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Mardi Gras falls on February 25th this year and surprising enough it is the #1 holiday for DecoExchange wreath orders. So, if you’re starting to build a wreath making business definitely save this deco mesh and ribbon tail Mardi Gras wreath tutorial and get your inventory prepped.

Y’all this voluminous wreath screams Mardi Gras with gold, purple, and greens!

This design uses a slightly wider attachment than some of our other looks and it balances perfectly with the ribbon tails and deco mesh ruffles.

 

Ribbon Tail Mardi Gras Wreath

Deco Mesh and Ribbon Mardi Gras Wreath with Sign

Y’all make life easier for yourself when you’re working on ribbon tails. Don’t catch yourself cutting one tail at a time. Your sanity is worth more than the cost of a ribbon tail board. It’s such a huge time saver. You can thank us later.

Also, before I forget, we do mention a Mardi Gras kit in the video but they are all sold out, friends!

So let’s get crackin’ on this ribbon tail Mardi Gras wreath, shall we?!

Mardi Gras Wreath - Deco Mesh Ribbon Tails and Sign
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Deco Mesh Mardi Gras Wreath with Ribbon Tails

Simple deco mesh and ribbon tail wreath perfect for Mardi Gras!
Yield: 1 wreath
Author: Damon Oates

Instructions

  • Fluff out wreath form
  • Super glue (4) 1″ mounting squares to the back of the wreath sign.
  • Allow to dry, while you start assembling your wreath.
  • Make a ruffle by taking the two ends of a mesh strip and curl them inward a few times and then scrunch them down the middle.
  • Attach the ruffles to the wreath frame as tight as possible, alternating between the two patterns.
  • Cut 2.5" ribbon into (18) 14" strips.
  • Cut ends into dovetails.
  • Cut 1.5" ribbon into (36) 14" strips.
  • Cut ends into dovetails.
  • Layer (2) 1.5" ribbon strips on top of (1) 2.5" ribbon strip and add to one of the wreath ties.
  • Fan out the ribbon tails.
  • Add wreath sign by securing with pipe cleaners.
  • Using the EZ Bow Maker finish off with a bow.
  • Using the 2.5" ribbon create a 12" tail.
  • Create 6" loops.
  • Using the 1.5" ribbon create a 12" tail.
  • Create 6" loops.
  • Add one center loop.
  • Attach your bow using pipe cleaners.

DIY Ribbon Tail Mardi Gras Wreath

That’s it y’all! We’re done. We can’t wait to see your creations! Make sure to share your photos over at How to Make Wreaths Facebook group. And show us some love in the comments below. If you are interested in more info on the private community mentioned in the video head over to Creative Coaching Subscription Group.

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