It’s time to expand your repertoire of wreath-making skills! Today I’m reviewing 7 different basic deco mesh wreath techniques that you’ll want to know as you continue to make wreaths. It’s basically “How to Make a Wreath with Mesh: 101”.
Hey, Y’all! Have you ever found yourself wondering how to do certain deco mesh wreath techniques? Maybe you know how to do the poof but you’ve heard of the poof and curl and don’t know how to do it.
Well, you know I’m all about providing coaching and helpful resources in an effort to provide even MORE value to you. Today, I’m going to give you an all-in-one reference guide to a variety of deco mesh wreath methods that you will likely want to incorporate into your wreath making skills.
Not only that, but this guide will also give you examples of actual wreaths that I have made using these techniques so that you have real-life examples not only of the method of also of the practical application of the method.
Before we get started, it may be worth your time to review this wreath making for beginners post to make sure you have the general basics down.
We’ve got a lot to cover today, so let’s jump right in!
How to Make a Wreath With Mesh: Supplies Needed
Here is a very quick reference review of the basic supplies you need to have on hand when making wreaths. I give much more detailed information about wreath making supplies here if you want to learn more.
- Wire frame wreath base
- Deco mesh
- Pipe cleaners
- Zip ties
- Rotary cutter
- Wire cutter
Deco Mesh Wreath Methods
I have a tendency to throw out terms for techniques as I’m talking and I’ve realized that might be a little confusing for newer wreath makers. Sometimes I even refer to other techniques that I’m not using which can be even MORE confusing as you’re learning them all!
I’m going to walk you through different deco mesh techniques that you will likely want to use (at some point) as you make your wreaths. That way you have this handy reference guide all in one place when you’re ready to learn a new method.
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I use many different wreath-making techniques. Here’s the list:
- Woodland Ruffle (aka: Minimum Fray)
- Poof & Curl
- Poof & Ruffle
- Curl & Loop
- Curl & Ruffle
Do you have a favorite style? Y’all, I know you’ve seen me do at least a few of these and have probably heard me refer to others in my videos. Keep reading to get examples of each style.
Don’t forget that I’m consistently creating more new content to help teach anyone who wants to make wreaths. I love teaching and helping others achieve their goals of making the best wreaths possible! If I can save you some of the time and learning that I had to go through, I’ll feel successful.
Here are just a few posts and videos that we have available already and more will follow over time. Don’t forget to check out our Facebook group to ask questions and get even more information.
Deco Mesh Wreath Techniques: Poof
Possibly one of the most basic techniques on this list, it’s a wreath-making technique staple that I come back to again and again.
To see how to do the poof method, check out this video.
Deco Mesh Wreath Method: Ruffle
I use this technique a lot because it just looks so custom and cozy. Check out these examples where I use the Ruffle method when making my wreaths.
- Poly Burlap Deco Mesh Valentine’s Day Wreath
- Mardi Gras Deco Mesh Wreath
- Burlap Ruffle Wreath
- Vintage Santa Wreath
- Bumblebee Wreath
- Sunflower Wreath
Watch this video or this video to see how I do it.
Deco Mesh Wreath Techniques: Curl
I love this method, and I seriously use it all the time. Take a look at these examples to learn about the curl technique:
You can check out this video to see it in action.
Wreath-Making Method: Woodland Ruffle (aka, Minimum Fray)
This interesting base is the signature method of our friends at Woodland Ridge Design
Catch the video walking you through this technique step-by-step.
Deco Mesh Wreath Method: Poof & Curl
This is a technique that looks really wonderful when complete. Check it out:
If you want to watch me use this wreath-making method, check out my video.
Deco Mesh Wreath Techniques: Poof & Ruffle
A very versatile looking technique, I use the poof and ruffle often.
You can watch this video to see me guide you through this method step-by-step.
Wreath-Making Techniques: Curl & Loop
The way this technique turns out is always stunning. Lots of texture and beauty.
Deco Mesh Wreath Method: Curl & Ruffle
I did this technique recently as a way to change things up and really liked it as it created a super unique texture that stands out.
Check out this video to watch me making it.
That’s it! I hope that showing you examples (and videos!) of each technique helps you learn how to make a wreath with mesh in different ways, but also to see what a finished product might look like. By expanding your own deco mesh wreath techniques, you can continue to improve your own designs…and sell more wreaths.
Don’t forget to check out more of our tutorials on How to Make Wreaths. We would love to see your ribbon wreaths! Please share with us over at the How To Make Wreaths Facebook Group.
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I so appreciate the big favor of showing different techniques to wreath making. I love watching and learning.
Love these tutorials
Need this now that we are approaching the Christmas season after Fall!