Finally we get to light candles and decorate before advent and christmas. A welcoming wreath on the door makes both you and the guests happy. Gardeners Bosse Rappne provide tips on how you can easily make a beautiful wreath for the door or table.Advents - and christmas wreath
Now comes the cold and the darkness, but also light , as the tour is. It is finally adventstider and we will decorate and light candles. And imagine what a nice to welcome guests to the glöggminglet with a wreath on the door. Bosse Rappne, gardener at Ulriksdals castle garden, shows you how to easily bind your very own wreath.
– Yes, adventstider is the kranstider. I'll show how to bind a garland on a regular halmstomme, " says Bosse Rappne and picks up the carcass, a couple of sprigs of fir, hönsfot (tuja), some dried hortensiablommor and small cones.
– Use the stuff that is not barrar so much, do not take juniper or common fir, then there is the risk that all the needles fall off, " says Bosse Rappne. I start by cutting everything down into smaller pieces so they can easily be bind into the wreath.
, you Should bind a small, dense and compact crown, cut twigs into small pieces, 5 to 10 centimeters about, you want to make a larger wreath, you let twigs be longer, then you want like that they stand out a bit and becomes bushy and fine.
– most of It on the branch going to use so it will be not very much wastage, " says Bosse Rappne. This is spoltråd, a thin, strong and lättböjlig steel wire which is good to tie with. So we draw a few laps around the around the halmstommen, it is important that it is fixed. Then it is just to start the bind.
wreath hanging on a door, it is good to do the one-sided, that is to say that you only bind the material on one side so it is flat on the other side.Photo: Björn LindahlBosse Rappne give their best tips to tie a nice christmas wreath.