How to make door wreaths?

  10 answers
  • Jewellmartin Jewellmartin on Jun 18, 2017
    @Mattie, there are thousands of listings on Hometalk, Pinterest, and other sites. But let me go over a few basics. If your door has a screen or glass door, you will need to make thinner wreaths. Styrofoam wreath forms that are flat are in all hobby and craft stores. Close to Christmas you may even find them in drug stores. If your door is exposed, then you can use round styro forms, straw wreaths, or wreaths made of real or artificial twines and small branches and greenery. You can hang your wreath with a Command hook, a small nail, or an over-the-door wreath hanger. If the wreath will be exposed to rain, don't use velvet ribbons whose colors will run. You can wrap your wreath with lots of things, fabric, plastic, greenery, paper, leaves, felt, moss, etc. You can embellish or decorate with these same materials, but don't forget ribbon, lace, bells, flowers, toys, household items, lettering, and the list is endless. If you feel insecure, make a wreath in July, August, etc. until you are more confident, but be sure you make one or more. And if you don't mind breaking down a wreath after you have made it, then you can use your wreath form many times over. Best wishes šŸ˜‡
    Big PS: go back to the top of the Hometalk page. You should see a bar of topics like Community, Crafts, and Holiday Crafts, plus others. Go to Holiday Crafts, and you will be overwhelmed by wreaths for all occasions.

  • Nick Kreticos Nick Kreticos on Jun 19, 2017
    I have several tutorials on my Facebook page, Nick's Seasonal Decor;

  • Sarah Elizabeth Sarah Elizabeth on Jun 21, 2017
    I enjoy a good floral wreath. Pick up a grapevine wreath base, and the flowers of your choice plan on covering 1\3 of the circle in flowers. Pick ribbon and make a bow to add it to one side of the wreath where the flowers end. Use the glue gun while you go to hook it down. Be mindful that the glue is covered, the leaves are good to cover the back and odd gobs.

  • Michele Pappagallo Michele Pappagallo on Jun 21, 2017
    Start with a wreath form from a local craft store, then add things to it....burlap, bows, netting, seashells, silk flowers, holiday decor, pinecones, etc. Depending on what style you like, you can do lots of things!

  • Tobey Cole Famolaro Tobey Cole Famolaro on Jun 23, 2017
    Depends on what type of wreath, holidays, seasonal or everyday. You can start out with Styrofoam, straw or even a wire frame then add from there

  • Sophia Boone Sophia Boone on Jun 24, 2017
    Cut shape from cardboard. You may seal with clear enamel/spray Or paint it with color and seal. Use glue gun to put declaration on.

  • SandyG SandyG on Jun 24, 2017
    So many options, full wreath/half, square shape. Styrofoam is a good start and just play with it with colors, flowers, etc. Check out ideas on hometalk search for ideas.

  • MobellaLife MobellaLife on Jun 29, 2017
    Hello Mattie,

    Here is a fairly simple and cost-effective way in making a door wreath. I purchased most of the items to make them at the dollar store. I linked the video below for you. It has step-by-step instructions :

    ~Good luck on your project! :)

  • Chloe Crabtree Chloe Crabtree on Oct 11, 2021

    Here are several fall wreath tutorials from ones I have made:

  • Chas' Crazy Creations Chas' Crazy Creations on Nov 01, 2021

    I have made several wreaths and have tutorials for them over on my blog. Maybe one of these will inspire you -