Monday, December 1, 2014

Damask and Ribbon Snowflake Wreath

Who doesn't love a new wreath at Christmas? I have been putting out my traditional pine garland wreath for about 7 years now. SEVEN. Yep, I was ready for a change. So, I decided to go bright, bold, and bling-y. I didn't go double, though. One of these is for my neighbor. We may end up with almost-matching doors. Oh well. :) We'll both be bright and bold.

This wreath is made 100% with items available at Walmart. One stop (frugal) shopping for this baby. Ribbon varieties may vary, but I feel certain you can find the rest of the supplies at most any Walmart with a craft and fabric section. If you don't have a Walmart or don't want to brave a trip there during the holidays, I've seen similar supplies to these at Hobby Lobby, JoAnn's; and similar ornaments at Dollar Tree and Target. 

Here's what you'll need: 
  • 1/2 yard damask fabric
  • Ribbon of choice (yardage varies--2-6, depending on preferred wreath style)
  • Foam wreath form
  • Flat head sewing pins
  • Glittered snowflake ornaments
  • Hot glue sticks and glue gun

I chose a black and white nylon damask. The white has a bit of sheen, and the black design is flocked (so a bit fuzzy, like suede.).

These foam wreaths are easy to find and easy to work with. I paid about $7 for one.

This pack of snowflake ornaments was a steal, as you can see.  Good ole Wally World.

I bought a few larger ornaments (all about $1 each). I didn't end up using the kind pictured at the top, but you may like it on your wreath. :)

Directions: 1. Cut the fabric into 6-inch strips. Use a sewing pin to pin one end into the foam wreath. Wrap tightly around, overlapping as needed to make a smooth surface. When you run out of fabric, pin another piece and continue until the entire wreath is covered. Finish with a pin.

2. Wrap wreath with ribbon, pinning each end to secure. Here you see two ways of wrapping. A metallic silver ribbon would have been pretty, too, I think.

3. Arrange the snowflake ornaments on the wreaths as desired, then hot-glue in place. 

4. Wrap an extra loop of ribbon around the top of the wreath to hang. I secured mine in the back with a pin. 

Ta-da! You are done!


  1. Oh my word! These are very cute and very easy!! I never cease to be amazed at your creativity. Seriously.

  2. I need a new wreath for my door also! I love how pretty and easy this is!

  3. That is such a cute wreath Kelly! I like it when projects are easy to make! I like the one with the snowflakes on the side - pinned it!

  4. This is so crafty! :) I definitely need to give this a try! (Stopping by from humpday happenings) :)

  5. I love how beautiful and easy this is! I've been wanting to make a Christmas wreath soon. Thanks for sharing this idea with Hump Day Happenings!

  6. Very classy! Thanks so much for sharing at the Make it Monday Party! Hope to see you again next week.

  7. Love this! Thanks so much for linking up at Creative Spark Link Party last week. Hope you link up again today!

  8. Oh I love the snowflakes on this....they set it off perfectly.

    Thanks for sharing at Marvelous Monday on Smart Party Planning.

  9. HI, Thought you'd like to know your project is being featured here:
    Happy Holidays! I hope you join in again this week! Theresa @DearCreatives

  10. Love the added damask touch! Great wreath....