Easy Tutu X-Mas Wreath




About: I am a domestic engineer, aka. a stay at home Mom. A former science geek, scenic carpenter, and quilter.

This is a really easy wreath you can make in a few minutes, for very little money, and it's pretty cute. 
It's a nice decoration, or you can give it as a present. 

Step 1: You Will Need.

I bought this "roll of decorative scarfing" at the Christmas tree shop, for a dollar a roll. I was thinking of making x-mas tutus for my girls, but they already have a lot of tutus. 

You will need scarfing or tulle. 
and thin wire or tape. 

I would recommend using a wire coat hanger, but we didn't have any. We did have a huge roll of electrical wire in the basement, so I used that instead. You can use any wire that will hold it's shape. 
Make a circle, and secure the ends with wire or tape. 

Step 2: Start

Cut the tulle and tie it on. I cut it to about a foot long, which turned out to be a little too long. try different lengths and see what you like. 

tie it on, alternate the colors. 

Step 3:

At this point I was running out of tulle, so I made the wire circle smaller, and finished adding what I had left. 

Fluff it up, and see how it looks. 

Step 4: Touch It Up

I decided it was too big, so I trimmed it with the scissors. 

That's all! Hope you like it. 

It would go nicely with my used wrapping paper wreath. 



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    11 Discussions


    6 years ago

    could also be an Easter of thanks giving decoration if you change the colors! smart idea!


    7 years ago on Introduction

    Very nice :) - What kind of material is the "scarfing"? Is it nylon? (Regardless, it looks pretty). Thanks for sharing.

    3 replies

    i'm not sure what it is. it's probably either nylon, polyester, or rayon. it was kinda slippers and shiny. and it didn't fray very much.


    Reply 7 years ago on Introduction

    Yes, canucksgirl you will be able to use it outdoors. And it is not very expensive this time of the year .

    I'm so excited! I have a "candy" theme for Christmas this year and this will be perfect. Thanks for the great tutorial :-)


    7 years ago on Step 3

    This is a real plus for using the electrical wire base. You wouldn't have been able to adjust the size as easily with a coat hanger or store bought wreath base.

    1 reply

    thanks. we have a crazy house where we don't have wire coat hangers or masking tape, but we do have tons of electrical wire and painter's tape.