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10 simple DIY holiday wreaths

Published: Monday, Dec. 10, 2012 9:37 a.m. CDT

Add a little holiday cheer to a door near you with these 10 creative interpretations of a Christmas favorite.

Twinkly tinsel wreath

Source: Creature Comforts

For a glitzy and glamorous look, wind tinsel garland around a wreath frame, sliding newly wrapped sections toward the top so it fills nicely. Glue or tuck loose ends along the back. Voila!

Rolled paper wreath

Source: The Rag & Bone Blog

Roll colorful pages into tight tubes using a watercolor paintbrush handle. Arrange and sew completed tubes flat on top of a metal wreath frame.The more colors and patterns, the more playful your finished look will be.

Ruffled romance wreath

Source: makelyhome.com

This wreath pairs well with cozy slippers and a cup of hot cocoa. Combine crumpled book pages and a standard wreath frame for the ultimate book lover’s holiday wish come true.

Christmas candy wreath

Sorce: sweet paul magazine

To create this sweet treat, bend a wire hanger into a circle. Tie wrapped peppermint candies one at a time to your wire frame. The best part: When you’re ready for a decor change, just remove and eat!

Ornament wreath

Source: Bright.Bazaar

A little fun? You betcha! Hot glue bright and bold ornaments to a wreath frame for a flashy, contemporary twist.

Split pea wreath

Source: seekatesew.blogspot.com

Ditch the soup and do a little DIY with a few bags of dried peas. Using a pre-made straw wreath, brush glue on the top and sides of your form. Stick peas to the glue in generous handfuls. Allow the glue to thoroughly dry before adding a colorful bow.

Cookie cutter wreath

Source: Midwest Living

Arrange cookie cutters inside a shape drawn on paper and laid flat on a table. Make sure each cookie cutter is touching before joining together with a paperclip or wire. Top with a big, red bow.

Paint chip wreath

Source: craftstylish.com

 

Step 1: Gather paint chips in various shades of berry from your local paint store (be sure to ask first!). Step 2: Cut a circle out of Styrofoam™. Step 3: Cut each paint chip into a circle and begin hot gluing to the Styrofroam™, overlapping each row slightly as you go. Step 4: Seriously contemplate the color of your walls — a purple kitchen? Why not!

Marshmallow wreath

Source: tatertots & jello

Need a relatively mess-free project for the little ones? Glue marshmallows and gum drops to a Styrofoam™ wreath for whimsical door decor.

Holiday lights wreath

Source: Real Simple

Wrap a string of lights around a wire wreath frame. Make sure to leave enough cord to reach the plug. Queue up your favorite holiday album and have an impromptu dance party using your new wreath as a holiday disco ball.

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