Project

Blue Spruce Wreath Trio

Ring in the winter holidays with an impressive yet easy-to-make decoration for the front door that packs a beribboned triple punch.

Blue Spruce Wreath Trio

Source: Martha Stewart Living, December 2008

materials

  • Three 18-inch-diameter blue spruce wreaths

  • 5 1/2 yards of 3-inch-wide teal satin ribbon (2 yards reserved for bow)

  • Scissors

  • Thumbtacks

  • Felt-tipped marker

  • U pins

  • Fishing line

  • Hammer and nail

steps

  1. Attach a 7-foot ribbon length at top of door with 2 thumbtacks. Fold bottom end of ribbon in half lengthwise, and snip at an angle to create a notch.

  2. Hold wreaths up to ribbon to determine desired positions. Mark positions on ribbon with marker.

  3. Cut and wrap 1-foot ribbon lengths around tops of wreaths, fastening at back with U pins.

  4. Hammer nail through ribbon at mark for top wreath.

  5. Attach lengths of fishing line to wire forms, at top and bottom of 2 remaining wreaths.

  6. Hang bottom wreath at mark by tying top line to nail. Place a thumbtack at bottom of door, and wrap bottom line around it. Repeat with middle wreath. Hang top wreath on nail.

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