Sunday, November 10, 2013

DIY Grapevine Wreath

I decided to take a stab at making a grapevine wreath using artificial flowers. This is definitely not my area of expertise. More up my BFF's alley. I bought the wreath, artificial flowers and burlap at Hobby Lobby. Everything was on sale for 50% off except the wreath which I used a 40% off coupon to buy. All supplies were just under $20. These wreaths are going for $50 plus on Etsy and about the same at the local craft stores. Kinda ridiculous when you can put one together yourself in a couple hours and for half the cost. I used a hot glue gun to put it together. I'm quite pleased with the outcome!! 

Sunday, September 8, 2013

Pinterest Project - Photo Wreath


It has been waaaaay too long since I've posted. Going to make a serious effort to post weekly. It is challenge juggling work, 3 kids, their academics and athletics and life!! But no excuses. I love to create and I need to make time to do the things that make me happy. And I vaguely remember that this blog makes me happy!! LOL.

That being said, I'd like to share with you a photo wreath I created based upon a pin from 36 weeks back! Proof that you never know what or old...will be motivation to create. The wreath that inspired me can be found over at the Thistlewood Farms blog. The bow inspiration came from On Sutton Place. Huge thanks to my BFF Julie from Crea8ted by Juls for sending that simple bow tutorial my way!

My Supplies:
24 inch Wreath (Hobby Lobby)
Various 2 x 3 Frames (Dollar Tree and Michael's)
Photos (Printed at home)
Floral Wire
Zebra Wired Burlap
Hot Glue

Here are a few of photos of the finished wreath. I think it turned out quite lovely and was very excited to give it to my SIL tonight. Hope she loved it!!