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Wreath Making - Forms, Materials, and +30 Projects

Wreaths are no longer just for the holidays. Wreath making has become a craft used to express your personal style year round while adding decoration. Whether it’s complicated or simple, wreaths are a fun addition to add to any room. Making wreaths for every holiday is not only fun, it adds more to your decoration and creates an appealing look to your door. Make guests feel welcome with your own wreath and use this wreath guide to learn about the different forms/bases, what to wrap your wreath with, and some projects to make with your newly discovered wreath making skills.

Different Types of Wreath Frames, and Tons of Ideas | Discount Craft Supplies

Wreath Forms

Wire Forms

Wire forms are perfect for weaths you want to surround with certain fabrics such as burlap or decorative mesh. They also work well for any wreath you need to wrap your materials around and through. To connect things to wire wreaths you can use floral wire, or chenille stems.

FloraCraft Wire Wreath Form 12 in. Green

Styrofoam Forms

Styrofoam Forms are great for any wreath you want to cover that will not hold weight on it’s own. It can be covered with fabric, yarn, and any other material. Using glue is a great way to connect items. Styrofoam is a good option for any wreaths you want to have strong base and the classic round shape.

FloraCraft Extruded Styrofoam Wreath 16 x 1 3/4 in. (3 pieces) Green Styrofoam Form

A green styrofoam form is perfect for wreaths made from natural and floral products. The green will blend in and create a hard base to glue items to, such as flowers and moss.

FloraCraft Urethane Wreath Molded 18 in. Green (12 pieces)

Straw Form

A straw form can add an earthy aspect to any design. Using straw wreaths can anchor your design and are perfect for fall or spring wreaths. You can cover the straw or allow it to show through, it all depends on your design.

FloraCraft Straw Wreath 12 in. Clear Wrap


To start on a flat base, a chipboard form can be a good option. If you want to create your wreath from a different material, but need a way for them to stay together, this is a great option. This tutorial on a Pinecone Flower Wreath is a great example.

Pinecone Flower Wreath

Different Shapes of Forms

Wreaths forms do not only come in cylindrical shapes. When getting creative in wreath making, using a heart shape, or rectangle shape can be a great way to set your wreath apart.

FloraCraft Extruded Styrofoam Heart 9 x 1 in. (3 pieces)

Make your own wreath form

Wreath forms can also be made from cardboard or even a foam pool noodle. Check out this tutorial for a Summer Splash Wreath to see how to make a wreath form from a pool noodle:

Summer Splash Wreath

This tutorial for a Sunny Day Wreath which shows you how to make a wreath form from cardboard:

Sunny Day Wreath

And the Brown Bag Blank Wreath tutorial which shows you how to make a wreath form from brown paper bags:

Brown Bag Wreath

Popular materials for wreath making:

Burlap,  Organza, and Mesh

These materials are great for covering either a foam or wire form. Creating loops will make your wreath look rustic or fun with big ruffles that add a new dimension. Play around with color and patterns to create unique wreaths with a big designs.

Artificial Greenery

Artificial greenery can range from flower embellishments to artificial birds. For a more natural looking wreath that will last, artifical greenery is a great option. To cover the wreath try using moss.

Wreath Hanger

To easily hang your wreath on a door, try using a FloraCraft Wreath Hanger. These are special made to hang on doors without creating any mark. To hang a wreath on the wall, try using a Panacea Wreath Hook.


Projects for Different Seasons


Fall Leaves Wreath     Fall Wreath

Back to School

Welcome Back To School Wreath    Teacher Wreath 


Whoot Owl Wreath     Spooky Spider Wreath     

Candy Corn Wreath     


Winter Wonderland Wreath     


Holiday Cone Cheer Wreath     Fabric Christmas Wreath     

Felt Holiday Wreath

Valentines day

Valentine 's Heart Wreath


Mini Flower Wreath     Spring Paper Flower Wreath

Golden Flower Arrangement     Sunny Day Wreath

Recycled Spring Wreath


Batik Summer Rag Wreath      Summer Splash Wreath

Pool Noodle Summer Wreath

4th of July

Flora Craft Patriotic Craft     Patriotic Wreath

Wreaths for Anytime

Flower Initial Wreath     Pinecone Flower Wreath

Paper Pinwheel Wreath     Coffee Filter Wreath

Wheat Wreath     Dictionary Page Wreath

Egg Carton Wreath     Dino Wreath

Western Bandana Wreath     Welcome Gnome Wreath

Rainbow Wreath     Waxed Paper Wreath

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