What you Need
A Polystyrene Wreath- Ours is 30cm wide
First Edition Christmas Promise 12 x 12 Paper Pad, Foil,
Foil Transfer Glue, Ribbon
Dovecraft A4 Acetate
DecoArt Paint- Everlasting
How to Make
Begin by cutting 2cm width strips of First
Edition Christmas Promise 12x12 paper. We have chosen two paper designs for our
wreath and have cut out 53 paper strips.
Start wrapping each strip around your
polystyrene wreath, ensuring to overlap each strip that you add. Use Dovecraft
Perma Fix tape to secure each piece at the back.
Continue wrapping strips around your wreath
until it is completely covered.
Cut a Dovecraft A4 Acetate sheet down to fit the
back of your Christmas wreath. Adhere it with Dovecraft Perma Fix tape.
Cut a length of Dovecraft Ribbon and adhere it
with Dovecraft Perma Fix tape to the back of your wreath, at the top. Using the
Christmas Promise paper, cut a rectangular piece and cover the bottom of your
Next, cover your MDF letters with two layers of
DecoArt paint- Everlasting. Once dry apply a layer of First Edition Foil
Transfer glue to the front of your letters.
Pick a foil design and with the silver side
facing down, rub your foil sheet on top of the letters, this will help you
achieve a vintage look.
If there are any large gaps, go back and fill
them in with more foil. Continue to do this until you’re happy with the look of
your MDF letters.
Attach your letters to your Christmas wreath to
spell the word ‘JOY’ with Dovecraft Perma Fix tape. Add the J and Y to the left
and right hand side of your wreath, ensuring they’re placed in the centre.
Adhere the O to the centre of the acetate.
TIP: Ensure your JOY letters are secure on
your project. If you’re not using Dovecraft Perma Fix tape, ensure to use a
This stunning Christmas wreath will look wonderful hung up
and would make a fantastic gift for a friend. The colour of the First Edition
Christmas Promise papers are so neutral that this project would look wonderful
in any home during the festive holidays!
What papers will you use to create your Christmas wreath? We
would love to see so remember to upload them to the project gallery and to
#trimcraft when uploading to social media.