How to make a watermelon-inspired wreath

Who says wreaths have to be reserved for the Christmas season? If your front door has been looking a little bare lately, this fun wreath might be just what you need to give it a new lease on life.
If you're the kind of person who loves spending time outside on the patio during the summer, you could also hang this wreath out there. In fact, you could put up a whole bunch of them because they're relatively easy to make.
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Materials
- Red or dark pink tissue paper accordions
- Foam wreath ring
- Floral pins
- Scissors
- Medium green and light green tissue paper accordions
- Small black pompons
- Glue gun
Instructions
1. Unfold half of a red or dark pink tissue paper accordion to create a fun pompon.
2. Attach it to the foam wreath ring beneath the pompon with a floral pin.
3. Repeat steps 1 and 2 until tissue paper accordions cover the entire ring.
4. Flip over the wreath, trim off the excess paper and attach extra floral pins if needed.
5. Unfold the green tissue paper accordions one at a time and pin them onto the wreath outside the red ones, alternating shades of green.
6. Cut off the paper ends and make sure everything is firmly secured with floral pins.
7. Hot glue small black pompons throughout the red part of the wreath to create the seeds.
8. Hang the wreath on a hook.
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