Pohutukawa Christmas Wreath

Pohutukawa Christmas Wreath

The Pohutukawa is the iconic New Zealand Christmas tree, the arrival of these stunning flowers is the sign that summer is on its way. Try out this quick and super simple wreath DIY to get that Christmassy feeling.

If you are not in NZ try this DIY with other plants growing in your area.

What you will need:

  • Pohutukawa Flowers
  • Embroidery Hoop
  • Florist Wire – I used 26 gauge green wire
  • Scissors or Wire Cutters

Step 1

Take the outer ring off the embroidery hoop thenĀ  select your first Pohutukawa flower – trim the stalk and lower leaves if required.

Place your first flower onto the hoop fixing it in place with short lengths of your wire.

Step 2

Continue layering the flowers slightly on top of one another until the ring is fully covered.

Ta-da! With those two easy steps you have made a snazzy Christmas decoration that cost you next to nothing. Pop it on your mantelpiece, on your front door as a festive greeting or on the table as a sweet decoration paired with a candle or two.

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