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Budget Friendly Christmas Wreath

christmas wreath with burlap mesh and ribbon with trucks

Supply List

  • 4 rolls of mesh
  • One ring budget 18-inch evergreen wreath
  • Dollar Tree evergreen garland
  • 1- 4-inch ribbon
  • 2 – 2.5-inch ribbon
  • 2 – 1.5-inch ribbon

Video Tutorial

Budget Friendly Christmas Wreath

Equipment

  • 1 Mesh Cutter
  • 1 Pair of scissors

Materials

  • 4 rolls 10" mesh different styles
  • 1 Single ring 18" evergreen wreath frame
  • 1 Dollar Tree evergreen garland
  • 1 rolls 4" ribbon different styles
  • 2 rolls 2.5" ribbon different styles
  • 2 rolls 1.5" ribbon different styles

Instructions

Prep

  • Roll out all 4 rolls of mesh, layering them one on top the other so you can cut multiple rolls at once. (Use something to hold the rolls in place.
  • Clean up the edges of the mesh by cutting of the ends.
  • Cut the mesh into 8 - 30" sections.
  • Fluff out the evergreen stems, being very careful not to cut yourself on the exposed wires.

Placement

  • Take the curved edge of a 30" mesh piece and let it hang over the end of the table opposite of you to hold it in place. Ruffle up the middle of the side closest to you.
  • Insert the ruffle in between two tines and twist in place. Overlap the edges so it looks like a skirt.
  • Continue this process, overlapping the previous ruffle, while alternating the mesh styles.
  • Cut your 4" ribbon into 4 - 14" pieces.
  • Match all 4 pieces up and dovetail the ends.
  • Cut your 1st 2.5" ribbon into 4 - 14" pieces.
  • Match all 4 pieces up and dovetail the ends.
  • Cut your 2nd 2.5" ribbon into 4 - 14" pieces.
  • Cut your 1st 2.5" ribbon into 4 - 14" pieces.
  • Pinch the center of your ribbon piece and insert in between to tines. Alternate ribbon styles as you add them.
  • (optional) you could add a sign if you'd like
  • Take your 1st 1.5" ribbon and cut into 4 -14" pieces
  • Match all 4 pieces up and dovetail the ends.
  • Take your 2nd 1.5" ribbon and cut into 4 -14" pieces
  • Create bow ties with your 1.5" ribbon pieces and alternate adding them into the tines.
  • Fluff out your ribbon tails and bows.

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