DIY Christmas Twig Wreath

Woohoo! Thanksgiving is officially over and Christmas garland is being flung around like crazy in the James household!  Actually I’m at the Christmas Market right now hustling my goods, but if I were home, garland would definitely being flying in all directions.

Today I’m sharing my first Christmas creation this year, a new wreath for my front door.

DIY Christmas Twig Wreath

I always like something elegant for my front door, but this year I wanted to make something a bit more fun. This wreath cost me less than $10 to make.

I made the twig wreath for the base out of sticks/twigs I collected from behind my house. You can see how easy it is to do here.

I decided to reuse the same wreath I made last January. I just removed the bird and gave it a fresh coat of white spray paint to freshen it up.

For the greenery sprays, I stole a couple of pieces from a garland I already had. Michaels wanted $9.99 for a plain spray. Even at half off, that’s more than I wanted to spend…because I’m cheap like that. 🙂

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I made two and added those to my wreath with hot glue.

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Two pretty sprays from Michaels and it’s starting to come together. These were $5 for both.

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I added this whimsical little snow man who was a part of a set of three my mom found at a yard sale and a fun bow.  I share how to easily make a bow here.

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So easy! Sometimes less is more. It didn’t take much to bring this cute wreath together!

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My Winter Twig Wreath held up pretty well, but now it looks all fresh and new!

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I created this wreath for this week’s Get Your DIY on: Christmas Wreaths Challenge. We are excited to see everyone’s wreaths and festive entryway decor!

Here’s a peek at what my beautiful co-hosts created:

Christmas wreath ideas

Candy Cane Wreath   The Hankful House

Stripes and Plaid, Bows and Blades Winter Wreath  The Happy Housie

DIY Boxwood Wreath  House by Hoff

Felt Flower Christmas Wreath  Just a Girl and Her Blog

Our new Get Your DIY on link party theme: Christmas Wreaths and Front Door Decor, starts Sunday at 7:00 EST.  Come link up your Christmas wreaths or anything that makes your Entryway festive, or just come by to get inspired!

I know these parties sure inspire me!

DIY Christmas Twig Wreath

Hope you and yours had a blessed Thanksgiving.  Now let’s bust out some garland 🙂

XO,

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  1. Christy, I love your terrific twiggy Christmas wreath!
    I’m excited it’s time to get all things Christmas out too!
    cheers

  2. Very cute Christy- I love the white twigs! I feel the need to spray paint some branches now….

  3. Beautiful work Christy!

  4. Christy, I love how you transformed this wreath and of course, I adore your snowman! What a beautiful front door! I’m hoping to get time to do something new for my door this year (we’ll see!) Thank you for sharing and pinning! Hope you had a happy Thanksgiving and have fantastic weekend!

    • Thanks, Cindy! Can you believe we are just getting our Christmas boxes down from the attic this weekend? I feel so behind! Can’t wait ot see what your share for the Twelve Days Tour! 🙂

  5. Did you say you stole a couple pieces of Garland from Michaels? I thought so. 😛 And I could try tying that bow 27 different times and it would still end up a noose around my neck. I have no bow-tying prowess. :/

    -andi

    • lol…I very may well have Miss Andi-pants, I wrote that post at midnight 🙂 And actually I try to steal things from Michaels all the time because my purse is the size of a small island which pretty much covers the bottom of the entire (teeny tiny) cart allowing all those little goodies to fall in. I have to make sure my purse hasn’t swallowed any stuff before I check out lol 🙂

  6. What a sweet wreath! I love it
    Hugs, Leena

  7. What an incredible transformation! That little snowman is so precious haha. Beautiful wreath, Christy! Thank you so much for sharing at the Handmade Holiday Link Party!

  8. Copy cat or not, I really like it and am glad you shared! I will def try this! You should post it on our All Things Christmas Link Party on Monday going til Dec 23!!

  9. Fantastic makeover! I love it! I think snowmen might be my favorite. Hope your having a great weekend and getting lots of business at the market!

  10. SO beautiful, Christy! I love your cute little snowman! Hope your market is continuing to go well! I bet you’re sold out by now! 😀

    ~Abby =)

  11. Love this and it deff inspires me to try this!! It’s a pinner! Thanks for sharing on DIY Sunday Showcase.

    Shelly
    minettesmaze.blogspot.com

  12. So cute…love your wreath! I would like to invite you to come by and share at One More Time Events…http://www.onemoretimeevents.com/2013/11/share-it-one-more-time-party-and.html Tammy

  13. Such a great wreath, love the snowman. Thanks tons for linking to Inspire Me. Hugs, Marty

  14. This is a great option for an outdoor wreath since it has such a natural, outdoor look! I love the addition of the snowman. It makes the wreath fun and welcoming.

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