DIY Holiday Wreaths
Our Christmas wreaths are perfect for decorating indoors or out. More wreath ideas from Midwest Living…
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A classic plaid bow completes this timeless look. We started with a grapevine wreath and hot-glued sprays of artificial pine with pinecones and berries attached, sprays of artificial angel pine and sprays of artificial berries, then completed the look with a pretty looping bow. For more DIY wreaths, view our story!
This wreath, a smaller version of one that appeared on a cover of Midwest Living, features apples, Key limes, pinecones and boxwood. Secure weighty materials using wire, wood picks and/or hot glue. On Christmas, you can use this as a holiday centerpiece by laying it flat on your table with a pillar candle in the center!
Be dramatic with nontraditional shades. To dress up an artificial evergreen wreath, you'll need sprays of seeded eucalyptus, blue and chartreuse aerosol glitter spray, blue and chartreuse spray paint and small, medium and large silver glass balls with attached wire stems (also called glass ball picks.)
Inexpensive cookie cutters create a fun and easy-to-make door decoration.Arrange cookie cutters inside a shape drawn on paper. Each cutter should have contact points with another. Join contact points with a paper clip or wire, and spray paint if you like. Top with a ribbon.
Martha DeFlorio of Detroit's Made Floral says wreaths can look polished even if they aren't symmetrical. Just place items with the overall design in mind. More beautiful wreaths: http://www.midwestliving.com/homes/seasonal-decorating/beautiful-holiday-wreaths/?page=2
A simple wreath spotlights tone and texture—here, wispy cypress, leafy boxwood, dusty juniper. Assemble your own, or simply add contrasting sprigs to dress up a standard-issue pine wreath. How-to: http://www.midwestliving.com/homes/seasonal-decorating/beautiful-holiday-wreaths/?page=1