DIY: Christmas wreath
Time to create and hang the front door wreath! Each year I try to make something with materials around the house (here is last year’s and the year before). I’ve been loving a muted neutral palette lately, so I decided to use some scrap fabric in gold, beige and grey for this year’s wreath.
Materials you’ll need:
- cardboard pieces (cut up the boxes from all the gifts you’ve been ordering online!)
- brown packing paper or newspaper
- scrap fabric in the color of your choice
- start with six cardboard pieces of the same size and tape them together to make a hexagon. This will be the frame of the wreath and it’ll all be covered so don’t worry if it looks messy.
- next scrunch up some of the packing paper that came in your boxes or use newspaper and tape it on top of the hexagon to give your wreath some depth.
- Then cut your fabrics into pieces wide enough to cover the front of your wreath. I used three panels, and attached them by taping the ends to the back-side of the wreath.
- Next add embellishments. I decided to make little ruffle flowers to decorate the wreath. I sewed them on but you could easily hot-glue them instead. Then add a ribbon which you can use to hang it with. It looks better if you make a perfect bow separately and glue/sew it on to the longer piece of ribbon that is holding up the wreath.
- and that’s it! It should take no more than an hour to put together and costs next to nothing. Here is the finished product on our front door. Welcome guests!