Garland-Wrapped Ornament Tree & Wreath


sizes: tree, 4”x12”; wreath, 10” diameter

Materials

  • Dow STYROFOAM Brand Foam: Cone, 4”x12”; Beveled Wreath, 10” diameter
  • Garland of choice, 10’
  • Glass or plastic ornaments: 25mm, 15; 2-1/2”
  • Wire-edge ribbon, in various holiday prints and colors, 1-1/2”-wide
  • Hanger of choice

Basic Supplies

ruler, scissors

Tools

  • Straight pins
  • Wire cutters
  • Adhesives: double-sided tape, glue gun and sticks

Directions

  • Tree
  • 1. Press double-sided tape on three sides of cone. Pin garland to top of cone and wrap around cone, pinning again at bottom. (Note: The double-sided tape helps hold garland in place.)
  • 2. Pin ribbon to top of cone and wrap it loosely around cone, pinning again at bottom to secure.
  • 3. Adhere 25mm ornaments around cone, in between ribbon, using glue gun. Adhere 2-1/2” ornament to top of cone using glue gun.
  • Wreath
  • 1. Cut ribbon into 5” lengths.
  • 2. Pinch ends of ribbon length together; pin ends to wreath so loop extends out on surface of wreath.
  • 3. Repeat process covering entire wreath in ribbon loops.
  • 4. Attach hanger onto back of wreath to hang.
  • Tip
  • 1. Use wire cutters when cutting wire-edged ribbon so you don’t dull your scissors.

by Patty Schaffer for The Dow Chemical Co.

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