Making a Christmas holly star

Add a homemade, festive touch to your home by creating this Christmas holly star.

Holly, Ilex aquifolium, is a fantastic evergreen shrub or small tree, native to the the UK. In this video No Fuss Guide, Kevin Smith, BBC Gardeners' World Magazine, shows how put the glossy foliage and bright red berries to use, by creating a Christmas holly star. The result is a cheery, festive decoration to use around the home. 


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