How to Make a Beautiful Wreath for Free!!!

4 Materials
2 Hours

If you are looking for a fun little craft to do right now that will make a big statement, this is it! You probably already have everything you need. It’s amazing how many beautiful things can be made using supplies gathered from around your home.

Supplies Needed

For this project all you will need is a book, a hole punch and some sort of metal hoop. I used the bottom ring from an old lamp shade, but you could use a metal hoop wreath form, or even a curtain hanger bent into a hoop.

Step One

Begin by tearing out the pages from the book. Depending on the size of your hoop you will need anywhere from 200-300 pages. Once you have torn out all of the pages gently crumble them up.

Step Two

Next step is to flatten out the page and fold it. How you fold it will depend on the size of your book and hoop. For my wreath I found that folding it into thirds first and then in half made for the perfect size. Once folded you will punch a hole at the bottom of each page.

Step Three

Fill up a laundry basket to make the next step easier and to keep all of your folded pages organized.

Step Four

Take all of your folded pages and thread them onto your hoop.

Step Five

Once all of your pages have been put on the hoop, secure it closed. I used electrical tape and it was very sturdy when finished.

Step Six

Attach a hanger to your wreath and find the perfect spot to display it. I used a scrap piece of twine, but you could use a pretty ribbon or piece of burlap to hang it up.

You are Done!

Arrange any pages that might be sticking out awkwardly and admire your beautiful creation! How gorgeous would this wreath look in a sun filled library 💕

Any price and availability information displayed on [relevant Amazon Site(s), as applicable] at the time of purchase will apply to the purchase of this product.
Hometalk may collect a small share of sales from the links on this page. More info

Top Hometalk Projects

30 Great Jar Ideas You Have To Try
15 Kitchen Updates Under $20
31 Amazing Furniture Flips You Have to See to Believe
29 Of The Best DIY Mirror Projects Ever Made
15 Amazing Things You Can Make With Dollar Store Gems
These Herb Garden Ideas Will Make You Want To Start One Of Your Own
18 Easy DIY Projects That You Can Do This Weekend!
23 DIY Wall Clocks That'll Transform Your Whole Room
31 Super Cute & Easy DIY Ideas For Your Kitchen
17 Faux Brick Ideas For Your Home
18 Adorable Container Garden Ideas To Copy This Spring
31 Amazing Furniture Flips You Have to See to Believe
15 Genius Curtain Ideas To Instantly Upgrade Your Space
15 Kitchen Updates Under $20
15 Genius Curtain Ideas To Instantly Upgrade Your Space

Have a question about this project?

2 questions

Join the conversation

3 of 17 comments
  • Sippi Labouche
    on May 12, 2020

    I love this!!

  • DrSusan Yorke
    on May 12, 2020

    As book nerd and collector, I would never destroy a book for this project; old or otherwise. I would however, use magazines for this as it would give it more color and a vintage stylized look and feel.

    • Jane
      on May 30, 2020

      I know what you mean about tearing the pages out of a book, but it might be a little less painful if it was a book from the Dollar Tree or even newspaper if you like the black and white color scheme.

Your comment...