Felt Christmas Lights Wreath

It’s the week after Thanksgiving, so you know what that means…it’s time to decorate for CHRISTMAS!!

And watch the movie Elf every weekend, of course.

So, to give my interchangeable burlap wreath a holiday make-over, I just added a strand of felt Christmas lights to it. Simple, yet festive!

If you get the urge to make a similar wreath, I took the liberty of writing up some instructions. Aren’t I sweet? To make the strand of lights:

  • Cut out the shape of the light bulb on cardstock (or something sturdy) to use as a tracer.
  • Use the tracer to cut out the bulbs in each color you are wanting to use.
  • After you have all of your bulbs cut, cut out the same amount of 1 inch long and about finger nail width green strips to be the tops of your bulbs.
  • Have your string laying out (I used black string for the strand).
  • Hot glue each green strip to the backs of each bulb.
  • Place the light bulbs along the strand where you’ll want them.
  • Wrap the green piece that should be sticking up a lot higher then the bulb and wrap it around the string and hot glue to the back of the bulb again (so your actually making a loop around the string)

After your strand is complete, you’ll just wrap it around the wreath and either tape or hot glue it, depending on if you’re going to try and reuse the wreath or not. I used gorilla tape, because I will keep reusing the base of the wreath for other seasons and holidays.

If only I could actually get the lights to light up…

Place it on your front door and you’re ready for the holidays! Easy as pie. Speaking of pie…there’s left over pumpkin pie to be eaten. See ya!

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