Family Memories Winter Wreath

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This time of year is generally filled with fun family memories, so I thought it would be fun to create a winter wreath filled with some of those memories.

Family Memories Winter Wreath

I started by using my photo editing software to resize lots and lots of family pics. I made each of them 2.5 inches square and printed them out on cardstock paper.

Family memories winter wreath - step 1 - printe out 2.5-inch square photos

And then I cut them all out with scissors. No need for perfection.

Family memories winter wreath - step 2 - cut out the photos

I found that it was much easier to attach the photos to the wreath form by cutting the bottom of each photo into a point.

Family Memories Winter Wreath - step 3 - cut bottom edge of photos into a point

And then I attached them to the wreath form using straight pins. (I didn’t use glue so that I could easily re-use the wreath form again.)

Family Memories Winter Wreath - step 4 - pin photos to a wreath form

And when the whole thing was covered, it looked like this…

Family Memories Winter Wreath - step 5 - completely cover wreath form

And finally, I added a big green bow, and sprayed everything with spray glitter. (Because what’s spray a winter wreath without glitter and sparkle!?)

Family memories winter wreath

And that’s it! It’s one of the easiest wreaths I’ve ever made, and I love seeing all of those smiling faces of loved ones when I look at it.

Family memories winter wreath


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Comments

  1. Sheila F says

    Love it. I want to do this and hang it year round! You are SO TALENTED! I don’t mind having no imagination as long as I can copy yours! LOL. I will give you credit and send all of the admirers to your blog!

  2. sue says

    This is a wonderful idea and could be used for more than one family occasion – family reunions, Easter etc. – just change out your bow.

  3. says

    I have very little wall space for all the family photos…so I think I will incorporate this and make an all year round wreath that I can leave up for a while. I am getting on in years and love to have pictures of family around me when alone in my bedroom….so a “my bedroom” motif I think….thanks Kristi….once again a novel idea….and yours is beautiful!!!

  4. julie says

    Hmmm, I think I’d rather use my family photos to make a dart board! LOLOL Sorry, I couldn’t resist. Nice project. :)

  5. Victoria Richardson says

    Thank you so much for posting this. I’m going to make one as a wedding present to a couple who love displaying photo. Once I have the brides colours I’m going to do the ribbon to match.

  6. Victoria says

    I’ve just made this as a wedding present for friends with pictures of them both over the 8 years they have been together and they loved it! Thank you so much for posting this process

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