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Monday, November 14, 2011

Frugal Winter Wreath

Here is my new wreath for Winter.  It was super easy to make, and cost only a few dollars.
Here is what you will need:
Plastic Snowflakes ($1 @ Walmart)
A Glitter Star (1$ @ Walmart)
Hot Glue
Exacto Knife
Optional (faux pearls)

You will need one large kitchen bowl, and one small bowl, to use as a stencil for your wreath.  I cut the cardboard out with an exacto knife.  Then I wrapped my fat yarn around it, until the cardboard was completely covered.  I glued down the end of the yarn to the back side of the wreath. Next I cut the string off of the star ornament.  I used this small piece of string to make a hanger for my wreath on the backside.  I used hot glue and a snowflake to make it pretty.

Then I continued to hot glue the snowflakes, star ornament, and some faux pearls, to the front of the wreath. For only a few bucks, I am pleasantly pleased with how it turned out. 

Happy Winter time!

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  1. That is really pretty- I love blue & silver in the winter.

  2. Ack! I'm gonna make this. I actually have the stuff! WOOOHOOO!

  3. LOVE IT! Awesome job Mindie :) P.S. I LOVE your border up top of your blog, super cute :)

  4. Super cute! I bet my daughter would love to make this with me :)

  5. Hey Mindie! That turned out sooo awesome! I would so love for you to come share that this Sunday at our Sunday's Best party. I definitely think everyone would love it. Hope your having a great week =)

  6. super fun I beat the niece would love this. I'd love for you to add this to my link party over at

  7. hi.. stopping by from southern lovely. This is great.. its really pretty. And I love that it was cheap to make! I would love for you to link this up to my friday link party :)

  8. I love the idea of having a wreath that can be used even after the holidays. It seems like after you take down all the Christmas decor the house seems so empty.

  9. This is so cute! I just love the sparkles and glitter (that aren't toooo overwhelming, but still super-cute) and the fact that it was such a frugal project is even more awesome! : )

    -Mel the Crafty Scientist

  10. I really like this! What an adorable little wreath--and so festive! Thanks for sharing this @ Show & Share. I am so happy to have you!

  11. Beautiful and delicate wreath. I like it Greetings from me and the Czech Republic.

  12. During these times frugal is right on my budget, and then it's beautiful to beat. I loved the idea of cutting out your wreath, I wouldn't of thought of that. Being a knitted I like the chunky yarn. Really frugally lovely. I'm hoping you will share this over at Sunday's Best Party going on now. Sharing ideas is a good thing!


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