Having a wreath for Christmas is tradition. While there is a wide selection of all kinds of wreaths, the truth is that not all people have the budget to get a new one each year. If you are on a budget you should know that you can create your own wreath by using materials that won’t cost you a fortune.
In case you would like to add a pop of color through your wreath, consider making one of paper straws. As you might know the straws are pretty cheap and you won’t need any other expensive materials. For a Christmassy feel you should choose red and white straws that look like candy cane.
A Ring of Roses
The people who would like to have a more elegant wreath might consider creating one of roses. Naturally you don’t need real roses for this. You can use felt to make the roses. Just choose a color palette that works for your home, such as green, red, and beige.
The truth is that it is quite unusual to see a white wreath, but this is an idea that you might like. You can use this wreath to make a statement. In order to make it you will need twisted and folded coffee filters and a bit of red acrylic paint. However, you have to remember that such a wreath isn’t suitable for all homes.
Peppermint candy is part of the traditional sweets for the holiday season and this is something you could use for your wreath. All you need to do is to add candy to rings of similar but different sizes and secure them together so that they will form a colorful wreath.
In case you are looking for something simple but of high impact, here is an idea for you: make a simple wreath using knotted grosgrain ribbon. All there is for you to do is to cut pieces of ribbon of the same length and secure them to the base of the wreath through a knot.
Presents in the Wreath
Don’t forget that the presents don’t belong only under the Christmas tree. You should get small boxes and wrap them up like real presents. Once you are done add them to the base of the wreath. Make sure that you use a single color scheme when choosing the colors of the wrapping paper.
Evergreen Christmas Wreath
In case you were thinking about getting an evergreen Christmas wreath, you should know that there is a lot you can do with it. You can make it more interesting by adding timeless Christmas balls. It is best to use reflectors as well that will make the wreath sparkly.
Grape Wine Wreath
If you are on a tight budget, you could get a grape wine wreath. Dress it up with frosted plastic fruits and some greenery. You can be sure that the wreath will have a high impact and it won’t cost you more than $10. The best thing about it is that it looks natural.