Beaded Wreath is a popular Christmas beading
craft. Learn how to make beaded holiday wreath here.
If you are going for a house warming party and are confused about what present to give, a beaded wreath would be one of the perfect options to go for. Though a bit more expensive than the other bead crafts, the wreath looks quite original as well as extremely beautiful. It can also be used for adorning your main door, during Christmas season. So, go ahead and greet your guests with this beaded wreath, which is very simple and easy to make. It is also long lasting and looks fresh and new, year after year, if you wrap it properly, in a soft cotton cloth, and store it in a cardboard box. There are a variety of options you can consider, while making beaded wreath. You can make a big wreath for your main entrance or tiny wreaths to place on your gift-wrap or your Christmas tree. To learn more about this craft, just have a look at the details given below, regarding the materials as well as the method.
How To Make Beaded Holiday Wreath
Things You Will Need
- 1 ½ Inch Paintbrush
- 1 2-Inch Paintbrush
- 3 Cups or Containers
- Craft Glue
- Cranberry Red Acrylic Craft Paint
- Cranberry Red Beads In Three Sizes
- Decorations such as Holly Leaves, Silk Flowers or Pine Cones
- Flat Work Surface such as Dining Table or Work Bench
- Shallow Tray with three compartments
- Straight Metal Pins With Flat Heads
- Strong Cardboard
- Throwaway Plastic Dish
- Wide Ribbon of Any Color
- Lay newspaper over the work surface. Pour some paint in throwaway plastic dish and take small amount of paint at once.
- Paint the head of pins red using the ½ inch brush. Stick them in Styrofoam as you paint the pins, ready to be used later.
- Cut out the appropriate size of circle for wreath in Styrofoam to be used as the base.
- Sort the beads according to their size and keep beads of same size in separate cups or containers.
- When you are using the beads, pour them out in one of the compartments of the shallow tray, so you can pick them easily.
- Now make a nice bow and streamers to be attached to the base of your wreath.
- Put beads in the pins with painted heads, one by one, and stick them in the Styrofoam wreath.
- Put different sized beads randomly for 3-D effect and cover the front of the wreath completely with beads.
- Cut out a circle a little smaller than the wreath from the cardboard and glue it to the back of the wreath to brace it properly.
- Put beads as close to each other as possible. Greater density of beads means more elegance and beauteousness.
- Paint the edges and sides of the wreath with a very thin coat of paint and let it dry.