- Wire coat hangers
- Cedar and Pine branches
- Pine Cones
- Wide Red Velvet Ribbon
- Flexible Craft Wire
- Pliers, Scissors and Pruning Shears
- Optional: short string of white lights
Gather pine cones, cedar branches and pine or spruce boughs from outdoors and salvage a number of old, plain wire coat hangers that you don't want to use for clothing anymore.
Start by stretching each coat hanger into a circular shape using your hands. First pull it out from every angle, starting at the bottom and then straighten out or push in the two sides before going around the entire circle again, bending the wire into the right shape for the finishing touches. Don't worry about being exact because the boughs or cones will obscure all the flaws.