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Thursday, November 18, 2010

Christmas Wreath Tutorial!

Last week I showed you my Christmas Wreath! Wanna know how I made it?! Well, here you go!

Take a plain grapevine wreath:

Start tying ribbons into knots onto the wreath. 

Then add more sizes and lengths (Look familiar? I used the left over ribbon from my Christmas Ribbon Garland!) until you get the "look" you want!

For the "P", I got a plain wooden letter from Hobby Lobby and spray painted it red. It was a little plain for me, so I decided to get some lime green paint and put polka dots on it! 

The eraser of a pencil makes the perfect dots (a little trick I have used for years!)!

...keep "dotting!"

Then I decided it needed a little "sparkle," so I put green glitter onto the "P!" (make sure your "dot" paint is still wet so the glitter will stick!)

And then...

A cute "P" for my Christmas Wreath!

It got late and I got tired so I don't have picture for the next part, but I think you can handle it! I added red and green ornaments on the wreath to fill in the gaps that the ribbon didn't quite cover. I tied the ornaments into the wreath and then put a tiny dot of hot glue where the ornament touched the wreath to hold it into place. This is what it ended up looking like:

Yay! That was easy, right?!



  1. I've featured you on my blog for Craftify It Thursday! If you have a chance, swing by and grab the feature button and your welcome to link up another craft as well!

    Thanks & Have a great day!

  2. So cute, I just love the glittery P! I so want to make one!

  3. This looks fantastic! Thanks so much for sharing the idea. :)

  4. Happy Friday! I love this! I featured you today on my blog I would love for you to stop by and grab a button!


  5. This is just TOO cute!!! I am your newest follower and have seen your post on a few different link parties. I was actually going to try and make a wreath like this myself yesterday, but I chickened out :P

  6. OK, I think that I can maybe do that!!! Thanks.

  7. Adorable! I love the glittery polka dots.

  8. You are getting me in the mood for Christmas! Love it!



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