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Celebrate Spring With a DIY Wreath!

It has been a tough few weeks celebrating Norooz (Persian New Year) in quarantine, and with Easter and Mother's Day coming up, many might be in the same boat. Thanks to Sarina's Persian school at Bahar Kids, we were able to put up a special and sentimental craft representing our holiday and spring. It is a wreath with mini versions of what we put on our Haftsin (7 S's) spread: colored eggs, Sombol (hyacinth) Sib (apple), Sabzeh (wheatgrass), Sekkeh (gold coins), Sir (garlic), Serkeh (vinegar), Samanu (wheat germ pudding), Somagh (sumaq). 

I did not get to create the memory of making this special wreath with herm but we are going to keep it up on our wall for the entire season and then make a summer one with items that represent summer including Sarina's birthday! You can create one too for Easter, a wedding anniversary, Mother's day, a birthday or just for fun! There are plenty of options on Amazon and even around your house and in nature.

The items used for our base are:
Twine or a burlap leaf
Leaf or vine decor like this jungle leaf greenery

Now get creative! Add photos of loved ones, dried flowers, streamers, mini Easter  marshmallows, wrapping paper, ribbons, hollow eggs, cut numbers or animals out of cardstock, etc. Maybe even let the child lead the way on making this special. Most important of all, HAVE FUN! Tag me in your creation and I will repost you!



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