Geometric Himmeli Wreath 2.0

I have had SO many requests for this tutorial, I hope that you guys love it!

How to make a Modern Geometric Himmeli Wreath vintagerevivals

This design is a little more complicated than the first geometric himmeli wreath, and as I was shooting the pictures, there was just so much in the pictures, it was pretty confusing.  So I decided to only do this tutorial in video form (this is totally new for me!)

I also feel like I need to preface it by saying that the end is a little dark (it is so much easier to shoot during the summer, when it stays light until 9:00!)


Let me know if you have any questions, and make sure that if you recreate this or any other Vintage Revivals project that you hashtag it on Instagram with #myvintagerevivals so that I can see it (and possibly feature it!)

How To make a Modern Geometric Wreath vintagerevivals

Modern Geometric Wreath

The winner of the $50 Home Depot gift card will be announced in the newsletter that is coming out tonight.  If you haven’t signed up yet, go here for a chance to win!

If you are itching for more projects like this one, check out these tutorials (click the picture to go to the tutorial!)

DIY Geometric Wreath Tutorial vintagerevivals

DIY Geometric Brass and Leather Hanging Planter

DIY Geometric Ornaments

Love Your Guts


  • Two Thirty~Five Designs 17.01.2014 at 16:25

    Gawwwwwwsh, I just LOVE it

  • Kayla 17.01.2014 at 23:05

    I hope this link works. I think this would be PERFECT for your sisters wedding!

  • ivena dehl 18.01.2014 at 04:22

    love the wreath, love the planter. love your guts. But the light cord, where? how? I thought I saw a tutorial on that here earlier in week, but can’t find. Maybe it’s just late and I have husband eyes (not finding anything in front of me) thanks for being awesome!

  • ivena dehl 18.01.2014 at 04:32

    disregard previous question. it is confirmed, had husband eyes and found previous post. you are still awesome. and I am going to spend quality time with my 18 yo son learning instagram so I can be part of your NEW world 😉

  • Makena 18.01.2014 at 19:57

    Love having the video please keep making them!

  • dawn 18.01.2014 at 22:17

    I love your wreath. Today I was browsing Etsy and found this planter. Thought of you and this post . Wouldn’t is be cool to have air plants in the wreath. Cheers!

  • Rilane 19.01.2014 at 23:08

    These geometric ornaments look great. Suitable for any interior :)

  • Jen (Decor Sanity) 20.01.2014 at 02:52

    Thanks for the feature in your newsletter, in the #myvintagerevivals section. I love the newsletter BTW, love the look and feel, and layout. Kudos to you and your designer. It’s a piece of email I enjoy getting!

  • Kari @ The Sunset LAne 21.01.2014 at 17:02

    I love these wreaths! Are you still planning to do the work with what you have on the 3rd monday of every month?

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  • Angelica 22.01.2014 at 07:28

    Im loving all this geo. Decor your doing and I also love your blog.

  • Amy Huntley 22.01.2014 at 15:22

    So cool! I am in love with Geometric designs right now!!

  • Village of Rivermoor 22.01.2014 at 21:49

    I love the geometric trend right now and those designs are gorgeous! Thanks for the video tutorial!

  • Fran 23.01.2014 at 18:24

    Are you ever going to update? Geez

  • Diane 23.01.2014 at 20:11

    First, I really enjoy this blog, your projects, your enthusiasm…all of it! Second, some constructive criticism of this particular tutorial. It would have been helpful to know at the beginning of the tutorial (not the final 10 seconds) that you made the initial wreath with 4″ straws, not 4.5″ as you do in this video. It becomes enormous! Also, it is quite difficult to see what you’re pointing to due to the dark shirt you’re wearing. (Maybe close ups with a light background?) After 2 days, I had to scrap my enormous twisted wreath attempt :( Still appreciate your willingness to share and your creativity is inspiring. Thanks!

  • Darcy 24.01.2014 at 21:38

    These are awesome tutorials! I was on the hunt for the cocktail straws and hasn’t having much luck (no target in Logan :(…) and finally found Sam’s Club, there were 5,000 for $10!

  • Laura | Artifact Uprising 24.01.2014 at 21:45

    Perfection. This wreath is brilliant! I can’t wait to make one of my own. Thanks for sharing, Mandi!!

  • Trish 25.01.2014 at 05:50

    This is a cool wreath. Very trendy. I was thinking that this would be great to use as a base for a mirror. I am working on a sunburst mirror right now. And I had been racking my brain trying to come up with something unique. This would have been a great idea. I might try it later. I will try anything once.

  • ATasteOfMadness 25.01.2014 at 20:55

    I love this wreath! What a great idea!

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    Awesome! Going to try it tonight. How do I attach it to the wall?

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  • Steph 15.02.2014 at 22:40

    Hi! I love the geometric wreath! I tried and completed one wreath but on 3 parts of my wreath the straws bent/broke in half. Did I connect the straws too tightly? Do you have any suggestions on how I can fix this for my next attempt? Thank you!

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  • Rita 11.03.2014 at 16:55

    Hi Mandi!
    I loved this tutorial so much that I blogged about it! You are such an inspiration for a newbie DIYer. Congrats on the BHG win!
    -Rita at

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  • xana cruz 26.08.2014 at 09:08

    Hi Mandi! I really love your work! Congratulations!
    I made one of this piece for my home and it’s looks perfect. Thanks for sharing. 😉

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  • Tara 06.12.2014 at 00:53

    I love these wreaths, but I’m getting frustrated! I get to the last step and my straws buckle. Not sure why? Any suggestions? Thanks.

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  • Hayley 02.01.2015 at 21:27

    I love this wreath! Please make more Himmeli tutorials, they are very inspiring!

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    Oh wow, I love these, I’m going to try and do some for my kitchen and patio.


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