We show you how to turn everyday materials into fabulous holiday wreaths.
Photos by Alison Gootee, James Westman, Rita Maas
What you need: Round foam wreath form; circle-shaped paper punches in different sizes (ours range from 1 1/2 to 2 1/2 inches); patterned card stock; adhesive for paper and foam (such as Perfect Glue 1); solid paper for bow; decorative paper edger; ruler; scissors.
Here's how: Punch circles of varying sizes from patterned card stock. Glue circles to front of wreath, overlapping edges as shown. Cut 2 long strips of paper 1 1/2 inches wide; trim with decorative paper edgers. Gently loop one end of strip to center; secure with dab of glue; repeat with other strip. Lay one over the other so loops look like a bow. Cover the middle with a smaller loop of paper; glue on underside. Glue onto bottom center of wreath.