Silver and Gold Wreath
Like the classic song rings, everyone wishes for silver and gold at Christmastime. A purchased pinecone wreath and silver spray paint create the wintry backdrop for dazzling gold-dipped accessories: ornaments, walnuts, and ribbon.
Small Grapevine and Eucalyptus Wreath
Dried stems and branches provide a simple, small wreath that you could make in multiple. Start with a small grapevine wreath form and fill in the front with 2-3 inch olive branches. Next, add thistle and gold eucalyptus stems in the same manner. Finish with a band of jute string wrapped around the wreath a few times.
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Dried Berries-and-Flowers Wreath
Simple, colorful-by-nature materials set this wreath apart. To make, tie small bundles of loose greenery and dried flowers together using florist's wire. One by one, attach the bundles to a thin wire wreath form. Fill in until the wreath feels complete without any gaps.
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A purchased grapevine wreath gets holiday-ready in this nifty craft. The wreath provides the form for you to add gold-glitter eucalyptus branches and large and small red berry stems. Tuck and wire in the stems (starting from the inside of the wreath) for a fresh way to welcome Christmas guests.
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Felt Snowflake Wreath
This shimmering wreath mimics glistening snow. See how to make your own!
Wood Slice Rosette Wreath
If your gardening thumb isn't quite as green as you'd like, you're in luck! This DIY holiday wreath doesn't require any major upkeep. Start by gathering a pile of tiny wood slices -- these can be cut from branches in your own yard or purchased at the crafts store. Hot-glue them layer by layer to create a loose rosette shape. Next, using a moss covered wreath form as your base, glue on ribbon, faux (or live, if you prefer) succulents, and your DIY rosettes.
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Simple Boxwood Branch Wreath
This DIY branch wreath couldn't be easier. Cut a faux boxwood branch into separate pieces. Next, use florist's wire to connect the pieces in a single line and shape it into a round wreath form, going as large or small as you want. Attach the ends together using more florist's wire, manipulate the round shape in your hands until it looks symmetrical; hang when complete.
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Boxwood Blue Wreath
This boxwood beauty is Frosty-approved. The chilly blue wreath starts with a purchased square boxwood wreath and finishes with mini ornaments and glittering sugar beads.
For the bows: Cut eight strips of ribbon long enough to wrap around wreath. Lay out two pieces of ribbon in an X-shape. Wrap a small length of florist's wire around the middle of each X; twist ends together in back to secure. Nestle wire into wreath. Make three more bows using the ribbon strips. Hot-glue the embellishments on to finish.
Give mini Christmas balls a little extra oomph by placing them in the center of vintage tree light reflectors. Attach the ultrashiny ornaments and additional balls to the wreath using florist's wire, then hang with a ribbon in an unexpected color, such as dusty pink or mint green.
Stunning Santa Wreath
Every knock on your front door will be jollier than ever with this snazzy Santa wreath. Bedazzle a fresh or fake evergreen wreath with a vintage toy Santa, using twist ties to nestle him in. One one side, a colorful assortment of ornaments shines, while a ribbon shows off on the other.
Citrus Grapevine Wreath
This season, we're sweet on citrus. Make artificial citrus fruit sparkle with a swipe of glue and a sprinkling of German glass glitter. Once dry, glue onto an 18-inch grapevine wreath. Tuck in fresh or faux citrus leaves; glue in place to secure.
Frosty Blue Wreath
The luster of silvery ornaments makes any amount of evergreen stand out. Using florist's wire, attach silver-sprayed pinecones to an evergreen wreath. Add a mix of medium and large silver glass ornaments, using florist's wire to secure. For elegant pops of blue or teal, tuck in small, store-bought or hand-painted ornaments.
Curled Paper Christmas Wreath
Give your holiday wreath personal charm with family photos and hand-selected scrapbook paper. To craft, curl 1x6-inch strips of paper and wrap them tightly around a pencil, then glue the ends together. Once dry, hot-glue the paper circles onto an 8-inch florist's foam circle at various angles. Play with patterns and prints to give your wreath pops of holiday color and cheer.
Design a Homemade Christmas Wreath
Craft your own Christmas wreath using yarn and an oh-so-cute bow. It's easier than you think!
Sparkling Silver Wreath
Adorn your plain pinecone wreath with eye-popping metallic spray and a stately reindeer. To make the snowy stunner, spray-paint the pinecone wreath with a few coats of ivory spray. Once dry, hot-glue the reindeer to the center of the wreath. Look for materials at your local crafts store.
Pink Ornament Wreath
Awe your holiday party crowd with a stunning, pretty-in-pink wreath. Gather an assortment of ornaments -- all of different shapes and sizes. Find pinks, silvers, and golds, then hot-glue them to an 8-inch florist's foam circle. Be sure to cover the entire wreath so no piece of the foam is showing.
Festive Yarn Wreath
Greet rosy-cheeked guests with a warm, flowery wreath. First, wrap green yarn around a wreath form (available at your local crafts store). Then, create the pretty poinsettia blooms by cutting out felt flower shapes and hot-gluing silver bells to the centers. Hang from your door with a festive red-and-green ribbon.
Winter Wonderland Wreath
Dress up a plain evergreen wreath with eucalyptus sprigs, glass balls, and spray paint. To make, wire and wrap the ornaments to the wreath using florist's picks, then use pearl gold and mist blue glitter sprays to give the wreath's trimmings some frosty elegance.
Leafy Red-and-Green Wreath
The luster of silvery pink-sprayed leaves in combination with the bright pops of red leaves make this holiday wreath a showstopping statement for any home. To make, spray purchased green faux leaves with your favorite shades of shimmery pink and red. Leave some of the leaves green to balance the color. Once dry, tuck them tightly in an evergreen wreath.
Holly Jolly Felt Wreath
A collection of perky colors gives ordinary holiday wreaths a bright makeover. Choose felt in classic shades of red and green, then add in complementary hues like orange and aqua. To make, cut the felt into 7-inch strips, about 1/2 inch to 1 inch in width. Wrap and overlap the strips around the foam wreath, pinning the ends to the back. Glue on a cute berry embellishment to finish.
Berries: Craft the cozy red berries using three 1x20 inch strips. Trim one long edge of each strip with pinking shears. Starting at one short end and keeping long straight edge aligned, roll each strip to make a berry. Secure to the felt using hot glue.
Colorful Ornament Wreath
From sweet pinks and reds to icy blues and greens, this Christmas wreath is as colorful as they come! To make, collect ornaments of different shapes, sizes, and styles. Hot-glue them to an 8-inch florist's foam circle, then showcase the finished wreath above a mantel or fireplace where it can really sparkle.
Pinecone Wreath with Cardinals and Ornaments
This pinecone wreath will shimmer and pop with color after a few simple additions. To make, coat a store-bought pinecone wreath with gray spray paint. Spray with spray snow, then silver glitter, allowing drying time between coats. Arrange three cardinal figurines and nine round red ornaments among the pinecones, adhering with hot glue to keep them in place.
Small Paper-Scrap Wreath
You don't need to be a savvy scrapbooker to make this festive doorknob wreath. Scraps of scrapbook paper or cardstock and a round die-cut machine are all you need. Simply cut around the patterns and designs on the paper and glue the circles together in a wreath shape. Add red pom-poms for a three-dimensional touch.
Vegetables and fruits combine in an unexpected fashion to make an elegant green wreath. Gather a variety of green vegetables and fruits (we used Brussels sprouts, grapes, artichokes, limes, and asparagus). Arrange them on a foam wreath and attach with wire, long pins, and florist's picks. Fill in gaps by wiring on greenery and small ornaments. A velvety bow on top adds flair.
Editor's Tip: This wreath is best displayed outdoors to keep the fruit fresh longer. If you want the wreath to last the season, use artificial fruit and vegetables.
Pretty Poms Wreath
Deck your halls with vintage charm this holiday with our retro pom-pom wreath. Using ordinary crafts supplies, such as pom-poms, glue, and felted balls, you can create it in a snap! To craft, hot-glue the materials onto an plastic foam wreath. You can get creative with other fun embellishments, too. Try buttons, cupcake cups, pinecones, and more!
Vintage Sparkle Wreath
Inexpensive pearls and faux jewels from the crafts store create a luxurious, vintage-looking wreath. Wrap a foam wreath with cream-color satin ribbon; pin in place to secure. Hot-glue or pin the jewelry onto the ribbon. Wind strands of pearls over the secured pieces of jewelry. Tie a satin bow to hang the wreath and garnish with more bling.
Pinecone Star Wreath
Make this stunning wreath from cardboard cut into a star shape. Hot-glue pinecones to cover the star, then tie a trio of ribbons into a generous bow, leaving long tails. Accent the bow with a cluster of berry sprigs.
Give dried bouquets new life by fashioning them into a pretty wreath. Snip off the stems and gently glue the bases of the blooms to a grapevine wreath. Almost any dried flower will work (we used gardenias). Stick with one color for subtle style, or broaden the palette for a more dramatic look.
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