Craft Spring Summer

May 15, 2013 at 1:38 am

Fun Monogram Wreath

Fun Monogram Wreathmonogramwreath

I was looking to make something that was fun and screamed that spring is finally here for my front door.  I purchased a large chipboard initial from the craft store, as well as a bright green cotton yarn.

Monogram Wreath

With my handy dandy hot glue gun I set to work covering my letter D.  I’m not going to lie, it was tedious.  But I did it in segments of about 20 minutes every couple of days, which made it more manageable.

Monogram WreathIn the party supplies aisle of Hobby Lobby I found these cute pinwheel picks in a variety of colors.  I chose sherbet colors and picked up 2, at only 99 cents a piece.

Monogram Wreath

I wanted to see if I could make it so that the pinwheels would still spin on the monogram.  I decided to just cut off the pick with a pair of large scissors.

Monogram Wreath

Then I just hot glued them into place, being sure to hold them upright until the glue set.

Monogram Wreath

Then I just added a matching polka dot ribbon and bow and hung it on my front door.

Monogram Wreath

I love how it came out.

Monogram WreathIt does just what I wanted it to, announcing warm weather in grass green with fun pops of color.

Monogram WreathWhen my teen came home from a track meet this evening he stopped at the door and remarked “now this is cool”.

Monogram WreathAnd yes, they do still spin!Monogram Wreath

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One Comment

  1. Denise Abshire says:

    I love this

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