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mamaedgar
« on: December 08, 2011 04:24:54 PM »

I decided to finally make a wreath, so I sketched up some ideas and came up with this!



I started off by studying some sun burst clocks from the 1950's, then went to work!

I'll do a short tutorial, if you want to create your own untraditional wreath!

Supplies:

Styrofoam wreath
White Duct Tape (or ribbon)
Bamboo Skewers
Styrofoam balls (mine were already covered in glitter!)
cardboard
glue
modge podge or acrylic medium
glitter
Clear Protectant Spray
Paint



I cut out the diamond shapes, painted them, then covered them in medium to adhere the glitter.  After the glitter was dry I sprayed them with the Protectant Spray to hold the glitter in place.  I then covered the wreath in duct tape and covered with medium, then glitter, and a spray of protectant spray.  I painted the skewers white, then thread the blue glitter balls on.  I glued the red diamonds onto some more bamboo skewers and stuck them all around the wreath.



I decided to add a cardboard bow, also covered in glitter!  There you go!



Here are some close ups!  Hope you like it!





PS:  i know .... our door desperately needs to be painted, just try to ignore it, I do!
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« Reply #1 on: December 08, 2011 04:54:02 PM »

Beautiful!
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« Reply #2 on: December 08, 2011 05:59:17 PM »

LOVE!!! So fun and colorful!

I really want to decorate in red and teal next year.
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« Reply #3 on: December 08, 2011 09:04:42 PM »

Snazzy...and PINNED!
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« Reply #4 on: December 08, 2011 09:15:38 PM »

NEAT! Love it! Want one!
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« Reply #5 on: December 09, 2011 02:11:14 PM »

thanks guys!  it was lots of fun to make!
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« Reply #6 on: December 09, 2011 10:41:02 PM »

that wreath is too cool for school!  thank you for the tutorial Smiley
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« Reply #7 on: December 12, 2011 08:51:01 AM »

glad you like it Smiley
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« Reply #8 on: December 26, 2011 09:12:54 PM »

Oooh - I like that!
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« Reply #9 on: October 18, 2013 03:45:21 PM »

I adore this take on a wreath. Grin


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