DIY Christmas Hoop Wreaths

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I wanted to go with a very simple, yet pretty Christmas this year. As much as I love seeing all the sparkle and colors of Christmas, I also love the more simple and natural feel of the season. I love wreaths, especially real ones or the faux cedar wreaths. The faux ones can really get expensive, so I decided to create some hoop wreaths with embroidery hoops, simple greenery picks, and lace.

For this project, I used embroidery hoops, floral wire, Christmas picks, and lace. I had the hoops and wire on hand; and found the picks at Joann's Fabrics.

I decided to stain my hoops for a darker color before adding the greenery. Before adding the greenery to the hoop, I slightly bent the stem portion to match the curve of the hoop.

Here you can see the difference after the curving of the stem.

I personally prefer to make my wreaths interchangeable; which is why I use wire verses glue. You can use whatever you prefer of course. :)

To attach the greenery to the hoop, I just twisted some wire around the branch and attached to the hoop.

Once my greenery was secure, I decided to add some lace. This helped cover a portion of the stem too.

I simply tied a knot over the base of the hoop/stem.

The lace not only adds a pretty touch, it also helps keep the greenery even more secure.

I wanted to hang my hoops from a wood stick; and I just so happen to have this driftwood I found on the beach!

I used twine to attach each hoop to the stick.

I really love how it all turned out! I added an open frame for a more finished look!

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  • Judith Judith on Dec 18, 2021

    I like the idea but the hoops look unfinished to me. And instead of lace (?) perhaps a velvet ribbon?

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