September 21, 2023


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Wrapping Paper Wreath – Artful Chica

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You gotta do this wrapping paper wreath mission!

Who doesn’t love wrapping paper?

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Final month I demoed some wreath initiatives for Lowes on the Casa Latina Dwelling Expo. They requested me to recreate some initiatives they’d on their web site and provides a stay tutorial to the group. Because of this I really like being a craft designer.

If I hadn’t of been given this task, I by no means would have made this wreath! Positive, I’ve carried out my justifiable share of rolled paper crafts, however I’m actually not a wreath type of chica. 

I selected the Wrapping Paper Wreath and the Espresso Filter Wreath. I’m usually not a wreath individual, however gosh, these had been tremendous straightforward and actually enjoyable to make.

This wreath is the very best kind of craft to make when you’re watching vacation TV motion pictures, it’s tremendous festive! Here’s how to make it!

What sort of wrapping paper to make use of for this mission

rolls of wrapping paper

There are a lot of several types of vacation wrapping paper to select from. You will discover wrapping paper that’s particularly designed for Christmas, Hanukkah, or every other vacation. You may also discover some that’s extra common and can be utilized for any kind of reward.

When you find yourself selecting vacation wrapping paper for this mission, there are some things to remember. First, take into consideration the colours that you just wish to use. Many individuals like to make use of conventional vacation colours, equivalent to crimson and inexperienced for Christmas, or blue and white for Hanukkah. 

Bear in mind, this paper can be rolled up, so it can look TOTALLY completely different. Despite the fact that you might not have the ability to see the precise design, it is possible for you to to see the colours. I actually like utilizing contrasting patterns and colours.

And the value of the wrapping paper! Go along with a budget stuff. Go for one of many multi-packs. you’ll have loads leftover to wrap your presents.

Lastly – I like the skinny wrapping paper for this mission, however it may be cool to make use of heavier paper. I’ll need to attempt that subsequent!

Options to wrapping paper


Journal pages

Coloring e-book pages

Outdated textual content e-book pages

Outdated calendar pages


Card inventory in glitter or metallic finishes

Provides for a wrapping paper wreath:

1 flat wreath base. For this mission I used a 16″ wreath

1 bottle of white craft glue

Scorching glue gun

Assorted wrapping paper (I used all metallics)

Glue stick

Pencil or chopstick

Assorted gems and/or a bow


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For a 16″ wreath, you’ll want about 200 items. However the course of goes quick, I promise!

Lower your wrapping paper into 4″ squares. It’s okay in the event that they aren’t good, it can give extra texture to the completed look. 

For the mission on the backside of this put up, I used 100 or so.


Take one sq. and on the diagonal nook, add a juicy quantity of the glue stick, bend it over the pencil and roll it to the tip. 

Glue the opposite finish to seal it.

Slide it off the pencil.

Don’t roll it too tight or it received’t come off the pencil.



Kind them by shade.

Subsequent, choose up a handful, faucet them so they’re even and minimize off the ends so one aspect is flat and the opposite is spiky.

It’s not necessary to do that, however it does look nicer on the again of the wreath. 


Apply a beneficiant quantity of white craft glue to the bottom, one part at a time. You possibly can additionally use sizzling glue when you choose.

Set the rolled paper items on the glue.

I like utilizing Cheesy Glue as an alternative of sizzling glue as a result of it provides me time to maneuver them round to be extra even.

Area them evenly and hold going all the way in which round.


Right here I’ve one layer completed.

Let this dry after which add a second layer of rolls in between every of the primary layer so it hides the bottom.

If you’d like, you’ll be able to minimize the items shorter for the second row.


Right here it’s with two layers of rolls and I added gems right here and there to offer it a little bit of sparkle!

There are a number of variations on the market on rolled paper wreaths, that is my spin, I hope you prefer it!

Different concepts for this method:

Add a mirror to the again

How a couple of display screen to make it an earring holder?

Lay it flat to make use of as a centerpiece for a desk

Affix glass to the again to make it an image body!

One other thought – I used assorted papers, however you possibly can use all gold or simply inexperienced and crimson, every one will give off a special look!

Right here is one other model I manufactured from a wrapping paper wreath

For this model, I used a foam wreath (and the glittered bow) from the greenback retailer. If you’re unsure if you wish to deal with an enormous wreath, this 10″ model is fairly straightforward. Take a look at my video beneath this photograph to see my course of!

As a result of sizzling glue doesn’t work on foam, I wrapped the froth base in material after which sizzling glued the paper rolls.

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Different methods to recycle wrapping paper:

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Among the best methods to recycle vacation wrapping paper is to make use of it once more subsequent 12 months! Fold it up neatly and retailer it in a field or bag till you want it once more.

In case you have rolls of wrapping paper that you just don’t suppose you’ll use once more, you’ll be able to all the time donate it to a neighborhood faculty or daycare middle. They will use it for artwork initiatives or for wrapping presents for their very own vacation celebrations.

Use it as padding for delivery bins – I do that yearly. Simply stuff it into the field across the gadgets you’re sending to assist hold them protected in transit. It is a good way to make use of up these odd items of wrapping paper that you’ve got left over from earlier years.

One other spin on that concept – run it by way of the paper shredder.

Put it aside for crafts, combined media, and so forth.

You may all the time use vacation wrapping paper as wall decor for the Christmas season! Simply tape it up in your partitions in a festive design. It is a good way to make use of up these bigger items of wrapping paper that you just don’t wish to retailer. Plus, it’s a enjoyable and straightforward technique to adorn your private home for the vacations.


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