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[20 May 2016 | No Comment | 159 views]
Make a Family Tree Photo Wreath

Print your heirloom family photos and turn them into a pretty Family Tree Photo Wreath. You can customize this photo wreath with your favorite pretty paper and embellishments, or use this idea for a Graduation wreath to show your grad’s best photos from their lifetime. Find my tutorial over at MyPrintly: [Family Tree Photo Wreath]
Project Materials:

Vintage family photos, reprinted on photo paper, about $.15 each
12” …

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[5 May 2016 | Comments Off on Make a Geometric Painted Wood Wreath | 541 views]
Make a Geometric Painted Wood Wreath

Wreaths are the best craft – easy to make, infinitely variable, and when you’re done, you have a cool decoration to adorn your home or your front door. Over at Live.Craft.Love, I posted instructions for how to make this eye-catching geometric wreath that is made by painting wooden circles with hand-mixed shades of acrylic paint. Set aside an evening or a crafternoon to make this …

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[21 Mar 2016 | Comments Off on Make an Easter Egg Wreath | 362 views]
Make an Easter Egg Wreath

We’ve seen several takes on the Easer egg wreath over the years, and we particularly love the design of this one! Haeley from Design Improvised designed it for Oriental Trading Company (which is kind of like the dollar store of the catalog world). Choose all of your elements in a matching color scheme to give it a classier, more sophisticated look.

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[9 Dec 2015 | One Comment | 1,124 views]
Make a Yarn Pom Pom Holiday Wreath

How sweet is this yarn pom pom wreath? Jess at Make & Do Crew f0und a reindeer-adorned wreath form and transformed it with lovely, fuzzy textures. Even if you can’t find the special reindeer wreath form, you can still enjoy this cozy aspect of this look with any wreath form – even a circle of cardboard from the recycling bin! Use different weights of yarn …

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[29 Nov 2015 | One Comment | 1,237 views]
Make a DIY Pinecone Wreath

Here’s a stunning and cheap Christmas decor craft you can make with stuff from the dollar store, or gathered from your yard: a Pinecone Wreath. I found this amazing idea over at the Consumer Crafts Blog, Crafts Unleashed. You can also find the instructions in ConsumerCrafts.com’s holiday lookbook, that contains ideas and great craft supplies for discounted prices! [instructions for pinecone wreath]
You can also find …

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[14 Nov 2015 | Comments Off on Make a Hazelnut Fall Wreath | 982 views]
Make a Hazelnut Fall Wreath

You’ve probably seen plenty of acorns incorporated into fall crafts, but what about other nuts? At the blog Mad in Home, Cecile shared her tutorial for making this gorgeous hazelnut wreath. I hadn’t thought to use hazelnuts this way, and now my brain is churning about all the other great fall looks they could achieve! (Not gonna lie – also thinking about eating all of …

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[6 Nov 2015 | Comments Off on Make a Recycled Egg Carton Wreath | 1,662 views]
Make a Recycled Egg Carton Wreath

There are some things that I never like to throw away because they have so many fun uses – and one of those things is the humble egg carton! I especially like the paper-y cartons, which can be upcycled into sleek and stylish crafts like this wreath! German blogger Rebecca at Sinnen Rausch created it with some cleverly-trimmed egg cartons and a few basic supplies. The tutorial …

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[28 Oct 2015 | Comments Off on Make a DIY Wreath Jig | 1,677 views]
Make a DIY Wreath Jig

Make perfect, beautiful wreaths out of herbs and other plant cuttings – without spending money on wreath forms! Ananda at A Piece of Rainbow used a single dollar store item – a small plastic laundry basket – to create wreath jigs in two different sizes, allowing her to make gorgeous, perfectly round wreaths every time. Check out her blog post for instructions and lots of …

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[22 Sep 2015 | One Comment | 953 views]
Make a Crepe Paper Halloween Wreath

If your Halloween decorating tastes run in the spooky-yet-sophisticated category, then this is a project you must see!  Over at Live Craft Love, Laura made this showstopping wreath out of unexpectedly simple materials – recycled cardboard and crepe paper streamers!  The texture of the crepe paper gives it a bit of extra spookiness – for a different look you could also try this technique with …

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[16 Sep 2015 | Comments Off on Make a Skeleton Hand Halloween Wreath | 1,828 views]
Make a Skeleton Hand Halloween Wreath

Give spooky a sophisticated twist with this skeleton hand wreath!  Vanessa from Tried & True gave the plastic hands a visual upgrade with the help of some metallic sliver spray paint.  It’s amazing what a big difference you can make with a little paint!  We also love that the center of her wreath is a chalkboard, allowing you to customize and change the sentiment on …