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Four Christmas wreaths to make: a bread dough wreath, an evergreen wreath with tiny wooden toys, a braided fabric wreath, and a velvet fruit wreath.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1974 (v.52#12) pg. 39, 56

Make your own holiday wreaths using unwanted branches trimmed from evergreen shrubs.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1981 (v.59#12) pg. 22

Balsam fir wreath is decorated with an old flannel shirt in place of the customary plaid ribbons.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1994 (v.72#12) pg. 89, 96

Five ways to decorate with Christmas greens. (1) Ivy topiary tree. (2) Living wreath. (3) Bay leave babeche. (4) Tabletop tree consists of a tiered silver serving tray layered with greens. (5) Evergreen and mistletoe kissing ball.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1997 (v.75#12) pg. 112

Evergreen. Ideas for simple, natural Christmas swags made from eucalyptus.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1998 (v.76#12) pg. 128, 150

Evergreen wreath made by attaching clippings to a coat-hanger frame.
BOYS' LIFE Dec 1987 (v.77#12) pg. 69

Music lover's wreath. Artificial evergreen wreath is decorated with metallic ribbon, gold bead, pinecones, holly and a miniature violin with bow and sheet music.
CRAFTS Dec 1992 (v.15#12) pg. 42

Holly berry wreath. Decorate an artificial pine wreath with Styrofoam "berries" and beaded pictures of birds in a tree (taken from a paper napkin).
CRAFTS Nov 1994 (v.17#11) pg. 28

Heavenly angel wreath. Premade artificial pine wreath is decorated with gilded plaster cherubs, shiny ribbon and strings of gold beads.
CRAFTS Aug 1996 (v.19#8) pg. 18

Tuck quilt a wreath. No-sew quilt ornaments, mini-balls of fabric and sprigs of gypsophila decorate an artificial pine wreath.
CRAFTS Nov 1996 (v.19#11) pg. 42, 61

Chinese lantern wreath is a combination of greens and mixed nuts in their shells, along with Chinese Lantern pods.
CUISINE Dec 1978 (v.7#10) pg. 29, 74

Getting started in Christmas greenery. How to cut and condition greens and work with fruits and berries.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Dec 1980 (v.11#10) pg. 27

How to make a wreath base to prolong the freshness of greens.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Dec 1980 (v.11#10) pg. 28

Peace garland. Painted wooden hearts, berries and a gauze bow are securerd to a swag of evergreen.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Nov-Dec 1991 (v.18#6) pg. 76, 45

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

How to decorate with greens, Williamsburg style. Roping, holly swag, boxwood wreath, and window sill decoration.
EARLY AMERICAN LIFE Dec 1983 (v.14#6) pg. 42

Eleven Christmas wreaths to make from greens, ribbons and fruit.
FAMILY CIRCLE Dec 11 1979 (v.92#17) pg. 123

How to preserve green boughs for later use in holiday decorating.
FLOWER & GARDEN Aug-Sep 1981 (v.25#5) pg. 29

Christmas wreath, 17" diameter, is made from Styrofoam, artificial evergreen branches and decorated with miniature gift boxes and bows.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Nov 1988 (v.207#5) pg. 110, 249

How to make an evergreen rope.
HANDMADE #11 Nov-Dec 1983 (v.3#4) pg. 16

A gallery of wreaths. Tips on gathering evergreen and plant material and making wreaths.
HORTICULTURE Dec 1990 (v.68#12) pg. 44

Suggestions for festive holiday trimmings from garden branches. Describes how to create an evergreen swag decorated with magnolia leaves, fruit and sprigs of holly.
HORTICULTURE Dec 1994 (v.72#10) pg. 34

How to make wreaths from balsam fir boughs.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #36 Nov 1975 pg. 85

Tiny wreath designed to surround the base of a candle is decorated with small crabapples and pinecones.
ORGANIC GARDENING Nov-Dec 1999 (v.46#6) pg. 35

Doughnut-shaped piece of plywood is painted green and studded with raised staples. Christmas tree trimmings are inserted under the staples to create a wreath.
POPULAR SCIENCE Dec 1988 (v.233#6) pg. 112

How to make rope garlands and wreaths from evergreen cuttings.
SUNSET Dec 1978 (v.161#6) pg. 107

How to make a giant wreath to fill a picture window. Bushy greens are wired to a frame of PVC pipe.
SUNSET Dec 1979 (v.163#6) pg. 84

How to make holiday wreaths from winter prunings.
SUNSET Dec 1984 (v.173#6) pg. 84

Make a giant wreath. Base is a 4-ft. doughnut cut from plywood on which greens are stapled.
SUNSET Dec 1985 (v.175#6) pg. 80

Anything-goes wreaths. Basic instructions for making wreaths from sprigs of greens, decorated with fruits, berries or ornaments.
SUNSET Dec 1986 (v.177#6) pg. 74

Make a Christmas mantel spray by mounting dry or fresh flowers and greens on an ordinary coat hanger.
SUNSET Dec 1988 (v.181#6) pg. 158

Tips on garnishing an evergreen wreath.
WOMAN'S DAY Dec 11 1984 (v.48#4) pg. 129