Christmas wreaths have long been a permanent attribute of the winter holidays in America and Europe.In our country, they also have taken root and become a hot commodity in the souvenir shops.We believe that the true spirit of the holiday can be felt, creating a Christmas wreath with his hands, it's an exciting experience becomes a real family mystery that unites adults and children.Options Christmas wreaths great variety, we also familiarize you with the basic rules of their production.
Basis for Christmas wreaths
Any Christmas wreath is a circle, symbolizing eternity and the integrity of the universe.Accordingly, the process of making a Christmas wreath with his own hands to start with forming circular bases, which will subsequently be attached chosen decor.
Round frame can serve as a blank of cardboard, twisted appropriately newspaper sheets, strong wire or a bundle of finer wires.For manufacturing bases Christmas wreath widely used natural material - wicker or flexible branches of spruc
e.For the convenience of fixing the decorative elements of twigs can wrap around the circumference of a thin wire.
Forming a circle of the desired diameter, fix the edges of the wire, wood or paper frame with glue, string or elastic wire.Now you can create a fairy tale - decoration Christmas wreath with his own hands.
round frame does not look very attractive, so the primary task master - ably base hide under layers of decoration to give the product as natural and neat look.Many of the techniques for making Christmas wreaths with their hands would cover the carcass layer of napkins or paper towels.Napkins wound on the product throughout the circumference and the edges of them are fixed with PVA glue.
Next wreath wrapped layer decorative crepe paper, color corresponding to the prevailing element of decor (mostly green, the color of the spruce branches).If you are not at your disposal will be the desired color of decorative paper, then you can paint a wreath paint to match.
advantage of creating a Christmas wreath with his hands in the fact that in this case nothing to limit the flight of fantasy wizard.We tell just about the most common ways to decorate wreaths and offer you easily combine ready ideas or do, relying on your taste.
Traditional Christmas wreath decorated with fresh branches of conifers - spruce, pine and arborvitae.A more practical option - widely available artificial floral elements.
Green wreath of natural or artificial needles can be decorated with traditional red and gold Christmas balls various sizes and configurations, serpentine, rain, fedoras toys or graceful figures of shiny wiregolden buttons, ribbons and bows.
The original version - to use in the decoration of citrus fruits, nuts, acorns and flowers.
Interesting Christmas wreaths can be done gracefully draped frame-base of thick cloth, colorful organza or lace. as decorations for these wreaths will suit small elements - beads, buttons, flowers or strands of beads.
Christmas wreaths can be decorated, creating an original composition from mere Christmas balls or beads.All the decorative elements can be fixed using double-sided tape or a glue gun.
How to save Christmas wreath
creating its own masterpiece want to keep as long as possible.For woven into the wreath of fir branches retain their freshness longer, slide the section of each of the branches of a small piece of cloth dampened with water foam .Foam based on a thorough product skeleton mask in several layers of paper wrapped around it.
Fruits used in the creation of a wreath, first dry at room temperature and then in an oven at 80 ° C.Cover the fruit each element paint or varnish.
How do I attach a wreath
In Europe, the Christmas wreath on the door is secured from the street, but here they are widely used for interior decoration of the premises during the holidays.Small wreaths can simply put on the door handles interior doors, and larger composition mounted on a wall or door hanging on the tape, or using double-sided tape.