INSIDE: Use thrift store puzzle pieces to make a festive Christmas wreath.
My sister is a “thrifter”. So much so that she’s started a reselling business from goods she finds during her weekly rotation of thrift stores.
When she found out I was on the hunt for inexpensive puzzles for a crafting project, she eagerly tagged along.
An hour later, she left with a box of randoms and me with two sets of puzzles. Check out how I turned this thrift store find into a festive holiday puzzle pieces wreath…
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make a christmas puzzle pieces wreath
In addition to these previously loved puzzle pieces I picked up, I also had a baggie of leftover puzzle pieces from having created the Puzzle Pieces Snowflake Wreath. Combining these pieces together, I had a puzzling situation ahead of me!
– Wire wreath form or flat wreath form
– White spray paint + primer
– Craft glue
– Red spray paint
– Green spray paint
– Decorative holiday ribbon (I used a red and white candy cane stripe ribbon)
diy easy puzzle pieces door wreath
Step 1 – Get Your Paint On:
Give the puzzle pieces a coat of white spray paint + primer to cover up their original graphics.
Once dry, give them another coat of paint in whatever colors you select for your wreath. Clearly, I went with traditional holiday colors (red, green and white) but select the holiday colors you like best. (How do you like my festive spray painted towel in the backyard?!)
Step 2 – Put Your Pieces Together:
I reused a wire wreath from a previous project. I covered it with ribbon first to make the gluing easier. If using a flat wreath form, you may want to give it a spray of paint first to cover the wood.
Glue and arrange the puzzle pieces onto the wreath form. I added a base layer then filled in any gaps with additional puzzle pieces, varying the colors as I went along.
Step 3 – Put A Ribbon On It:
Leave a small section free from puzzle pieces. It will make attaching a ribbon much easier! Tie your ribbon and attach to the wreath form. Hang and admire your festive holiday puzzle pieces wreath decor!
holiday puzzle pieces diy front door wreath
How festively fun is this front door wreath for a few dollars of thrift store puzzles? Happy red, green and white Christmas decor!
Check out another puzzle pieces holiday wreath I made as part of my daughter’s class art project. Who knew puzzles had so many other uses?!
Other Christmas Ideas You May Like:
- 5-minute Christmas cookie plate from dollar store supplies
- Easy DIY Christmas pillow covers
- Turn a plate charger into a chalkboard holiday sign
- Make an ugly Christmas sweater into a (comfy) ugly Christmas skirt
- Use foam shapes and spray paint for an outdoor Christmas garland