Magnolia wreaths are beautiful and can be used in so many ways to decorate. Come with me and I’ll show you how to DIY your own real magnolia wreath, it’s so easy!
Don’t spend a hundred dollars on a real magnolia wreath, when you can make your own for 13 dollars! Here is all you need to make a real leaf magnolia wreath.
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We have a giant magnolia tree in our yard, so I cut from there. You’ll want to cut end pieces in clusters of 4-5 leaves.
If you don’t have a magnolia tree maybe seek out a nice neighbor, or a park nearby.
You can also (for added cost) buy Dried Magnolia Leaves or Faux Magnolia Leaves. If you go this route, you will get a slightly different look than the one I’ve created, but it will still be beautiful!
Now let’s create!
Step 1: Cut the clusters of magnolia leaves. I used 26 magnolia clusters in the wreath pictured. You may need more or less depending on the size of the leaves.
Step 2: Place the end of the cut branch between the slats of the wire wreath. Alternate top, middle, and bottom slats as you go around.
Step 3: Take a piece of floral wire, about 3-4 inches, and wrap it around the magnolia branch and wire wreath. Twist the wire at the ends, like a twist tie, to secure. Sometimes I use more than one piece of wire per branch. If you use a second piece of the wire towards the top of the cluster, it will make the branch lay flatter. Using one piece of wire will make the branch stick out from the wreath. Mix it up to get texture through the whole wreath.
That’s it! Now find a place to hang it! I hung mine on the front door, but it can go anywhere! If you choose to make one for the inside, you may want to wash the leaves off first, my leaves had some bugs on them.