First, thank you so much for the tree love yesterday. It means the world to me! I was very pleased with how the tree turned out and even more pleased that you love it as much as I do. Now, welcome back to the 12 Days of Christmas! Can you believe it’s already Day 5?

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As you may have guessed from the title, I decided to make a wreath to match my tree. While it may not be quite as magical, I think it looks fabulous.

DIY Festive Rainbow Wreath | Inspired by Charm #IBCholidays #12day72ideas

So today, I’m going to quickly take you through how I put it together.

DIY Festive Rainbow Wreath | Inspired by Charm #IBCholidays #12day72ideas

I started off with this wreath. It took me some hunting to find the wreath I wanted. These days wreaths tend to look so fake and cheap. I stumbled upon this one at Target and fell in love. I think a variety of pine needles in a wreath makes it look much more natural, so I knew this would be a winner.

DIY Festive Rainbow Wreath | Inspired by Charm #IBCholidays #12day72ideas

I then gathered all off the extra ornaments I had from my tree, plus some new ones I had purchased. Again, I stuck with solid colors but mixed up the sizes and finishes.

DIY Festive Rainbow Wreath | Inspired by Charm #IBCholidays #12day72ideas

I quickly laid out the color arrangement on the wreath. I had this amazing turquoise ribbon (which I found at Walmart), so I knew I wanted blue at the bottom. Since I was working with six colors in all, I just spaced them out evenly around the wreath.

DIY Festive Rainbow Wreath | Inspired by Charm #IBCholidays #12day72ideas

I hot glued on one ornament of each color and then I just started filling in.

DIY Festive Rainbow Wreath | Inspired by Charm #IBCholidays #12day72ideas

I randomly added ornaments of each color and continued to fill in until I thought it looked good. When you’re adding ornaments, don’t forget the inside and edges of the wreath. This helps to give it dimension and fullness.

DIY Festive Rainbow Wreath | Inspired by Charm #IBCholidays #12day72ideas

After that, I whipped up a quick bow (I’m hoping to do a bow and wrapping tutorial one of these days. Stay tuned), attached it to the wreath, and hung it on my front door.

DIY Festive Rainbow Wreath | Inspired by Charm #IBCholidays #12day72ideas

I have to admit the red door really makes it pop. It kind of reminds me of the wreath on BHG’s December issue.

DIY Festive Rainbow Wreath | Inspired by Charm #IBCholidays #12day72ideas

I decided to use glass ornaments which I realize is a little risky given the fact that they’re outside. However, my porch is covered so I think they will be okay.

DIY Festive Rainbow Wreath | Inspired by Charm #IBCholidays #12day72ideas

As you’ll notice below in today’s Quick Tip, I really like how this wreath ties together my indoor and outdoor decorations. Plus, it gives guests a little preview of what’s inside. Kinda fun!

DIY Festive Rainbow Wreath | Inspired by Charm #IBCholidays #12day72ideas

I’m loving it! What do you think?

DIY Festive Rainbow Wreath | Inspired by Charm #IBCholidays #12day72ideas

Don’t forget to swing by the other bloggers who are spreading some Christmas cheer in this year’s 12 Days of Christmas. They have some wonderfully festive ideas you don’t want to miss.

donna

Donna from Funky Junk Interiors

songbird

Marianne from Songbird

 rsz_shanty

Whitney and Ashley from Shanty2Chic

thistle

KariAnne from Thistlewood Farms

cassity

Cassity – Remodelaholic

 

Thanks again for stopping by!

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Greetings of the Season!

Comments

  • Julie at

    This looks amazing!

  • Donnamae at

    Your wreath is gorgeous…as is your tree! 😉

  • Laura @ Finding Home at

    Michael – the perfect gorgeous partner to your amazing tree! Love it! And so loving your “quick tips” idea!

  • Donna / Funky Junk Interiors at

    Just when I didn’t think you could possibly top that tree, you went ahead and did it. This wreath is spectacular and every bit as whimsical as it’s twin tree! You sure make faux look amazing… exceptional tutorial!

  • Kris at

    Fabulous wreath to match your gorgeous tree and great tutorial, Michael! Thanks!!!

  • LaCosta Gaston at

    OMG…I love this wreath. I did several ornament wreaths for family and friends and I would have never thought about doing it like this. I also love the way you put those colors together. Beautiful!!!

  • Lisa at

    I love how you organized the colors 🙂

  • The Single Nester at

    Just bee u tee full! So doing this next year as I have tons of ornaments (all purchased after Christmas of course) in many colors.

  • Thistle at

    What an awesome pop of color! I love the color of the door, too!

    Absolute perfection!

    Happy day to you!
    karianne

  • caroline [the diy nurse] at

    Hot glue! I should’ve known. I would’ve attempted this with wire only to end up twitching and on the brink of insanity!

  • Lisa at

    You continue to top yourself! This wreath is so lovely and a great companion to the tree. I would never have thought to keep the colors together… So glad you DID!

  • Brandi at

    Just Beautiful! Almost want to give up my ho-hum decor and go rainbow. That wreath looks so real, nice choice!

  • Cheryl at

    Love, love, love your beautiful wreath!

  • Mantha at

    I adore this! Saw it on Pinterest and had to check it out, Now I have to go explore the rest of your site.

  • Elle at

    Gorgeous! The different colors, finishes, and sizes of ornaments really add interest. Another winner:)

  • Laurel H at

    OMG!!! Loving this and the tree!! They are both so fun and fresh, kudos to you!!

  • Jodi at

    Michael – I wish that you lived with me so that all of these beautiful ideas would be at my house!! I love this wreath.

  • Kathy at

    Stunning!!! I am loving all the jewel tones!!! It matches your tree perfectly!!! I want to come sit in your house, drink hot chocolate, and stare at all of the beautiful decor! LOL! Thank you for sharing it with us. Such an inspiration!!!

  • connie nasri at

    not sure If I’m doing this right but trying to let you know how much I LOVE this front door wreath…it is just beautiful and hopefully will try it myself….love your site…will keep up with it.

    thanks,
    connie

    • Michael Wurm, Jr. at

      You did it right Connie! Thanks so much for your sweet comments!

      xo Michael

  • Genelle Cunningham Gardner at

    Hi Michael, you don’t know me but I grew up in St. Mary’s. My husband and I live in North Carolina now, but we come back to the area for holidays and summer visits. We drive right past your house on our way to my parent’s home. This year as we drove past I caught a glimpse of your wreath. It looks even better in person than it does in the pictures! Great job! Anyhow, I just wanted to pop in and let you know that I loved the wreath and also let you know that it makes me proud to have someone from our little hometown make a name for himself in the great big world with your amazingly crafty blog. I really enjoy your writing and your design style is inspiring.

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