- Foam wreath form
- Hot Glue Gun & Glue Sticks
- Ribbon & Fabric
- Flowers/Garland Decorations
- Hanging hardware
~ 2-3 hours (depending on how hardcore you get with decorating)
This project is based on a wreath I saw at the Longwood Gardens Christmas Displays, and has been modified for a spring wreath!
How to Make it Happen:
|Step 1- Get the right base|
1) This is the kind of form that works best- if it’s not smooth, the ribbon will look bunchy. It can be harder to find, but it’s worth it.
|Step 2- Start covering|
2) For this wreath, I am using strips of fabric and will cover them with some ribbon. Wrap the fabric or ribbon tightly around the form and use straight pins to hold them in place.
|Step 3- Ready for outside decorations|
3) The ribbon part of the wreath is finished! If you don’t want to decorate the outside of the wreath, then you’re done at this point- but I’m adding fake flowers and ivy.
|Step 4- Hot glue gun time!|
4) Cut flowers and ivy, leaving an approximately 1/2”-1” stem to glue to the back of the wreath. Decorate until you’re happy with the look, then add the hanging hardware to the back of the wreath.
|Step 5- Tada!|
5) Hang your wreath and enjoy! This can be made with a variety of ribbons and decorations, so modify as you like!