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Ribbon Tie 4th of July Wreath

What is your favorite craft or decoration to hang up or even make for holidays and special events? Mine is fun and festive wreaths! I love, love, love wreaths and how much color and excitement they can add to your home, front door, or wherever you choose to place them! Today, Mary is sharing an adorable 4th of July Ribbon Tie Wreath that is screaming patriotism in radiant red, white and blue ribbon! This wreath is so fun, festive and one that will add so much American pride to your home! Enjoy!

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Hi crafters, Mary back here and so excited to share my Ribbon Tie 4th of July Wreath with you. This is an easy no sew project that you can sit and whip up in an afternoon. These can be made so many ways with all sorts of whatever ribbon your heart desires!

Supplies you will need:
•Scisssors
•Glue gun
•Lighter
•Mix of ribbon, I used 30 yards
•Wreath form (I found mine at Hobby Lobby, Walmart also has them)
•Flowers for the middle if you choose

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Patriotic Ribbon and Trim
First we need to wrap the wreath form in ribbon as part of it will show through, so I chose navy as my cover color. I used 3 inch ribbon which worked perfect for this. This ribbon was not included in the 30 yards, I counted by the way.

Ribbon Tie 4th of July Wreath - The Ribbon Retreat Blog
I cut my ribbon into 14.5 inch strips, tied on with double knots onto the wreath, cut the ends at a diagonal and heat sealed with my lighter. Repeat until your wreath is fully covered, using your 3/8 inch ribbon to fill in any gaps.

I really loved the glitter ribbon for this project. It really sets off the wreath and reminds me of fireworks and sparklers! I also used the cut out stars ribbon and backed it with white to make the stars pop. You could just stop here and have a great wreath, I’m going to go on and add a little more though!

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For your next step if you would like something in the middle of the wreath measure a length of ribbon across and attach to the sides with your glue gun. I placed little sequin bows on top of where I attached the ribbon to the wreath. I attached three flowers to my ribbon strand in the middle and scrabble tiles to spell out “USA”. These items were top heavy and caused my ribbon to flip, so my easy solution was to create another ribbon strand with a wider width to the back and then glue my flower strand onto that!

Ribbon Tie 4th of July Wreath - The Ribbon Retreat Blog
Ribbon Tie 4th of July Wreath - The Ribbon Retreat Blog
So there you are, pretty easy right?!! As I was making this I thought another version of this that would be cool to make is to do a section with the cutout stars ribbon (upper left) and then the rest in stripes of red and white ribbon to make a flag! You can also make this more country style by using off whites and lace. Lots of possibilities!!

Ribbon Tie 4th of July Wreath - The Ribbon Retreat Blog
As always thank you so much for having me here, I really hope you enjoy making your very own ribbon tie wreath!!


Thank you so much Mary! This wreath is adorable and so patriotic. I love the other options that you suggest to create your very own, one of a kind wreath. With a little change in ribbon color and design, you could have a beautiful and festive wreath for any and every holiday, celebration or everyday fun. Thank you again Mary!

I have to admit…I love wreaths but I REALLLLLY love wreaths for a 4th of July celebration. My favorite color is radiant red so couple that with bold blue and whimsical white, and I think that may just be the main reason I especially love 4th of July specific wreaths. How about you? Here are a few more fabulous wreaths perfect for fireworks, parades, BBQs, and all of your other 4th of July festivities…

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Wreaths are easy and quick to make, especially with the help of gorgeous ribbon from The Ribbon Retreat! To see our awesome ribbon selection full of solid colors, fun designs, ruffle, sequin and so many other options of ribbon, click HERE! But wait…we don’t just have ribbon for you, we have a whole crafty shop full of so many more supplies to help you complete all of your crafty projects. Find our online store HERE!

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7 Comments

  1. Tara
    Posted June 3, 2015 at 10:59 am | Permalink

    I was curious as to which flowers you used?

    • Mary Conway
      Posted June 4, 2015 at 4:06 pm | Permalink

      Hi Tara, the white is a burlap flower and the others are the “large fleur” in cranberry and navy all from TRR, thank you so much for following along!
      Mary

    • The Ribbon Retreat
      Posted June 23, 2015 at 3:08 pm | Permalink

      Hi Tara! Thank you so much for your question! I am so glad Mary took care of you! Have a great day and thank you for stopping by! Michelle 🙂

  2. Pat C.
    Posted June 5, 2015 at 9:05 pm | Permalink

    I love your festive wreath, Mary… the different ribbon colors, widths, and styles create such a fun look, and your little banner is just too adorable! Thank you for your detailed tutorial. xoxo

    • The Ribbon Retreat
      Posted June 23, 2015 at 3:03 pm | Permalink

      Hi Pat! Thank you! I am so glad you love this fun and festive wreath! Have a great day! Michelle 🙂

  3. Posted June 24, 2015 at 4:10 am | Permalink

    This is such a fun wreath. I love the simplicity of using ribbons, but it looks absolutely fab!

    • The Ribbon Retreat
      Posted June 24, 2015 at 6:19 am | Permalink

      Hi Catherine! Thank you so much. I am so glad you love this fun wreath! Have a great day and thank you again! Michelle 🙂

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