Cover a foam wreath with paper loops and satin bows for a beautiful wall or door accent that will last all winter. Add a few more embellishments, and it is the perfect wreath for a wedding celebration.
Finished size: 16" Wreath
Skill: 1 Time: 1 Cost: 2
You will need:
• 14" craft foam wreath
• Die-cutting machine*
• Dies*: vine w/leaves, bow
• Cardstock: white, ivory
• Patterned tissue paper
• Sheet music paper
• Buttons: glitter, pearl
• Pearl head pins
• Heart sticks
• Four yds. (each) 1/2" to 1" satin ribbon: white, ivory, gold
• Two yds. (each) 1 1/2" to 2" sheer ribbon: white, ivory
• 1 yd. of 1 ½" cream gathered lace
• White Forget-Me-Knot flowers
• Spanish moss
• Hot glue gun and glue
*The following products were used for this project: Sizzix BIGkic or Big Shot Machine,
Bigz Dies: #656525 Vine w/Leaves, #656544 Bow.
Note: See end of article for product information.
Step 1: Cover wreath. Using a hot glue gun to cover foam wreath with Spanish moss.
Step 2: Cut & attach loops. Use bow die to cut strips from patterned tissue, sheet music, and cardstock. Make a loop with each bow strip. Insert a pin through holes and insert into foam wreath it is nearly full.
Step 3: Attach bows & lace. For hanger, cut one 8" length of 1" ribbon. Set aside. Tie satin and sheer ribbons into bows. Cut ends at a slant or in a “v.” Attach bows to wreath using pearl head pins. Cut six 6" pieces of lace. Glue between loops, having them evenly spaced around wreath.
Step 4: Cut & attach vines. Use vine with leaves die to cut six pieces (each) from ivory and white cardstock. Attach to wreath with pearl head pins.
Step 5: Finish. Hot glue pearl head and glitter-covered buttons to wreath. Glue white forget-me-knot flower bouquets to wreath. Make a loop with ribbon for hanger. Glue and pin ends of ribbon to top center back of wreath.