Saturday, May 1, 2010

DIY – Burlap Spring Wreath

Saturday afternoon I didn’t have anything to do so I decided to make a burlap wreath (random, I know).  I got the idea from a crafty blog and thought it seemed easy enough.  Here is a tutorial on how to make one if you’d like!  It’s SUPER easy!

The players:
Burlap (4 ft)
Scrapbooking brads (100)
Material (3 squares)
Scissors
Glue gun
Foam wreath
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Next you cut about 4 inches wide of burlap down the length of the material.  Hot glue it to the wreath and wrap it around.

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Then draw & cut circles, this takes the longest amount of time.  About 50 of each 2 in. and 3 in. circles.  You can overlap to make it go by quicker.  Make sure you also use a sophisticated measuring tool like I did.  It’s very important!  ;)  Actually that coffee mug worked out great for the difference in sizes that I needed.  Then cut out about 25 2 in. and 3 in. circles from each of the material squares.

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After cutting out all the circles, place the brads in the center and just start making the “flowers”!  Super easy.

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Final flowers

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Glue all of the flowers onto the wreath in a random order.  Just try to spread out the colors a bit.

The final product!

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What do you think?

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Total time making this wreath : 2 hours
Total cost: $20.26

Now that I’ve made one I know what to expect so I can get a little more creative and have a better idea of what colors will look good.  So, what do you think?  I’m pretty pleased with it since it was such a quick and easy project.  :)

Hope everyone had a great Saturday!

1 comment:

Jackie said...

I like it! Make me one.

Jacs