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Holiday JOY Wreath

By: Cathie & Steve

Fill your house with the spirit of the holidays with this scented wreath.

At a Glance:

#5234 Skill Level: Beginner Time:
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This project features these great brands:

  • Mod Podge Decoupage Finishes and Formulas Logo

Plaid ® Brush Sets - Foam Brush Set of 3 - 44269

Number Needed: 1 $3.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Engine Red, 2 oz. - 436

Number Needed: 1 $1.69
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Mod Podge ® Matte, 8 oz. - CS11301

Number Needed: 1 $7.49
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Other Supplies

1-1/4" Wood letters, Mini scented pine cones, Styrofoam wreath form, 3” wide burlap ribbon, 1 yard of brown burlap, 3/4 yard red beaded trim, hot glue gun and glue, upholstery tacks, scissors


  1. Secure the end of the ribbon to the back of the wreath with hot glue. Wrapthe entire wreath with the ribbon and secure the tail as you did when you started.
  2. Use a special die cutter to cut circular flower shapes from the burlap or cutcircles from hand. I used 12 large (4” diameter) and 12 small (3” diameter) circle pieces to create the flowers.
  3. Make shallow cone pieces from the circular burlap pieces by cutting a slit in them and overlapping the ends to create a cone shape. Secure them with hot glue.
  4. Cut 3, 4” triangles from the burlap.
  5. Dab each burlap flower piece and triangle with Mod Podge Matte. Lay them on plastic while they dry. 
  6. Paint the small flower pieces and J-O-Y letters with the Folk Art Engine Red paint. Leave to dry.
  7. Glue the small flower piece to the inside of the big flower. Glue the pinecone to the center of the flower pieces. Repeat for all the pieces.
  8. Glue the letters to the center of the triangles. Then, glue the triangles to the beaded trim using the photo as a guide. Cut away any beaded dangles that hang in front of the letters. 
  9. Glue the pinecone flower pieces to the bottom side of the wreath in a cluster.
  10. Secure the banner across the top at an angle with hot glue, trimming away excess trim.
  11. For a finishing touch, push the upholstery tacks around the bare areas on the front of the wreath. For added security, use hot glue so they stay put.
Project Tip: If your wreath is going outside, try the Mod Podge Outdoor formula.

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