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DIY Faux Succulent Glitter Wreath

DIY Faux Succulent Glitter Wreath

Posted by DecoArt on Nov 6th 2019

Christmas is right around the corner, so I wanted to get started on a couple Christmas crafts for the house. My first project was this DIY Glitter Succulent Christmas wreath. We all need a little extra sparkle during the holidays right?! This wreath has that for sure.

This project takes inexpensive supplies and gives them a quick makeover using DecoArt Americana Multi-Surface Metallic paint and Craft Twinkles glitter paint.

Items Needed:

  • Faux Succulent
  • Wood Wreath
  • Hot Glue

Instructions:

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Step 1. For this craft, I grabbed up some succulents. Green and Red! I've used these succulents for several wreath projects on my blog this past year!

 

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Of course I wanted this to be a festive Christmas craft, so I pulled out some Americana Multi-Surface Metallic paint in Champagne.

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I lightly went over each succulent with some of the metallic paint. I didn't cover the entire succulent, I still wanted some of the green and red to show through.

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Step 2. Now since this is a Christmas project we just had to add some sparkle! I grabbed some Craft Twinkles glitter paint and went over each one of the succulents.

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I did a total of 4 coats and let each coat dry 10 minutes. I like using the glitter paint better than just sprinkling glitter on the succulents. Less mess this way and the glitter won't start falling off over time.

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Step 3. Next, remove the succulents from their pots. I kept the succulents in their pots while I painted because it made it a little easier to paint them.

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Step 4. I liked this simple wreath because I knew the succulents would be easy to place in.

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But I had to pizzazz it up a bit! I covered the entire wreath with two coats of the metallic paint and then two coats of Craft Twinkle.

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Step 5. Now it's time to add our succulents! Since we have all those gaps in the wreath I was able to just place them into the wreath!

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Once I placed my succulents into the wreath, I flipped it over and hot glued them into place.

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Those succulents won't go anywhere now! It's time to display it.

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As always thanks for stopping by! This wreath will fit in perfectly with all my Christmas decor. Have you started any Christmas crafts yet?