Bay, popcorn & cranberry strings

Bay, popcorn & cranberry strings

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Prep: 25 mins No cook


Makes 1 string
These thrifty decorations look pretty and seasonal - but don't eat them! Great for making with older kids

Nutrition and extra info


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  • 30 bay leaves
  • 100g popcorn
  • 15-20 whole fresh cranberries


    A tart, ruby-red coloured berry which grows wild on shrubs throughout northern Europe and North…


  1. Cut a 3m length of kitchen string and tie a fat knot 10cm from one end. Thread the other end onto a big, blunt needle, such as a tapestry needle. Thread on bay leaves, popcorn and cranberries, in a random pattern. Tie off when you get to the other end, leaving enough string to hang it up with.

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29th Dec, 2011
I tried this but the neighbours goats all came round because apparently, goats are pretty partial to fresh cranberries. then I tried it with grapes and all of the nieghbourhoods squirels turned up... the rule is, dont hang fruit in your hall, or you'll end up with it looking like a Zoo.
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