Presto Chango Christmas Wreath

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Sneak Peek at my Christmas Wreath

I am getting a lot of mileage out of my white base wreath I bought at Target several months ago. With it I’ve been able to make a Magnolia Leaf Wreath for the fall.

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I made a Feather Wreath for Thanksgiving.

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Now it was time to give the wreath an injection of Christmas spirit. I removed the feathers, but left the green nuts on it. I had a green fabric leaf wreath that I made out of some floral filler stalks. All I did was twist 4 of the stalks into a circle shape and secure with a few pieces of floral wire.

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I set my white base wreath inside the green leaf circle.

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To secure the two together, 1) I fed some of the base wreath twigs under the leaf wreath and 2) twisted them over to hug the green leaf wreath.

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That couldn’t be any easier! No glue, no mess.

I compared two different ribbons next to my wreath and ultimately chose the black and white one.

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Tied a pretty bow and stood back to admire.

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Hmmm, I like it, but it just wasn’t feeling Christmasy enough, so I quickly tucked some red floral sprigs with teeny bells on them into the wreath and gently curved them to match the shape of the wreath.

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Now that is more like it!
In less than 10 minutes I have my Christmas wreath! This base wreath has been the best $10 I’ve spent all year!

I’m going to try to use this wreath all year and will be sure to share the transformations with you.

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Comments

  1. marty (A Stroll Thru Life) says:

    They are all so beautiful. You are so creative. I love them all. I can't wait for all the changes. Fabulous. Hugs, Marty

  2. Katie @ On the Banks of Squaw Creek says:

    That is so gorgeous!!! You are a genius!

    And I love a good bargain – can't believe you've used that wreath that many times!

  3. Oh I love it! What a great idea!

  4. alittlefrenchloven says:

    Beautiful and unique, glad I found your blog!

  5. Brittany, I love the idea of having one base wreath you can alter with the seasons and holidays. I decided to do a similar thing with a grapevine wreath my MIL gave me a few months ago. I adorned it with fauxliage for fall (grapevine, like your wreath, is perfect for temporarily inserting foliage in) and used an autumnal-colored ribbon to hang it for extra pizazz. I transformed it into a Christmas wreath by removing the fall decorations and then added holly leaves and berries. I rehung it using upholstery webbing. It takes 10 minutes to arrange the foliage and it's great not to have to keep up with multiple wreaths!

  6. Caitlin Campbell says:

    I do the same thing with a boxwood (I think) wreath I got a few years ago and I just change out the floral elements. It has help up really well and I always love the new look it gets from season to season. I usually use the same red flowers for Fall & Winter but you have inspired me to do something a little different to it now for the Christmas season. Thanks!

  7. I love all of the ways you have used it! That's so creative, I REALLY like your Christmas transformation! Way to go!

  8. Karie's Chic Creations says:

    They are all just beautiful. Love them. Thanks for sharing.

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