A wreath is a neat way to decorate your front door and as the days are getting colder why not spend the time crafting? And you can take a stroll during the day to collect some of the materials like the twigs and pine cones.
Materials you will need:
Craft wire, 22 to 24 gauge
A glue gun
Wire framed Wreath base
Twigs & Evergreen branches
An artificial birds nest
A large ribbon.
Your twigs and branches should be about ten inch in lengths. Take a handful of twigs, choosing an amount that seems right to you, bind them firmly together and cut the wire, securing it and then tucking it into the twig bunch which you have just created. Continue this until you have created what you feel are enough bunches to cover your wreath base. Take a wreath bunch and fasten it securely to the wreath bases with craft wire. Continue this until you have completely covered the wreath base. Cut the craft wire and secure it firmly into the wreath.
Now you will want to take the birds nest and secure it firmly to the wreath. Take a ten inch piece of craft wire and fold it into a U shape. Poke this thru the back of the birds nest then stick the ends of the wires through the twig bunches at the bottom of the wreath and secure the wires firmly to the wreath base, tucking them in so that they are completely covered by the twig bunches. Now hot glue the nest to the wreath bunches to give it added security and stability.
Next glue the your pine cones and wire them to the wreath in random and then add the birds picks you want to add to the wreath. You can use your glue gun to secure the pine cones and birds to the wreath.
Take your ribbon and form a large bow and glue it securely to the top or bottom of your wreath, whatever your prefence.
You now have a beautiful wreath to welcome the fall and winter season.