The Forty Five Minute White Wreath

You all loved the five-minute wreath I made last year so this time I am making a Forty-Five Minute White Wreath with paper lunch bags!

Yep, you read that correctly, with paper lunch bags! If you have a little bit of time, no crafting ability whatsoever, and want to give crafting a try, this is the craft for you!

The Love of Crafting

Paper Bag White Flowers

I have been crafting for my whole life. I literally cannot remember a time when I wasn’t attempting to make something. Sewing was my first love, but I quickly learned about macrame, crochet, jewelry making, and glue guns and I have never looked back.

While I am an experienced crafter, I always strive to make sure that what I have to share is meaningful and approachable to everyone who reads my blog and follows along. So I have started adding some simple, no crafting knowledge, experience, or ability required!

I don’t know about you, but I learned from watching a video, so I made one for you. I think it’s easier than trying to follow a step-by-step. Watch and then do!

*I uploaded a video to show you how to make the flow3rs for this wreath. If you can’t see the video, click here.

How to Make a White Wreath

The Forty Five Minute White Wreath.

What do I love most about this wreath? I love that it does not look like it is made from paper lunch bags!

Materials Needed to Make This White Wreath

Materials to Make a White Wreath

For those of you who prefer a step-by-step, here you go!

  1. Watch the video for reference
  2. Open the bag
  3. Put your hand inside the bag and punch in the two outside edges of the bottom of the bag.
  4. Pinch the center of the bottom of the bag with your thumb and forefinger
  5. With your other hand, twist the bag while maintaining the pinch in the bottom of the bag
  6. Twist the bag 2 times
  7. Remove your hand from the bag
  8. Turn the edges of the top of the bag up toward the twisted area
  9. Ta-da, you have a paper rose

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Paper Bag White Flowers.

Assembly Instructions

To assemble the wreath, I glued three rows of flowers onto the wreath. the first row was alongside the outside edge. The second row was on top of the wreath. And the third row was on the inside of the wreath.

  1. Plug in your glue gun to warm it up
  2. Begin by gluing the roses in a horizontal line, one on top of the wreath, one on the inside of the wreath, and one towards the outside of the wreath so that the roses are all snuggly together not leaving any gaps
  3. Continue gluing the roses around the circumference of the wreath until the entire wreath is covered. The top, inside, and outer edge
  4. Once the wreath is covered in paper roses, cut a length of satin ribbon and thread it through the middle of the wreath at the top to create a loop for hanging. You can tie a knot or glue gun the ribbon together

Have fun with this craft. I left the paper bags white, but you could paint them also. How much fun would that be to do with your little ones? Perfection is not required, only imagination!

Forty Five Minute White Wreath.

Not going to make this wreath? Here are some gorgeous faux wreaths!

Forty Five Minute White Wreath.

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  1. Leslie, I made this a year or so ago, and it is my most favorite wreath!! I did burn my finger pretty bad with the glue gun, lol, but have since made some for friends. Love your ideas!!

    1. Omg I love that! Not the burnt finger of course- the cost of crafting 🫣 so happy you enjoyed it! Perfect gift for friends.

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