Saturday, 17 December 2011

My wreath on a Budget.

I have a friend Gill, who is an artist with flowers. Every year she helps me make a wreath for Christmas. We sit in her cellar, where she works, drinking hot soup and chatting about how another year has passed making our decorations.  It is one of the loveliest days before Christmas, and I treasure it. 

Up until this year I use fresh roses .. as you can see from last years video .. but this year I’m on a budget so I’ve used Hydrangea’s instead.  Its so beautiful .. even if I do say so myself !

This is the cost breakdown:

Oasis Circle £4
5 x hydreagea’s @ £1.50 each  £7.50
Fresh miniature roses £3.49
Greenery from the garden

Total Cost


  1. I love hydrangeas--what a beautiful wreath! No one would know it's a "budget wreath."

  2. Its absolutely beautiful Vanessa.

  3. How beautiful, what a marvellous selection of flowers.

  4. That is the best wreath I've seen this year - it's absolutely splendid.

  5. I'd never thought of putting hydrangeas on my wreath - yours is really beautiful.

  6. Imagine walking up to your door and seeing this glorious wreath. I would hope you would take a long time to open the door so I could soak in the beauty!

  7. How stunning!!!

  8. What a beautiful wreath, and I love your front door too. Sounds like you had a lovely relaxing afternoon.


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