Creative Crafting, Mmm...Food...

Easter is Coming!

I know it was JUST St. Patrick's Day, but next week is Easter! While Easter is absolutely THE most important holiday in the Christian faith, I'm not going to get too into that today. You're welcome. Instead, I'm going to highlight a few of my favorite springtime crafts and treats from Easters Past. And so,… Continue reading Easter is Coming!

Creative Crafting, Uncategorized

Rustic Wreath {Burlap and Pearls}

Today’s re-blog is my most popular crafty post: The Rustic Wreath. I sell them on Etsy, but this post has swept pinterest enough to give me over 6,600 views since I posted it two years ago. Have you made a wreath you’re proud of? Share it in the comments!

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This was one of my favorite weekend projects to date. I was inspired by this wreath over on etsy, and decided I wanted to make one of my own! The first step was to make felt flowers.

You need:
-a wreath (any kind you like! This could be pretting with a fabric-wrapped styrofoam wreath too)
-felt
-glue
-scissors
-a round object (a cd works perfectly)
-ribbon (for hanging)
-needle
-thread (needle and thread are optional – I used them to attach the burlap loops and also to add some pearls to the rest of the wreath)

Directions

Cut a circle of felt using the CD as a guide (doesn’t need to be perfect) and then cut in a spiral from the outside all the way to the center. Again, perfection is over rated…

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30 before 30, Creative Crafting

A House Divided Wreath

This has been one of my favorite projects to date. Something I've wanted to do for a long time... And recently, on my birthday (which was a Sunday), I ACTUALLY took the time out to dive into this project, and I TOTALLY LOVED IT. If you're feeling crafty, there are a million tutorials out there… Continue reading A House Divided Wreath

Creative Crafting, Daily Notes

Argyle Autumn Wreath

This weekend was autumn perfection. We tailgated in the sunshine. We saw Ohio State beat Wisconsin in the Shoe. We went to church, the grocery, and made chili in the crock pot, and ate it while we watched football. And last night, I made a new little wreath for autumn, out of materials and fabrics I already had.… Continue reading Argyle Autumn Wreath

Creative Crafting

Favorite Craft of 2012 {year in review}

As each year comes to a close, I love to pick out my favorite projects, foods, and photos from the year. Today, I bring you my favorite craft of 2012: my rustic wreath. So simple to make, its rosettes, pearls, and burlap touches make it a year-round accent for your front door. What's not to… Continue reading Favorite Craft of 2012 {year in review}