DIY & Crafts

Make an eco-friendly holiday wreath

Author: Canadian Living

DIY & Crafts

Make an eco-friendly holiday wreath

You need:
• 40-1/2 cm Styrofoam wreath
• Glue gun and sticks
• 150 magazine pages
• 3 m (10-foot) length 1 cm (1/2-inch) wide red velvet ribbon
• 90 cm (3-foot) length 5 cm (2-inch) wide red velvet ribbon
• 75 dressmaker's pins
• Pencil, ruler, scissors or craft knife and self-healing cutting mat

See a photo of the finished craft here.

Instructions:
1. Cut pages into 10 by 10 cm (4- x 4-in) squares.

2. Fold each square into a triangle by matching bottom right corner with top left corner and creasing along fold line. Roll each triangle into a cone shape, starting at the lower left corner. Glue to secure.

3. Glue cones to wreath, angling thin ends toward middle of foam strip and alternating sides (see photo).

4. Weave 1 cm wide ribbon around and underneath cones; pin in place.

5. Affix 5 cm wide ribbon to top of wreath; tie in bow.

Want some more do-it-yourself holiday decor ideas? Make these pretty paper pinecone ornaments.

Not a big DIY gal? Not to worry. Here are our favourite glamorous holiday decor products that will spruce up your home for the festive season.


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