There are so many easy ways to decorate on a budget this holiday season. Here is one idea we loved on “Make Your Own Holiday Wreaths” by Lowe’s.
Be creative and add your own personal touch into your wreath design. There’s no limit to what you can do with this fun and inexpensive project, all materials will run you about $10.
Make a wreath from artfully arranged coffee filters. Fold filters in quarters and hot-glue in layers to a locking band. Fluff out the filters. Finish the wreath by adding a poinsettia made from wallpaper and cedar balls.
Step 1: Separate coffee filters and lay them out flat. Now fold each filter in half, then in half again (so they’re folded in quarters).
Step 2: Hot-glue a layer of filters to the outside of the locking band, separating each filter by about half an inch and fluffing them out as necessary.
Step 3: Glue a second layer of filters along the top of the band.
Step 4: Glue a third layer along the inside of the band, leaving just a little space free of filters to make hanging easier. We used the entire box of 100 filters by the time we were finished.
Optional: We adorned the wreath with a poinsettia made from wallpaper and cedar balls. First, cut out leaf shapes from the wallpaper (or scrap paper) and glue together in a poinsettia-like arrangement. Then spray-paint three cedar balls green (we used Rust-Oleum Gloss Fern) and glue them to the middle of the arrangement. Finally, glue the poinsettia to the wreath, hang with a ribbon, and enjoy!
Bet you didn’t think coffee filters could ever look this beautiful!
Check out the video for more detailed instructions:
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