<strong>Ingredients</strong> 13 leaves of various sizes and colors 3 twigs <strong>Materials</strong> 2 large branches or sticks 1 yard of leather cord Thin-gauge thread 1. Place the branches across each other in an X and bind them together using the leather cord, leaving at least 12 inches for hanging. 2. Tie a piece of thread around each leaf and twig and attach at varying lengths along the branches.
Excerpted with permission from <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1579655599/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=1579655599&linkCode=as2&tag=craftfocom-20&linkId=XGI4M4D6LIPX4TVI">The Wreath Recipe Book: Year-Round Wreaths, Swags, and Other Decorations to Make with Seasonal Branches</a> by Alethea Harampolis and Jill Rizzo (Artisan Books). Copyright © 2014. Photographs by Paige Green.