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Straight From The Recycle Bin DIY Wreath

By: Brenda Thompson

I made this Straight From The Recycle Bin DIY Wreath from materials that where in my recycling bin apart from the glue that holds it together. This homemade wreath is made from a cardboard box which I shredded into thin strips. I twisted the strips round and then formed a circle shape which I glued onto a cardboard template which I also made. I made the paper flowers from old greeting cards using a die cutting machine and glue. The hanger is the handle from an old gift bag. This project took me a couple of hours to produce and I have it hanging in my living room. My tip is to look at the potential in your recycle bin before throwing anything away.

Primary TechniqueGreen Crafting

Easy

SeasonSpring

Materials List

  • Cardboard
  • Old greeting cards
  • Hot glue gun
  • Piece of string for hanging
  • Clear varnish to finish (optional)

Instructions

  1. Cut or shred cardboard box

  2. Cut cardboard wreath shape of your choice

  3. twist cardboard strips round each other

  4. glue onto cardboard wreath shape with glue gun or strong glue

  5. cut out flowers of various colours and shapes by hand or with die cutting machine or punches.

  6. Attach flowers with glue gun or strong glue.

  7. Loop string hanger through top of wreath.

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