The holiday has passed and all the red and green decorations have been packed away. With winter in full swing, I decided this month to make a Wintery Wreath. This craft was super easy, fast and fun. I loved making this wreath because it only took about a half hour and the finished product is exquisite. I recommend displaying the wreath indoors. You can put you own personal touches to this craft and you can also use items found outdoors like pinecones, branches or leaves and spray paint them silver to resemble glistening snow. If you are not feeling that crafty all items can be purchased at your favorite craft store. SUPPLIES • Styrofoam wreath (available at your local craft store) • White boa (you can also use white feathers) • Glue gun • Glue sticks • Wire cutters • Silver ribbon • Twigs • Pine cones • White bird • Glass bead garland STEP 1 Wrap the boa around the wreath (5 min) STEP 2 Glue the sliver twigs around the wreath (be sure to glue on the Styrofoam under the boa in order for the pieces to stick) (10 min) STEP 3 Wrap the glass bead garland around the wreath and twigs (3 min) STEP 4 Cut the picks on the pine cones leaving 1 1/2 inches — poke the picks in the wreath in order for them to stay in place (4 min) STEP 5 Take one pine cone and position on the inside of the center base of the wreath (1 min) STEP 6 Glue the bird on the top of the pine cone (3 min) STEP 7 Cut about a half a yard of ribbon and loop through the wreath and tie a bow (2 min) ALTERNATIVE OPTION Another great way to showcase your wintery wreath is as a centerpiece. Jennifer Hodges is a Southern belle at heart, however, she does bleed green. A native of North Carolina, she has lived in Michigan since 1998. When not crafting, Jennifer is the Media Director at M3 Group. She loves spending time with her family, camping and singing lots of karaoke. [nggallery id=210]
Jennifer Hodges is a Southern belle at heart, however, she does bleed green. A native of North Carolina, she has lived in Michigan since 1998. When not crafting, Jennifer is the Media Director at M3 Group. She loves spending time with her family, camping and singing lots of karaoke.