Seashell and Driftwood Wreath

Materials

  • Dow STYROFOAM Brand Foam Half-Round Wreath, 12”
  • Driftwood, 4”-6” lengths
  • Seashells, seahorse, found shore items
  • Green reindeer moss
  • Brown raffia

Tools

  • Wooden skewer or knitting needle
  • Adhesives: low-temp glue gun and sticks, thick white craft glue

Basic Supplies

scissors

Directions

STEP 1

  • Arrange and adhere pieces of driftwood in circular pattern around top of wreath using glue gun.

STEP 2

  • Adhere large shells in large gaps and smaller shells in smaller gaps using glue gun.

STEP 3

  • Adhere second layer of shells on top of driftwood, using larger and more interesting shells. Adhere seahorse and other found objects on second layer.

STEP 4

  • Fill in any remaining spaces with green reindeer moss. Use white craft glue to adhere moss; use skewer or needle tool to work moss into cracks. Let dry.

STEP 5

  • Wrap double length of raffia around top of wreath to hang.

Tip

  • 1. For more uniform pieces of driftwood, visit the floral section of your local craft store.
by Kathleen George for The Dow Chemical Company
Seashell and Driftwood Wreath
Seashell and Driftwood Wreath