A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: Craftster is for freely sharing how to make things! Don't post pics of things you sell in hopes of getting some sales or we'll have to bust out the LIMBO stick on you! Wink
Total Members: 297,170
Currently Running With Scissors:
685 Guests and 19 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Make Fat Fab Garlands out of Cheap Skinny Garlands! (complete w/ photos)  (Read 1200 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
emmalemma
« on: November 28, 2006 12:33:52 PM »

I have always wanted to buy real evergreen garlands like the ones that Martha Stewart drapes above her beautiful front door...but I have no money for that and simply cannot bear the skinny fake ones.  So, I came up with a simply, FREE, solution.

I took three sad skinny garlands and twisted them together and one regular fake wreath.


Then I got out my loppers and I cut a few small brancher here and there off the evergreens in my yard.

I took the small pieces and shoved them at random into the garland and wreath.  Last year I made a much bigger production out of it, securing the pieces with wire...but that was overkill.  I used three different kinds of evergreen.  I like my a little wild and bushy, but you could modify to whatever suits your tastes.  They look (I think) and SMELL real.  Good stuff.  Hope you enjoy!

(I have had much trouble in the past getting my photos to work.  I went through photobucket this time and I have my fingers crossed!)
« Last Edit: November 28, 2006 12:43:34 PM by sweets4ever » THIS ROCKS   Logged
naelany
Offline Offline

Posts: 2836
Joined: 12-Aug-2006

Duck, Duck....silly goose!


View Profile WWW
« Reply #1 on: November 28, 2006 12:43:26 PM »

wow, awesome job Smiley
THIS ROCKS   Logged

"just keep crafting, just keep crafting"

Sorry I've been gone so long. Am trying to get back on the boards. Body's thrown me for a few loops these past months and am still learning to adjust. Thanks for your patience.
aliastriona_angerboda
Pirate Queen, Insane Woman, Complete Nerd
Offline Offline

Posts: 2070
Joined: 12-Jan-2006


View Profile WWW
« Reply #2 on: November 28, 2006 12:48:14 PM »

It's simple and very lovely...I like it Smiley  That would look really good on the wrought iron on my front steps...
THIS ROCKS   Logged

emmalemma
« Reply #3 on: November 28, 2006 02:20:53 PM »

Thanks, guys.  I know it's not rocket science...but a simple way to spruce up (har har) the holiday decorations.
THIS ROCKS   Logged
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
How to Prepare a Salmon Nigiri Sushi
How to Cook Chilli and Ginger Chutney
How to Prepare Spring Rolls
How to Serve Singapore Inspired Noodles
How to Make a Rich and Flavourful Thai Massaman Curry
Latest Blog Articles
@Home This Weekend: DIY Drum Light
Tute Tuesday: Fleece Puppy Bed
Matchbox Mania!

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2014, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.