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How To Make Decorative Wreaths

From time immemorial, wreaths have been associated with Christmas celebrations. Whether announcing the holiday season or a wedding celebration, hung above a fireplace, or on the front door, wreaths are one of the most elegant ways to decorate your home. Decorative wreaths were originally meant for Christmas but now they are used throughout the year to decorate homes on various occasions. Wreaths are symbol of life and hope. They not only enhance the feel of the occasion but also increase the beauty of the decoration by manifolds. From the ones made with twisted grape vines to styrofoam wreaths, there is a large variety of wreaths available to make your home décor, gleam. Decorating your home or your door with a homemade decorative wreath will add an extra charm to your home. A little effort and a bit of creativity is what you require! Here are some ideas to help you make decorative wreath at home. So, take your pick and give your home a warm glow.
Decorative Wreaths Ideas 
Grape Vine Wreaths 
Grape vine wreaths can be your choice for decorative wreaths as they are available in variety of shapes, colors, and easily fit into budget. Grape vine wreaths are hot pick for table decoration and also serve as good idea for name tags in party.
Things You'll Need
  • Plastic bucket
  • Pliers
  • Grape vines
  • Pruning shears 
How To Make
  • First, cut long pieces of vine.
  • Next, remove the leaves from vine but leave a few curls for decoration.
  • Begin the loop with the thick end of the vine.
  • Make a vine loop little smaller than the desired size of your wreath.
  • Next, overlap the large ends by weaving it around the vine circle.
  • This will temporarily hold the vine circle, until you weave more vines around the circle.
  • Now, hold the wreath in one hand and continue weaving the vine in and around the first circle.
  • Next, start wrapping the next vine from a different spot. Wrap it in and around the circle moving in the opposite direction of the first wrap.
  • Continue with these steps until you make the wreath of desired size! 
Styrofoam Wreaths 
Styrofoam wreaths are best for any occasion! Styrofoam wreaths add both class and style to a beach gathering.  
Things You'll Need 
  • Bow on a wired stick
  • Dried flowers
  • Florist wire
  • Ribbon or cloth strips (2 to 3 inch wide )
  • Wire cutters 
How To Make 
  • First, cut a twenty-inch piece of ribbon. Fold it down in half and lay it down on work surface.
  • Place the foam ring with top down onto the ribbon. Insert the two ends of a ribbon through the looped end and draw the ends together to tighten the loop against the foam.
  • Cut the ribbon ends to tie in a small bow. This will serve as hanger to your wreath.
  • Now, hold a piece of cloth at an angle to the ring. Wrap the cloth around the foam ring until you complete one full turn.
  • Continue to wrap until styrofoam is completely covered with cloth. This will add color and texture to wreath. Secure the end with straight pins.
  • Next cut wired dry flower stem up to 2-3 inch length with wire cutter.
  • Now, push wire stems through the ribbon covering into the styrofoam ring.
  • Cover the entire ring with dry flowers.
  • Now, insert the bow attached to wired stick.
  • Decorate your wreath with seasonal decorations like pumpkins, bats, Easter items or some real flowers by inserting sticks into the styrofoam. 
Straw Wreath 
Straw wreaths form a great decoration piece, when adorned with flowers or orange and yellow oak leaves.
Things You'll Need 
  • A bale of straw
  • Wire for each wreath
  • Fishing line
  • Large scissors or shears 
How To Make 
  • First, form the wire into the desired shape and size. Tie ends together to secure.
  • Now, take a handful of straw and hold it to the wire frame, where you wish to place the straw.
  • Next, with other hand start wrapping the fishing line around the straw to fasten it in place.
  • At intervals, tie off the fishing line in secure knots
  • Continue to layer the straw around the wire frame until your wreath is of desired thickness.
  • Now, trim the straw to give it a presentable look.
  • Decorate the straw wreath with flowers or leaves. 

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