Monday, March 21, 2011

Spring Wreath

My front door currently has a "cupcakes" hanger on it,
...that was super cute for Valentines Day, but it's time for it to go away until next year.
While I was browsing the isles of one of my favorite stores, the Dollar Tree, I decided to try to make a version of the cute wreaths I've seen popping up on other blogs. I bought the supplies and was out $3.23 poorer. I started with a styrofoam floral wreath, a ball of twine, and a bundle of silk dahlia bush flowers... A couple (ok, several) hot glue gun dots and about 45 minutes later I have a new front door decor!
up close :(please excuse the poor pictures...all I had on me was a camera phone)
At first I wasn't a fan of the twine because it was frayed, but now that it's finished I like it; it adds character!
However, the more I looked at it though, the more I felt like it just needed something else. I used some of the twine left over and spiraled it and hot glued it to the center of the flower.
Much better!

Love! :D


  1. Nice job! Looks great!

  2. This looks great! Excellent job! (I so LOVE the Dollar Store!)

  3. That turned out sooo good! Love the twine centers to the flowers. The perfect addition!

  4. I love your twine wreath, frayed and all! I need a new spring wreath too. Your pink flowers are so cheerful!

  5. Love the cute cupcake trio on your door. And thanks for the lovely comment on my blog. cheers !

  6. Very nice! I love using twine to cover wreaths! Thanks for linking it up.

  7. Cute wreath, love the cupcake one too. Thank you for linking up to my K.I.S.S. blog bash last week. :)

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