Crafting Magic: Make Your Own Dollar Tree Christmas Wreath for the Winter Holidays!

Make your own DIY winter wreath in an afternoon, using just Dollar Tree supplies! This quick and easy Dollar Tree Christmas wreath requires just a few affordable items to make your own basic evergreen fir or pine wreath and give it some simple and festive holiday style.

Be sure to also read our budget-friendly Dollar Tree Christmas tree decor hacks, and you’ll love this easy lighted DIY pinecone wreath for winter (plus all our DIY Christmas wreath ideas here).

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Creating a Stunning Dollar Tree Christmas Wreath: A Winter Wreath DIY

When the holiday season rolls around, one of the most delightful ways to get into the festive spirit is by crafting your own Christmas decorations. Not only does it save you money, but it also allows you to infuse your home with your unique style and creativity.

In this blog post, we’ll show you step-by-step how to make a beautiful Dollar Tree Christmas wreath, a craft that’s not only budget-friendly but also a fantastic addition to your holiday decor. Use this faux pine or fir wreath as a base for other decor, or follow our tutorial to weave in ribbon and add a few decorative floral picks.

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Why This DIY Wreath is a Great Christmas Craft

Creating your own Christmas wreath using materials from Dollar Tree is a fantastic idea for several reasons:

  1. Affordability: The Dollar Tree is known for its budget-friendly items, making it the perfect place to source your wreath materials without breaking the bank. You can enjoy the beauty of holiday decor without the hefty price tag — under $4 for a DIY pine wreath, and a couple bucks more for decorations!
  2. Customization: Making your wreath allows you to choose the color scheme, style, and size that best suits your home. You can match it with your existing decorations or create a unique piece that stands out. Classic red and green, black and white modern farmhouse, or bold mid-century colors!
  3. Homemade Charm: Handmade crafts have a special charm that store-bought decorations simply can’t replicate. Your guests will appreciate the effort you put into creating a welcoming and festive atmosphere, and it’s always fun to say, “Thanks, I made it myself!”
  4. Creativity: Crafting your own wreath is an opportunity to unleash your creativity. You can experiment with different elements, colors, and arrangements to achieve the exact look you desire.

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How to Make a Dollar Tree Christmas Wreath: Step-by-Step Tutorial

Now, let’s dive into the step-by-step tutorial to create your Dollar Tree Christmas wreath.

Supplies

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Christmas House Artificial Garland, 15-ft. Strands
Christmas Assorted Ribbon Rolls, 15-yd.
Christmas House Artificial Floral Picks, 13 in.

*Remember that many Dollar Tree supplies can be ordered in smaller quantities (as few as 4!) and delivered directly to your house. This makes it so easy to plan a craft day with friends, without even having to go out.

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Instructions

We’ll show you step-by-step how to make your own DIY evergreen wreath, then deck it out for the holidays with ribbon and decorative floral picks.

Step 1: Wrap the Wreath Form

Begin by curling one end of one garland around the wire wreath form. Pass the garland bundle through the middle of the wreath to wrap the garland around the wreath form.

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Then, continue to wrap the garland all the way around the wreath form. When one garland ends, curl it around a wire section of the wreath, and repeat the process with the second garland to cover the entire wreath form.

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For a more modern hoop wreath, you can wrap the garland around an embroidery hoop, wreath ring, or a small hula hoop, or make your own wreath form using a pool noodle (or this hardware store substitute).

Step 2: Add Ribbon

Weave the black and white wire ribbon in and out of the garland loops. You can do this every few garland wrappings to ensure an even distribution.

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Trim the end of the ribbon and weave it under the garland to hide it.

You can also pull the ribbon slightly to make it pop out more for added visual interest.

Step 3: Add Greenery Picks

To add a touch of greenery, use your hot glue gun to apply glue to the greenery picks and press them firmly onto the wreath. Make sure to hide the stems in the garland for a seamless look.

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Feel free to add extra pine cones or greenery to fill in any gaps and make your wreath fuller. Cinnamon sticks and dried orange slices make great wreath filler (and smell great!) — plus try these 25 ways to use food as decor, too.

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Step 4: Enjoy!

Once all the elements are securely in place, let the wreath dry completely. This stunning Dollar Tree Christmas wreath is now ready to be displayed, either on your front door or as part of your indoor decor.

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Variations for the Craft

While the instructions above offer a classic Dollar Tree Christmas wreath, there are countless ways to customize your creation:

  1. Color Palette: Experiment with different ribbon colors and greenery to match your existing decor or create a wreath that complements your preferred holiday color scheme – from modern to mid-century to farmhouse Christmas decor.
  2. Embellishments: Add more than just pine cones. Consider incorporating ornaments, bells, pompoms, or even tiny presents to give your wreath extra character.
  3. Themed Wreaths: Instead of the classic Christmas theme, adapt the wreath to other holiday themes, such as a winter wonderland wreath or a rustic farmhouse wreath with burlap and bells.
  4. Size: You can adjust the size of the wreath form to create smaller or larger wreaths to suit different spaces in your home. This is a great option if you need a larger wreath without wanting to pay a premium price!
  5. Personalization: Attach a personalized sign or initial to the wreath for a unique touch. Make your own personalized painted sign using this tutorial.

Remember, the beauty of crafting your own wreath is the freedom to make it entirely your own. Get creative and enjoy the process!

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Common Questions About Dollar Tree Christmas Wreaths

What kind of wreath form is best for a DIY Christmas wreath?

If you’re shopping at the Dollar Tree, you’ll want to pick up a wire wreath frame (14 or 18 inch round, or try one of the fun wire frame shapes) or a floral foam wreath ring (10 inch).

For a larger wreath, you can use a larger styrofoam wreath form or straw wreath from the craft store – or make your own foam wreath form from a pool noodle (or use this hardware store substitute if pool noodles are out of stock for the season).

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You can also make your own woven rope wreath as a base, or add some rustic texture and make a raffia wreath to add Christmas decor to.

For a different style wreath, use use a grapevine wreath and skip the garland wrapping, or use a wreath ring and attach a few of the holiday floral picks.

Where can I find the supplies for a Dollar Tree Christmas wreath?

You can find most of the supplies, including garlands, wire wreath forms, ribbon, and greenery picks, at your local Dollar Tree store. It’s a cost-effective way to source your materials.

You can, of course, also source materials at your local craft store or thrift stores often have great Christmas wreath materials you can purchase and repurpose!

Can I make this wreath with kids?

Yes! Crafting a Dollar Tree Christmas wreath can be a fun family activity, and it’s essential to supervise children when using a hot glue gun. You can let them help with other aspects, like ribbon weaving and placing decorations.

How long does it take to make this wreath?

The time it takes to complete this wreath depends on your crafting skills, but it’s a relatively quick project, typically taking around 30-60 minutes once you have all your supplies ready.

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Can I use different materials for this wreath?

Absolutely! You can customize your wreath by using different materials, such as faux flowers, mini gift bows or fabric bows, small ornaments, or fabric. Browse the variety of ribbon – use burlap ribbon for a rustic farmhouse wreath or satin ribbon for a classic shiny Christmas wreath. The Dollar Tree offers a variety of items to spark your creativity, or just look through your own Christmas decor box for unused ornaments.

Can I use this wreath outdoors?

While this wreath can withstand some outdoor exposure, it’s best to place it in a protected area, like a covered porch, to ensure it stays in good condition throughout the holiday season.

How to Make a Dollar Tree Christmas Wreath: Step-by-Step Tutorial

Spread holiday cheer with a DIY Dollar Tree Christmas wreath! Learn how to create a stunning wreath on a budget and infuse your home with festive charm. 🎄
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Ingredients

  • 1 14-inch wire wreath form from Dollar Tree
  • 2 artificial greenery garlands from Dollar Tree
  • black and white wired ribbon from Dollar Tree
  • 4 greenery picks with pine cones from Dollar Tree
  • Scissors
  • Hot Glue Gun

Instructions

  • Begin by curling one end of one garland around the wire wreath form. Pass the garland bundle through the middle of the wreath to wrap the garland around the wreath form. Then, continue to wrap the garland all the way around the wreath form. When one garland ends, curl it around a wire section of the wreath, and repeat the process with the second garland to cover the entire wreath form.
  • Weave the black and white wire ribbon in and out of the garland loops. You can do this every few garland wrappings to ensure an even distribution. Trim the end of the ribbon and weave it under the garland to hide it. You can also pull the ribbon slightly to make it pop out more for added visual interest.
  • To add a touch of greenery, use your hot glue gun to apply glue to the greenery picks and press them firmly onto the wreath. Make sure to hide the stems in the garland for a seamless look. Feel free to add extra pine cones or greenery to fill in any gaps and make your wreath fuller.
  • Once all the elements are securely in place, let the wreath dry completely. This stunning Dollar Tree Christmas wreath is now ready to be displayed, either on your front door or as part of your indoor decor.

Notes

Other Materials

You could also add texture and variety by using eucalyptus sprigs, red berries or shiny berry clusters, faux branches, orange fruit stems or dried orange slices, or other foliage such as lamb’s ear, magnolia leaves, or silver dollar leaf sprigs.

Variations for the Craft

While the instructions above offer a classic Dollar Tree Christmas wreath, there are countless ways to customize your creation:
Color Palette: Experiment with different ribbon colors and greenery to match your existing decor or create a wreath that complements your preferred holiday color scheme – from modern to mid-century to farmhouse.
Embellishments: Add more than just pine cones. Consider incorporating ornaments, bells, or even tiny presents to give your wreath extra character.
Themed Wreaths: Instead of the classic Christmas theme, adapt the wreath to other holiday themes, such as a winter wonderland wreath or a rustic farmhouse wreath with burlap and bells.
Size: You can adjust the size of the wreath form to create smaller or larger wreaths to suit different spaces in your home. This is a great option if you need a larger wreath without wanting to pay a premium price!
Personalization: Attach a personalized sign or initial to the wreath for a unique touch. Make your own personalized painted sign using this tutorial.

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