Tutorial: Grosgrain Polka Dot Christmas Wreath

On Sunday, we had our Christmas Card Writing Party, and I’ll be sharing photos with you later this week. In the meantime, I wanted you to see the wreath I made for the party and share the tutorial I used.

This wreath is so easy. My only caution to you is that it requires a LOT of ribbon, so it gets a little pricey. (I ordered the pink/red ribbon from the site recommended in the tutorial I used and didn’t think it was such a great deal. Then, I ordered the green ribbon from Cousin Gigi on Etsy and the price was half was I paid for the same amount of pink/red ribbon. If I had it to do over, I also would have ordered Cousin Gigi’s white with red polka dot ribbon.)

I used this tutorial from The Long Thread. The instructions were so easy to follow, and I made this wreath in no time.

Thanks to P Is for Party for including the original wreath in her round up of Halloween wreaths and providing the inspiration. What I love about this wreath is that is beautiful in a solid color, or in any number of color combinations. You could make a great Thanksgiving wreath or a college football wreath to use year after year.

If you try this, I’d love to see your photos.



  1. Love that ribbon! The wreath looks fantastic!

  2. Very cute idea!! Definitely will have to try it! 🙂

  3. This is fantastic! I’m always excited to see more and more great uses for grosgrain ribbon… And this is extremely cute – what a great way to get out of the ‘traditional’ Christmas colours and really try something bold..
    Thanks for sharing!

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