How to make a bird-friendly wreath
10-inch-diameter straw wreath base Twigs
Dried seed heads
Fresh berries and flowers
STEP 2 Push 6- to 8-inch branch tips into the outer corners and sides of the wreath base. Place the twigs where they will extend from the base and create perches for birds.
STEP 3 Cover one side of the triangle at a time with plant materials, sliding stem ends into the straw base to anchor and secure them. Needlenose pliers help insert stems.
STEP 1 Bend and press the straw wreath base into a shape that is more triangular and less circular.
STEP 4 Use U-shape florists pins as needed to secure soft stems to the wreath base.
STEP 5 Add plant materials to the other sides of the triangle to complete the wreath.