Blast from the past {Dollar Store Ornament Wreath}

I’ve been working on some Christmas crafts (Read, wreaths) ’round these parts and I thought it’d be fun to pull this one up from many moons ago. Once I get the newest little diddy finished I’ll share that– Hopefully this week! Enjoy!

Ever since I saw this wreath over at Nannygoat, who saw it over at Eddie Ross. I fell in love. I immediately gave up my adoration of fall and ran head on to Christmas. Yes, I skip Thanksgiving– That Holiday and I do not get along. Another post for that mess. So I ran to the Dollar store and got my supplies. I’m pretty sure while I was there, another fellow blogger was doing the same thing. I say this because we both saw the last sleeve of itty bitty red bulbs and do you know what she did? She gave me the stink eye and went for them! Having a little class, I stepped away. When she turned around though, I took them out of her cart and ran. Jokes on her huh?

Kidding. ;)

I grabbed the itty bitty silvers and said some mean words and checked out. The other sites have the tutorials for these and let’s be honest, they’re pretty awesome at it. So check them out in case you don’t want to read this drawn out novel.

Ready? Okay, Grab one of those old metal hangers and bend it into a circle, while unraveling the top so you can scoot those bulbs on. Or, better yet, have your best friend do it cheering her on all along saying “See you CAN craft!” While she’s busy doing that, grab a Dr. Pepper and heat your glue gun up. Start by putting a little rim of glue on each of the ornament tops so that they don’t slide off. Then string them on, rotating back and forth using little ones to fill in the gaps. Easy peasy right?

Then take some big ol satin thin wired ribbon you have in the basement and put her on the front door, Nester style.


Then realize that you can’t shut your storm door because it’s so thick and lovely. Awesome. ;) She’ll find a new home soon.

If you’re interested in other Christmas crafts– check out these from years past.
Be sure to check out the Top Projects page for even more inspiration ;) Happy Monday!

Comments

  1. Totally LOVE again. And every time I see your black door, I want to paint mine!

  2. Love it! How many boxes of ornaments did you use????

  3. Hi Rachelle, just to let you know that I found your wreath so fun and I mentioned it on my blog here http://pecionate.blogspot.it/2012/12/aria-di-festa.html. Hope you’d be proud to share with the italian public!
    Thanks, Laura :)

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