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Topic: I "needed" a christmas wreath...so I made one.  (Read 1456 times)
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akachan
« on: December 19, 2009 06:46:53 AM »

So after finishing putting up all the Xmas decorations, I felt I needed a wreath for the front door..hmmmm. What to do? I no longer have a handy dandy neighbourhood thrift store anymore. So I made one.  Cheesy   I sat down and drew out some christmassy things and cut out some felt, a bit of hot glue (only burnt myself once w00t) and viola!
           
                       

     It's about 9"  across I needed it smallish as the window in my door slides open and it would look weird if it went over the split
All it is inside is a piece of cardboard I shored up with some packing tape and then I wrapped it with some lime green wool blend fabric that I just ripped so it would be frayed. I glued a ribbon up top and it hangs up with the aid of a magnetic clip. Embroidered some of the holly leaves. Had the thought of embroidering all of them, and said no, that would be  insane . Gave Santa and snowmen french knot eyes (I had no black seed beads)  My oldest helped cutting out some things some gluing yay ! So all in all it took about 2-3 hours Smiley I am pleased with it.

                         

Thanks for looking Smiley
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FoxyBlue
« Reply #1 on: December 19, 2009 10:28:14 AM »

That's adorable! I'm sure it will be cherished for years to come!
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momcuellar
« Reply #2 on: December 21, 2009 09:08:04 PM »

excellent job!!  Sorry my reply is so late.  You know how crazy this season gets!!  anyway, I like your idea, and it does look sturdy enough to last a couple of years.
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OysterWright
« Reply #3 on: May 18, 2010 07:18:25 PM »

Aww how cute!  It looks like it was fun to make, too!
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