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Easy Christmas Crafts: Beaded Christmas Wreath


The Easy Christmas Crafts Beaded Christmas Wreath is an easy project that takes just minutes to do. The Easy Christmas Crafts Beaded Christmas Wreath ornament uses simple, inexpensive materials and steps. Plus, with imagination, each one you make can be unique and interesting. Below, we show you the materials and the how-to steps.

Let's take a look at a finished wreath:

Easy Christmas crafts Beaded Christmas wreath blue silver finished

At 1.5 inches in diameter, the beaded wreath makes a simple but elegant addition to your tree.

Easy Christmas Crafts: Beaded Christmas Wreath Materials and Tools:

  • Tri-cornered beads - 11mm; 24 beads (same color or a mix of colors)
  • Lace - 12.5 inchs by 1/2 inch wide (optional)
  • Chenille wire or pipe cleaner 6 inches long
  • Ribbon for bow - 10 inches of 1/4 inch or 3/8 inch wide ribbon
  • Yarn to make hanging loop - 10 inches of size 3 or size 10 yarn (not shown below)
  • Glue or needle and thread to attach ribbon bow  (not shown below)
  • Needlenose pliers (helpful but not necessary)
  • Scissors 

Easy-Christmas-crafts-Beaded Christmas wreath blue silver materials

The Steps for How to Make the Easy Christmas Crafts: Beaded Christmas Wreath:

Make a bow with the decorative ribbon. 

Start the wreath by pushing the fiber wire through a hole in the lace near one end. Keep the lace near the end of the wire.

Easy-Christmas-crafts-Beaded Christmas wreath blue silver start with lace

Add a bead to the end of the wire. Keep the bead and the lace near the end.

Easy-Christmas-crafts-Beaded Christmas wreath blue silver add a bead

Fold the lace over the end of the wire next to the bead. Keep the lace close to the edge of the bead.

Easy-Christmas-crafts-Beaded Christmas wreath blue silver add a fold of lace

Add another bead to the wire.  

Easy-Christmas-crafts-Beaded Christmas wreath blue silver add another bead

Fold the lace over the silver bead and add another blue bead.

Easy-Christmas-crafts-Beaded Christmas wreath blue silver add lace add bead

Continue folding the lace over the alternate beads. Keep the beads and lace near the end of the wire. 

Easy-Christmas-crafts-Beaded Christmas wreath blue silver continue with more beads

Here, all of the 24 beads - 12 blue and 12 silver - have been added to the wire with lace folded over each bead. 

Easy-Christmas-crafts-Beaded Christmas wreath blue silver all beads added

Make a circle with the beads by joining the wires at each end. 

Easy-Christmas-crafts-Beaded Christmas wreath blue silver make a circle

Twist the wires together to make a firm circle but not so tightly that the wire breaks. The needlenose pliers help with twisting the wires.  

Easy-Christmas-crafts-Beaded Christmas wreath blue silver twist and cut wire

Cut the ends of the wire with the cutting edge of the needlenose pliers leaving 1/4 to 3/8 inch of wire. (This wire easily breaks if you don't have needlenose pliers.) Circle the sharp ends of the wire back into the Easy Christmas Crafts Beaded Christmas Wreath shape to prevent sharp edges on the wreath. The point of the needlenose pliers makes this easier to do. 

Easy-Christmas-crafts-Beaded Christmas wreath blue silver hide wire ends

Trim any excess lace at the joint to be even with the wreath shape.

Easy-Christmas-crafts-Beaded Christmas wreath blue silver trim lace ends

Here, the Easy Christmas Crafts Beaded Christmas Wreath circle waits for the finishing bow.

Easy-Christmas-crafts-Beaded Christmas wreath blue silver finished circle

Add the bow over the joint to hide the twisted knot of fiber wire. The bow can be added with simple glue, a hot glue gun or with needle and thread. 

Easy-Christmas-crafts-Beaded Christmas wreath blue silver add bow

For the final touch, add a loop of yarn to hang the Easy Christmas Crafts Beaded Christmas Wreath on the tree. 

Easy-Christmas-crafts-Beaded Christmas wreath blue silver finished

Now, let's look at a similar Easy Christmas Crafts Beaded Christmas Wreath without the lace:

Easy-Christmas-crafts-Beaded Christmas wreath red green clear finished

The materials and tools are the same minus the lace. Make a bow with the decorative ribbon.

Easy-Christmas-crafts-Beaded Christmas wreath red green clear materials

Add the beads to the fiber wire, alternating colors if desired.

Easy-Christmas-crafts-Beaded Christmas wreath red green clear add alternating beads

Continue placing the beads on the fiber wire until all 24 have been added. 

Easy-Christmas-crafts-Beaded Christmas wreath red green clear all beads

Make a circle with the beads on the wire. Twist the ends of the wire together tightly but not so tight that the wire breaks. Trim the ends of the wire to within 3/8 inch.

Easy-Christmas-crafts-Beaded Christmas wreath red green clear make circle

Curve the ends of the wire back toward the wreath to prevent any sharp points on the Easy Christmas Crafts Beaded Christmas Wreath. 

Easy-Christmas-crafts-Beaded Christmas wreath red green clear hide wire ends

The circle awaits embellishment. 

Easy-Christmas-crafts-Beaded Christmas wreath red green clear finished circle

Add the ribbon bow to the hide the joint. Use glue or needle and thread to hold the bow in place. 

Easy-Christmas-crafts-Beaded Christmas wreath red green clear add bow

Add the yarn loop to hang the Easy Christmas Crafts Beaded Christmas Wreath on the tree. 

Easy-Christmas-crafts-Beaded Christmas wreath red green clear finished

This shows another Easy Christmas Crafts Beaded Christmas Wreath with blue and clear beads along with a simple silver bow. 

Easy-Christmas-crafts-Beaded Christmas wreath blue clear finished

Next, this lacy metallic Easy Christmas Crafts Beaded Christmas Wreath shows the traditional red and green colors of the holiday. 

Easy-Christmas-crafts-Beaded Christmas wreath red green metallic finished

Plus, the Easy Christmas Crafts Beaded Christmas Wreath project is great for children. Depending on their age, they can make the whole ornament, or if younger, they can be a big help with the various steps such as putting the beads on the wire.

Have fun!

These Easy Christmas Crafts Beaded Christmas Wreaths take just a few inexpensive materials along with a small amount of time to complete.


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