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10 simple DIY holiday wreaths

comp:000050c44526:00000003a6:6813 0 <div class="the-content clearfix"><p>Add a little holiday cheer to a door near you with these 10 creative interpretations of a Christmas favorite.</p> <h3>Twinkly tinsel wreath</h3> <div id="attachment_105689" class="wp-caption aligncenter" style="width: 306px"><a href="http://www.zillow.com/blog/files/2012/12/diy-tinsel-wreath-2.jpg"><img class="wp-image-105689 " src="http://www.zillow.com/blog/files/2012/12/diy-tinsel-wreath-2.jpg" alt="" width="296" height="349" /></a><p class="wp-caption-text">Source: Creature Comforts</p></div> <p>For a glitzy and glamorous look, wind tinsel garland around a wreath frame, sliding newly wrapped sections toward the top so it fills nicely. Glue or tuck loose ends along the back. Voila!</p> <h3>Rolled paper wreath</h3> <div id="attachment_105695" class="wp-caption aligncenter" style="width: 298px"><a href="http://www.zillow.com/blog/files/2012/12/rolled-paper-wreath.jpg"><img class="wp-image-105695 " src="http://www.zillow.com/blog/files/2012/12/rolled-paper-wreath.jpg" alt="" width="288" height="383" /></a><p class="wp-caption-text">Source: The Rag &amp; Bone Blog</p></div> <p>Roll colorful pages into tight tubes using a watercolor paintbrush handle. Arrange and sew completed tubes flat on top of a metal wreath frame.The more colors and patterns, the more playful your finished look will be.</p> <h3>Ruffled romance wreath</h3> <div id="attachment_105712" class="wp-caption aligncenter" style="width: 309px"><a href="http://www.zillow.com/blog/files/2012/12/Ruffled-Romance-Wreath.jpg"><img class="wp-image-105712 " src="http://www.zillow.com/blog/files/2012/12/Ruffled-Romance-Wreath.jpg" alt="" width="299" height="450" /></a><p class="wp-caption-text">Source: makelyhome.com</p></div> <p>This wreath pairs well with cozy slippers and a cup of hot cocoa. Combine crumpled book pages and a standard wreath frame for the ultimate book lover&#8217;s holiday wish come true.</p> <h3>Christmas candy wreath</h3> <div id="attachment_105715" class="wp-caption aligncenter" style="width: 309px"><a href="http://www.zillow.com/blog/files/2012/12/Christmas-Candy-Wreath.jpg"><img class="wp-image-105715 " src="http://www.zillow.com/blog/files/2012/12/Christmas-Candy-Wreath.jpg" alt="" width="299" height="374" /></a><p class="wp-caption-text">Sorce: sweet paul magazine</p></div> <p>To create this sweet treat, bend a wire hanger into a circle. Tie wrapped peppermint candies one at a time to your wire frame. The best part: When you&#8217;re ready for a decor change, just remove and eat!</p> <h3>Ornament wreath</h3> <div id="attachment_105737" class="wp-caption aligncenter" style="width: 344px"><a href="http://www.zillow.com/blog/files/2012/12/Ornament-Wreath3.png"><img class="wp-image-105737 " src="http://www.zillow.com/blog/files/2012/12/Ornament-Wreath3.png" alt="" width="334" height="327" /></a><p class="wp-caption-text">Source: Bright.Bazaar</p></div> <p>A little fun? You betcha! Hot glue bright and bold ornaments to a wreath frame for a flashy, contemporary twist.</p> <h3>Split pea wreath</h3> <div id="attachment_105749" class="wp-caption aligncenter" style="width: 356px"><a href="http://www.zillow.com/blog/files/2012/12/Split-Pea3.jpg"><img class="wp-image-105749 " src="http://www.zillow.com/blog/files/2012/12/Split-Pea3.jpg" alt="" width="346" height="288" /></a><p class="wp-caption-text">Source: seekatesew.blogspot.com</p></div> <p>Ditch the soup and do a little DIY with a few bags of dried peas. Using a pre-made straw wreath, brush glue on the top and sides of your form. Stick peas to the glue in generous handfuls. Allow the glue to thoroughly dry before adding a colorful bow.</p> <h3>Cookie cutter wreath</h3> <div id="attachment_105771" class="wp-caption aligncenter" style="width: 323px"><a href="http://www.zillow.com/blog/files/2012/12/cookie-cutter.jpg"><img class="wp-image-105771 " src="http://www.zillow.com/blog/files/2012/12/cookie-cutter.jpg" alt="" width="313" height="372" /></a><p class="wp-caption-text">Source: Midwest Living</p></div> <p>Arrange cookie cutters inside a shape drawn on paper and laid flat on a table. Make sure each cookie cutter is touching before joining together with a paperclip or wire. Top with a big, red bow.</p> <h3>Paint chip wreath</h3> <div id="attachment_105780" class="wp-caption aligncenter" style="width: 358px"><a href="http://www.zillow.com/blog/files/2012/12/Colored-Paper-Wreath.jpg"><img class="wp-image-105780 " src="http://www.zillow.com/blog/files/2012/12/Colored-Paper-Wreath.jpg" alt="" width="348" height="279" /></a><p class="wp-caption-text">Source: craftstylish.com</p></div> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Step 1: Gather paint chips in various shades of berry from your local paint store (be sure to ask first!). Step 2: Cut a circle out of Styrofoam™. Step 3: Cut each paint chip into a circle and begin hot gluing to the Styrofroam™, overlapping each row slightly as you go. Step 4: Seriously contemplate the color of your walls — a purple kitchen? Why not!</p> <h3>Marshmallow wreath</h3> <div id="attachment_105785" class="wp-caption aligncenter" style="width: 359px"><a href="http://www.zillow.com/blog/files/2012/12/Marshmellow-Wreath.png"><img class="wp-image-105785 " src="http://www.zillow.com/blog/files/2012/12/Marshmellow-Wreath.png" alt="" width="349" height="345" /></a><p class="wp-caption-text">Source: tatertots &amp; jello</p></div> <p>Need a relatively mess-free project for the little ones? Glue marshmallows and gum drops to a Styrofoam™ wreath for whimsical door decor.</p> <h3>Holiday lights wreath</h3> <div id="attachment_105795" class="wp-caption aligncenter" style="width: 310px"><a href="http://www.zillow.com/blog/files/2012/12/Holiday-Lights-Wreath.jpg"><img class="size-full wp-image-105795" src="http://www.zillow.com/blog/files/2012/12/Holiday-Lights-Wreath.jpg" alt="" width="300" height="357" /></a><p class="wp-caption-text">Source: Real Simple</p></div> <p>Wrap a string of lights around a wire wreath frame. Make sure to leave enough cord to reach the plug. Queue up your favorite holiday album and have an impromptu dance party using your new wreath as a holiday disco ball.</p> <p><strong>Related:</strong></p> <ul> <li><a href="http://www.zillow.com/blog/2012-12-05/bob-vilas-5-must-do-tasks-for-december/">Bob Vila&#8217;s 5 Must-Do Tasks for December</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.zillow.com/blog/2012-12-03/a-guide-to-giving-holiday-gifts-to-your-roommates/">A Guide to Giving Holiday Gifts to Your Roommates</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.zillow.com/blog/2012-07-27/the-7-rules-of-interior-design/">The 7 Rules of Interior Design</a></li> </ul> </div>
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