-Four packages of paper drinking straws in various patterns of red, white, and blue-12-inch floral ring-Red spray paint-Papier mache 3-D star (found in craft stores)-Scissors -Ribbon for hanging-Ruler-Craft glue
1. Cut some of the straws in half, leave the remainder whole2. Paint the floral ring. Let dry.
3. Attach ribbon for hanging onto floral ring (it comes with pre-drilled holes)4. Lay straws down, alternating lengths for desired pattern, before gluing in place
Paint papier mache star with blue acrylic craft paint. Let it dry then glue the star in center of the wreath.
6. Allow wreath to dry overnight7. Hang your creation on a covered front door or window and enjoy!