Christmas Swag

Nick Kreticos
by Nick Kreticos
7 Materials
45 Minutes
Join me while I create this Christmas Swag LIVE on Hometalk Saturday, November 4th at 10 AM EST.

Very basic materials, however the outcome is quite lovely! Feel free to add picks throughout the piece as well. You can elaborate as much as you would like. Make it your own, and have FUN! :)
Start with a 30” Pine Swag. This is a mixed green pine, which is PERFECT for texture. Feel free to add ficus and fern stems. If you’ve watched my videos before, you know those are my favorite!
Next, add legs, a sign of your choice, and a glittery top hat. I placed mine at an angle. I believe placing them at an angle makes it more visually interesting.
next add “bow tie” bows. I cut mine between 20-26“. I varied the cuts for visual interests. Remember, think WHIMSICAL!
I chose three styles of ribbons. Feel free to pick just one, or mix it up!
Begin placing glittery ornaments In the bare spots. I used glittery lime green ornaments.
Fill in any remaining bare spots with red ornaments. Voila! A gorgeous Swag that can be displayed anywhere for the holiday season!
Suggested materials:
  • 30” Pine swag   (Craft Stores)
  • red ornaments   (Craft stores)
  • lime green ornaments
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  • Sand357 Sand357 on Dec 04, 2017
    Wonderful!! Love the whimsical, fun, bright & beautiful colours!! Great idea. :)

  • Mary Mary on Dec 05, 2017
    This is awesome!! I’m inspirked me to try something like this tomorrow! Thanks!!