It’s here—the most wonderful time of the year. Which means time to head to the basement and haul out those decorations. We love tradition as much as the next guy, but maybe some of your usual decorations are starting to feel a bit tired. I
f you like to get into the holiday spirit by getting your hands dirty with some good old-fashioned crafting instead of hitting the holiday aisle at Costco, now might be the perfect time to make something new. Why not try your hand at an ornament wreath?
Wreaths made from fresh evergreen trimmings smell wonderful but don’t last, so save the greens for the tree and go for a wreath that you can bring out year after year as a new tradition. No plants are needed and you can buy ornaments in bulk or recycle old ones to put this simple decoration together in less than an hour.
LiveLoveDIY has a helpful tutorial to show you how to make your ornament wreath, using about 100 ornaments in green and different metallics. The dollar store should have a wooden wreath or foam mold and the ornaments you’ll need.
The Happier Homemaker uses a similar technique, but alternates red ornaments with silver ornaments, some smooth, some covered in glitter.
Four Generations One Roof also offers helpful tips for when it comes time for glueing.
Here are three easy steps to make a wreath of your own:
1. Glue Ornaments To Inside Of The Wreath
For extra guidance, check out the video below, which will walk you through the wreath-making process.
2. Glue Ornaments Around Outside Of The Wreath
This is a super cute and easy way to make a unique wreath. For the full instructions and guide, head on hover to LiveLoveDIY.
3. Fill In The Gaps
The bloggers suggest using different ornaments for more excitement. You can buy unbreakable ornaments in bulk at an extremely low price, making ornament wreaths an affordable holiday project—and even great gifts for friends, family or neighbors.
The best part? As the Four Generations One Roof blogger shared, her wreath took just 20 minutes to make!