A Christmas wreath fit for a queen! Royal Household Florists Reveal Simple Six Step Tutorial
A Christmas wreath fit for a queen! Florists from Royal Household reveal how to make your own festive door decoration in seven simple steps
- Florists from the Royal Family Florists have revealed how to make a Christmas wreath
- The handy instructional video with moss, pine and berries shared on Instagram
- Method involves seven steps and royal fans called the decoration “beautiful”
Florists at Royal Household have revealed how to make a Christmas wreath fit for a queen in seven simple steps.
take to Instagram, Her Majesty’s florists shared a short video revealing the simple seven-step process using materials such as moss, ivy and cinnamon sticks.
The festive decoration is built on a brass wreath ring, which can be purchased online or at DIY stores, and wrapped in moss before attaching a small selection of pines and berries.
Finally, finishing touches are added, such as dried fruit slices and cinnamon sticks, along with a festive red bow.
Florists at Royal Household have revealed how to make a Christmas wreath fit for a queen in seven simple steps. Pictured, the brass base of the wreath is decorated with moss ‘sausages’ using reel wire
Her Majesty’s florists have shared a short video revealing the simple seven-step process. Pictured, the complete wreath with moss, ivy and cinnamon sticks
HOW TO MAKE A ROYAL CROWN AT HOME IN SEVEN STEPS
- A copper wreath ring
- reel wire
- Long, thick, green floral threads
- Foliage (pine, holly, ivy)
- Slice of dried fruit
- cinnamon sticks
- Dried pine cones and lotus heads
- christmas ribbon
- String to hang
- Attach the end of the wire to the brass ring ring
- Make eight little sausages from the moss
- Tie the moss to the frame using the wire
- Make a small selection of pine, ivy and berries
- Place on your mossy wreath wring and tie to secure. This process is repeated until the entire ring is covered
- Add your decorations
- Use twine or a thick wire to make a loop at the back for hanging
“Christmas trees were introduced to Britain at the end of the 18th century by Queen Charlotte, consort of George III,” the report reads.
But they’re not the only way to bring a touch of nature into your home’s Christmas decorations.
‘The florists of the Royal House are happy to share their method for making a traditional Christmas door wreath.’
Royal viewers were quick to praise the helpful instructional video, adding that they will be recreating the ‘beautiful’ Christmas decorations at home.
The festive decoration is built on a brass wreath ring, which can be purchased online or at home improvement stores, and wrapped in moss secured with coiled wire.
Next, a small selection of pines and berries is coiled to the moss-covered copper base. This process is repeated until the entire ring is covered
Finally, finishing touches are added such as dried fruit slices and cinnamon sticks using long floral wire, a festive red bow and thick wire to create a loop at the back for hanging.
Two royal residences are usually the center of royal celebratory celebrations, with previous monarchs, including Queen Victoria, celebrating Christmas at Windsor Castle since the twelfth century.
However, during the reigns of King Edward VII, King George V and King George VI, the Christmas season was almost always spent at the Sandringham Estate in Norfolk, a tradition Her Majesty has largely adopted.
While the royals have yet to share a glimpse of their festive decorations at Windsor Castle or Sandringham, the Queen’s official residence in Scotland got a Christmas makeover earlier this month.
A highlight of the exhibition at the Palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh is a 4.5-metre-tall tree adorned with glitzy decorations and sparkling lights in the Great Gallery, the largest room in the palace. It stands tall next to a newly installed painting of Charles II.