Make your own simple Christmas wreath for under $20 and in around 30 minutes. A quick winter woodland DIY Dollar Tree Christmas wreath on a budget!
You’ll also love this quick Dollar Tree Christmas wreath made with only Dollar Tree materials and this fun Christmas reindeer yarn wreath, and try this Dollar Tree Christmas swag for your front door or staircase, too. Plus, see all our Dollar Tree Christmas ideas here.
Unwrapping the Magic of Dollar Tree Christmas Wreaths
The holiday season is a time of warmth, joy, and the spirit of giving. What better way to embrace the festive cheer than by crafting your own Dollar Tree Christmas wreath?
In this step-by-step tutorial, we’ll guide you through creating a beautiful and budget-friendly wreath that will add a touch of holiday magic to your home. Whether you’re a seasoned crafter or a beginner looking for a simple yet stunning project, this simple Dollar Tree Christmas wreath is the perfect way to deck the halls.
Why this is a Great Christmas Craft: Budget-Friendly and Beautiful
Crafting your own Christmas wreath is not only a delightful way to express your creativity, but it also allows you to save some holiday cash. The Dollar Tree, a treasure trove of affordable crafting supplies, is our go-to destination for this festive project.
The materials used in this wreath, including the 18-inch grapevine wreath, white eucalyptus, evergreen picks, mini antlers, and red berries, can be easily sourced without breaking the bank.
The simplicity of the craft makes it accessible for all skill levels, so this will be a great family activity during the holiday season – no extra stress trying to make a complex craft! From kids to grandparents, everyone can contribute to the creation of a wreath that will be a centerpiece of your holiday decor, and at this price point, everyone can make one of their own, too!
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How to Make a Simple Christmas Wreath: Step-by-Step Tutorial
- 1 – 18-inch grapevine wreath (available at craft stores like Michaels, Joann’s, Hobby Lobby or Walmart for $5-10 – and don’t forget to use a coupon!)
- Hot glue gun and glue sticks
- 1 – Faux White Eucalyptus (Dollar Tree)
- 4 – Evergreen Picks (Dollar Tree)
- 1 – Package of Mini Antler Ornaments (Dollar Tree)
- 1 – Package of Red Berries (Dollar Tree)
- Wire cutters
As with all of our Dollar Tree Christmas wreaths – work with what you can find in your local store. Be sure to check the Christmas section for both ornaments and floral options. There is a variety of greenery and accessories available, including eucalyptus sprigs, shiny berry clusters, faux branches, pine cones, orange fruit stems or dried orange slices or apples, or other foliage such as a lamb’s ear bunch, magnolia leaves, mistletoe, moss, or silver dollar leaf sprigs.
PS: If you’re crafting as a group, you can also order many items online in smaller quantities (as few as 4!) from Dollar Tree.
Step by Step Instructions
The simplicity of this Christmas wreath is in letting the natural textures shine — creating one small swag section on the grapevine wreath adds wintry decor without taking over the entire holiday wreath. This keeps supplies to a minimum and keeps the cost of this DIY wreath down, too!
Step 1: Prep the Pine Picks
Start by cutting the evergreen pieces off the main wire using wire cutters. Some pieces may slide off easily without the need for cutters. Leave as much of the stem as possible while separating the branches from the main thick stem.
Step 2: Add Pine Sprigs to Wreath Form
Add a line of glue to the end of the evergreen pieces and weave them partially into the grapevine wreath to form the swag section.
Build upon both the top and bottom sections, leaving the center more open for the berries to be the centerpiece later.
Step 3: Add Eucalyptus
Using wire cutters, cut eucalyptus pieces and attach them throughout the greenery with a line of glue.
Step 4: Add Mini Antler Ornaments
Place mini antlers throughout the greenery section by adding a line of glue to the tip and tucking them in the pine branches.
Step 5: Add Red Berries Cluster
Add a dab of glue to the backside of the red berries and cluster them in the center between the 2 evergreen sections. Use the entire packet of berries for a burst of festive color.
Variations for the Craft: Personalizing Your Wreath
While the tutorial provides a basic framework for a cheap Dollar Tree Christmas wreath, feel free to get creative and add your unique touch to the wreath. Here are some variations to consider:
- Personalized Ornaments: Incorporate small, personalized ornaments for pops of color that reflect your family’s interests or hobbies, such as skiing or music (free printable vintage sheet music here!)
- Other Holiday Accessories: If the woodland antlers aren’t your style, tuck in dried apples or orange slices, pinecones, mini ball ornaments, or cinnamon sticks.
- Glamorous Glitter: Spray some elements of your wreath with glitter spray paint for a touch of sparkle, making your wreath truly shine.
- Ribbon Accents: Attach festive ribbons in complementary colors to add texture and visual interest to your wreath. You could also use a red ribbon bow as the centerpiece instead of the cluster of red berries.
Common Questions About Dollar Tree Christmas Wreaths: Unwrapping the Answers
Can I use a different base for the wreath?
Absolutely! While we recommend a grapevine wreath for quick simple wreath making, you can experiment with different bases like a foam wreath (covered in burlap) or wire wreath form (woven with rope or wrapped with yarn or ribbon) for varied textures.
Can I mix and match greenery from different Dollar Tree packs?
Yes, feel free to combine different greenery options from Dollar Tree to create a more diverse and visually appealing wreath. There are many decorative Christmas picks and Christmas floral options to pick from!
How can I secure the decorations more firmly?
If you want extra stability, consider using florists wire in addition to hot glue for a more secure hold.
Is it cheaper to make your own Christmas wreath?
Like any handmade item, the cost of a DIY Christmas wreath will depend entirely on your selection of materials – and also how much your value your time! This simple Christmas wreath, like most of our DIY wreaths, focuses on inexpensive materials that can be put together easily in a short amount of time. So, YES, in this case it is cheaper to make than buy a Christmas wreath. Plus, you can personalize it to match your decor, your Christmas tree, and your style. That’s a win-win in my book.
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How to Make a Simple Dollar Tree Christmas Wreath: Step-by-Step Tutorial
- 1 18-inch grapevine wreath available at craft stores like Michaels, Joann’s, Hobby Lobby or Walmart for $5-10 – and don’t forget to use a coupon!
- Hot glue gun and glue sticks
- 1 Faux White Eucalyptus Dollar Tree
- 4 Evergreen Picks Dollar Tree
- 1 Package of Mini Antler Ornaments Dollar Tree
- 1 Package of Red Berries Dollar Tree
- Wire cutters
- Start by cutting the evergreen pieces off the main wire using wire cutters. Some pieces may slide off easily without the need for cutters. Leave as much of the stem as possible while separating the branches from the main thick stem.
- Add a line of glue to the end of the evergreen pieces and weave them partially into the grapevine wreath to form the swag section. Build upon both the top and bottom sections, leaving the center more open for the berries to be the centerpiece later.
- Using wire cutters, cut eucalyptus pieces and attach them throughout the greenery with a line of glue.
- Place mini antlers throughout the greenery section by adding a line of glue to the tip and tucking them in the pine branches.
- Add a dab of glue to the backside of the red berries and cluster them in the center between the 2 evergreen sections. Use the entire packet of berries for a burst of festive color.
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Cassity Kmetzsch started Remodelaholic after graduating from Utah State University with a degree in Interior Design. Remodelaholic is the place to share her love for knocking out walls, and building everything back up again to not only add function but beauty to her home. Together with her husband Justin, they have remodeled 6 homes and are working on a seventh. She is a mother of four amazing girls. Making a house a home is her favorite hobby.