Roses in Winter Valentine Wreath


A wire wreath form
Dried Roses
Spanish Moss
Fillers such as Baby’s Breath and Cockscomb Celosia
Dried Rose Hips and Crab Apples


Wrap the wreath form with the Spanish moss and tack in place with hot glue.


Glue dried roses onto form and fill in with celosia and berries. Top dress with Baby’s Breath. Insert a wire hook in the back for hanging.

The roses were the last autumn blooms on my husband’s Daybreak rose bush. They have been hanging in our country kitchen drying, just waiting for me to use them in a variety of projects. This year it is a romantic dried rose wreath for Valentine’s Day–Roses in Winter!


About Sharon L. Clemens

Sharon and husband Merle and their children owned and operated a specialty shop and restaurant in a restored dairy barn for thirteen years in a village in Illinois. After closing their restaurant, they converted the barn into the family home and moved their shop to the garden level. They operated a collectable shop as a home-based business for another thirteen years before retiring to the country life. Sharon has been a special feature guest on the local NBC telelvision affiliate and has spoken professionally on topics relating to herb gardening and cottage lifestyle. In addition to conducting workshops and programs, Sharon writes a weekly cottage lifestyle e-newsletter called “Cottage Chat” and a Word Press blog: Seasons of Farm Grove. She has written five novels, The Younger Girl, Door County Cottage, Timeless-A Door County Love Story, Door County Cabin and Door County Escape, love stories with traditional values set in Door County, Wisconsin.
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One Response to Roses in Winter Valentine Wreath

  1. starproms says:

    That is a very pretty valentine heart. You have made it beautifully and it has inspired me to do the same.

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