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Floral Heart Wreath

OK everyone, this is my attempt at making a floral wreath. I’m trying to teach myself different ways to use artificial flowers in my craft projects. This wreath needed way more flowers than I expected. Good thing I live close to a dollar store!

Check out the tutorial below.

 

Supplies:

  • 12″ Heart Wreath Frame
  • 9 bouquets of artificial flowers (45 Peonies and leaves)
  • Wire Cutter Pliers
  • Tape

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Directions:

  • Cut the flowers from the bouquet.

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  • Twist the flower stems around the wreath. I covered the top ring first, then I covered the bottom ring.

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  • Use tape to secure the flowers on the wreath. Floral tape is best, but I did not have any available when I started making the wreath. I had to improvise and ended up using some painter’s tape.

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  • Continue adding flowers until the wreath is completely covered. If you wish, add ribbon and other embellishments to finish the wreath.

 

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This wreath is perfect for Spring. I love the fullness and the colors of the flowers. I’m pretty sure I will make this wreath again for another season, only with different flowers.

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Crepe Paper Flower Wreath

Today, I am sharing with you how to make a beautiful crepe paper flower wreath. I made this wreath while I was binge watching shows on Netflix. I found a package of unopened crepe paper streamers in my closet that I bought several months ago. It took me back to a time when I used to make crepe paper flowers in high school for Homecoming decorations. I had lots of fun creating this project, and I ended up with a lovely wreath!

Supplies I Used:

  • 10 in. Foam Wreath
  • White Acrylic Paint
  • 1 Roll of Crepe Paper Streamer (81 ft. x 1.75 in.)
  • Glue Gun and Glue Sticks
  • Scissors
  • Foam Brush
  • Pearl Beads
  • Stapler

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Follow these steps to make your own wreath:

1. Cut a 20 inch strip of the crepe paper streamer.

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2. Fold the strip in half.

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3. Fray the paper with scissors. Cut down to almost the bottom of the paper.

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4. Roll the crepe paper, then staple the bottom.

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5. Begin pulling down each paper petal until it resembles a flower.

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6. Repeat the previous steps to make enough flowers to cover your wreath. (I made 20 flowers for my wreath.)

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7. Paint the foam wreath, and let it dry for about an hour.

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8. Use a glue gun to glue the flowers on the wreath.

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9. When the wreath is completely covered with crepe paper flowers, hang it on your door with some type of string or ribbon. (I used a strand of pearl beads to hang my wreath.)

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Enjoy!

 

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Pom Pom Wreath

Today’s blog post is all about yarn! I like to buy lots of yarn when it’s on sale because you can do so many things with it. Yarn is not just for knitting and crocheting. I saw dozens of yarn and pom pom wreaths during the holidays, and I finally had enough time to make one for myself.

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I love how soft and fluffy this pom pom wreath is. The white yarn is perfect for winter.

Materials I Used

  • 12 in. Wire Wreath
  • White Yarn (1020 yd)
  • 3 3/8 in. Clover© Pom-Pom Maker
  • Scissors

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The most important part of this wreath is making the pom poms. Buying a pom pom maker was a good decision for me because it was easy to use, and I was able to make a lot of pom poms in a couple of hours.

The steps are simple: wind the yarn around the pom pom maker, cut the wound yarn, tie it with thread or a cut piece of yarn, remove pom pom and shape to finish.

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Leave the strings on the pom poms to tie them around the wreath. First, tie a pom pom on the top two rings. Then,  tie another pom pom on the bottom two rings. Continue these steps until the wreath is completely covered. It took me about 40-45 pom poms to cover the wreath.

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So pretty and cozy!

 

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Yarn and Flower Wreath

I wanted to make a wreath for Thanksgiving that was simple and pretty. It seems like stores and advertisements jump from Halloween straight to Christmas. Also, a lot of the Thanksgiving craft projects I’ve seen are more for children than adults. This wreath won’t have any turkeys, but it will be something that can stay on my door throughout the holidays.

I began by gathering all the supplies: 10 in. foam wreath, white yarn, artificial flowers, straight pins, and burlap ribbon.

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Next, I wrapped the white yarn around the foam wreath until the wreath was completely covered.

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Then, I added the artificial flowers and leaves. I used straight pins to secure the flowers to the wreath. I didn’t want to use glue because I plan on reusing the materials for future projects.

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Finally, I made a bow out of the burlap ribbon and pinned it to the top part of the wreath.

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Here’s the finished wreath:

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I love how this wreath turned out. I can’t wait to show it off to my friends and family!

 

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DIY Disney Crafts

These craft projects are for anyone who is a Disney fan. My son loves anything that has to do with Disney characters, so I make sure to create projects that he will enjoy.

1. Disney Snow Globe

I made a snow globe with a Snow White figurine, canning jar, glue gun, white glitter, and glycerin.

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I poured water, glitter, and one drop of glycerin into the jar.

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Next, I glued the figurine to the lid.

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Then, I turned the figurine over into the jar and screwed on the lid.

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How cute is this? It really does look like snow is falling on Snow White!

 

2. Disney Character Magnets

I found some packs of glass stones, Disney stickers, and Mod Podge at a dollar store to help create these adorable magnets.

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I began by spreading Mod Podge on the back of the stones and front of the stickers. Then, I glued the two together, let them dry for about two hours, then added the adhesive magnets.

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My son loves playing with these magnets!

 

3. Mickey Mouse Wreath

I used a 12 in. craft ring, scrapbook paper, Mod Podge, and a Mickey Mouse hole punch.

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I cut out the Mickey Mouse shapes with the hole punch.

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Then I glued the shapes on the ring with Mod Podge. After a few minutes, I got tired of waiting on the Mod Podge to dry, so I used my hot glue gun instead.

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Here is the finished wreath:

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I hope you enjoyed this blog post. The crafts were so much fun to complete. I’m happy that I was able to find majority of the supplies at discounted prices at dollar stores. I like sharing affordable projects with readers because I know how expensive craft projects can get. Please feel free to view other projects on this blog, and share your thoughts and comments.