Welcome to our collection of stunning deco mesh wreaths!
We’re excited to introduce you to our latest creation – a charming wreath featuring a delightful blueberry sign and coordinating ribbons and bow. This wreath is perfect for those who love the fresh, sweet taste of blueberries and want to bring a touch of that summery goodness into their home decor. The wreath’s intricate design showcases the beauty of deco mesh, with delicate layers of mesh in shades of cream that create a stunning visual effect. And with the addition of the blueberry sign and matching ribbons and bow, this wreath is sure to become a focal point in any room. Whether you’re looking to brighten up your front door or add a pop of color to your living room, our blueberry deco mesh wreath is the perfect choice. So why wait? Add a touch of summertime charm to your home today with this beautiful wreath!
In this post you will learn:
- What Supplies you will need to make a Blueberry deco mesh wreath
- Cutting your ribbon tails and deco mesh
- Attaching your deco mesh and ribbon tails to your wire wreath frame
- Prepping and attaching your sign
- Making your bow/bows and attaching them to your wreath
- Adding picks to your wreath
- To make a Blueberry wreath, you will need:
- Blueberry sign
- 15″ tinsel tie wreath work form (cream or burlap) any color that coordinates with your ribbons and sign
- Two rolls of 1-1/2″ wired ribbon that coordinates with your sign
- Two rolls or 2-1/2″ wired ribbon that coordinates with your sign
- 2-10″ rolls deco mesh-cream or burlap
- Cutting mat
- Rotary cutter
- Chenille stems, pipe cleaners or florist wire
- Heavy duty staple gun with 1/4″ staples
Cutting your ribbons and deco mesh:
- Count you tinsel ties on your work wreath form, usually there are 18 on the bottom and 8 on the top.
- Cut 9 pieces of each 2-1/2″ ribbon at 14″ long
- Cut 18 pieces of the 1-1/2″ ribbon 14″ long
- Dovetail all ribbons
- Cut mesh 18 pieces at 32″long of your 10″ wide deco mesh
Add your deco mesh to your wreath work form:
- Take a 10″ pieces of mesh and make a woodland ruffle
- Add all around the bottom ring of the wreath frame and then the top ring of the wreath frame
Add ribbon tails to the deco mesh:
- Layer the ribbons together, smaller one on top
- Fold them in half, unfold and pinch them in the middle
- Add to twist tie and twist to secure
- Form an X with the ribbons
- Add ribbon tails all around the bottom and top rings of your wreath frame
Prep and attach sign to wreath:
- Staple a chenille stem or florist wire in each corner of your sign
- Hot glue over the staples for added strength
- Place sign on wreath and bring the chenille stems (through the spaces between the deco mesh) and twist onto the wire frame, securing it tightly
- Trim any excess of the chenille stem with wire cutters
- Add a chenille stem hanger to outer wire of wreath work form
Make a Bow:
- Using an E-Z Bowmaker, take your 2-1/2″ ribbon and measure out an 8″ ribbon tail with ribbon facing up
- Twisting the ribbon as you bring it thru the 2 wooden dowels,(the ribbon will be facing down) measure 6 inches and loop the ribbon back thru the dowels
- Twisting the ribbon again as you bring it thru the dowels, (the ribbon will be facing down) measure 6 inches and loop the ribbon back thru the dowels
- Twisting the ribbon again as before one more time for a third loop, then just bring your ribbon thru the dowels without twiisting it
- Measure out an 8″ tail and cut
- Continue with your next 2-1/2″ ribbon except start on the opposite side.
- Add your next layer of ribbon using the 1-1/2″ ribbon starting on the opposite side.
- Take 2 chenille stems and twist them together to make one long one or use florist wire.
- Hold your bow close to the dowels tightly as you remove it from the bow maker.
- Wrap chenille stem around the center and twist the chenille stems, not the bow, to tighten
- Dovetail your ribbon tails and fluff your bow
Placement of your bow:
- Placing your bow on your wreath is entirely up to you. Just remember not to cover any words on your sign with your bow.
- Place your bow on your wreath and pass the chenille stems (through the spaces between the deco mesh) and twist onto the wire frame, securing it tightly.
- Trim off any excess of the chenille stem with wire cutters.