I so excited about this wreath! I really, really wanted to do some decorating this year, and wreaths are one of my favorite ways to get into the holiday spirit but, nice wreaths are so expensive!
I knew there was no way I was going to buy one, and my sister and I have been working on making a lot of homemade ornaments this year, so I decided to make a visit to my father-in-law’s farm and steal – *cough* I mean harvest a few wild grapevines. I thought that I could then wrap it with a garland, and get a few plastic poinsettias to decorate it with, but Gabriel suggested I try using some mistletoe instead.
So I did, and you know what? I ended up with a unique, and kind of cool wreath that didn’t cost a dime to make.
The key is to use your imagination, and find things in your area that you can forage. It might be pine needles, and pinecones in your area. For me, it’s grapevines, mistletoe, and these little vines that grow beautiful red berries (If you have any idea what they are, I’d love to know! my father in law is a plant lover – and he couldn’t even tell me!)
I’m really loving the grapevine wreath, and that I can redecorate it for every season!
How To Make A Grapevine And Mistletoe Wreath
- grape vines
- Small pruning shears
This is really so easy! This video from Frugal Sustainable show how to wind your grapevines:
Here’s my finished wreath:
I like to leave some of the curly things on mine. Aren’t they pretty?
The next part is even easier – stick some mistletoe in between grapevines until you’re satisfied with the way it looks!
Find other pretty botanicals to add to your grapevines and mistletoe:
And your done!