This season I made two vintage Christmas ornament wreaths, using our famous tutorial, How to Make a Vintage Christmas Ornament Wreath. Right now, the tutorial is the #1 story on the blog. Get out those hot glue guns!
Above: A wreath built using vintage gold ornaments, sprinkled with a bit of light green, silver and pearly white, is one of my favorite color combinations. I have done a few of these, so many that I have now run out of gold decorative ornaments. To finish this wreath, I had to run out to a local vintage shop to scour for a few more (at retail, rather than estate sale, prices). Note, for this wreath, I also had some really longgggg fluffy tinsel to wrap the form with, a nice look in the center. This wreath is a gift for family.
Above: For another family member, I made this ornament wreath using a mix of colors. I even had multicolor tinsel. This is another favorite color combination. Golly, I love them all! Oh, and this wreath also is the largest I’ve ever made — it’s on a 16″ wreath form. I calculate that the number of ornaments needed rises 15-20% for every two inches of wreath. Yikes.
I have lots more stories about wreaths:
- See all my wreaths — and readers’ wreaths, too, in the wreath tutorial .
- And see all my Holiday — and wreath — stories here.