Coach Tammy from Polka Dot Wreath Co. drops another amazing tutorial, this time it’s a Merry and Bright Christmas wreath.
What makes this Merry and Bright pancake wreath tutorial so simple?
As beautiful as it looks, it truly is just 5 main steps:
- Prep your wreath base
- Add ribbon tails
- Add mesh and ribbon
- Attach sign
- Make and add a bow
Remember, you can use this design to create any themed or everyday wreath. Just switch out the colors, patterns, and wreath sign for an entirely different look.
Why are thin wreaths so popular?
Thin wreaths have been popular for years, especially for storm or security doors. But what makes them so special?
Design: Thin wreaths can be hung on most storm or security doors without compromising the aesthetic of the door. These wreaths are often decorated with only a few elements, such as a bow or a few artificial flowers. This allows them to blend into the decor of the space without being too overwhelming or taking away from the overall look of the door.
Versatility: Thin wreaths are extremely versatile and can be used in a variety of ways. From traditional door decorations to unique wall hangings, these wreaths can be used to spruce up any space. They can also be customized with different colors, textures, and materials.
Convenience: Thin wreaths can be hung quickly and easily thanks to their lightweight design. This makes them ideal for those who need to decorate their door quickly or don’t have the time to hang a more bulky wreath. Plus, since they’re made with fewer materials, they’re more affordable than other wreath designs.
Overall, thin wreaths are a great option for storm or security doors. They can be hung quickly and easily, are versatile and can be customized, and don’t take away from the aesthetic of the space. If you’re looking for a wreath for your storm or security door, consider a thin one. You won’t be disappointed!
Merry and Bright Christmas Pancake Wreath
- 1 Pair of scissors
- 1 Staple gun
Prep your base.
- Start with a 14” wire wreath form base.
- Add 12 pipe cleaners to the base.
- Take 10” mesh and cut 12 x 16” pieces.
- Take 6 pieces of mesh and make cruffles by pinching the ends together.
- Add the 6 cruffles to the outside of the wreath form using the pipe cleaners.
Add your ribbon.
- Take 2 ribbons and cut 12 x 13” each.
- Dovetail the ends.
- Take the ribbons and layer in groups one of each, folding them in half making ribbon tails.
- Add the ribbon tails to the cruffles using the pipe cleaners.
- Fluff out the ribbon tails.
Add in the remaining mesh and ribbon.
- Take the remaining pieces of mesh and make cruffles by pinching the ends together.
- Add the cruffles to the inside of the wreath form using the pipe cleaners.
- Add the remaining layered ribbon tails to the cruffles using the pipe cleaners.
- Fluff out the ribbon tails.
Add your sign.
- Take your sign and add pipe cleaners to the back of it using staples.
- Add your sign to the center of the wreath using the pipe cleaners.
Make and add your bow.
- Take 3 ribbons and make a bow with 3 loops each, keeping the tails long.
- Layer your bows.
- Secure your bows with a pipe cleaner.
- Add your bow to the bottom center of the wreath.
- Fluff out your bow.
- Dovetail and curl the ends.