Gilded Wreath

This shiny wreath is lovely hanging on a Christmas tree or equally lovely on a door or in a window.  Best of all, it is a quick, easy, and inexpensive craft.  Make this rustic ornament with a few twigs.  Then spray paint it silver or gold or leave it a natural color. 

What you need:

1.  Fifteen sticks, three inches long

2.  Hot glue

3.  Gold spray paint

4.  Small amount of ribbon

 

Step 1.  Cut the sticks so they are all the same size.  Any length from 2-5 inches with turn out well.  Arrange five of them in a pentagon and glue them together.

Repeat two more times so you have three pentagon.

Step 2.  Arrange the three pentagons, offsetting them just a bit.  Glue them together.
Step 3.  Spray paint the wreath with gold or silver paint.  Glue on a loop of ribbon and hang your wreath!

Wreaths add a festive touch to any home.  They are perfect for seasonal decor since they are easy to make from many materials.  Just choose a material to match the season;  flowers for spring, leaves for fall, silver and gold for Christmas!

Crafts

The poinsettia is a traditional Christmas flower. This crocheted flower is a colorful touch on a tree or garland or even on a key chain or brooch!

This little stocking is lovely hanging on a tree or from a mantle. It is a real stocking so you can stuff it with little treats.

Even if you can't crochet or knit, you can make these mittens! They add a cute, cozy touch to your Christmas tree.