Making a Christmas Wreath

Christmas Wreath
Rather than buying your Christmas wreath this year try making one. It can become a family tradition and they also make a thoughtful gift. Let your imagination go and create a unique wreath for this year and beyond. This is a page about making a Christmas wreath.

January 7, 2016

This is a page about making a snowman wreath. Make a cute snowman wreath to decorate your home for the winter holidays.

Making a Snowman Wreath

December 9, 2015

This is a page about making a paper plate Christmas tree wreath. Here is yet another cute craft that begins with the humble paper plate. You and the kids can make this fun decoration for the holidays.

Making a Paper Plate Christmas Tree Wreath

June 21, 2020

Start saving your paper egg cartons. You can use them to make a pretty Christmas wreath. We can show you how.

Christmas Egg Carton Wreath - attach bow and display

January 14, 2020

Make a pretty Christmas wreath for your door out of mini boxes, wrapping paper and holiday decorations. This idea could be customized for other holidays too.

Mini Gift Wreath - wreath hanging

December 13, 2019

Cut the center from a paper plate, paint it green, and then add fun toy and holiday magazine images, plus stickers, beads, or anything else you might have in your craft stash. The result is a unique kid friendly holiday project to use as decoration.

Kids' Cutout Paper Wreath - ready to hang

November 18, 2019

Use a grapevine wreath, some faux poinsettias and leaves, plus pinecones to create a lovely seasonal wreath for the holidays. This page has photos and instructions for this and other wreath craft projects.

Poinsettia Wreath

October 3, 2019

Mini Christmas wreaths can be made using a variety of craft supplies including pipe cleaners, cardboard, or even recycled yogurt container lids. Add your choice of decorations, both from nature or the craft store and enjoy the creative experience.

Mini Christmas wreaths.

February 2, 2018

You don't have to spend a lot of time making a festive wreath for your door. Here are some quick and easy Christmas wreath ideas. This is a page about making quick and easy Christmas wreaths.

Homemade Christmas Wreaths

September 6, 2017

A paper Christmas wreath can easily have lights added to it creating a lovely glow around the wreath. Learn how to make a lighted paper Christmas wreath that can be used as a decoration or a gift.

wreath with Santa in center

January 4, 2017

This is a page about making a giant Christmas wreath. If you have an area outside where you can mount a large holiday decoration it would be fun to make your own giant Christmas wreath.

A boy smiling looking through the opening of a giant Christmas wreath.

November 29, 2016

This is a page about making a Christmas wreath with a Hula Hoop. Using a Hula Hoop as the form, you can make a large outdoor wreath for the holidays.

Wreath hanging on house.

November 28, 2016

CDs lend sparkle and shine to a homemade holiday wreath. This is a page about making a CD Christmas wreath.

CD Wreath

January 7, 2016

This is a page about making a paper poinsettias wreath. The poinsettia motif is popular for holiday decorations. Make a pretty paper poinsettia wreath for your home or office.

Paper Poinsettias Wreath

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February 28, 2008

I made these mini-wreaths for Christmas this year. I use the rims of two plastic yoghurt containers facing each other, then wrap natural string around the entire circle.


I then go out into nature and start collecting things to glue onto my wreath.

Mini Christmas wreaths.


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December 17, 2015

Whenever I am on vacation or when I visit parks, beaches, or even just local walks, I love to collect pretty plants, pods, shells, etc. So this year I decided to glue my natural treasures onto a dollar store wreath and display them!

Natural Wreath of Memories - closeup of wreath

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November 9, 2020

After cleaning and organizing my crafts, I found a few items I could use to make a Christmas wreath. I purchased a wreath and some bows at an after Christmas sale and then added my craft items to make a wreath.

Christmas Wreath - bows and other items glued in place


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July 30, 2007

If you'd like something a little out of the ordinary hanging on your front door this winter then this wreath is just for you. Cut the tulle into 2 - 3 inch squares. They do not have to be exact.

Tulle wreath.


December 9, 2008

Find a pine tree with branches close to the ground. Cut enough branches for you to make a wreath. Make a circle base with the branches and then build on with other branches.


I used twine to bind the wreath, you can use craft wire or even ribbon.


December 23, 2008

I love to hang wreaths all around my home for the holidays. I decorate with any and everything!

Making Christmas Wreaths


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December 14, 2015

I took this and that and made a nice wreath for our front door. You will never be able to duplicate this, but with your creations you can make your own "recycled reath"!

Decorated Holiday Wreath


December 19, 2006

Handmade Christmas Wreath. A couple years ago, I needed a new Christmas wreath for the front door. Being frugal, I wanted to see if I could make one just as nice but more inexpensively than new.


December 4, 2007

Take lace 12 inches long and fold over 1/4 inch and sew the seam. You can slip 5 inch pipe cleaner through it to make a wreath.


Then make a bow with pearls, cut about 6 inches and then add a red ribbon bow and a small rose. Voila, homemade gift!

Lace Christmas Wreath



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November 13, 2007

I have never been one to do crafts but I find myself this year wanting to make a Christmas wreath. I have no idea where to start. All I really know is I would like to make it cheaply and easily.



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