Paint beads & eggs
Paint your wood beads and paper mache eggs. Let dry completely. Repeat with additional coats as necessary. Sprinkle glitter onto wet paint if desired.
Thread strips of floral wire
Cut 10 strips of floral wire, each 5" long. With the wreath facing up, and at regular intervals, thread the strips of floral wire under the 2 center wires of the wreath and twist to secure.
Create a paper shred base
Take a handful of paper shred, place it on top of a floral wire section and twist the wire around the paper shred. Repeat this step to secure a base layer of paper shred to the entire wreath.
Spray with adhesive
In a well-ventilated area or outside, spray the paper shred wreath with spray adhesive. Press handfuls of additional paper shred onto wreath.
Shake off & repeat
Shake off excess paper shred. Spray wreath with adhesive again and press remaining paper shred onto wreath.
Wrap with floral wire
Starting with the loose end of the floral wire, wrap the entire wreath with a strip of floral wire, with 3" in between. Trim wire and secure the end to the back of the wreath.
Glue paper mache eggs
With a hot glue gun, glue 2 paper mache eggs onto wreath. Glue directly to paper shred. Be generous but discreet with the glue. if desired, glue on decorative wood beads in between and around the eggs.
Add hanging loop
Cut an 18" length of ribbon and tie it around the top of the wreath for hanging.