Monday, October 31, 2011

another wreath!

So due to my new obsession with pinterest (I'm lexilooo there too, if you want to follow me!), I have developed a new love of wreaths. I saw a pin on there a few weeks ago, leading to a tutorial, and I knew that I wanted to make it!

This is it, a burlap wreath!

I made Steve stand with it, hehe, and as you can see, he's thrilled ;)

At least it looks cute on out front door, right?!

This is the tutorial that I used, again, linked from pinterest. My edit would be the amount of burlap to use. This person said to use 1 1/4-1 1/2 yards of burlap. I bought 1 1/2, to be safe, and ran out, and had to go back to Joann's for more, and bought another yard! At least burlap is cheap, just $3.99 a yard, and I had coupons! I also didn't fold the squares the same way she did...and I think that I folded them differently each time too! I learned that burlap is hard to cut, and it also sheds a lot too, while it's being cut! I worked on the wreath over the course of about two weeks I think, but if I added it up, it was really just a few hours. It could be done in one afternoon, I think, if you sat down to do it!

What about you? Anything crafty lately???


**nicke... said...

i have promised myself that i will decorate my house. we have been living here for over a year and it still looks like we just moved in. i will be putting my silhouette to work!

Annie said...

It's so pretty! Steve's reaction is priceless!

Steenezcka said...

Several knitted scarves and now pot holders :) Love the wreath!