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« on: December 19, 2011 09:10:41 AM »

A staple of all Christmas dinners, the dreaded Brussel Sprout! I don't know anyone who eats them any other time of the year but it isn't Christmas without them.
A few weeks ago I saw a heart shaped wreath with sprouts on it in a magazine I was smitten and this weekend set about making my own. I had a wire circle from a previous years wreath and wrapped it in some natural green tinsel.
I then peeled the sprouts and shoved a skewer through the middle of them and then used pipe cleaners (as I had no wire to hand and wasn't going out in the cold to get some) and wrapped them around and viola..one brussel sprout wreath.



It makes me smile! must get a huge red bow for it now!!
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merry christmas
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« Reply #1 on: December 19, 2011 10:52:27 AM »

that is so funny....and pretty...and festive!!
a brussel sprout wreath--nicely done!!
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« Reply #2 on: December 19, 2011 10:56:10 AM »

This is hilarious!
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« Reply #3 on: December 19, 2011 11:27:37 AM »

I laughed out loud when I saw this...brussel sprouts are the ONLY veggie I will not eat...they smell like stinky feet to me...your wreath is a way better way to get rid of them, I mean, use them up in a nice way! Cheesy

very funny and clever!! (and I had no idea what a beautiful green they are when you don't have to cook them...)
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« Reply #4 on: December 19, 2011 01:16:31 PM »

It's weird, I know, but I LOVE Brussel sprouts - they're so cute - little baby cabbages!  And I love your wreath - very clever, and it looks yummy to me!!  HA!
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« Reply #5 on: December 19, 2011 02:12:00 PM »

Too funny, my hubby loves them and as he's Chief Cook and Bottle washer over Xmas he always puts some on my plate Yeeeeuuuuucccckkkk.

He would love one of these wreaths  Grin
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« Reply #6 on: December 22, 2011 03:27:00 PM »

LOL  Grin It turned out so cute who would have thought.
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« Reply #7 on: December 25, 2011 02:01:38 AM »

love this, and my husband told me I was made for hanging fairy lights around out brussels plants in the front garden! seee?! I'm NOT mad! other poeple do this stuff too!!!
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