Artificial Christmas Wreaths - A sure harbinger of the holidays, these ornaments are as welcoming as they are festive.
We are endlessly
fascinated by artificial wreath shapes, by
the texture of their synthetic foliage and because they allow us
to enjoy the beauty of traditional holiday evergreens without the hassle
Traditional artificial Christmas wreaths
are circular; with no beginning, middle or end.
an artificial wreath can also take the form of
squares, diamonds, ovals, triangles, sheathes, swags,
ropes, and garlands each perfectly mimicking fir, pine or spruce
evergreens reflecting the diversity of the north American
artificial Christmas wreaths with artificial fruitBorrow one of nature's
prettiest designs and make artificial wreaths with artificial fruit.
You'll need artificial fruit from any craft store. Attach the fruit
to the wreath with pipe cleaners. Make tendrils by coiling pipe
cleaners around a pencil. Twist the tendrils together and attach to
a fabric leaf for a finishing touch. You can also give new life
to a faded artificial Christmas wreath by stringing
clustered glass balls together and adding a few decorative fabric
or homemade, artificial wreaths are like rings or a ribbon around a tree, a
reminder of a promise kept, and as welcoming as a
Why stop at the halls? This season, deck
the whole house with artificial wreaths. Creating your own
decorations from faux holly, boxwood and pine isn't as easy as just
a wreath on the front door, but the effort yields beautiful results.
Before you begin work, access your home's strongest features. Then
design wreaths to accent them: Swag pillars with wreaths, hang
oversized wreaths from window pediments, thatched a gab led wall
with some basic equipment, chicken wire, florist's wire, rope,
pliers a staple gun, wire cutters and a good pair of work gloves
you'll soon have your house looking as holly outside as it does
How to Make Artificial Christmas Wreaths
artificial laurel leaves can be dusted with silver and punctuated
with glass balls in the garland. A wreath can also be made from the
same materials and attached to a frame. To make an artificial wreath
you can get artificial laurel leaves from a craft store. Tear off
the leaf clusters by the plastic stem. Spray the leaves with silver
floral paint, giving half the cluster a good coat and half a light
spitz. Prepare 60 glass balls by bending the tips of pipe cleaners
into hooks and poking one in the hole of the artificial Christmas
wreath. Gather the balls n twos and threes, wrapping the stems
together with green florists tape and attaching them the the wreath.
Cut a piece of tree twine to length of the finished wreath. Bind
stems of the spitz leaf clusters to the wreath. Add a silver cluster
further along, wrapping wire around stems and twine. Continue
binding alternating clusters adding balls to the artificial
Christmas wreaths every 4 to 6 inches.
Strands of tiny
white lights strung and round through the artificial wreaths makes
the ornaments glow.
> It doesn't take long or ornament collectors to acquire enough glass balls to decorate multiple artificial wreaths.
With age, these balls take on the soft patina of worn metal.