How to Make a Gorgeous Gold Holiday Wreath

Strike gold this holiday season with a simple and elegant DIY Christmas wreath. You can make it for less than $20!

diy-holiday-wreathThis year we’re challenging you to abandon the traditional Christmas wreath and create one that is both modern-looking and easy to make. If you choose to accept, prepare yourself for ogling and ongoing recognition as a DIY goddess.

What you’ll need:
• Gold thumbtacks
• A foam wreath form
• Ribbon

To make: Simply cover a foam wreath form in thumbtacks, attaching in rings around the form, slightly overlapping each additional row. Hang with a piece of ribbon.

You’ll need about 1,600 thumbtacks for a 12-inch wreath (check dollar stores for the best value). Work on this project while you watch your favourite Christmas movies and the time will fly by. And if your end point doesn’t match up perfectly, you can simply hide it with the ribbon.

Looking for more DIY Christmas ideas? We have some great DIY decor projects to help you get your home ready for the holidays.

9 responses to “How to Make a Gorgeous Gold Holiday Wreath”

  1. Madigan at madiganmade says:

    I made one of these wreaths last year… mine was smaller but this big one is pretty!

  2. Frances says:

    I Love this idea, Thanks!

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  6. Emma says:

    i couldn’t find any gold thumb tacks at the dollar stores around me.. had to get them off amazon for the best deal

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  9. Char Clutter says:

    Is anyone having a problem with tacks falling out? Did you prep the foam wreath?

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