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Easy Christmas Wreaths

Turn a few snippings from your backyard evergreens or Christmas tree into a cheery display.


The beauty of these mini wreaths is tied to their simplicity (and tied up with basic, bright red ribbon).


  • Greenery
  • Hot-glue gun
  • Embroidery hoop
  • Ribbon or seam binding


  1. Step 1


    Cut sprigs of greenery (we used spruce, cedar, and juniper) and hot glue around an embroidery hoop.

  2. Step 2

    Repeat to cover the front and back of the rings, and adhere smaller pieces to the inside of the hoops as needed.

  3. Step 3

    Loop a length of ribbon or seam binding around each wreath, and hang.

Martha Stewart Living, December 2011