I am oh so ready for Christmas decorating! In my house every year we have many wreaths, on for the front door, one for the dining table and of course more for outside. Let’s just say they are usually the highlight of our holiday decorations. That said, I love making my own. And I know that although not many people make their own, it is fairly simple and easy!
So.. I found some great DIY blog posts on making amazing wreaths for this holiday season, maybe you want to surprise your mum with one. Well folks, let’s get crafty!
I also just want to give a little tip to finding greenery. Many Christmas tree lots will let you take their extra cuttings from trees that they will otherwise end up throwing out. You can also find some creative ways, olive trees, eucalyptus, pine, redwood, etc. Maybe you have a friend with those trees so just kindly ask for a few clippings.
This is a very British way of creating and making a full floral wreath. I personally love this style, it might require more materials but if you have the time and the means, then you are in for a treat of a wreath once it is finished! It would make the perfect gift. You can really be creative with how to decorate tour holiday wreaths, this blog post gives you a great idea and a step by step guide! https://www.interflora.co.uk/blog/how-to-make-a-christmas-wreath/
If you want a very simple and basic wreath making DIY then this one is perfect for you. Vogue has simplified the classic wreath but not lost all the beauty. And, if anything these wreaths are even better then the ones we typically see in stores. https://www.vogue.com/article/how-to-make-a-wreath
Needing ideas? well, we all do! Here is a great post featuring many different types of wreaths that have been made and it is perfect to getting style ideas. There are always options as to what type of greenery you use, or do you add a bow? should you add some cinnamon? all great ideas and all fun things to think about. So go and check out these styles! https://www.houseandgarden.co.uk/gallery/christmas-wreath
Happy Wreath making! and enjoy the festive holidays!