Buying a already made wreath can be so expensive. Making your own can save you so much money and now you can decorate it to your liking. Not only that but YOU made it!
Christmas Ball Wreath from Good Housekeeping
A shimmery stunner takes Christmas ornaments off the tree and onto the wall. Buy a straw wreath about 22 inches in diameter from the crafts store. Using 1/2 yard of white felt cut into 3-inch-wide strips, wrap each piece around the wreath, pinning to secure and overlapping the edges. Take assorted Christmas balls and attach to the felt with a low-temperature glue gun, using the smallest balls to fill in holes and gaps. This is also a great way to use older ornaments that may not look good from all angles. You can also add small stars, snowflakes, or other ornaments to give your wreath a unique look. Hang with wire, wrapped securely around “top” of wreath. (Note: You’ll need to add the wire before you cover the wreath completely with ornaments.)
– Two 20oz bags of Peppermint Starlights
– One 16″ styrofoam wreath form
– One 20 yd. roll of 1 1/2″ floral ribbon
– One 4 yd. roll of 1 1/2″ decorative ribbon
– Hot Glue
– Shellac (optional)
I started off with these ‘baubles’ – fuzzy sparkly pom-poms in silver-white and red, Styrofoam ‘bowl filler’ balls in red and white, and bells in red and white. I got them all at Hobby Lobby but I know some, or similar things, can be found at Michaels. Click HERE for full instructions.