Christmas DIY – Lindor Chocolate Wreath

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The Festive season is upon us and I am so excited to spend this special time with family and friends!

We are hosting a Xmas lunch with friends at our place this coming weekend, so I have the pleasure of setting up the festive lunch table.

When I attended Kamers in Stellenbosch last month, I fell in love with the dried wreaths on exhibition from JM Floral Design. I didn’t know how long it would last before it totally dried out, but thankfully it lasted and still looks great in time for our lunch.

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I was excited about decorating it and thought of a few ideas. I searched Pinterest and Youtube and I got a few ideas but when I walked past the recently opened Lindt store in Canal Walk, a lightbulb went off!

I thought adding some chocolate decadence to the traditional wreath would be a nice treat.

Alyssa was very eager to help me and I think it may have something to do with the Chocolate!

How Did I Make It?

Materials:

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  • Ready made wreath ( Or you could buy a wire wreath frame/ wire and make up your own frame & add some foliage)
  • 15 -20 Lindor Milk Chocolate Truffles (I used 15 on the wreath, my assistant ate the rest 🙂 )
  • Red ribbon
  • Pair of Scissors
  • Festive decor – mini pine cones, sprayed dried roses and balls (you could also use some tinsel, ribbon or any other festive decorations)
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  • Super Glue and/or wire to secure decor

Method

  1. Lay all materials on a large flat surface
  2. Cut pieces of ribbon and tie on ends of chocolate ballsfullsizeoutput_1d05
  3. Add the decor using wire or superglue spacing as you preferfullsizeoutput_1d03
  4. In between the decor, add all of the Lindt Balls with a dot of superglue,fullsizeoutput_1d01
  5. And that’s it!fullsizeoutput_1d07fullsizeoutput_1d0a

I’m still not sure whether I will be hanging the wreath on the door to welcome guests to our home, or whether I’m going to use it as a center -piece on the lunch table! If I do decide to hang it I will just use some bright thick red ribbon for the hanging piece.

Either way, I think it will add a cheerful sweet twist to the Day!

I hope I’ve inspired you to get creative this festive season!

Happy Holidays

xxx

Hayley

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3 Comments

  1. Enricoh Alfonzo December 5, 2016

    thats so uniquely creative! I love it. I definitely want this hanging on my door. thanks for the fun DIY

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    • Hayley December 5, 2016

      Thanks Enriho! Happy Holidays

      Reply
  2. […] is always ready to help me with my Christmas projects, like last week she helped me put together a Lindor Christmas wreath. I think the fact that there was chocolate involved made it even more exciting for […]

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