Enjoying christmas time with self-made advent wreaths

Shine a Candle!

Every year, we rack our brains trying to find the right Christmas decoration for our home. This is why Tell It’s Green is presenting unique and beautifully self-made advent wreaths.
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All You Need is Nature

Christmas time can be stressful. Not only Christmas shopping has to be done but also the home decorations. This goes from advent wreaths to glazing the Christmas cookies. Do you want your advent wreath to be unique and stylish? No problem, thanks to materials from Mother Nature. Straw, bark, fruits and grass can help create an individual wreath. It won‘t even be hard to abstain from glitter, plastics and filling, for which the environment will be thankful. For example, this cuddly advent wreath looks warm and comfortable. All you need is stray wreath, a little yarn, four candles and wooden figures. If you are more into minimalistic designs but don‘t have the time to create one yourself, you will find the paper wreath donut natural by Krools helpful. This eco-friendly wreath made of recycled cardboard, paper, glass and wood serves as a comfortable living accessory even after the holidays.

The Advent Tree Trunk  

DIY-professionals and those who want to become one can work on the “advent tree trunk” wreath All you need to do is find a 50cm long and 10cm thick tree trunk during your next walk through the forest. Once you get home, put the trunk is a position in which it won‘t bounce up and down. Now you can measure 7cm from both ends of the trunk and mark them. In the next step, divide the middle part into three equal pieces and mark the points for the drill. Take a small drill (two cm-caliber) and make four holes for the candles into the trunk. Almost done! Wrap about three meters of cord across the bottom and the top of the tree trunk and knot the ends of the cord. Finally, you just have to place the tea candle glasses or candleholders in the holes and your advent tree trunk is ready. Now there is nothing standing in the way of a merry Christmas. You can find further instructions on how to create your own advent wreath here

29.11.2013 · 18:19 · Author: Nadine Mittag (translated by Sandra Redlich) · Category: Living
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