happy holiday diy wreaths in philly

by Amy Azzarito

Last Thursday, Grace and I rented a , filled it with boxes and boxes of greenery from the New York City Flower Market and drove to Philadelphia for our last  book tour event. We left early enough to make a lunch stop at . (And when I say “lunch stop,” I should specify that we both ordered food like it was our last meal. Love that place!). After filling our stomachs, we picked up the embellishments needed to make the wreaths extra special: cotton, pine cone garland and jingle bells. Then we drove to the just as the sun was setting and spent the evening making wreaths with 100 Philly locals. We came home with boxes of extra greenery, and I’ve already made four more wreaths to give as gifts. (If you didn’t make it to our wreath event, check out these tutorials for making your own: Kate’s Monogram Wreath and Bittersweet & Rosehip Wreath.) — Amy Azzarito

Image above: Making wreaths in Philly. Images by . See more photos on !

Image above: Snowflake-themed backdrop by . Image by .

Image above: Party time! After our hard wreath-making work, we snacked on caramel popcorn balls, peanut brittle, petite fours, peppermint bark and even hot chocolate — can anyone say sugar high? Backdrop by . Image by .

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