Cut up a paper plate & make a wreath that's perfect for any occassion

Whether used as a wall hanging or to decorate your door, a wreath is a homey, inviting way to welcome people to your home and show off your personality. This home decor item is not just a seasonal fixture: Wreaths can be used all year with just a little update. Creating a wreath allows for this level of versatility while letting you put your mark on your hearth.
This wreath, created easily with paper plates and hot glue, has a youthful energy and could also be used for a pop of color in a child’s bedroom or on a bedroom door. This craft is easy enough for younger crafters to design and make with a little supervision. If you need some fast and affordable decorations for a party or shower, this is a colorful option, either for a welcome sign or simply to add to the ambiance. The possibilities are nearly endless.
Advertisement
Materials
- Paper plates
- Scissors
- Flat wood wreath frame
- Hot glue
- Tulle ribbon (optional)
DIY Everywhere
Instructions
1. Cut the paper plate in half. Cut those half pieces to make quarters, and then once more to create eighths. You should end up with eight triangles.
2. Trim one of the triangle pieces, rounding the two bottom corners, making a leaf-like shape. Repeat with the rest of the pieces.
3. Apply a small line of hot glue to the outside of the wreath frame, and press one of the paper leaves in place. Repeat with all of the paper leaves.
4. Repeat steps 1 to 3 until paper leaves cover the entire edge of the wreath frame.
5. To make a second row of leaves, apply a line of hot glue directly to the bottom of the leaves and press in place. Position the leaves in the second row between the first to achieve a fuller look.
Advertisement
6. Make a bow with the tulle ribbon, and glue it to the bottom of the wreath.
Resources

September 18   ·  
Advertisement
September 17   ·  
September 17   ·  
Thea explains, 'It was a wonderful haven for soil to turn to mud on rainy days. It definitely needed to be landscaped. But how was the question?'
September 6   ·  
When it comes to home renovations, make sure the changes make sense. Follow these tips for the same 'wow' factor at a fraction of the cost.
August 29   ·  
This vintage tool looks like some bizarre device when you don't have any context about it.
September 8   ·