Christmas is often an expensive time. Heaps of food and drinks presents for family and friends and decorations for tree and house.
This Christmas wreath is fantastic because it is made of plastic bags and the only cost will be the time to make it and a bit of gold paint to brighten it up. It will be a nice project to do with the kids on a rainy day. Or with a couple of friends while sipping wine, just to get you in the mood. For Christmas I mean
The only preparation you have to do is saving plastic bags in the months beforehand to get enough for a full wreath.
It looks even better if you have three hanging together!!!!
What you need:
- Lots and lots of plastic supermarket bags without print
- Piece of hose or rubber tube (approx. 50 cm + 10 cm extra to connect both ends)
- Gold paint (spray or little tin) and if using a tin a paint brush
- Gold colored string or Christmas ribbon
What to do:
Split a 10 cm piece of hose or tube open. Cut lots and lots of white plastic supermarket bags into pieces of approximately 10 x 10 cm and cut a little slot in the middle of the pieces. (I grabbed a lot together and pushed a knife through it) Add them to the tube or hose and fill up 3/4 of the hose.
Push the 10 cm piece (as mentioned above) over the two ends to create a circle. Secure with a bit of
Hang on the door, a wall or from the ceiling.