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Napkin ring holiday wreath.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1981 (v.59#12) pg. 73, 144

Moss and bark wreath.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1986 (v.64#12) pg. 70, 144

Collecting and arranging natural bouquets and wreaths.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Oct 1988 (v.66#10) pg. 132

Wreath for a seamstress is adorned with colorful spools of thread and a large bow.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Nov 1989 (v.67#11) pg. 132

Fall gatherings. Tabletop wreath (14" diameter) is made from an assortment of naturals such as berries, leaves, stems, branches, pinecones, and acorns.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Sep 1994 (v.72#9) pg. 83

Two yule garlands made from natural materials. (1) Gilded oak leaves and poppy pods. (2) Gilded eucalypatus leaves, fruit and podlets.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1996 (v.74#12) pg. 117, 138

Five holiday wreaths. (1) Citrus wreath of fresh lemon leaves is trimmed with kumquats, oranges, pinecones and cinnamon sticks. (2) Holly and ivy. (3) Silver baubles and walnuts. (4) Roses and silver balls. (5) Winter greens trimmed with holy and white lilies.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1996 (v.74#12) pg. 121

Five Christmas wreaths made using shortcut techniques and easy-does-it materials. (1) Bauble wreath. (2) Garden wreath. (3) Rose wreath. (4) Rag strip wreath. (5) Cherub wreath.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1997 (v.75#12) pg. 108

A bold-fashioned Christmas. (1) Pinwheel light shades made from colorfun hologram paper slip over miniature Christmas tree lights. (2) Lazy Daisy garland. (3) Breakfast chair backpacks, an alternative to Christmas stockings. (4) Wiggly Squiggly wreath is made from sheet moss and adorned with curled chenille stems, miniature glass ornaments and a Mylar bow.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1998 (v.76#12) pg. 32

Deck the halls, walls and doors. (1) Package wraps are fabric, with raffia ties. (2) Burlap swag is accented with with dried floral bundles at the corners. Bundles are also used as tree ornaments. (3) Star-shaped tree ornaments are cut from hardware cloth. (4) Everlasting bouquet in a chicken wire cone. (5) Sunburst ornaments made from auto blind-spot mirrors and metallic papers. (6) Paper icicles are wired to decorative cording to make an elegant garland. (7) Gift envelopes are made from textured packing papers. (8) Glittered star wreath made from copper tubing and snippets of green. (9) Rock candy cascades turn treats into ornaments. (10) Memory wreath. (11) Crazy-quilt gift box. (12) Lacy links garland.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1998 (v.76#12) pg. 139, 155

Old World welcome. Christmas trimmings inspired by traditions of Colonial America. (1) Honeysuckle wreath with ivy garland. (2) Kumquat and cinnamon stick tree garland. (3) Citrus slices and curls. (4) Boxwood topiaries. (5) Pineapple cookie ornament. (6) Fruit and magnolia leaf plaque to mount above a door. (7) Wool stocking for the mantel. (8) Boxwood and cranberry kissing ball. (9) Bay leaf and grapefruit window ornament. (10) Square boxwood wreath. (11) Copper pineapple votive covers. (12) Milo berry wreath.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1999 (v.77#12) pg. 183, 74

Christmas medley. A ceramic violin and cherubs add a festive touch to a holiday wreath (either real or artificial).
CERAMIC ARTS & CRAFTS Dec 1990 (v.36#4) pg. 15

Bird cage wreath. Natural wicker wreath and tiny wicker gazebo are painted and decorated with silk flowers, ribbon and five tiny birds. The gazebo is hung in the center of the wreath to serve as a bird cage.
CRAFTS May 1991 (v.14#5) pg. 22

Nature nook. Double-heart wall basket is decorated with moss, driftwood, dried flowers, ferns, and twigs to create a setting for miniature bark houses.
CRAFTS Sep 1992 (v.15#9) pg. 38

Holiday door wreaths. (1) Ribbon packages, artificial evergreen sprays and a large bow trim a vine wreath. (2) Crocheted fabric wreath. (3) Christmas carolers wreath. An artifical evergreen wreath is trimmed with artificial flowers, and carolers and street light made from oven-bake modeling compound. (4) Puffball wreath. Fabric squares (4"x4") are made into puffballs with fiberfill centers and attached to a straw wreath.
CRAFTS Nov 1992 (v.15#11) pg. 46, 67

Painted vinyl flooring decorations. Wreath, switchplate cover and doorknob Welcome hanger are cut from scraps of vinyl flooring and painted in floral motifs with acrylic paints.
CRAFTS Mar 1997 (v.20#3) pg. 74, 49

The mistletoe wreath, a sentimental holiday decoration.
CREATIVE CRAFTS #84 Dec 1981 (v.7#12) pg. 36

Make a botanical wreath from materials gathered in the wild.
CREATIVE CRAFTS #88 Aug 1982 (v.8#4) pg. 49

Three wreaths for Valentine's day.
CREATIVE CRAFTS & MINIATURES #97 Feb 1984 (v.9#1) pg. 40

Folk-art motif of Father Christmas holding a Christmas tree to cross-stitch. Suggested for a 9"x13" pillow or as an ornament hanging in the center of a grapevine wreath. Beginner skill level.
CROSS STITCH SAMPLER Spring 1991 (v.9#1) pg. 30

How to make a Harvest Time wreath. Includes instructions for a cornhusk wreath, a wreath of rope and a straw wreath. Also includes how to make a "pumpkin" centerpiece from a fish bowl.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Oct 1974 (v.5#1) pg. 26

Yule decorations you can make. A santa wreath, a sleigh with reindeer, three wise men, angels, and a jeweled tree.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Dec 1974-Jan 1975 (v.5#3) pg. 18

Christmas ornaments, wreaths and gifts to make for a bazaar.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Oct 1981 (v.12#8) pg. 50

"Father Frost" wreath. Painted circular center for the wreath features the Norwegian/Russian Yule figure against a wintry backdrop. Smaller painted cutouts of a polar bear and snow babies nestle in the wreath's greenery.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Nov-Dec 1989 (v.16#6) pg. 92

Williamsburg-inspired Yule decorations for windows and doors are made from fresh and dried natural materials. (1) Orange wreath. (2) Garden wreath. (3) Window swag of greens and red apples.
EARLY AMERICAN HOMES Christmas 1997 (v.28) pg. 26

How to make and care for a living wreath. Wire frame is filled with sphagnum moss and planted with ivy or other plants of choice.
EARLY AMERICAN HOMES Spring Gardens 1998 pg. 79

Wreaths for every season. Instructions for nine different wreaths using both fresh and dried natural materials.
EARLY AMERICAN LIFE Oct 1982 (v.13#5) pg. 42

Fourteen Yule wreaths to make.
FAMILY CIRCLE Dec 15 1978 (v.91#14) pg. 116, 185

Fourteen wreaths to make from natural materials.
FAMILY CIRCLE Dec 16 1980 (v.93#17) pg. 104

Photos and general instructions for 13 different holiday wreaths.
FAMILY CIRCLE Dec 22 1981 (v.94#17) pg. 108

How to make a raffia garland and centerpiece.
FAMILY CIRCLE Nov 16 1982 (v.95#16) pg. 68

Nine pages of yule decorations you make yourself, including wreaths, ornaments, stockings, garlands, etc.
FAMILY CIRCLE Dec 7 1982 (v.95#17) pg. 87, 145

Four pages of simple-to-do and inexpensive Christmas decorations made from natural materials (pinecones, leaves, branches, herbs, spices, etc.).
FAMILY CIRCLE Dec 7 1982 (v.95#17) pg. 106, 166

Make Christmas angels and wreaths from paper doilies.
FAMILY CIRCLE Dec 6 1983 (v.96#17) pg. 78, 93

Christmas decorations featuring a floral theme.
FAMILY CIRCLE Dec 6 1983 (v.96#17) pg. 98, 135

Four pages of wreath ideas for use all through the house.
FAMILY CIRCLE Dec 11 1984 (v.97#17) pg. 126, 210

Tip on using fishing line and a concealed screw to hang a wreath on a door.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #384 Dec 1997-Jan 1998 (v.48#1) pg. 51

How to make a della Robbia wreath from living materials.
FLOWER & GARDEN Nov-Dec 1979 (v.23#11) pg. 50

Tip on making wreaths from sweet gum balls.
FLOWER & GARDEN Dec 1983-Jan 1984 (v.28#1) pg. 2

Della Robbia-style Yule decorations. Instructions for making a Della Robbia wreath and a pineapple centerpiece. Pineapple is stuck with cloves to preserve it.
FLOWER & GARDEN Oct-Nov 1986 (v.30#6) pg. 48

Make a holiday garland from vines, branches, herbs, dried flowers, etc.
FLOWER & GARDEN Nov-Dec 1990 (v.34#6) pg. 29

How to make a living wreath from a wire frame wrapped with spagnum moss to hold soil in place. Wreath is planted with succulents, herbs or other plants of choice.
GARDEN GATE #12 Dec 1996 pg. 8

Twenty six Christmas wreaths to buy or make. Instructions given for a foil wreath and garland.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Dec 1982 (v.195#6) pg. 148, 102

Bow-tied heart wreath.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Aug 1985 (v.201#2) pg. 118, 237

Twelve holiday wreath ideas.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Holiday Best 1994 pg. 90, 118

How to make an elegant holiday wreath from fresh carnations, a bow and a ring of oasis.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Dec 1997 (v.225#6) pg. 106

How to make a year-round living wreath of ivy.
HANDY ANDY Sep 1978 (v.2#10) pg. 36

Wreaths with a twist. How to make a living wreath from succulents.
HORTICULTURE Dec 1992 (v.70#10) pg. 34

Williamsburg Christmas decorations. How to collect and preserve natural fruits, greens and seed pods and make wreath bases and foundations for kissing balls. (1) Folk figures mounted on Josephine-knot door mats. (2) Hospitality wreath. (3) Lemons and pinecones wreath. (4) Strawflower wreath. (5) Kissing ball. (6) Fan spray. (7) Door tree. (8) Traditional fruit wreath. (9) Apple cone.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Winter 1978 (v.23#4) pg. 10, 66

Natural yule decorations from statice, grasses and pine cones with a Victorian flavor. (1) Pine cone plaque. (2) Pine cone baskets. (3) Statice wreath. (4) Decorated candlesticks.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Winter 1978 (v.23#4) pg. 16, 72

Two wreaths for spring. One is a wreath centerprice of fresh flowers. The second is made from paper fans and silk flowers.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Mar-Apr 1981 (v.26#2) pg. 56, 119

Honeysuckle wreath trimmed with bread dough doves and berries.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Sep-Oct 1981 (v.26#5) pg. 99, 127

Unique wreath or door decorations combine natural and found objects.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Sep-Oct 1982 (v.27#5) pg. 92, 123

5 holiday wreaths including a pinecone wreath, ribbon wreath, cinnamon wreath, and heart wreath.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Oct 1984 (v.29#5) pg. 78, 18, 20, 26

Glass-bead holly wreath, 16" in diameter.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Oct 1985 (v.30#5) pg. 97, 12

Traditional double bullwhip wreath is woven from "Creative Twist" paper twine, filled with Spanish moss and decorated with dogwood blossoms and a bow.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Apr 1987 (v.32#2) pg. 62, 78

Heart-shaped wreath is wrapped with pearl cotton crochet thread and trimmed with floss-wrapped balls, ribbons and sprigs of baby's breath.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Dec 1987 (v.32#6) pg. 61, 76

Heart-shaped jingle bell wreath.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Dec 1988 (v.33#8) pg. 35, 72

Trio of "terra-cotta" angels adorn an ivy wreath.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Dec 1988 (v.33#8) pg. 40, 61

Spring floral wreath is made from fresh flowers preserved in silica gel and features a tiny nest with blue bird's eggs.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Apr 1989 (v.34#2) pg. 57, 83

Make a wireless Christmas wreath powered by flashlight batteries.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #451 Dec 1965 (v.61) pg. 80

Holiday decorations that can be made from inexpensive materials. (1) French balloon, (2) Gilded cage, and (3) White rope wreath.
POPULAR MECHANICS Dec 1971 (v.136#6) pg. 136

How to make live ivy wreaths.
SUNSET Dec 1980 (v.165#6) pg. 74

Make an autumn glory wreath. Collect colorful leaves and pin them to a straw frame.
SUNSET Nov 1983 (v.171#5) pg. 114

Make holiday wreaths and decorations from winter foliage and fruits you may have in your own yard. Some tips.
SUNSET Dec 1983 (v.171#6) pg. 196

Tips on making admire-and-sniff ornaments and wreaths.
SUNSET Dec 1984 (v.173#6) pg. 130

How to make a living and blooming tabletop wreath from winter flowers and small ferns.
SUNSET Dec 1984 (v.173#6) pg. 212

How to make a wreath planted with epiphytes ("air plants').
SUNSET Dec 1987 (v.179#6) pg. 190

Make a picture-perfect Christmas wreath using these simple techniques and plants from your own garden.
SUNSET Dec 1988 (v.181#6) pg. 82

Christmas tree and wreath made of balloons.
SUNSET Dec 1988 (v.181#6) pg. 96

Living wreaths made with succulents, ivy, or blooming plants.
SUNSET Dec 1990 (v.185#6) pg. 66

Making western-style wreaths from various leaves, branches and fruits.
SUNSET Dec 1993 (v.191#6) pg. 68

Nine swags made of greens, fruits and vegetables for the holiday season. Includes instructions for making the basic swag.
SUNSET Dec 1995 (v.195#6) pg. 56

Double and single hanging wreaths.
WOMAN'S DAY Dec 23 1980 (v.44#4) pg. 82, 122

Create a Baby's breath heart wreath for Valentines Day.
WOMAN'S DAY Feb 7 1984 (v.47#6) pg. 81, 134

Tatted wreath may be used a Christmas tree ornament, package decoration, pin, etc.
WORKBASKET Nov-Dec 1985 (v.51#2) pg. 42