Faux boxwood and artificial sprigs of greenery make up this simple, long-lasting wreath. Create your own boxwood wreath and display it season after season.

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Add a natural look to your front door with this handmade boxwood wreath. In addition to artificial boxwood bunches, sprays of faux greenery—like lamb's ear and Queen Anne's lace—give this DIY door decoration texture and different shades of green. Once you see how easy it is to trim and arrange the sprigs on a grapevine wreath form, you'll want to make a long-lasting boxwood wreath perfect for every season.

  • Working time 45 mins
  • Start to finish 45 mins
  • Difficulty Easy

What you need


How to do it

Step 1

Step 1: Trim Greenery

Cut off the excess stem from a branch of faux boxwood then snip the decorative greenery into small sprigs so it will be easier for you to control the shape of your wreath. Leave several inches of stem on the sprigs; you'll need the length to assemble the wreath. Repeat for any other greenery.

Buy It: Faux Boxwood Bush, $5.99, Jo-Ann

Step 2

Step 2: Create Bundles

To create bundles of greenery by twisting florists wire around the stems of a handful of sprigs. We used about three sprigs per bunch and made 18 small bundles to cover a 24-inch wreath form.

Step 3

Step 3: Attach to Wreath

For our design, we alternated between bundles of boxwood and other greenery. But you can arrange them however you like. Secure each bundle to the wreath using hot glue and florists wire as needed to secure stray branches. Once you've attached all your bundles,  fill in any gaps with single sprigs so you don't see any of the wreath form.

Buy It: 24-Inch Grapevine Wreath, $8.99, Hobby Lobby

Step 4

Step 4: Finish and Hang

Hang your handmade wreath with a heavy-duty hook on the front door or somewhere in your home. Keep a few extra pieces of greenery to fill in gaps you may not see until the wreath is hung; you can poke these in loosely or secure with glue.

Related: Make a Beautiful Spring Tulip Wreath 


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