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FaithTap Staff 12/20/2015
Who says holiday wreaths have to be made with greenery? These days anything is fair game, all you need are some styrofoam craft rings, your chosen decorations and a hot glue gun, the sky's the limit!
Who doesn’t love these iconic white and red candies? Not only are they delicious, but they can make a beautiful wreath as well. Grab a foam wreath from the craft or dollar store, cover with ribbon or fabric and start gluing! A bold red bow at the base of the wreath finishes off this look perfectly. Myra from myblessedlife.net has a full tutorial on her site containing all the sweet details.
Give your holiday guests a full-sized greeting before they even walk through the door. This adorable snowman wreath is ready to welcome carolers, friends and family alike.
Jingle Bell Wreath
Looking like it was plucked right off Santa's sleigh, putting together this gorgeous jingle bell wreath is easier than you may think. Pick up a few packs of bells in various sizes (or ask Rudolph to lend you some) and glue them around a sturdy, Styrofoam craft ring. Top it off with a velvet bow and you're ready to 'ring' in the holidays!
Candy Cane Wreath
Raid the candy dish, grab some glue and create these eye-catching decorations in minutes. Arrange the candy canes in any design you want and glue them where they meet; viola--a mouth-watering holiday wreath!
If you'd like to showcase the, er, grumpier side of the holidays, this Grinch wreath is the perfect project! Simply cover an existing wreath or craft circle with Spanish moss, add a pair of eyes, a Santa hat and you're set! Now, this most festive grouch can scowl at all who come through your door.
Pine Cone Wreath
Pick up a bag or two at your local craft store, or collect pine cones from your own backyard for this fun, natural wreath. After baking and cleaning the pine cones (if you're using the outdoor variety), simply place them into the openings of a metal wreath frame in tight, neat lines. Once all the space is filled, you'll have a beautiful pine cone explosion!
Take the beauty of a Christmas tree to the front door! Start by gluing a row of ornaments (tops facing upward) around the center of a wreath form. Repeat this process around the outside edge, then fill in the gaps with plenty of festive, sparkling ornaments and beads; anything that says "holiday" to you. To replicate this perfectly "messy" arrangement, be sure to vary the sizes, colors and textures around the garland.
Bring the beauty of a fresh flurry inside your home with this quick and easy snowflake wreath. Layer decorative flakes as high and wide as you'd like, then finish it off with a decorative ribbon or bow for a cool wreath you can keep up all season long.
You kids' crayons get an "adult" makeover when they're transformed into an unexpected holiday wreath. Chock-full of eye-catching texture and color, these children's toys have never looked so grown up.
Wood Slice & Burlap
Get back to basics with this wreath plucked straight from Mother Nature! To begin, overlap slices of wood in layers until you get your desired circumference, glue them in place and you're done! You can also vary the slice sizes, paint/finish and add a sprig of holly to soften up this rustic wreath.
Make your holidays picture perfect with this frame wreath! Grab a square (or oval, or rectangle or triangle...) frame and coat it with paint, glitter or any other holiday garnish you'd like. You can also wrap the outside with greenery for a more natural look. In the center, hang a group of holly and berries, string up ornaments, dangle a group of snowflakes; whatever you think is frame-worthy.
Pom Pom Wreath
Curl up with a cup of cocoa and your loved ones alongside this cozy pom pom wreath. Just like your favorite over-sized sweater, the soft poms and fluffy feel make the perfect winter companion for any home! Plus, with a full tutorial, Amy Allen Clark from momadvice.com makes it easy.
This Contraption Makes It Easy
This machine is a dedicated pom pom maker, they can be purchased from craft stores and many online retail outlets.
Holiday Card Wreath
The holidays are all about celebrating with loved ones, so make use of all those beautiful holiday cards you've received and create a personal, customized entrance wreath that showcases your friends and family. You can feel the warm and fuzzies every time you open the door!
Corn Husk Wreath
'What is that?' your holiday guests may wonder. After all, dyed the corn husks aren't the first thing that come to mind when thinking of holiday wreaths. But with the beautiful, unusual texture and ability to color the husks any shade you want, the creative possibilities are endless!
Potpourri gets a higher purpose when it's elevated from a coffee-table staple to an enticing entryway wreath. Bright colors, texture and a distinctive scent make sure that there's no place like your home.
This full, looped wreath packs a serious holiday punch. Start with red and white mesh woven into a metal ring and add additional layers of ribbon, small ornaments, beads or other accessories to make it really pop.
Yarn Ball Wreath
Your knitting hobby takes a new, creative twist when you make this decorative yarn ball wreath by creatively covering Styrofoam balls of different sizes with your favorite yarn. Beautiful, inviting and best of all, you can reuse the yarn long after the season's over!
Wrapping Paper Wreath
Clean up, do good for the environment and decorate your home for Christmas--what's not to love? This wrapping paper wreath is a quick, easy way to reuse all the leftover wrapping paper you have from gift-giving this year. Simply roll pieces into cylinders, tape them to a cardboard ring and you have an easy, changeable wreath in minutes!
A single sweetgum is far from appealing, but grouped together, this dramatic fruit wreath has a beauty all its own. Spray paint the fruits with one color (or several!), add glitter, fake snow, or a delicate silk ribbon to finish off this rough-and-tumble wreath.
Cookie Cutter Wreath
Bake up some holiday cheer with this cookie cutter wreath! Mix up deliciously festive door decor with all your favorite holiday-shaped ingredients. Trees, snowmen, stars and more are glued together to create this irresistible holiday decoration.
Gift Box Wreath
This wreath is the gift that keeps on giving! Breathe new life into your old gift boxes by wrapping and stacking them into this gorgeous wreath.
Gingerbread Man Wreath
Fat, round hands are all linked together in this adorable, festive wreath made from a classic holiday staple. While it's hard not to gobble them up right out of the oven, using a few extra gingerbread man cookies to create this cute and simple wreath is a "sweet" way to decorate your door!
Get wild with your decorating with an eye-catching feather wreath. In rows, poke the ends of feathers into a sturdy foam craft ring. This beautiful statement piece is sure to impress at all of this season's holiday parties!
Top off your home decorating the same way you do presents--with bows, of course! For only a few dollars from your local craft store, you can create a traditional, multi-colored bow wreath, or use a single tone for a more contemporary look.
Cinnamon Stick Wreath
Breathe deeply; that sweet, inviting smell is actually coming from the front door! By gluing layers of cinnamon sticks onto a cardboard or craft ring, you can fill your home with this delicious aroma every time you come home.
Perfect for wine aficionados everywhere, this adorable wreath makes use of all your old corks. Start with a large straw wreath and glue tight, close circles of corks for the first layer. On top of that layer, use creative liberty to glue more, add garnishes, berries, burlap or greenery for a wreath worth toasting to.
Costume Jewelry Wreath
What would the holidays be without a little (or a lot) of sparkle? Lay it on thick with this glittering jewelry wreath. You may have plenty of old costume jewelry stashed away or you could find some at thrift stores in your area.
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The Final Product
Start with a Styrofoam craft ring and glue as many layers of "bling" as you'd like! When you are finished this classy wreath makes it easy to bring elegance and grandeur to your holiday festivities, your guests will love it!
Rock Candy Wreath
Using an extra heavy-duty craft wreath as the center, carefully arrange rock candy to create this deliciously unexpected wreath. Warning: this craft should not be eaten all at once.
Lighted Doily Wreath
This sweet, romantic doily wreath is an adult take on a cozy night light. Cuddle up in its soft glow for relaxing nights, all season long! Simply weave a small strand of decorative lights through a metal craft ring, apply doilies and enjoy.
A Wreath For All Occasions
If you want to get “into the spirit” and in touch with your crafty side, try out one (or several) of these out-of-the-box wreaths for your own home. Wreath building is a perfect activity to enjoy with kids or friends, making your homemade masterpieces is fun and festive!