Recycled Paper Christmas Wreath


paper wreath DIY

To create your own recycled paper christmas wreath  you will need:

  • Glue gun
  • Old book
  • Paper plate
  • Scissors
  • String

To make:


  • Start by marking a circle on your paper plate
  • Cut out the circle
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  • Create two circles/layers of scrunched paper
  • Create the first outer layer – scrunch your paper in the middle, and using glue gun attach to paper plate.


  • Attach the next scrunched paper – I attached them about an inch apart.
  • The closer you place the more dense your wreath will be.
  • Create a second layer, scrunching and adding one piece at a time.


  • To hang I created a loop out of string and glued to the back, using the glue gun.

You can add various decorations, such as a hung item in the middle of the wreath for example, bauble, felt dove etc.. ribbon bows on the wreath – your only limitation is your imagination:)

handmade christmas decorations

Personally I love the simple wreath, but it is easy to jazz up, adding a splash of colour and or texture.

For further Christmas recycled ideas check out my Pinterest board. What handmade christmas decorations are you planning this year?

As usual I am popping by Handmade Harbour to see what other people have been up to this week,




19 thoughts on “Recycled Paper Christmas Wreath”

  1. I find that the simple ideas are often the best, this looks very effective. I’ve made so many of my own decorations over the years, I love doing them.

    Jan x


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