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Miniature Evergreen Wreath Ornaments - Garden Therapy

Miniature Evergreen Wreath Ornaments - Garden Therapy
Miniature Evergreen Wreath Ornaments - Garden Therapy

How to Make Easy Miniature Wreath Ornaments

I don’t really know why but this holiday season I’ve been making everything in miniature. It started with these tabletop Grinch trees, a smaller version of the 9-foot Grinch tree I decorated previously. Then the tree got even smaller with a teeny-tiny, mushroom-decorated, outdoor, Christmas tree for the gnomes, who I also made in miniature. And now miniature evergreen wreaths.


Make a miniature wreath from nature

Janit Calvo, tutorial for making miniature wreaths and many ways to embellish them over on her blog. Please head over there to see her many ideas.


The idea for mine came from finding

Materials



Make it!


Start with a fairly for pliable clipping from an evergreen. Leaves from cedar and false cypress are soft and easy to form. Bend the clipping around so that the tip overlaps the cut end. Wind floral wire tipped with red berries around the two ends to secure it.


how to make a real miniature wreath step (2)

Continue wrapping wire around the wreath until you have all the little leaves tucked in.


how to make a real miniature wreath step (3)
Trim the wreath with scissors to clean it up and make a nice round form.

how to make a real miniature wreath step (5)

Add decorative elements like seed heads miniature pinecones and other things found around the garden with a hot glue gun.


Finished miniature wreath with real evergreens, pinecones, and seed heads

You can also use ribbon to decorate the wreath.

You can also find

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