If your taste reflects a rustic style and you're looking for one-of-a-kind decorative accents for your home, consider crafting your own decorations from twigs. With some twigs, a few basic craft supplies and a little creativity, you can easily create your own rustic twig decorations. Use the decorations as an adornment in your home on an everyday basis or for special occasions to add interest to any room.
- Skill level:
- Moderately Easy
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Things you need
- Pink crepe paper
- Craft glue
- Grapevine wreath form
- Hot glue
- Spray glue
- Fake berries
- Decorative ribbon (optional)
Gather a collection of different sized twigs. Remove the leaves and any small branches or other debris from the twigs.
Tear pink crepe paper into small pieces. Crumple the pieces of crepe paper into small balls.
Affix the crepe paper balls to the twigs. Apply a drop of craft glue onto a twig and place a crepe paper ball on top of the glue. Place as many crepe paper balls on the twigs as you would like. Set the twigs aside to allow the glue to dry.
Arrange the decorated twigs in a vase.
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Gather a collection of various sized twigs. Remove any leaves, smaller twigs or other items from the twigs.
Apply hot glue to the back of one twig at a time. Lay the twig on top of a grapevine wreath form. Repeat with each twig, arranging them so they all face the same direction, or place them in a haphazard arrangement. Cover the entire wreath form with twigs.
Cover the front of the wreath with spray glue. Hold the wreath over a dustbin and sprinkle glitter over the top of the wreath. Shake off the excess glitter.
Place a drop of hot glue on the back of fake berries. Place the berries onto the twigs in a pattern or in a haphazard manner.
Tips and warnings
- To further embellish the twig wreath, tie a decorative ribbon into a bow and glue it to the front of the wreath.
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