Blogmas Day 2 | Wreath Making

Ever since I can remember I've always had a passion for being creative and being crafty for every and any occasion. Last year I went through a phase of making wreaths and garlands for Christmas and wanted to share my tips and tricks. Before I made them I was looking for a garland for our family kitchen to make it feel a little more festive but found them to be so expensive. I made my wreath and garland for under £20 and was extremely chuffed with myself! Plus they were both super easy to make!

To make the wreaths you simply need a wire ring, batteries and the garland which often comes in a kit. Everything can be purchased through trusted eBay sellers for £13. A BIG reduction from store, and in my opinion they look just as good if not better! If you're able to, and restrictions allow, you can also buy a garland kit from Wilko! The garland kit is perfect as well as it's long enough to make two wreaths (just note you only get one string of fairy lights, but you can additionally buy these on eBay too). Also in the kit comes some red bows and supposedly pine cones/snowflakes. I say supposedly because I have never received the snowflakes and have only received the pine cones in one batch! 

To start the craft you simply cut the garland in half and then fold in half to find the middle. Once found you thread it into the ring and start to work your way around the wreath weaving as you go. When happy with the spacing the longest task begins. To cover the ring you have to take a little bit of time just weaving strands around. This helps to secure the design as well as hiding the copper parts. Next you add in the fairy lights.  I find it easier to make a section of green at the bottom big enough to hide and hold the battery pack in. Start to weave the lights on the front and try not to just go around in a circle as it wastes some of the lights. The final step is to add on the red bows and any other decorations you want to. After you've added the batteries your wreath is ready to go and is guaranteed to look F-A-B-U-L-O-U-S on any door. I imagine you're only meant to use the wreath inside considering the lights are battery operated, however it looks super cute on our front door in the porch. 

So there we have it. A super simple and VERY easy Christmas craft that I know has a great impact! 

Have a great day! x


  1. Love love love what you've done with this! The wreath looks amazing! Those little red bows are super cute. I have to give wreath making a go.

    Jordanne ||

    1. Thanks Jordanne! I honestly love making them so much haha! xxx


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