Friday, September 21, 2012

Burlap & Denim Wreath

So I was totally inspired by this wreath on Pinterest

Burlap and Denim Wreath

I had just cleaned out a ton of 
oh so flattering 
hideous mom jeans
from my closet 


I had burlap that I HAD TO BUY when I was in JoAnns.

This was the perfect time to make this wreath

Here is how I did it

Unfortunately I didnt take pics as I went but it was so easy...

Cut a long strip of burlap and wrap it around a foam wreath
(Using a glob of glue from my glue gun to anchor it) 
I just wound it around the wreath till it was fully covered.
I did a few more globs of hot glue as I went
then at the end of it too.  
I actually didn't have enough of the burlap strip cut 
to cover the whole thing 
cause I am really precise when I measure stuff
wait no I'm not
I wing it....
so I just glued the added piece to the back 
shhh, nobody will see the back anyway

Cut strips of denim to make the rosettes and create the flowers
I liked the different shades of denim too
(was wishing I still had my acid wash jeans for this--HA)

I used the tutes from these 2 sites


Rosette Flowers


There are like a zillion tutorials on how to do flowers on Pinterest and YouTube
Just pick one you like, you really cant mess this up!!!

 For the "Welcome" sign I used an old cereal box 
to cut the little pennant triangles 
then used Tacky Glue to stick the denim to them 
then cut around them to make them even & neat

 I stamped "Welcome" using acrylic paint and clear rubber stamps from Michaels, they are so old, but i love them still!!

I hole punched two holes in each corner & threaded twine
I just played with it till it sat right

Here it is all finished

I totally love it
It isn't exactly like the one on 

The Magic of Ordinary Things Blog

But I am really happy with it!