Advent Wreath; for Christians this can be a known name but for people who are hearing this for first time, we can say that it is a Christian tradition that shows the four weeks passage of Advent in liturgical calendar of Western Church.
Especially Lutherans practice this and slowly it reached many Christian denominations. It is an evergreen wreath decorated with four candles and at times, has a fifth white candle in the center. This Advent wreath is celebrated on first Sunday of the week followed by bible reading, prayers and time entirely devoted to god.
The fifth candle is lit till the last Sunday before Christmas; these are usually circular in shape. This custom is equally practiced in public as well as family gatherings. One can decorate it beautifully with several creative ideas.
DIY Advent Christmas Wreath Decoration
Here, we have listed 10 ways of Advent Wreath Decorations and these can be easily done by self within just few minutes. Decorating Advent Wreath by own gives you a different feeling as if you are decorating for your Almighty.
Money can do everything, you can purchase a beautifully decorated Advent Wreath but it won’t give you that “feeling” which you will get by decorating an Advent wreath on your own. Instead spend your money to purchase some decoration materials that will give you satisfactory feeling. This way you can spend your bucks in a way that satisfies you from within.
If you are really devoted be completely devoted, do it only if you really want to do it not for the sake of doing just because people around you are doing so. Get completely involved because Jesus will see your feelings and not how much costly your Advent Wreath is!
Decorative ideas for Advent Wreath
Advent Calendar Wreath
Look at this image, how beautifully it is decorated! Looking at it, you can easily feel at peace. You can easily create it with little fur and few light colors such as gold and pink; to give it a shine, add some golden as well.
As you can see here, these are tiny gift boxes which you can fill with any of the goodies such as chocolates, candies, jewels etc. Most people prefer candies but it’s your choice what you would like to fill in. Put the numbers on each boxes and decorate the frame with golden or silver shining strips.
Floral decorations make it more attractive. Now, fix these boxes to the wreath in such a way that these fit snugly. Fill them with treats and cover them with lids and if you want them tightly packed, pack them with a tape.
Your Advent Calendar Wreath is ready to use! Tutorial
Disco Advent Calendar Wreath
This really looks awesome, isn’t it? It is Disco themed Galvanized bubble Wreath Advent Calendar! I am sure you won’t believe it but this is true. This you can easily create even at the last moment.
Just you need few supplies and you are done; a number sheet, few mini gift-wraps, tail parts of the animals, boxes, tape, glue etc. Now, hang the Galvanized Bubble Wreath with a long nail, make sure it doesn’t fall.
Make little boxes, fill treats in it; whatever you like; put all the boxes together and number them
, cover these boxes with a silver foil to give them mirror effect, use toilet paper rolls to put your wreaths in, decorate them with silver paper and you are done.
It looks really amazing, isn’t it? Tutorial
Advent Candles Wreath
A simple yet elegant in look; this Advent Candles Wreath is a perfect DIY decoration that makes your Advent wreath something different. You can easily create this amazing advent wreath with the use of 4 glass bottles, candles, sponge, black cardboard, Pine, white ribbon, pencil and eraser, scissors, knife and cutting.
Take the glass bottles, cut the numbers 1 to 4 from black cardboard, stick them to the bottles, insert candles and wrap the upper bottle parts with white ribbons, stick the pines and fix the bottles in the bottle stand.
Your Advent Candles wreath is ready! Tutorial
Floral Advent Wreath
Christmas is about to arrive and it’s time to decorate your home with some beautifully decorated Advent Wreath. This image displays a stunning floral advent wreath that soothes your heart and gives you a wonderful feeling.
Create it using branches of different flowers such as Rosa Canina, Brunia and Dates. You can also select the flowers of your own. In addition to these, use flowers of cotton, dried oranges and cinnamon.
Cut oranges into small slices, bake them in oven to 50 degrees till 4 hours, turn them every hour and then dry them on a radiator for few days. Use branches to create a flexible base. Fix them at one end with three turns of wire, make a compact structure.
Repeat it with other branches, join the bundles and fix them. Use decorative materials to adorn these branches, take some jars and put the candles inside them. Fold all the branches and create a wreath.
This Floral Advent Wreath is really stunning, isn’t it? Tutorial
Scandinavian Advent Wreath
What a wonderful advent wreath it is! Would you like to create it? It is easy to do so. Use the green twigs, four smart looking white candles, two little stars, straw wreath, pine cones and candle sticks.
Cover the straw wreath with the green twigs, place the candle holders; stick them with hot glue and place the candles on them, decorate with flowers, pine cones and stars. Your beautiful wreath is ready to use. Tutorial
Hanging Advent Wreath
Till now we have seen wonderful ideas for creating Advent wreaths, looks marvelous and attracts eyes. This Hanging advent wreath will add beauty to your home and give you a devotional feeling.
Take a wreath, decorate it with some green grapevine twigs and candle clips. Find the right sized candles that can easily fit in the clips. It actually brings out the festive in you. Use the wire to hang the candles, cut the wire into three sections; two sections for making wreath and one for hanging the candles.
Make sure to keep enough space so that candles can easily burn. Decorate them with paper chains, Looks lovely and festive. Tutorial
Wow, what a beauty? Ever thought using peanuts to make an Advent Wreath? This is really a unique idea. Do it today and experience the uniqueness. Get a thin galvanized wire for making a wreath sized ring, use round nose pliers to make a loop so that peanuts don’t fall.
Insert all fresh unshelled peanuts in the thread and then shape the wire in the circle. Use the wire end to form hook, hang it in the garden and let birds have their Christmas Feast. Tutorial
German Advent Wreath
This advent wreath created using wooden candles, little shining stars, few green twigs, Advent tray and some decorative materials. Those who are creative are always eager to do something different on every occasion.
Every year you will find them with unique ideas to decorate their homes or to create such ornamental attractive pieces. This German Advent Wreath is one such idea from a creative mind. You can also follow the steps and get the same or add your own creativity to make it different.
Get an advent tray, decorate it using green twigs and few golden stars as well as little red balls, and place the wooden candles in between them. Get them glued with hot glue gun so that these don’t get off from their place.
Damn easy, isn’t it? Try it out and let us know how you feel after looking at the wreath made by you. You will definitely feel contented and happy within. Tutorial
Copper Pipes Advent Wreath
This Copper pipes Advent wreath looks unique and is really attractive and this can be prepared using a copper pipe and copper joints that can hold the candles. Get the copper pipes, join them with these holders and fix the candles in them.
That’s all, it’s done. It looks really miraculous. Light the candle every Sunday in the Advent wreath week and enjoy the pleasure. Tutorial
Wooden Advent Wreath
This simple yet sophisticated wooden Advent wreath can be made within minutes and that too within your budget. Take an unused garland, convert it into wreath and decorate it with some tiny floral bits as well as green twigs.
Now, fix the wooden candle holders on the wreath with hot glue and your Wooden Wreath is ready. Light the candles every Sunday during the Advent week and enjoy. Tutorial