Advent Wreath Workshop

Advent Wreath Workshop

Leisure Courses Location: New Milton
Type: Part Time Day
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Course Details

Learn how to create a stunning table design that can be used to decorate your home over the festive season.  You will use a variety of techniques which will enable you to make an Advent ring using mixed foliage, candles and fresh flowers.  The Advent wreath or Advent crown is a tradition that symbolizes the passage of the four weeks of Advent in the Western church.  Starting on the first Sunday of Advent, a candle is lit and a further one lit each subsequent week until, by the last Sunday before Christmas, all four candles are lit.  Many Advent wreaths include a fifth, Christ candle, which is lit on Christmas Eve or Christmas Day.  You will be taught through practical demonstration and hands on experience.

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Please bring along:- a green Oasis wreath ring (9" is the preferable size) with a plastic base, 4 thin dinner candles - in colour of your choice, mix of foliage such as blue spruce, yew, conifer, eucalyptus etc, main/focal flowers - 6 large headed cream roses and 4 small red roses, filler flowers - 2 stems of Eryngium (thistle), 3 stems of white spreay carnation and 2 stems of small green chrysanthemum, 3-5 medium sized pine cones.  You may wish to add to your design such items as berries, bows, cinnamon sticks, dried fruit slices or baubles.  The Tutor will supply the wires for this design (£1) and cinnamon sticks and raffia (£1.50).  Please note that the materials shown can be altered to your tast/colour preference but in order for the design to look evenly balanced, there must be the same quantities and mix of main and filler flowers.

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