Day 23: Gumdrop Wreath DIY

Gumdrop Wreath DIY

Day 23: Gumdrop Wreath DIY 

Four years ago (I can’t believe it’s been that long already) I was crazy and made a gumdrop wreath! I LOVED how it turned out, but it takes a ton of time to create. It was worth it in the end because it was so cute. I think when I make this decoration again I’ll be sure to use a smaller wreath, and that’s what I suggest you do: put on a couple of Christmas movies, pour yourself a glass of wine, and space out while you start gluing your gumdrops. It may take some time to make, but when you’re done you’ll have a pretty sweet holiday decoration for your door.

The supplies you’ll need for this wreath DIY:

  • One wreath (you choose the size and type, I went with a straw wreath)
  • Gumdrops (I ended up needing 5 pounds of gumdrops for my large wreath)
  • Hot glue gun and glue sticks (I probably went through about 30 sticks of glue, or a million)
  • A bowl of water: this is for when you get hot glue on your fingers (cause you will)
  • Pretty ribbon
  • Wire
  • Clear acrylic spray (optional)
  • Wreath hook
  • Time (it took me quite some time to create)

Day 23: Gumdrop Wreath DIY

To check out the full tutorial (and some photos of my daughter when she was a BABY, she’s getting so big), head on over to the original post.

To see the other 50 DIY Days of Holiday Crafts, check out this link.

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– Chelsey

P.S. All printables are for personal use only. This is the 4th year for my 50 DIY Days. If you would like to check out the past projects, you can click on these links (sorry for any broken links, it’s hard to keep up to date with all the posts… always a work in progress): 2011 // 2012 // 2013!

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