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Recycled Paper Christmas Wreath


paper wreath DIY

To create your own recycled paper christmas wreath  you will need:

  • Glue gun
  • Old book
  • Paper plate
  • Scissors
  • String

To make:


  • Start by marking a circle on your paper plate
  • Cut out the circle
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  • Create two circles/layers of scrunched paper
  • Create the first outer layer – scrunch your paper in the middle, and using glue gun attach to paper plate.


  • Attach the next scrunched paper – I attached them about an inch apart.
  • The closer you place the more dense your wreath will be.
  • Create a second layer, scrunching and adding one piece at a time.


  • To hang I created a loop out of string and glued to the back, using the glue gun.

You can add various decorations, such as a hung item in the middle of the wreath for example, bauble, felt dove etc.. ribbon bows on the wreath – your only limitation is your imagination:)

handmade christmas decorations

Personally I love the simple wreath, but it is easy to jazz up, adding a splash of colour and or texture.

For further Christmas recycled ideas check out my Pinterest board. What handmade christmas decorations are you planning this year?

As usual I am popping by Handmade Harbour to see what other people have been up to this week,




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Saturday 19th of July 2014

There's certainly a lot to learn about this topic. I love all the points you have made.

Heather Feather

Monday 2nd of December 2013

I have always, always wanted to make one of these but never thought to use a paper plate as a base! Buying a base was holding me back, but it won't anymore! Thank you!

Pillows A-La-Mode

Saturday 30th of November 2013

How lovely! Oh, and you're on my blog today! :)


Thursday 28th of November 2013

This is such a great idea :) off to pin it on Pinterest now so I don't forget it!!


Thursday 28th of November 2013

Thanks Kate - I do love it when people Pin:)


Monday 25th of November 2013

I do like this idea, very nice and you wouldnt think it was recycled paper. Saw on Handmade Harbour

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