Make your own shabby-chic rose wreath!

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dé­cor Add a touch of flo­ral ro­mance to your to make with this charm­ing wreath—it’s easy Kathy us­ing roses and an em­broi­dery hoop! shares the Ran­som of Ade­light­ sim­ple how-to:

You’ll need: 10"-12" em­broi­dery ❏ hoop 27 roses (Kathy used ❏ 15 pink and 12 cream)

❏ Span­ish moss ❏ Flo­ral wire ❏ Hot glue Sheer gold rib­bon ❏

1 Dry your roses! You can tie hang the stems with den­tal floss and them up­side down in a dark, dry place (like the at­tic or a closet) for about two weeks. Or, for a short­cut, dry them in the mi­crowave with Just sil­ica gel (from the crafts store). like set roses in a bowl of the su­gar- gel and mi­crowave un­cov­ered on let sit High for about 2 min­utes. Then can in the bowl of gel overnight. (You also sub­sti­tute mini silk spray roses from the crafts store.) 2 Moss the base! Wrap the moss around the wreath and se­cure with wire. 3 Add rib­bon and roses! glue Us­ing our photo as a guide, hot- bands of rib­bon around the wreath on (bot­tom left and right). Then glue to clus­ters of roses. Glue large bow top of wreath. At­tach wire loop around top of wreath for hang­ing.

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