Peacock Feather Wreath

Iridescent peacock feathers add a sophisticated shimmer to this fanciful wreath.
Peacock Feather Wreath

Peacock Feather Wreath

Welcome holiday guests with a wreath that shimmers courtesy of iridescent peacock feathers. Image courtesy of HGTV fan Lori Ann.

Welcome holiday guests with a wreath that shimmers courtesy of iridescent peacock feathers. Image courtesy of HGTV fan Lori Ann.

This project is part of HGTV's eight easy Christmas crafts to create.

Materials and Tools:

5 peacock sword feathers
5 peacock eye feathers
1-2 green chandelle or turkey feather boas
loose green feathers
foam wreath form
green spray paint
spray adhesive
wide purple ribbon

Peacock Feather Sword Detail

Peacock Feather Sword Detail

Peacock "sword" feathers form the sides of a male peacock's tail.

Peacock "sword" feathers form the sides of a male peacock's tail.

Steps:

1. Paint wreath form green and allow to dry thoroughly.

2. Coat wreath form with spray adhesive and attach feather boa (or boas) while glue is still tacky. Fill in with loose feathers until all parts of wreath form are covered with feathers. Note: Depending on fullness of feather boa, more than one may be needed to cover wreath completely.

Peacock Feather Eye Detail

Peacock Feather Eye Detail

Peacocks molt their feathers once mating season has ended. The peacock eye feather, shown above, makes up the majority of a male's characteristic fan.

Peacocks molt their feathers once mating season has ended. The peacock eye feather, shown above, makes up the majority of a male's characteristic fan.

3. Tuck peacock sword feathers and eye feathers into feather boa, pushing the quill ends into the foam wreath form to secure them.

4. Wrap top of wreath with ribbon to create a hanger.

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