How to Make an Extreme Mardi Gras Wreath So Easily

This is so simple. No training or hot glue is even necessary!

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Start with a wire work wreath.  You can also use a grapevine wreath, which is the woodsy kind.  This wreath is bendable so I just pushed the sides in to make it oblong.

Start with a wire work wreath. You can also use a grapevine wreath, which is the woodsy kind. This wreath is bendable so I just pushed the sides in to make it oblong.

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Here's the main attraction.  A giant mask about 21 inches long available at your local party supply store during Mardi Gras season.

Here's the main attraction. A giant mask about 21 inches long available at your local party supply store during Mardi Gras season.

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Use various other decorations to your liking.  But, tinsel is necessary to wrap the wreath.

Use various other decorations to your liking. But, tinsel is necessary to wrap the wreath.

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Wrap the tinsel around the wreath.  Use decorations that can be outdoors.

Wrap the tinsel around the wreath. Use decorations that can be outdoors.

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The tinsel is sticky and catchy enough that I just tucked the ends in and around the wires and they stayed securely.

The tinsel is sticky and catchy enough that I just tucked the ends in and around the wires and they stayed securely.

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Add more tinsel of another kind for variety.

Add more tinsel of another kind for variety.

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Use twist ties for securing for the next steps.

Use twist ties for securing for the next steps.

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Use a twist tie to tie the top of the mask to the top of the wreath.  So don't cut off the hang tag, it is needed for this step.

Use a twist tie to tie the top of the mask to the top of the wreath. So don't cut off the hang tag, it is needed for this step.

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Punch a hole in the bottom where the chin is and run a twist tie through the hole and tie to the wreath.

Punch a hole in the bottom where the chin is and run a twist tie through the hole and tie to the wreath.

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Almost done.

Almost done.

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Add other pieces that you may have.  This piece is wire also, so I twisted it in and around the wires of the wreath.

Add other pieces that you may have. This piece is wire also, so I twisted it in and around the wires of the wreath.

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Here I cut the elastic apart to have two ends.  Then, I tied the bow tie to the bottom of the wreath using the elastic.

Here I cut the elastic apart to have two ends. Then, I tied the bow tie to the bottom of the wreath using the elastic.

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Done, and so so so cool!  Not a bit of glue was needed nor was any training or talent needed for crafting this wreath.

Done, and so so so cool! Not a bit of glue was needed nor was any training or talent needed for crafting this wreath.

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Have fun with Mardi Gras no matter what part of the country you live in!

Have fun with Mardi Gras no matter what part of the country you live in!

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