings
Olive Tree Trimmings
Florals (optional)
Floral Tape
Wreath Frame (I used an embroidery hoop because it is what I had at home or you can use a metal wreath frame)
Floral Scissors/Clippers

I wanted a wild look, so there really was not much method to creating the wreath. I would add clippings, look back and decide where I wanted more. The flowers were leftover from my milk bath maternity shoot (that I cannot wait to see!) and we were lucky to have some peonies!

The flowers will not last in the wreath but I figure I can replace the flowers as they wilt with any floral I have at home. Or it looks quite beautiful with just the eucalyptus and olive branches minus the flower accents:

Maybe I can add some cranberries with pins to it? So many options to play around with! Dried fruit?Ooohhh, maybe I will make more…

Happy foraging and Happy Thanksgiving!!

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  1. John Hartil

    November 21st, 2017 at 4:08 am

    It looks most attractive

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