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How To Make a Hanger on the Back of a Wreath

Today in the wreath shop, I’m answering one of the most common questions I get from new wreath makers: “How do I make a wreath hanger for my wreath?” Keep reading or watch the video below and I’ll teach you how to make a hanger for a grapevine wreath and how to make a hanger for a deco mesh wreath.

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DIY Wreath Hangers Tutorial

Let’s start with the grapevine wreath.

You can make this hanger with any thick wire, but you can get this Rustic Wire on Amazon that matches the grapevine and gives the wreath a more professional finish.

First, cut your rustic wire to 25″ and fold it in half. Lay your wreath on top of the hanger, and pull the tails of the wire up and around the top of the wreath.

Then twist the tails of the wire tightly around the loop to secure it.

Now just tuck the tails down at the back of the wreath and you’re all set!

Now let’s make a hanger for a deco mech wreath. (Or any wreath on a wire base.)

For this one, you just need a regular pipe cleaner.

First, fold in both ends, then fold the middle in the opposite direction to form a W shape. Then pinch the bottom corners of that W together.

Slide the tails under the top wire of the wreath base. Pull it up to the loop and twist them together a couple times until it’s secure.

Piece of cake!

Wreath Hanger Video Tutorial

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Happy Wreathing,

Julie

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How to Make a Hanger for a Wreath - grapevine wreath with wire hanger

6 Comments

  1. Diana Wood on May 14, 2020 at 2:13 pm

    Thank you so much ,! Did not know how to make hanger for grapevine ! Appreciate you so very much ,

    • Janetta Huffman on May 15, 2020 at 3:14 pm

      Great video. So clear and understandable for something so simple but never knew. Thanks Julie!

  2. Julie on June 1, 2020 at 1:16 pm

    Thanks Julie!

  3. Kathy on June 19, 2020 at 9:39 am

    Shiv Julie, I live in Ms and i enjoy by but I to not easy finding the products to capture the idea or theme of your wreath or project- canโ€™t you tell me where to shop for products- ribbons, signs, wood craft especially wood letters. Thanks Kathy

    • Julie Siomacco on June 19, 2020 at 11:55 am

      There are very many places. I give a complete list in my Wreath of the Month Club group but for each project listed free on my blog, I give a supply list of where I purchased materials. Just click the link or on the item in the supply list.

  4. Lynda Mann on June 26, 2020 at 11:54 am

    Thanks, Julie, I’ve been struggling with this, especially when I use unusual bases for my wreaths, like embroidery hoops. This is very helpful!

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