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How to make an Easy Patriotic Wreath for your Home

Make this red, white and blue wreath in less than ten minutes! Great for a July 4th celebration!

Why not add a little shine to your summer barbecue with this red, white and blue wreath? This is an easy patriotic themed craft that’s result is so beautiful, guests will think you spent hours on this project!. So before you put the drinks on ice and fire up the grill, make some inviting decorations!

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Supplies you’ll need:

16″ Foam wreath

Red white and blue garland of your choice

(I used 2 packages of 9′ foil garland)

Bow or other embellishment

Glue gun and glue

How to Make a Patriotic Wreath Decoration

I am still surprised at how easy this wreath is to make. Even the newest of crafters will be able to pull this wreath off with ease. Just be sure you don’t burn your fingers with the hot glue!

Start by clearing off a large workspace and taking all of your supplies out of the packages.

Glue the end of the garland to the wreath as seen in the image below.

Wrap the garland around the wreath until the wreath is completely covered. You may need to adjust the garland after it is wrapped to cover any areas where the styrofoam of the wreath shows through.

Secure the end of the garland to the wreath with glue. There is no need to use glue on the entire wreath, just securing the ends will work well to keep the garland in place.

Attach the embellishments with hot glue.

patriotic wreath

That’s it! This simple patriotic wreath took me less than ten minutes to make, and it looks gorgeous! I placed my finished red, white and blue wreath on our Fourth of July themed mantel at home, but it would look nice hanging on a door, or in the backyard as a summer barbecue decoration.

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Looking for other great wreath ideas? Check out more of CraftCreateCalm’s wreath crafts below!

Autumn Cornucopia Wreath

Halloween Craft Spider Web Wreath

Witch Broom Wreath

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16 Comments

  1. This is so cute and looks harder than it is…I was looking for an easy 4th of July wreath. Thanks! Have a great day!

    1. Thank you for your kind comment! I just checked out your website and I’m excited to follow your homeschool posts. It can be crazy trying to teach my toddler and preschooler around here!

  2. Thanks for that lovely and yet simple wreath and bringing it to the #HomeMattersParty
    Kathleen

  3. Lisa Citronberg says:

    Just beautiful! I’m making one now for a client. Thank you!!

  4. This wreath looks amazing. Tucking it away for next year.

  5. Your patriotic wreath looks great! I love how simple it is to make, too. Visiting from OMHG Wonderful Wednesday Party. I’d like to invite you to our Celebrate the USA Party + Giveaway. We’d love to have you share this and any other patriotic posts with us.

  6. Thanks for sharing such a fun and easy DIY project with us!
    My cats would love for me to do this one! 🙂

    Congrats – you are one of our guests at Inspire Me Monday at Create With Joy Week #231! 🙂

  7. Thanks for sharing this post at the Pin Me Linky Party at Diana Rambles. It is being featured today at part of a 4th of July food & craft collection. It’s also been pinned and tweeted. Have a great weekend! ~Diana

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