Tissue Paper Christmas Wreath

Easy Tissue Paper Wreath to decorate your packages

Let the kids  grab your leftover beads and trim and deck the halls with this easy Tissue Paper Christmas Wreath created by the FreeKidsCrafts team. Each wreath can be an original depending on the decorations you apply. This craft is small and will make a pretty package decoration or ornament for the tree.

Trivia:

During the 16th century in Germany, pruning the tree was a part of the preparation process. “Limbs were often cut off in an attempt to make the tree more uniform in shape or to fit into a room,”. Instead of throwing the pieces of greenery away, the Europeans wove the excess into wreaths. Source: History – Christmas Wreaths Are a Classic Holiday Decoration With a Surprisingly Deep History

Supplies
  • Heavy weight paper or card stock
  • Wreath Pattern below
  • Tacky glue
  • Green tissue Paper
  • Miscellaneous beads and trim
  • Ribbon
  • Hot Glue Gun (optional)
  • Scissors
Instructions
  1. Print out Wreath pattern. Cut out the outline before you glue the tissue paper.
  2. Cut tissue paper into 2″ squares. Crumple each piece into a tight ball. Dip into white glue and place onto pattern. Continue crumpling and gluing down pieces until the entire pattern is filled.
  3. Clean out your odds and ends of beads and trim and decorate as you like. Make a bow and glue to the top of the wreath.
  4. Note: Some heavier trims may adhere better by using a hot glue gun, which should only be handled by a responsible adult.
Patterns, Templates and Printables

Click on a pattern to open it in a new window to print

 

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