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I have a confession.
I’m kind of a wreath snob.

Most of the wreaths I see just aren’t my thing.
Usually they’re either way out of my price range/ability to recreate or I just think they look tacky.
See?
Snob.

But once again, Pinterest has come to my rescue.
I saw this wreath pinned several weeks ago, which led me to this website, where the blog author, Evie, markets her wreaths.

I was completely enchanted with the simplicity of her simple yet elegant wreaths and was inspired to attempt one of my own.
I also wanted something that I could leave up all winter instead of just during the holiday season, and this was a perfect winter wreath.

Want to guess how much this project cost me?
Just under $5.
Yep.

Here’s what I used:
18″ grapevine wreath – under $2 @ Joann’s on Black Friday
Felt – $1
Berries – under $1 at Michaels
Pearls – $1

Pretty awesome, right?!

I decided to forgo the feathers and initial since they’re not really my kind of thing, and just focused on the flowers and berries, and I love the way it turned out!

So here’s a quick tutorial showing what I did to re-create this lovely wreath that now graces my front door.

Flower #1

Cut out 5 or 6 flower shapes

Fold in half and secure with hot glue.
Fold in half again.
Glue again.

After forming the petals, glue each down to one of the flowers that will act as the base.

Add a few smaller flowers to the center to fill in blank spaces.

Flower #2

Cut out a circle, then cut into a spiral, leaving a small circle at the center. (forgot to take a photo, sorry)
Scallop the edges.

Beginning at the end (not the center), begin rolling, scallop side up, gluing as you roll.

When you come to the end, glue the circle to the bottom of the flower, creating a backing.

Flower #3

Cut graduated circles, securing with thread (or glue), and attach a pearl to the center.

Arrange flowers and berry stem as desired, glue down (I used hot glue), attach a ribbon for hanging, and you’re done!

A little detail close-up. (Please ignore the hole in the wall.)

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