Homemade Rustic Winter Wreath

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Over the past few seasons, I have been experimenting with homemade, homegrown decoration ideas. While we were out on the farm a few weeks ago, I found a long grapevine and pulled it down to create a homemade wreath for my garage door. With just a few other branches from one of my cedar trees and a few other simple supplies, I created a homemade rustic winter wreath. If you are ready to try a simple wreath from natural materials, then this project is for you.

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Homemade Rustic Winter Wreath

If you know me very well at all, you know that my idea of a perfect day is time spent hiking all over the farm. I love finding new flowers, trees, hidden alcoves under the cedar trees, and following deer trails. On one particular day, my son and I were exploring the woods and I saw this perfect grapevine just begging to be turned into a wreath. We pulled it down and I took it home for my rustic winter wreath.

Materials

  • Grapevine
  • Cut cedar branches
  • Burlap or ribbon of your choice
  • Twist ties or wire

Directions

  • Cut a grapevine and create the desired shape. Use twist ties or gardening wire to hold the shape.
  • Weave cedar or pine branches into the wreath shape.
  • Tuck in berries or pinecones to accent your natural wreath.
  • Use burlap ribbon to create a bow. (optional)
  • Hang on your door with a command hook or over the door wreath hanger.

There’s really no right or wrong way to create a natural wreath like this. Just use what you have and enjoy the individual look of each creation. I tucked in a little whimsical snowman as a nod to all the snow we’ve had the past week.

Have you ever made a wreath using grapevines? I’d love to see your finished product and hear your stories.

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