Take inspiration from Scandinavian traditions and bring the magic of hygge to your holiday celebrations with Christiane Bellstedt Myers’ Crab Apple Wreath.
Through simple step-by-step instructions and photographs, Christiane shows you how to make her traditional Nordic wreath with just four materials.
She says - “You may be lucky enough to have a small apple or crab apple tree in your garden; if not, try foraging for them the next time you are walking in the forest. I find the smallest ones last the longest and are very easy to thread onto the wire. Just be aware that birds love crab apples so you may decide to display this inside to stop them nibbling it!”
This project is part of our 24 Days of Advent series and is taken from Scandi Christmas by Christiane Bellstedt Myers, published by CICO Books (£12.99).
(Photography by Caroline Arber © CICO Books, from Scandi Christmas by Christiane Bellstedt Myers)
Christiane Bellstedt Myers was brought up in rural Canada where homespun items were a way of life, and where she realised that the joy and satisfaction that comes with these creations was something that she wanted to share. She moved to the UK over two decades ago and seven years ago started The Cozy Club, which invites people into her home to spend the day creating a seasonal item to take home. Chris has been featured in Country Living and Homes and Antiques. Scandi Christmas is her first book. Seasonal Scandi Crafts will publish in March 2019. She is based in Buckinghamshire.