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How to make your own fall wreath

The top 10 evergreen Christmas wreaths that will last longer

What is your favorite part when it comes to Christmas decorating? Is it decorating the Christmas tree? Making your own wreath? Putting together a beautiful table setting? Making great food for the whole family? While it is always tempting to get a gorgeous wreath from The White Company or John Lewis, if I have the time, I will make my own. Making your own wreath is a welcoming break in the frenzy that leads to Christmas. Whether you need to go to your local garden center, Sunday market or in the forest, time outside focusing on creating something pretty, will be time well-spent. And like these simple, minimalist wreaths, they don’t have to be big to be beautiful.Now that we live 10 minutes away from a beautiful national forest, I take pleasure in going for a walk, pick up branches and make our own wreath. So armed with my Orla Kiely secateurs and a pair of gumboots, I went for a walk in the forest over the weekend to cut some branches to make my first wreath of the …

10 jolies, naturelles couronnes de Noël à faire

10 beautiful, inspiring Christmas wreaths to make

I’ve always loved Christmas wreaths and today is just about inspiring you to make your own Christmas wreaths. I know it may be a bit early for some, to start thinking about Christmas. However, as per my post from yesterday, I want to re-focus on things that provide us with a great deal of happiness and peace. I’m talking about doing things that are good for our body and for our soul. For some of you, me-time will be a warm bath and lounge around in your gorgeous Hush pyjamas. Personally, when I find the time, I find it very calming to make things while listening to the radio or baking a gluten-free banana cake for Mila or doing some DIY. Whatever I chose to do, usually provides me with a great sense of achievement. So, there are two things I really would like to make before the end of the year: 1) a beautiful wreath inspired by nature, 2) some scented candles… I love scented candles. Making some to give to the people I love, has been on my to-do list for a …

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Festive touches from nature

Now that the craziness of black Friday and Cyber Monday is over (I got some real good bargains & I hope you did too), I’m back thinking about Christmas decorations. Mila has already decorated the Christmas tree in France and I’m waiting for her to arrive on 22nd so we can decorate the one in London.  I’m very much looking forward to the holiday and have a nice break with the people I love. In the meantime, here are some holiday festive decorations using what nature has to offer. I find these simple wreaths very soothing, what do you think?