Typically Valentines Day is not some blown out hyped-up holiday in our house. We try to celebrate and teach our children that love, affection and happy hearts should happen everyday.
But in the spirit of creating something special that I could admire and look at all month, I created this heart boxwood wreath.
You may remember, I made this wreath last month ( which still hangs in my bedroom) and every since then, couldn't help venturing out to the backyard and picking up a handful of boxwood clippings for another one.
Wire heart shaped wreath form (I got mine at Hobby Lobby)
At the risk of sounding redundant, you can follow my full tutorial for making a boxwood wreath here.
I found that keeping the boxwood wreaths in a colder environment and misting it with water every so often, helps it from not drying out so quickly. If anyone knows the secret to preserving boxwood please let me know.
If you like burlap, you may like one of my heart burlap wreaths here.
A little mom time out on Saturday with this blogger
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