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Gift Box Wreath Tutorial

I love scrapbook paper. Even though my scrapbooking days are over, I can't help but visit the paper aisle at my craft store and wish I had some project to do with it. So I came up with a Gift Box Wreath that is fairly simple and uses your scrapbook paper (even just the leftovers, if you want). You can also use wrapping paper.
Time: 45 Minutes Cost: $10.00 Difficulty: Easy
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You will need:
A wreath form (I used a wire one)
Glue gun
Ribbon, small (assorted colors, if you want)
Ribbon, large (for covering the wire form)
Bow or other embellishments
Mini boxes, about 12 (you can use whatever you already have, make ones out of Christmas cards or whatever). I bought mine. I used small jewelry boxes--like the ones above.
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Simply wrap each box in the scrapbook paper like you would a gift. Use coordinating paper and it will look so cute! Decorate each box with ribbon.
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Wrap your form in large ribbon if you would like. Mine was wire so I needed ot cover it. Decide where you want the gifts to be on your wreath form.
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Use your glue gun to simply attach each gift box on the wreath form.
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And you are done! It's a super easy project and so cute!

Materials I used for this project:

  • Jewelry boxes   (local craft store)
  • Scrapbook paper   (craft store)
  • Wreath form

To see more: http://www.makinglifeblissful.com/2013/12/gift-box-wreath-tutorial.html

Got a question about this project?

  • Jane Robertson
    Jane Robertson
    on Nov 15, 2016

    Love the wreath. Just do not hang it on a door that gets sun for most of the day. I live in the south, and the sun will melt the glue.

    • Neva Dew
      Neva Dew Creedmoor, NC
      on Nov 15, 2016

      Melt the glue AND fade the paper (or fabric, as in one suggestion). My door gets so much sun nothing lasts very long.

  • Sharonlw
    Sharonlw Robertsdale, AL
    on Nov 17, 2016

    for outside packages, i use plastic dollar store tables cloths. they come in a variety of colors and you can wrap A lot of packages with one cloth.

  • Karen Newman Goff
    Karen Newman Goff
    on Nov 23, 2016

    My 9 yr old granddaughter and I made this but used a picture frame we got for $1 from Goodwill. We got the Santa from the Dollar store ($1), the gift boxes from WalMart for $2.49 for 4, the ribbon from JoAnne's for $4.00 (had some left).

  • Lovesunique
    Lovesunique Arbuckle, CA
    on Nov 27, 2016

    Cute idea!

  • Debra
    Debra Harrison Township, MI
    on Dec 29, 2016

    I'm not a real crafty person, I'm more of a buyer. I really love these simple projects. It makes me feel as though I've accomplished something on my own. Debbie

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