Glitzy Package Wreath

Ooh lah lah! Mini packages wrapped in gold and silver paper make a stunning wreath for the holidays weddings or a special anniversary.

Completion time – 1-2 hours

Designer – Kathleen George

Materials

STYROFOAM Brand Foam
  • Wreath, 12" x 2-1/4" x 2"
  • Sheet, one 12" x 18" x 1"; one 12" x 18" x 1/2"
Other Materials
  • Metallic gift wrap, four assorted packages
  • Ribbon: thirteen 40" lengths of assorted metallic
  • ribbons, 1/2" - 1-1/2" wide; and 3/4 yd. of 2-1/4"
  • gold/white wire-edged ribbon

Tools

  • Serrated knife
  • Old candle
  • Transparent tape
  • Thick, white craft glue or low temperature glue gu
  • glue sticks

Instructions

  • 1. Wax knife blade with old candle. Cut six 4" x 6" rectangles
    from the 1" thick foam sheet and six 4" x 8" rectangles from the
    1/2" sheet.
  • 2. Wrap packages in assorted wrapping papers. Tie 40" length of
    ribbon around each package, and finish with a bow (bows shown
    range in size from two to eight loops).
  • 3. Glue small packages evenly spaced around wreath. Evenly space
    long packages over small ones with inside corners touching; glue
    in place.
  • 4. Tie 2-1/4" ribbon in shoestring bow with 4" loops and tails;
    glue to wreath.
  • 5. Glue remaining ribbon to back of wreath for hanger.