Grab $1 Foam WREATHS from the Dollar Store for these STUNNING HACKS! Dollar Tree 2023


Foam wreaths are a popular crafting material, and in this article, the Daily DIYer Shannon shares some creative and unique ways to use them. From a hanging solar light chandelier to a rainbow wreath, Shannon demonstrates how easy it is to transform foam wreaths into beautiful and functional decor pieces.

In the first project, Shannon shows how to make a hanging solar light chandelier using one foam wreath form, three hanging lids, and three garden stake lights. She also shares tips on how to paint the wreath with black chalk paint to give it a metal-like appearance. The finished product is a stunning industrial-looking chandelier that comes to life at night.

Subscribe to The Daily DIYer on YouTube

Click Here To Buy Your Crafting Supplies Now at Dollar Tree starting at $1.25!

Key Takeaways

  • Foam wreaths can be transformed into beautiful and functional decor pieces.
  • Black chalk paint is a great option for painting foam wreaths to give them a metal-like appearance.
  • Using inexpensive Dollar Tree items, such as hanging lids and garden stake lights, can create stunning decor pieces.
Popular Articles10+ AMAZON MUST Have Crafting Tools AND Supplies!
4 Quick & Easy DIY’s That You Can SellBuy Your Craft Supplies at Dollar Tree starting at $1.25!
17 Homemade Gift Ideas In 6 Minutes50 *BEST* Dollar Tree Mason Jar HACKS & DIYs!
Upcycled Simple Crafts You Can Make And Sell From Home!Mod Podge Faux Stained Glass Projects
Genius Dollar Tree Candle Hacks You Need To See!25 Places To Sell Your Crafts Or Handmade Products Online
30 Mind Blowing DIY Projects You Can Make With A CRICUT!How to Make a Wire Beaded Bracelet

Hanging Solar Light Chandelier

Materials Needed

To create a hanging solar light chandelier, one will need a foam wreath form, black chalk paint, three hanging lids, needle nose pliers, three garden stake lights, silicone glue, plant hangers, and mason jars.

Assembly

To begin assembly, paint the foam wreath form with black chalk paint to give it a metal look. Next, snip one of the chain links from the hanging lids and reattach it underneath the wreath. Then, attach the garden stake lights to the tops of the hanging lids.

Add silicone glue to the top of the lights to keep them in place and prevent moisture from getting into the mason jars. Alternatively, one can set the lights on top as is. Use plant hangers to make the chandelier hangable. Put the hook in the center of the wreath and a chain in between each of the mason jars.

Lay the chain underneath the wreath and use the hook to hook it back over and onto the chain. Once the hooks are in place, the chandelier is ready to hang.

Finishing Touches

To complete the hanging solar light chandelier, screw the mason jars onto the hanging lids. The chandelier has an industrial look during the day but comes to life at night.

Planter

Materials Needed

To create a custom planter, the following materials are required:

  • Foam wreaths
  • Mounting tape
  • Paint (black chalk paint is recommended)
  • Round wood sign
  • Dollar Tree spackle
  • Dowel rods
  • Cylinder vase
  • Dollar Tree rocks
  • Stones
  • Candle
  • Ribbon

Assembly

To assemble the planter, follow these steps:

  1. Layer foam wreaths using mounting tape to create desired height.
  2. Apply paint to wreaths, using black chalk paint for a modern look.
  3. Fill holes in round wood sign with Dollar Tree spackle, let dry, and paint black to match bottom of planter.
  4. Add more wreaths if desired for added height.
  5. Insert dowel rods into wreaths to create structure for lantern.
  6. Use gel-based super glue to permanently bond dowel rods to wreaths.
  7. Allow glue to dry and cure for 30 minutes before painting.
  8. Add cylinder vase to center of planter and fill with Dollar Tree rocks.
  9. Add stones to bottom of planter for added weight and visual appeal.

Painting

To paint the planter:

  1. Apply two coats of black chalk paint to foam wreaths and round wood sign.
  2. Allow paint to dry completely before adding any additional elements.

By following these simple steps, anyone can create a custom planter that is both functional and visually appealing.

Mini Table

Materials Needed

To create a mini table, the following materials are required:

  • Foam wreaths
  • Black chalk paint
  • Hanging lids
  • Needle nose pliers
  • Mason jars
  • Garden stake lights
  • Plant hangers
  • Round wood sign
  • Dollar Tree spackle
  • Double-sided tape
  • Dowel rods
  • Super glue
  • Cylinder vase
  • Stones
  • Candle
  • Ribbon

Assembly

To assemble the mini table, follow these steps:

  1. For a hanging solar light chandelier, paint one foam wreath with black chalk paint and attach three hanging lids using needle nose pliers. Screw mason jars onto the lids and add garden stake lights to the tops. Use plant hangers to create a hook at the top of the wreath and attach chains to each mason jar. Hang the chandelier using the hook.
  2. For a planter, layer foam wreaths using double-sided tape and paint with black chalk paint. Add Dollar Tree spackle to the holes of a round wood sign, let it dry, sand it flat, and paint it black. Attach the sign to the top of the planter using double-sided tape.
  3. For a lantern, attach a foam wreath to an upside-down Dollar Tree cake pan using double-sided tape. Use a hot glue gun to melt holes into the wreath and insert dowel rods. Use super glue to secure the dowel rods in place and let it dry. Paint the lantern with black chalk paint and add a cylinder vase filled with stones and a candle.

Painting

To paint the mini table, use black chalk paint for a modern look. For a rainbow wreath, cut a foam wreath in half and attach ribbon in rainbow colors using hot glue.

Lantern

Materials Needed

To create a lantern, two foam wreaths and a cake pan from Dollar Tree are required. Additionally, dowel rods, black chalk paint, super glue, cylinder vase, stones, and waterproof candles are needed. Ribbons in different colors are also required to create a rainbow lantern.

Assembly

To assemble the hanging solar light chandelier, one foam wreath, three hanging lids, and three garden stake lights are needed. The lid chain should be snipped, and one link should be reattached underneath the wreath. The mason jars should be screwed onto the lids, and the stake lights should be placed on top of the lids.

The plant hangers should be used to make the chandelier hangable. For the planter, multiple foam wreaths should be layered using mounting tape. The wreaths should be painted with black chalk paint. To create a mini table, a round wood sign should be used as the tabletop, and it should be painted black to match the bottom. For the lantern, the cake pan should be attached to the bottom foam wreath using double-sided tape.

Dowel rods should be inserted into the wreath using super glue. The lantern should be painted with black chalk paint, and a cylinder vase with stones and waterproof candles should be added.

Painting

For the hanging solar light chandelier, the foam wreath should be painted black with chalk paint. For the planter, the foam wreaths should be painted with black chalk paint. For the mini table, the round wood sign should also be painted black with chalk paint. For the lantern, the foam wreaths should be painted black with chalk paint.

Decoration

To decorate the rainbow lantern, ribbons in different colors should be attached to the wreath using hot glue. The ribbons should be arranged in a rainbow pattern.

Rainbow Wreath

Materials Needed

To create a hanging solar light chandelier, one foam wreath form is required. It can be painted black using chalk paint for a metallic look. Three hanging lids are also required, which can be purchased from Dollar Tree. One chain link needs to be snipped and reattached underneath the wreath to hang it. Needle nose pliers can be used for this purpose.

Three garden stake lights are needed, which can be placed on the top of the hanging lids. Silicone glue can be added to the top to keep the lights in place. Alternatively, plant hangers from Dollar Tree can be used to make the chandelier hangable.

To create a planter, six foam wreaths are required. Mounting tape, which is a heavy-duty double-sided tape that is permanent and works great with styrofoam, is also needed. The wreaths can be layered using the tape, and then painted with black chalk paint for a modern look. To create a mini table, one round wood sign from Dollar Tree can be used.

The holes at the top can be filled with Dollar Tree spackle, sanded flat, and painted black. The tabletop can be created by adding more wreaths using double-sided tape. To create a lantern, two foam wreaths, a cake pan from Dollar Tree, and some dowel rods are required.

The cake pan needs to be flipped upside down and the bottom wreath attached to it using double-sided tape. Holes need to be melted into the wreaths using a hot glue gun, and dowel rods inserted into the holes. Super glue can be used to provide a permanent bond between the styrofoam and the dowel rods.

The lantern can be painted with black chalk paint for a modern look. A cylinder vase from Dollar Tree can be added, along with some rocks and stones, and a waterproof candle from Amazon.

Assembly

For the hanging solar light chandelier, the chain link needs to be snipped and reattached underneath the wreath using needle nose pliers. The garden stake lights can be placed on the top of the hanging lids. Silicone glue can be added to the top to keep the lights in place.

Alternatively, plant hangers from Dollar Tree can be used to make the chandelier hangable. For the planter, the wreaths need to be layered using mounting tape. The wreaths can be painted with black chalk paint for a modern look. For the mini table, the tabletop can be created by adding more wreaths using double-sided tape.

For the lantern, holes need to be melted into the wreaths using a hot glue gun, and dowel rods inserted into the holes. Super glue can be used to provide a permanent bond between the styrofoam and the dowel rods. The lantern can be painted with black chalk paint for a modern look. A cylinder vase from Dollar Tree can be added, along with some rocks and stones, and a waterproof candle from Amazon.

Decoration

For the hanging solar light chandelier, mason jars can be added onto the lids. The wreath can be painted with black chalk paint for a metallic look. For the planter, the wreaths can be painted with black chalk paint for a modern look. For the mini table, the wreaths can be painted with black chalk paint for a modern look.

For the lantern, a cylinder vase from Dollar Tree can be added, along with some rocks and stones, and a waterproof candle from Amazon. The lantern can be painted with black chalk paint for a modern look.

Centerpiece

Materials Needed

To create a hanging solar light chandelier, one will need a foam wreath form, black chalk paint, three hanging lids, three garden stake lights, mason jars, plant hangers, and silicone glue. For a custom planter with a modern look, six foam wreaths and mounting tape are required. To make a mini table, one round wood sign, spackle, and black paint are necessary. For a lantern, two foam wreaths, a cake pan, dowel rods, super glue, cylinder vase, rocks, and stones are needed.

Assembly

To create the hanging solar light chandelier, paint the foam wreath form with black chalk paint and attach the hanging lids underneath it with needle nose pliers. Screw the mason jars onto the lids and place the garden stake lights on top of the lids. Use plant hangers to make the chandelier hangable. For the custom planter, layer the foam wreaths with mounting tape and paint them with black chalk paint.

To make a mini table, fill the holes of the round wood sign with spackle, sand it flat, and paint it black. Attach it to the foam wreaths with double-sided tape. For the lantern, attach the foam wreaths to the cake pan with double-sided tape and insert dowel rods into the wreaths with super glue. Paint the lantern with black chalk paint and add a cylinder vase with rocks and stones. Add a candle into the vase.

Topiary

Materials Needed

To create a hanging solar light chandelier, one foam wreath form is needed. It can be painted black with chalk paint to give it a metallic look. Three hanging lids from Dollar Tree are also required, and one chain link needs to be snipped and reattached underneath the wreath. Three garden stake lights from Dollar Tree can be used to sit on top of the hanging lids, and silicone glue can be added to keep them in place.

Dollar Tree plant hangers can be used to make the chandelier hangable. To create a custom planter with a modern look, six foam wreaths can be layered with mounting tape. Black chalk paint can be used to paint the planter. To make a mini table, one round wood sign from Dollar Tree can be used along with wreaths and more mounting tape.

To create a lantern, two wreaths and one Dollar Tree cake pan are needed. Dowel rods and super glue are used to assemble the lantern, and black chalk paint can be used to paint it. A cylinder vase from Dollar Tree can be used to hold a candle inside the lantern.

Assembly

For the hanging solar light chandelier, the chain link needs to be snipped and reattached underneath the wreath. The garden stake lights can be placed on top of the hanging lids and secured with silicone glue. The Dollar Tree plant hangers can be used to make the chandelier hangable.

To create a custom planter with a modern look, the foam wreaths can be layered with mounting tape. To make a mini table, the round wood sign can be filled with Dollar Tree spackle, sanded, and painted black. The wreaths can be layered with mounting tape to create a table base.

To create a lantern, the foam wreaths can be attached to the Dollar Tree cake pan with mounting tape. Dowel rods can be inserted and secured with super glue. The lantern can be painted with black chalk paint. The cylinder vase can be filled with Dollar Tree rocks and stones, and a candle can be added.

Kim Lazaroe

Hi, my name is Kim. I've always enjoyed making crafts for each holiday and season throughout the year. My fond memories are making crafts with my mom or helping my dad build something around the house. Now I get to create new crafting memories with my daughter and husband as well as share my knowledge and experience in crafting with the world. Hope you enjoy my site.

Recent Posts