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Halloween Ribbon Wreath – Crafts by Amanda


Make your own easy-to-make Halloween ribbon garland using mixed ribbon in traditional holiday colors. A great addition to your Halloween decorations.

Close up of ribbon wreath

Why do we like this project?

With so many beautiful ribbons, this ribbon wreath is exactly the kind of thing we’d love to hang over our front door for Halloween. It brings together all the colors we know and love for this festive holiday. Purple, black, orange and white. You can use whatever fun mix of ribbons you want to make this wreath!

Luckily for us, we had a stockpile of ribbons purchased in years that came on sale after the season ended. In fact, making this wreath has given us a whole new appreciation for ribbon!

Supplies you will need

Labeled Supplies for Halloween Ribbon Wreath
Find the full list of supplies and instructions in the printable version at the end of this post.

How to Make a Halloween Ribbon Wreath

These step-by-step photos and instructions are here to help you visualize how to make this project. Please scroll down to print out the instructions!

  1. keep it styrofoam wreath Stand face down on a flat surface. Hold one of the threads and determine what length you need to cut. tape And folding it around the wreath. Add an additional 8”-10″ for overhanging ends.
wreath with purple ribbon wrapped around it
  1. Use this as a guide to cut the other ribbon strands. Also, be sure to cut the ends of the ribbon at an angle to prevent fraying.
cutting the end of the ribbon
  1. Starting with the widest ribbon, wrap and tie one ribbon at a time around the form. Space the ribbon strands evenly apart around the form.
Several ribbons tied around a wreath
  1. Begin placing another ribbon on the wreath form.
  2. Continue adding more ribbon around the wreath and overlapping with previous ribbon layers to hide the Styrofoam form beneath.
  3. Tie each ribbon with a double knot, placing the knot on the outer edge of the form.
Closeup of a knot in ribbon

Once all of the shapes are visible, the Halloween ribbon wreath is complete! Stop to enjoy.

crafting tips


  • Regular priced ribbon is actually quite expensive, especially when a lot of it is needed for a project. Check the clearance bin for ribbon the next time you’re shopping because you never know when inspiration will strike!
  • This project is great for kids and would also make a fun craft night with friends.
  • look for ribbon From ¼” width to 1 ¼” width in assorted widths, colors and materials; Mainly orange and black with some white and purple.
  • Be sure to cut the ends of the ribbon at an angle to avoid fraying.
halloween garland made of ribbon

more halloween crafts

Are you looking for a simple pumpkin wreath for fall and Halloween? We’ve got you covered with this Deco Mesh Pumpkin Wreath, a beautiful Pumpkin Grapevine Wreath, and this adorable Burlap Pumpkin Wreath!

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halloween ribbon wreath

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halloween ribbon wreath

Make an easy and beautiful Halloween ribbon wreath in traditional holiday colors with this simple tutorial!

age category: adult crafts

Project Type: Halloween

supply

  • Styrofoam Wreath Form We used the size 18″, but a 15″ wreath form works great too.
  • tape From ¼” width to 1 ¼” width in assorted widths, colors and materials; Mainly orange and black with some white and purple

Instruction

  • Cut the ribbon into threads long enough to wrap around the shape and leave about 4″ hanging ends.

  • Cut the ends of the threads at an angle.

  • Starting with the widest ribbon, wrap and tie one ribbon at a time around the form. Tie each ribbon with a double knot, placing the knot on the outer edge of the form.

  • Space the ribbon strands evenly apart around the form.

  • Begin attaching another ribbon to form a wreath.

  • Continue adding more ribbon around the wreath and overlap with previous ribbon layers to hide the Styrofoam form beneath.

  • Once all of the shapes are visible, the Halloween ribbon wreath is complete!

Expert Tips and FAQs

  • Regular priced ribbon is actually quite expensive, especially when a lot of it is needed for a project. Check the clearance bin for ribbon the next time you’re shopping because you never know when inspiration will strike!
  • This project is great for kids and would also make a fun craft night with friends.
  • look for ribbon From ¼” width to 1 ¼” width in assorted widths, colors and materials; Mainly orange and black with some white and purple.
  • Be sure to cut the ends of the ribbon at an angle to avoid fraying.

This post originally appeared here on September 14, 2020.

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