The budget DIY wreath trending for Christmas – here’s how to make your own

Easy to make and cost-effective, what's not to love about this mighty pom pom decoration
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  • Festive wreaths for Christmas are bigger than ever, as the nation prepares to wow from the doorstep. And making your own DIY Pom pom wreath has never been easier or cheaper.

    This humble DIY wreath is winning the hearts of the nation, as we look to add a little homemade-style to festive decorations this year.

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    On trend: Christmas DIY Pom pom wreaths

    POM POM Christmas wreath

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    There’s a clear winner in the trend stakes for wreaths this year, and it’s Pom pom Christmas wreaths – one of the biggest trends sweeping social media for Christmas. #pompomwreath is trending with 14,254 posts to inspire all.

    Thanks to the Cottagecore trend taking over our homes, there’s a nostalgic feeling for  festive decorations this years. As a nation we’re crafting our own decorations like never before. A result of having more time, watching budgets and wanting a sense of pride when we wow the neighbours.

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    This absolutely stunning example, made professionally, incorporates real foliage and pom-poms. It’s a fabulous source for inspiration, to. make your own DIY wreath all the more spectacular.

    Make your own Pom-Pom kits

    DIY Pompom Wreath Kit: £65, Not on the High Street
    Make this gorgeous wreath with your own hands thanks to this wreath kit by Lauren Aston Designs. The kit comes with everything you need, including materials and step-by-step instructions.

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    Ideal for those who are crafty, you can buy easy to use pom pom makers to make the process even easier. Of course you can embrace the old-fashion method and make the cardboard rings to wrap the wool around – like you did at school. But these reusable makers are far easier.

    Pom Pom Maker 4 Pack: £6. Hobbycraft
    These brilliant maker tools make DIY pom poms even easier. Simply wrap your yarn around the pom pom makers, and then cut and tie off as normal to create your perfect poms. This set includes handy instructions and includes four different sizes of pom pom makers, allowing you to add various sizes to your wreath. The sizes include 3.5cm, 5.5cm, 7cm and 9cm diameters.

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    Pompom Maker Kit: £6.99, Amazon
    This ‘Amazon Choice’ selected set is the easy Way to Make Pompoms. In addition to the assorted sized pom pom template this Pom Pom Making Tool Set has accompanying small scissors

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    Wire Wreath Frame: £1.50, Hobbycraft
    Grab yourself a £1.50 wire frame to wrap with wool, to build up a good base to secure your pom-poms to. You simply loop the wool or twine continuously around and around the frame, tying to secure at the beginning and end.

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    12 Pack Double Knitting Yarn Acrylic Wool: £8.99, Amazon
    This jam-packed WenderGo acrylic yarn set has 12 carefully selected bright and lustrous colours to get your started on your creative Christmas wreath.

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    Polystyrene Ring 12cm: £1.75, Hobbycraft
    Follow the lead from the wreath above and simply stock your pom-poms to a ready-to-go polystyrene wreath ring. There’s no need to prep this frame, making it even easier to craft on.

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    Buy a ready-made pom pom wreath

    Colourful Pom Pom Wreath: £25, Etsy
    This stunning ready made wreath is handmade by small business KerrbearCrafts. Simply buy and pop on your door, ready to wow passersby.

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    We look forward to seeing your fine examples gracing Instagram #diypompomwreaths.

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