Christmas Crafts

Fill your house with the sights and scents of the Christmas season with these wonderful Christmas craft ideas. These simple Christmas crafts you can make include fun and easy Christmas crafts for adults that can be made in only 15-minutes! From Christmas wreath crafts to holiday ornament crafts to Christmas decor crafts, one of these easy homemade Christmas crafts will be perfect for your home, or Christmas gift giving!

Cranberry Holly Winter White Wreath DIY

Cranberry Holly Winter White Wreath DIY. This beautiful Cranberry Holly Winter White Wreath is a simple rustic wreath that appears time-consuming, but actually comes together in under 30 minutes! Follow these easy step by step directions to make your own lovely custom Christmas door hanger wreath.


This beautiful Cranberry Holly Winter White Wreath is a simple rustic wreath that appears time-consuming, but actually comes together in under 30 minutes! Follow these easy step by step directions to make your own lovely custom Christmas door hanger wreath.

Cranberry Holly Winter White Wreath DIY

While I wrote this up as a Christmas wreath for a door, it would also be fabulous over the fireplace. You may want to up the size of it thought – depending on the side of your fireplace mantel – to make it stand out.


The focal point of this wreath is the holiday sign. The cascade of berries is to offset the focal point making it less one-sided. This wreath aims for “snowiness” (yes, that is now a word), but it is not a snow-wreath.

Cranberry Holly Winter White Wreath DIY. This beautiful Cranberry Holly Winter White Wreath is a simple rustic wreath that appears time-consuming, but actually comes together in under 30 minutes! Follow these easy step by step directions to make your own lovely custom Christmas door hanger wreath.


Notes

• Make certain to match the size of your wreath to the door or area where it will be hung. A 36″ wreath on a 30″ door will not work. Likewise, a 24″ wreath over your fireplace mantel will probably be lost.

• Take a look at Halloween clearance sales too as many times you can find white wreaths there for 50-75% off!

• On that note, also take into account the sign to wreath ratio. You want something substantial, but not too overwhelming.

• This wreath uses a holiday sign as the focal point. You could also use a different object as your focal point: a stuffed reindeer or moose, a small birdcage, a Christmas tree topper, Santa or Mrs. Claus, a large partridge – anything that is holiday focused. In other words, you can gear this toward your holiday theme!

• If you plan on hanging this wreath from just after Thanksgiving through most of the winter, consider your focal point to be more generic… that is where a stuffed moose or moose sign would work very well!

• This wreath is frosted, not sparkly. If you choose to add sparkle, make it one or two touches of sparkle – such as the picks used. The sparkle on the picks will pick up the light. There will always be a small sparkle that is picked up from light (even if only streetlights).

• This is a door hanger wreath, it does not really lend itself to a ribbon for hanging. Since rustic does not always do ribbon “well” if you need a ribbon to hang, consider a red plaid one. No bow on this wreath either.

Cranberry Holly Winter White Wreath DIY. This beautiful Cranberry Holly Winter White Wreath is a simple rustic wreath that appears time-consuming, but actually comes together in under 30 minutes! Follow these easy step by step directions to make your own lovely custom Christmas door hanger wreath.


Cranberry Holly Winter White Wreath DIY Materials:

• 1 White Wreath
• 1 Holiday Sign (focal point)
• 2 Pick Floral Fruit
• 1 Geraniums Bush
• 3 picks Holly Berries
• Greenery
Glue Gun
• Hot Glue Sticks
Wire Cutters
• Floral Wire (optional)

Cranberry Holly Winter White Wreath DIY. This beautiful Cranberry Holly Winter White Wreath is a simple rustic wreath that appears time-consuming, but actually comes together in under 30 minutes! Follow these easy step by step directions to make your own lovely custom Christmas door hanger wreath.


Cranberry Holly Winter White Wreath DIY Directions:

• Position the sign (or whatever you are using as your focus) on the wreath. This is offset on the center, and “we” (the royal we because my niece had the idea, I’m just the running commentary and photographer) decided lower right. If you would like lower left because that works better for where you plan on hanging this finished wreath, that works too!

• Hot glue or wire in place. If you are going to wire, make sure you loop the floral wire through the hanger on the back of your sign, and through the wire on your wreath. Pretend you are weaving or sewing. Pull tight for less movement. You may also want to wire AND hot glue for stiffer placement, especially if your sign is heavy.

Cranberry Holly Winter White Wreath DIY. This beautiful Cranberry Holly Winter White Wreath is a simple rustic wreath that appears time-consuming, but actually comes together in under 30 minutes! Follow these easy step by step directions to make your own lovely custom Christmas door hanger wreath.


• The berries are being used to balance against the focal point you are creating. That sign (+ flowers you will be adding) is BIG. If you left it by itself on the wreath, it would be a lotta white, and a big old sign. You need something to break it up, hence the berry trail.

• Remember when hot gluing the berries in place that you are layering and adding leaves (intermingling greens) not lumping them together. Overlaying your berries, leaves, and picks will make the wreath look better.

Cranberry Holly Winter White Wreath DIY. This beautiful Cranberry Holly Winter White Wreath is a simple rustic wreath that appears time-consuming, but actually comes together in under 30 minutes! Follow these easy step by step directions to make your own lovely custom Christmas door hanger wreath.


Cranberry Holly Winter White Wreath DIY. This beautiful Cranberry Holly Winter White Wreath is a simple rustic wreath that appears time-consuming, but actually comes together in under 30 minutes! Follow these easy step by step directions to make your own lovely custom Christmas door hanger wreath.


• The reason geraniums were chosen as the flower for this wreath is because they are large. The sign is the focal point (I may have mentioned that before), and the geraniums are actually going to make that focal point a GIANT focal point that cannot be missed. Clip the geraniums, and place two large portions of the clippings (either one large, or two smaller) on either side of the focal point. Hot glue in place. Pull through some of the wreath into the geraniums for a slight break-up, and to show the wreath underneath.

• Two large flower features are set so as not to have 4-5 smaller features pulling your eyes in all directions. Breaking up the geraniums is key – this wreath needed color, but you don’t want it to be a big blob of color that slaps you in the er, eye.

Cranberry Holly Winter White Wreath DIY. This beautiful Cranberry Holly Winter White Wreath is a simple rustic wreath that appears time-consuming, but actually comes together in under 30 minutes! Follow these easy step by step directions to make your own lovely custom Christmas door hanger wreath.


Cranberry Holly Winter White Wreath DIY. This beautiful Cranberry Holly Winter White Wreath is a simple rustic wreath that appears time-consuming, but actually comes together in under 30 minutes! Follow these easy step by step directions to make your own lovely custom Christmas door hanger wreath.


• Once you have layered the berries (always do a dry run before hot gluing), and have added some greenery, use the picks to add some interest and conceal any holes which may show.

• Tuck away any wire you may have used, and move the wreath pines over bare spots.

Cranberry Holly Winter White Wreath DIY. This beautiful Cranberry Holly Winter White Wreath is a simple rustic wreath that appears time-consuming, but actually comes together in under 30 minutes! Follow these easy step by step directions to make your own lovely custom Christmas door hanger wreath.


Cranberry Holly Winter White Wreath DIY. This beautiful Cranberry Holly Winter White Wreath is a simple rustic wreath that appears time-consuming, but actually comes together in under 30 minutes! Follow these easy step by step directions to make your own lovely custom Christmas door hanger wreath.


• Things looked a little bare under the sign, so some greenery was added underneath and hot glued in place.

Cranberry Holly Winter White Wreath DIY. This beautiful Cranberry Holly Winter White Wreath is a simple rustic wreath that appears time-consuming, but actually comes together in under 30 minutes! Follow these easy step by step directions to make your own lovely custom Christmas door hanger wreath.


Cranberry Holly Winter White Wreath DIY. This beautiful Cranberry Holly Winter White Wreath is a simple rustic wreath that appears time-consuming, but actually comes together in under 30 minutes! Follow these easy step by step directions to make your own lovely custom Christmas door hanger wreath.


• Take a step back from the wreath. Make sure all the holes are covered either by twisting greenery over an open space or repositioning a white pine from the wreath.

Cranberry Holly Winter White Wreath DIY. This beautiful Cranberry Holly Winter White Wreath is a simple rustic wreath that appears time-consuming, but actually comes together in under 30 minutes! Follow these easy step by step directions to make your own lovely custom Christmas door hanger wreath.


• Give your wreath a light shake to make certain everything is well placed either via wire or hot glue.
That’s it. This is a super simple, but showy Christmas wreath. It looks simply fabulous!

Cranberry Holly Winter White Wreath DIY. This beautiful Cranberry Holly Winter White Wreath is a simple rustic wreath that appears time-consuming, but actually comes together in under 30 minutes! Follow these easy step by step directions to make your own lovely custom Christmas door hanger wreath.


If you enjoy making holiday wreaths, you may want to make one of these:

Candy Cane Wreath DIY Tutorial – Make your own no-sew Candy Cane wreath using these easy step by step instructions. This cute holiday decor is perfect for Christmas, Valentine’s Day, or any day! Simple and inexpensive to make, this easy Candy Cane Wreath DIY Tutorial will show you how to add a marvelous touch of whimsy to your holiday decor.

The Grinch Inspired Wreath DIY Tutorial – A beautiful Mr. Grinch inspired wreath sure to make even the coldest heart burst! This step by step tutorial is complete with (free) pdfs for the hat and heart for you to print and make exact. This wreath will look great on your front door, over your mantel, or on a wall. Truly unique holiday decor!

Snowflake Bead Wreath Craft DIY – This is a beautiful snowflake wreath that is perfect for door decor in the chilly winter months. You can fully customize this snowflake bead wreath for color, and ornaments. Simple to make, this lovely Snowflake Bead Wreath Craft is a real conversation piece.


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Framed Button Snowman Craft

Framed Button Snowman Craft. These easy to make little button snowmen are adorable winter crafts that can be made in no time flat! These are great little winter frame decor. You can place them on an easel or hang them on a wall for display.


These easy to make little button snowmen are adorable winter crafts that can be made in no time flat! These are great little winter frame decor. You can place them on an easel or hang them on a wall for display.

Framed Button Snowman Craft

These cute little snowmen have their own winter scene! This is a step-by-step tutorial that comes together quickly – the actual construction of these are about 15 minutes, but there is paint drying time so consider that in your timeframe.

If you like making snowmen crafts, here are a few others you may enjoy:

DIY Wine Glass Snowman – super cute!
Snowman Mason Jar Craft DIY – super simple to make.
Snowman Garland Craft – cute on a mantel or across a window.
Make Your Own Snowman Window Cling – the kids will LOVE this one!

Notes:

• The trees can either be cut into triangles or left alone (see the horizontal frame), or you can snip the edges for “branches” (see the vertical frame).

• You can do one, two, three snowmen (women, children). If you want to add a hat, consider a snip of construction paper instead of paint (unless you have a very steady hand).

• You can buy individual sheets of the cardstock used in this craft at a reasonable price at your local Michaels, Joann or Hobby Lobby.

• Use sparkly glitter cardstock on the blue background and snowy hills. It will look better than flat cardstock.

Framed Button Snowman Craft. These easy to make little button snowmen are adorable winter crafts that can be made in no time flat! These are great little winter frame decor. You can place them on an easel or hang them on a wall for display.


Framed Button Snowman Craft Materials:

• White Buttons
• Frame (4×6 and 5×7 were used)
Craft Paint – Titan BUff was used on the frames shown
Fabric Paint Black, Red, Green, White
• Paint Brush
Goop or Glue Gun and Hot Glue Sticks
• Scissors
• Textured Pine Cardstock Paper
• White Cardstock Paper (Core’dinations glitter white gloves was used)
• Blue Cardstock Paper (Core’dinations glitter blue diamonds was used)

Framed Button Snowman Craft. These easy to make little button snowmen are adorable winter crafts that can be made in no time flat! These are great little winter frame decor. You can place them on an easel or hang them on a wall for display.


Framed Button Snowman Craft Instructions:

• Cover work surface with cardboard or newspaper.
• Squeeze a dab of glue onto a paper plate or easel, and paint the wooden frames. Allow to dry. Apply a second coat if needed, and allow to dry completely.

Framed Button Snowman Craft. These easy to make little button snowmen are adorable winter crafts that can be made in no time flat! These are great little winter frame decor. You can place them on an easel or hang them on a wall for display.


• Cut out a blue background from the cardstock based on the size of the frame you are working with.

Framed Button Snowman Craft. These easy to make little button snowmen are adorable winter crafts that can be made in no time flat! These are great little winter frame decor. You can place them on an easel or hang them on a wall for display.


Framed Button Snowman Craft. These easy to make little button snowmen are adorable winter crafts that can be made in no time flat! These are great little winter frame decor. You can place them on an easel or hang them on a wall for display.


Framed Button Snowman Craft. These easy to make little button snowmen are adorable winter crafts that can be made in no time flat! These are great little winter frame decor. You can place them on an easel or hang them on a wall for display.


Framed Button Snowman Craft. These easy to make little button snowmen are adorable winter crafts that can be made in no time flat! These are great little winter frame decor. You can place them on an easel or hang them on a wall for display.


• Make a snow hill on the white cardstock, cut it out and glue to the blue cutout cardstock.

Framed Button Snowman Craft. These easy to make little button snowmen are adorable winter crafts that can be made in no time flat! These are great little winter frame decor. You can place them on an easel or hang them on a wall for display.


Framed Button Snowman Craft. These easy to make little button snowmen are adorable winter crafts that can be made in no time flat! These are great little winter frame decor. You can place them on an easel or hang them on a wall for display.


• Cut a square piece of the pine boroughs cardstock into small triangles to make trees. Fold in half, and make a diagonal cut. If you wish to make “leaves,” notch the edges. In this craft one framed piece has edges, and one does not so you can compare which look you like better.
• Glue a few trees to the sides of your blue and white hills. You can layer one or two, make them different sizes, etc. for depth.

Framed Button Snowman Craft. These easy to make little button snowmen are adorable winter crafts that can be made in no time flat! These are great little winter frame decor. You can place them on an easel or hang them on a wall for display.


• For the vertical, 5″x7″ frame: take one large white button and one medium white button. You want to lay out your snowmen, and then place the frame over it, so the snowmen are clear of the frame edges. In these, two large snowmen and one small snowman were made. The quantity and sizes are completely up to you!
• Glue the snowmen in place on the blue/white cardstock.

Framed Button Snowman Craft. These easy to make little button snowmen are adorable winter crafts that can be made in no time flat! These are great little winter frame decor. You can place them on an easel or hang them on a wall for display.


Framed Button Snowman Craft. These easy to make little button snowmen are adorable winter crafts that can be made in no time flat! These are great little winter frame decor. You can place them on an easel or hang them on a wall for display.


Framed Button Snowman Craft. These easy to make little button snowmen are adorable winter crafts that can be made in no time flat! These are great little winter frame decor. You can place them on an easel or hang them on a wall for display.


• Place glue on the edges of the frame and place snowman-button-art face-sized down, so the edges are hitting the glue. Press down onto the frame.

Framed Button Snowman Craft. These easy to make little button snowmen are adorable winter crafts that can be made in no time flat! These are great little winter frame decor. You can place them on an easel or hang them on a wall for display.


• Turn over and paint some white dots for “snow” in the sky and trees. Allow to dry.

Framed Button Snowman Craft. These easy to make little button snowmen are adorable winter crafts that can be made in no time flat! These are great little winter frame decor. You can place them on an easel or hang them on a wall for display.


• Paint on black eyes and mouth. Use dots for the mouth as it is easier.
• Paint on scarves. Red and green paint were used, but you could use navy, purple, orange, etc. Allow to dry completely.

Framed Button Snowman Craft. These easy to make little button snowmen are adorable winter crafts that can be made in no time flat! These are great little winter frame decor. You can place them on an easel or hang them on a wall for display.


• Display as desired!


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Snowflake Bead Wreath Craft DIY

Snowflake Bead Wreath Craft DIY. This is a beautiful snowflake wreath that is perfect for door decor in the chilly winter months. You can fully customize this snowflake bead wreath for color, and ornaments. Simple to make, this lovely Snowflake Bead Wreath Craft is a real conversation piece.


This is a beautiful snowflake wreath that is perfect for door decor in the chilly winter months. You can fully customize this snowflake bead wreath for color, and ornaments. Simple to make, this lovely Snowflake Bead Wreath Craft is a real conversation piece.

Snowflake Bead Wreath Craft DIY

A few notes on this wreath:

• Why braid? You want coverage. The beads are too skinny on a single string to cover the wreath frame.
• This is one heavy wreath. Keep that in mind if you need to add a ribbon for a hanger instead of slipping this over a wreath-hanger. The larger the wreath frame you choose, the heavier it will be.
• Look at a dollar store or party city for the beads. There are different lengths, so keep that in mind (the ones used in this craft are 30″ and 31″ long – bought at two different stores)
• You can use large ornaments, small ornaments, snowflakes, etc. to dangle from the middle. The larger the ornament, the less dangling involved (the ones used in this craft barely move).
• This is one of the simplest wreaths you will ever make! You can change the colors to red for Valentine’s Day, Pink and Purple for Easter, Gold, Purple, Green and Black for Mardi Gras… the color combinations and decoration ideas are limitless.

If you are looking for other holiday wreaths, you may want to make one of these:

Candy Cane Wreath Tutorial – this is an easy to make wreath. The red and white colors mean it could be decorated with heart embelishments for Valentine’s Day.
Christmas Elf Wreath Tutorial – simple, unusual. If you want an out-of-the-ordinary holiday wreath, this is the door decor for you!
Easy Christmas Tulle Wreath – easy is right!
The Grinch Inspired Wreath DIY Tutorial – if you are a fan of The Grinch, this is the wreath for you!

Snowflake Bead Wreath Craft DIY. This is a beautiful snowflake wreath that is perfect for door decor in the chilly winter months. You can fully customize this snowflake bead wreath for color, and ornaments. Simple to make, this lovely Snowflake Bead Wreath Craft is a real conversation piece.


Snowflake Bead Wreath Craft Materials:

14″ Wire Wreath Frame
• 45 Bead Necklaces, 30-31″ in length
Glue Gun
• Hot Glue Sticks
• Scissors
• 4-5 Snowflake Ornaments
• 3 Round Ornaments
• 2 Pipe Cleaners
• Ribbon for Bow (or a Premade Bow)

Snowflake Bead Wreath Craft DIY. This is a beautiful snowflake wreath that is perfect for door decor in the chilly winter months. You can fully customize this snowflake bead wreath for color, and ornaments. Simple to make, this lovely Snowflake Bead Wreath Craft is a real conversation piece.


Snowflake Bead Wreath Craft Directions:

• Cover your work surface with cardboard or cloth.
• Pop the ends off your beads. If your beads do not have a separator, simply pick a spot on the necklace and cut.
• Twist beads to connect. Use three or four bead necklaces per strand.

Snowflake Bead Wreath Craft DIY. This is a beautiful snowflake wreath that is perfect for door decor in the chilly winter months. You can fully customize this snowflake bead wreath for color, and ornaments. Simple to make, this lovely Snowflake Bead Wreath Craft is a real conversation piece.


• Twist the ends of three long strands together. Braid. It is easier if someone holds the “dummy end” and someone else braids. You can do it yourself though – just tuck one end under your chin.

Snowflake Bead Wreath Craft DIY. This is a beautiful snowflake wreath that is perfect for door decor in the chilly winter months. You can fully customize this snowflake bead wreath for color, and ornaments. Simple to make, this lovely Snowflake Bead Wreath Craft is a real conversation piece.


• Attach one end of the braid to the wreath frame. Hot glue in place. Wrap the braid around the entire wreath frame, flipping through until the entire braid is around the frame. Holt glue in place.

Snowflake Bead Wreath Craft DIY. This is a beautiful snowflake wreath that is perfect for door decor in the chilly winter months. You can fully customize this snowflake bead wreath for color, and ornaments. Simple to make, this lovely Snowflake Bead Wreath Craft is a real conversation piece.


Snowflake Bead Wreath Craft DIY. This is a beautiful snowflake wreath that is perfect for door decor in the chilly winter months. You can fully customize this snowflake bead wreath for color, and ornaments. Simple to make, this lovely Snowflake Bead Wreath Craft is a real conversation piece.


• Continue until the entire frame is covered. 45 bead necklaces were braided together and used to cover this 14″ frame.

Snowflake Bead Wreath Craft DIY. This is a beautiful snowflake wreath that is perfect for door decor in the chilly winter months. You can fully customize this snowflake bead wreath for color, and ornaments. Simple to make, this lovely Snowflake Bead Wreath Craft is a real conversation piece.


Snowflake Bead Wreath Craft DIY. This is a beautiful snowflake wreath that is perfect for door decor in the chilly winter months. You can fully customize this snowflake bead wreath for color, and ornaments. Simple to make, this lovely Snowflake Bead Wreath Craft is a real conversation piece.


Snowflake Bead Wreath Craft DIY. This is a beautiful snowflake wreath that is perfect for door decor in the chilly winter months. You can fully customize this snowflake bead wreath for color, and ornaments. Simple to make, this lovely Snowflake Bead Wreath Craft is a real conversation piece.


• Thread pipe cleaner through the ends of your ornament. Attach one to one end, and the other end of the pipe cleaner to a second ornament. A third ornament is attached to the end of a different pipe cleaner. Generally, an odd pairing will look better than an even pairing.
• Bend the pipe cleaner with two ornaments in half (or slightly off half). Twist the top of the single pipe cleaner to the middle (or slightly off middle) of that bend. Twist the two pipe cleaners together, so the ornaments dangle.

Snowflake Bead Wreath Craft DIY. This is a beautiful snowflake wreath that is perfect for door decor in the chilly winter months. You can fully customize this snowflake bead wreath for color, and ornaments. Simple to make, this lovely Snowflake Bead Wreath Craft is a real conversation piece.


• Clip off any wire hangers on your snowflakes.
• Layout the snowflakes on the wreath for placement, adjust accordingly. If you plan on adding a bow, keep in mind where it will be placed on the wreath.
• Hot glue snowflakes in place.

Snowflake Bead Wreath Craft DIY. This is a beautiful snowflake wreath that is perfect for door decor in the chilly winter months. You can fully customize this snowflake bead wreath for color, and ornaments. Simple to make, this lovely Snowflake Bead Wreath Craft is a real conversation piece.


• Twist to the back of the wreath frame, and hot glue in place.

Snowflake Bead Wreath Craft DIY. This is a beautiful snowflake wreath that is perfect for door decor in the chilly winter months. You can fully customize this snowflake bead wreath for color, and ornaments. Simple to make, this lovely Snowflake Bead Wreath Craft is a real conversation piece.


• Add a bow to the top or bottom of the wreath. This wasn’t easy to glue in place, so we added a second length of ribbon to tie the bow to the frame (hot glue underneath), and fluffed. It worked beautifully! The bow looked fuller and stayed where we wanted it.
• Check to be certain all your beads or laying flat. Hot glue down if they are not.
• Add a ribbon for hanging if desired. This is a heavy wreath so it will need to be a thicker ribbon with a very secure knot. I didn’t bother with one due to the weight, just hooked it over a wreath-hanger on the door.

Snowflake Bead Wreath Craft DIY. This is a beautiful snowflake wreath that is perfect for door decor in the chilly winter months. You can fully customize this snowflake bead wreath for color, and ornaments. Simple to make, this lovely Snowflake Bead Wreath Craft is a real conversation piece.


• Hang where desired.

Yield: 1 wreath

Snowflake Bead Wreath Craft DIY

This is a beautiful snowflake wreath that is perfect for door decor in the chilly winter months. You can fully customize this snowflake bead wreath for color, and ornaments. Simple to make, this lovely Snowflake Bead Wreath Craft is a real conversation piece.
Prep Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours
Difficulty easy

Materials

Tools

Instructions

• Cover your work surface with cardboard or cloth.

• Pop the ends off your beads. If your beads do not have a separator, simply pick a spot on the necklace and cut.

• Twist beads to connect. Use three or four bead necklaces per strand.

• Twist the ends of three long strands together. Braid. It is easier if someone holds the “dummy end” and someone else braids. You can do it yourself though – just tuck one end under your chin.

• Attach one end of the braid to the wreath frame. Hot glue in place. Wrap the braid around the entire wreath frame, flipping through until the entire braid is around the frame. Holt glue in place.

• Continue until the entire frame is covered. 45 bead necklaces were braided together and used to cover this 14″ frame.

• Thread pipe cleaner through the ends of your ornament. Attach one to one end, and the other end of the pipe cleaner to a second ornament. A third ornament is attached to the end of a different pipe cleaner. Generally, an odd pairing will look better than an even pairing.

• Bend the pipe cleaner with two ornaments in half (or slightly off half). Twist the top of the single pipe cleaner to the middle (or slightly off middle) of that bend. Twist the two pipe cleaners together, so the ornaments dangle.

• Clip off any wire hangers on your snowflakes.

• Layout the snowflakes on the wreath for placement, adjust accordingly. If you plan on adding a bow, keep in mind where it will be placed on the wreath.

• Hot glue snowflakes in place.

• Twist to the back of the wreath frame, and hot glue in place.

• Add a bow to the top or bottom of the wreath. This wasn’t easy to glue in place, so we added a second length of ribbon to tie the bow to the frame (hot glue underneath), and fluffed. It worked beautifully! The bow looked fuller and stayed where we wanted it.

• Check to be certain all your beads or laying flat. Hot glue down if they are not.

• Add a ribbon for hanging if desired. This is a heavy wreath so it will need to be a thicker ribbon with a very secure knot. I didn’t bother with one due to the weight, just hooked it over a wreath-hanger on the door.

• Hang where desired.


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