FaveCrafts.com

Menu

Free Offer
Homemade Christmas Gifts: 14 Gift Ideas & DIY Home Dcor

Give gifts with a personal touch with ideas from this FREE e-book!

Bonus: Get our newsletter & special offers for free. We will not share or sell your email address. View our Privacy Policy

Mesh Christmas Wreath

By:

Homemade Christmas Gifts: 14 Gift Ideas & DIY Home Decor free eBookWelcome friends and family into your home with this festive and fun Mesh Christmas Wreath. This homemade Christmas wreath is an easy-to-make holiday decorating idea that won't burst your budget. Embellished with beautiful bows and colorful ornaments, this homemade holiday decoration is a great way to get your home in the holiday spirit.  You could even add some little jingle bells to help ring in holiday cheer every time someone opens the door!

You can find this project, and many more, in our new eBook, Homemade Christmas Gifts: 14 Gift Ideas & DIY Home DecorDownload your own free copy today!

 

Mesh Christmas Wreath

Materials:

  • 12" dia. wire wreath form
  • 10 yard roll of 10" wide deco mesh
  • 4 1/2 yards of 21/2" wide wire-edged ribbon
  • 5 shatterproof ornaments
  • Chenille stems to match

 

Instructions:

  1. To make the wreath, cut five 30" long ribbon lengths.

    Mesh Christmas Wreath
     
  2. To make the first ribbon bow, leave a 6" tail and gather a ribbon length; hold the gathered ribbon between your thumb and forefinger and twist the long tail.

    Mesh Christmas Wreath
     
  3. For the first loop, gather the ribbon again about 9" from the first gathered point. Bring the gathered points together and hold between your thumb and forefinger; twist the ribbon.

    Mesh Christmas Wreath
     
  4. For the second loop, gather the ribbon again about 9" from the gathered point you are holding. Bring the gathered points together and hold; twist the ribbon.

    Mesh Christmas Wreath
     
  5. Wrap a chenille stem around the gathered area of the bow. Make 5 ribbon bows.

    Mesh Christmas Wreath
     
  6. To make the mesh bows, work with the mesh on the roll; do not cut it until instructed to do so. Mark your work surface with tape pieces 12" apart. Leaving a 6" tail, gather the mesh end and hold the gathered point between your thumb and forefinger, keeping the gathers as straight as possible; twist the mesh.
     
  7. For the first loop, measure 12" and gather the mesh, keeping the gathers as straight as possible.

    Mesh Christmas Wreath
     
  8. Bring the gathers together and hold between your thumb and forefinger; twist the mesh.

    Mesh Christmas Wreath
     
  9. For the second loop, measure 12" and gather the mesh. Bring the gathers together and hold between your thumb and forefinger. Trim the mesh from the roll about 6" from gathered area; twist the mesh. Wrap a chenille stem around the gathered area of the mesh bow. Make 5 mesh bows.

    Mesh Christmas Wreath

    Mesh Christmas Wreath
     
  10. To prepare each ornament, slide an ornament on a chenille stem; bend the chenille stem in half.

    Mesh Christmas Wreath
     
  11. To attach the bows and ornaments to the wreath, use the chenille stem to attach a mesh bow to the wire wreath form. Be sure the bow loops follow the shape of the wreath.

    Mesh Christmas Wreath
     
  12. Use the chenille stem to attach a ribbon bow over the mesh bow.

    Mesh Christmas Wreath
     
  13. Use the chenille stem to attach an ornament over the ribbon bow.

    Mesh Christmas Wreath
     
  14. Repeat Steps 11-13 to attach the remaining bows and ornaments.

Your Recently Viewed Projects

Love these projects? Get MORE delivered to your Inbox – FREE Click Here!

Ratings & Comments (0)

All fields required.

Rate & Comment

I have not made this yet so I cannot rate it.
Cancel Reply to Comment

Newsletter Signup

Free Newsletter!

Subscribe to our newsletter dedicated to providing the very best healthy meal ideas, cooking tips, healthy recipes & special offers.

Please Wait

Thanks for signing up

Sorry, we could not sign you up.

Something worth saving?

Register now for FREE to:

  • SAVE all your favorite crafts
  • ADD personal notes
  • QUICKLY reference your crafts

 

Connect With Us

Facebook Google Plus Instagram Twitter Pinterest
Twitter Blog Email RSS

About Us Advertise Contact Us FAQs News Keyword Index Privacy Policy Subscribe Terms of Service Unsubscribe

---- 1 ----

close

Images from other crafters

There are currently no images from other crafters.

Was This Helpful?YesNo