I recently got these new white X back chairs from Ikea for my kitchen and am loving the idea of decorating them a bit for Christmas. I am also loving all of the touches of GOLD that are popping up everywhere in home decor! Yay for gold! So I decided to create these super easy but classy (and inexpensive!) Christmas Chair Wreaths to bring some holiday joy into the kitchen. I love how they turned out! I was also thinking that just by switching out the embellishments they would be great for Thanksgiving dinner as well. Maybe a fall leaf rather than the cranberries? A monogram for each guest? Get creative!
If you’d like to make some yourself this is what you’ll need:
- small straw wreaths (found at craft store, a few dollars each)
- painter’s tape
- gold spray paint
- ribbon, twine & embellishments of your choosing.
STEP ONE: Remove plastic from straw wreath. Tape “stripes” around wreath as shown below.
STEP TWO: Spray paint the entire wreath gold! Every project is better if it involves spray paint! It will dry super fast on the straw, by the way. Make sure you do the front and back (and inside and outside) since it will be seen from all angles as it hangs from the back of your chair. Allow to dry completely and remove tape.
STEP THREE: Cut ribbon of your choosing (I found this fun canvas gold polka dot ribbon at Hobby Lobby) into about 2 foot lengths. Loop over back of chair and around wreath. Put it to the desired hanging height and then tie twine around both ends of ribbon to secure. Cut ends of ribbon into points. Try not to squeal too loudly with delight and wake up your napping baby.
STEP FOUR: Embellish! I had a little branch of faux cranberries that I cut apart with wire cutters and tied on with the twine. That’s all mine needed but feel free to add whatever you’d like!
Can you stand how easy and perfect these are? Me either. I hope these inspired you a little to dress up your kitchen chairs and add some gold touches this holiday season!
See some of my other Christmas projects I think you’ll like too!
This was originally shared as part of I Heart Naptime’s Crazy Christmas Event!