add a homey touch to your Halloween decor. Usually seen
on front doors, people now use them all over the house
in places such as over the fireplace, in bathrooms and
on walls in every room in the house. Here, we'll show
you how to make a Halloween wreath that will be the envy
of all the boils and ghouls!
Needed for Halloween Wreath: Wire Wreath Form Black Halloween Garland Wide Halloween Themed Ribbon
Halloween Mini Items Such as Bats, Skulls, Tombstones,
Skeletons Small Battery Powered Light Pack Hot Glue Gun &
Glue Sticks Wire Cutters or Heavy Duty Kitchen Shears Yard Gloves
First, you'll need
to wrap the garland around the wire wreath form.
You may want to wear a pair of yard gloves to do
this as the garland can give you some nasty
cuts. It usually comes in 9 foot lengths,
cut into manageable sections of three feet.
You'll have to bend it around the form, which
makes doing this a bit easier but the garland
can feel sharp.
Wrap around the wire form, securing every few
wraps with black plastic zip ties. These are the
little ties that have a locking system, when you
pull the strip through, it makes a zip noise.
You can find these at your local hardware store.
Pull them as tight as you can and cut off the
When you have the form tightly wrapped, you can
start decorating your base wreath. Use a hot
glue gun to attach what ever you want. You can
also wrap the wreath loosely with Halloween
themed ribbon first, we chose a wide wire
ribbon. We used mini skulls, mini tombstones,
and a couple of mini skeletons.
Once you have everything arranged where you want
it to go, glue it to the wreath using the hot
glue gun. If you want to add a set of small
lights, you can do that now. We used a battery
pack black light set but you could use an
electric set if the wreath will hang close to a
Here's our finished Halloween wreath, all ready
to greet our visitors on Halloween night! Store
your wreath in a box, well wrapped and padded,
and you'll have it for years to come!