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Tuesday, June 28, 2011

The Beautiful

Everybody needs a patriotic wreath.  As always, I saw one made on another blog and can't remember the blog name. 

Supplies
  -cardboard
  -clothespins (about 100)
  -hot glue gun
  -any decorating accessories


Trace a circle onto your cardboard, I used a large mixing bowl as my template.  Then cut out your cicrle.  I used the next size down mixing bowl to trace another circle.  This created a cardboard "halo" piece.  Next begin the glue your clothespins onto the carboard.

After completing the entire circle, I gave the clothespins a clear coat.  I wanted a bit of shine.  I then added some red, white, and blue flowers to the bottom portion.  And finally I hung the wreath with a red and white gingham ribbon.


I think the wreath would be nice for any spring/summer holiday. You could add Easter eggs, fabric flowers, back to school accessories, etc.

Have a sweet day!



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10 comments:

  1. Super cute!!!! and looks somewhat easy and thrifty.
    ladeedacreations.com

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  2. I love the look of your Patriotic Wreath. I'm in love with red-white-and-blue, and I love the look of those clothespins - so homey! I'm a new follower! ~Lori

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  3. This is totally cute!! I love clothes pins. I don't know why but I do :P

    Check out my 4th wreath:
    http://foundintheali.blogspot.com/2011/06/4th-of-july-wreath_20.html

    I'm your newest follower :)

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  4. Super cute Jenn! Love it! Thanks for linking up to this week's Catch a Glimpse party.

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  5. So cute and clever. I just wanted to thank you for stopping by my blog and posting a comment. I really do appreciate it, also thanks for being a follower. :)

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  6. I know now what I'm going to do with that bag of clothespins sitting in my craft room! Great idea! Thank you so much for linking up!

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  7. very cute wreath idea! You did such a good job!

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  8. this is so cute! thanks for sharing! I found your blog through a link party and LOVE it! I am your newest follower and would love it if you would check out my blog and follow me too! Thanks!
    -Nikki
    http://chef-n-training.blogspot.com/

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  9. What a cute little wreath. I've seen these done in the laundry room, but never on a front door--what a fabulous idea! Great job!

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