Monday, November 12, 2012

diy yarn wreath

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i haven't blogged in a whole week and i feel like it's been forever! the sickness invaded our house and left us with bronchitis and head colds and you name it.  thank god for doctors and mommies and naptime!  anyway, i can't take credit for this project.  a couple weeks ago when i was dressing up my monogram that went in our bedroom, my friend christina was here and she had seen a yarn wreath that she really liked.  she picked out the colors for her house and to suit her taste, but of course you could always change that up. :)  i think i may do one for my back door with a natural twine or something like that. 
 
so first get your wreath form.  you can use a styrofoam form, a straw form, or a pool noodle.  noodles are hard to find this time of year, but always the cheap option!
 


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
tie your yarn around and just start wrapping.  if you use multiple colors, decide how wide you want the sections and when you reach that point, tie the yarn tight to secure it and cut.  we tried hot glue and it works, but it's messier and harder to hide. 
 
how cute is that?! we made some rosettes for it and glued those on.  to make rosettes, cut your felt in squares about the size of the palm of your hand.  start on one corner and cut the square into a spiral.  then when you roll it, it will turn into a cute little rosette! 
 
 
here are a few pictures of my friend christina and me.  she is such an amazing person and i'm so blessed to have her in my life!
 
 

 
 
hope you all have had a fabulous veteran's day!  thank you to all the current and former service men and women who give us our freedom, and god bless america!
 
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34 comments:

  1. that wreath is beautiful....i might try it this week

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  2. Just wanted to let you know I nominated you for the Liebster blog award.Love your blog and I'm a new follower.Come by and check out with this award is all about & I hope you will pass it on.

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  3. Cute wreath! I love the yarn, especially that green! I'd love for you to share this at my link party Submarine Sunday. It's open until Friday @ 11:59pm. I hope you'll stop by!

    T'onna
    http://navywifeypeters.blogspot.com/2012/11/submarine-sunday-6.html

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  4. What a smart, simple project. Thank you for sharing it.

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  5. I love the simple beauty and the BEAUTIFUL colors!

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  6. Love the yarn wreath! Nice and simple! You and your friend look so happy!

    I found your blog from the CHQ hop! I am now following your blog, facebook, pinterest and twitter! Looking forward to seeing more!
    Cynthia at http://FeedingBig.blogspot.com

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  7. So pretty - love the color combo. Stopping by from the Twirl & Take a Bow party!

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  8. I love the wreath. What a great tutorial.
    I have tagged you in a game of blog tag. Go here:
    http://pam-thebestlaidplans.blogspot.com/2012/11/ive-been-tagged-youre-it.html to find out how to play and to meet new bloggers.
    Let me know if you choose not to participate. Thanks and hope to be reading your answers soon. :)

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  9. Too cute! I love the colors you chose! Have a great week.
    Leslie
    houseontheway@gmail.com

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  10. I love this wreath! Great color choices!

    Katie
    www.funhomethings.com

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  11. This is so cute! I love how you guys striped it! I like your idea of making one with twine. Glad you are feeling better; no fun when everyone in the house gets sick!

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  12. I love the wreath and the colors you chose! I came over from ginger snap crafts to invite you to join my month long Thanksgiving link party. It will be open for one more week, with fabulous features on Thanksgiving day! I would lovr for you to join us!
    http://www.nap-timecreations.com/2012/11/some-fall-baking-tasteful-tuesday-party.html

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  13. This is a really cool idea. We turned one of our rooms into a Library, where I will be knitting all the time. I must make one of these wreaths for the room. Thanks!

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  14. I was just thinking today that I would like to make a new wreath for my front door, and I don't really like fake greenery & flowers, so I was going to look for something more like this! Thanks for sharing! I found you at Farm Girl Friday. :)

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  15. Very pretty! Love the color combination you used!

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  16. Lovely wreath! I've been dying to try this method-I think I'll have to make a Christmas version!

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  17. Hi, saw you on Night Owl Crafting. I like your colors. I made a patriotic wreath like this one, hadn't thought of doing it in other colors. Thanks for the inspiration!

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  18. This looks fantastic! Saw you link up on a bunch of link parties. Would love it if you linked up on my blog hop and added it to your list! www.w-t-fab.com/search/label/bloghop. Also let me know if you'd like to follow each other!

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  19. What a cute wreath! Saw you over at Navy Wifey Peters link party and am happy to be following you via GFC and looking forward to more!

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  20. Oh this looks fantastic! I made a yarn wreath for 4th of July. It was a lot of work but it was worth it.

    Thanks for sharing on Marvelous Mondays. I will be featuring this on my blog tonight along with this week's party. I hope you will stop by again and link up. :)

    Julie
    www.thisgalcooks.com

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  21. Also, I just became your 100th GFC follower. :)

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  22. What a pretty color combination! I love the soft texture of yarn wreaths!

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  23. Your wreath is beautiful, and I love the colors. Great job!! Thank you so much for sharing again this week at A Bouquet of Talent. Have a wonderful week and a Happy Thanksgiving! :)

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  24. Oh I love the wreath, Your newest follower.

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  25. So pretty! I love the color combo - reminds me of my wedding. :)

    xo-Kimberly {allons-y kimberly}

    P.S. I have a giveaway going on right now for some really great hair products (http://www.allonsykimberly.com/2012/11/giveaway-with-flat-iron-experts.html) . Hope you'll stop by!

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  26. I keep saying I need to try making one of these! I love the colors you used. I'm your newest GFC follower, too! Thanks for sharing at All my Bloggy Friends. I'm looking forward to seeing what you share this week! :)

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  27. Oh those wreaths... easy and fun. Make one, make a million, it's so addictive!!!! Thank you for sharing your creative pursuit!


    We'll have a linky party tomorrow but the blog will be 'closed for business' on Thursday. That is: all the free Thanksgiving coloring pages etc. will be downloadable but I won't be turning on that computer..,So, we hope to see you tomorrow then! And if not, HAPPY THANKSGIVING!

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  28. Hey Katie, Another great project! I love felt flowers. :)
    Thanks so much for linking up and linking back last week at the Humble Brag! Even though its Black Friday, hope to see you back tomorrow to link up more great projects. Don't forget, we will be giving away more free ad space! :)
    http://www.oneprojectcloser.com/the-humble-brag-link-party-8/

    Happy Thanksgiving!!!

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  29. Love this super cute yarn wreath!!

    I hope you are having a lovely week my dear and thank you so much for linking up to last week's Aloha Friday Blog Hop.

    If you have time, we'd love to have you come back and link up to the Aloha Friday Blog Hop if you haven't already!

    Aloha,

    Jean {What Jean Likes}

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