Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Stone Wreath

Here's a fun project for a nice spring looking wreath! The only wreath I have is a christmas one, so I've been dying to make this! Plus!...I only spent $4.70  for this wreath!

What you will need:

-foam wreath circle ($1--go to the dollar store)
-2 bags of flat stones or marbles (again, dollar store) 
-2 colors of ribbon
-some spring-like flowers or berries
-acrylic paint or spray paint 
-hot glue gun  

1. First step is to paint your wreath ring the same color as the stones you are using. I chose white stones so I painted my wreath white. I used acrylic paint, but maybe spray paint would work better???

2. Start hot gluing your stones on as close together as possible. This part takes awhile but be patient!

3. Eventually your wreath will look like this....I chose not to cover my whole wreath in stones because I wanted room for some colorful embellishments.

4. Hot glue your flowers or berries to the foam part of the wreath.

5. Wrap the still exposed foam part with one color of ribbon until the foam is covered up. Then take a skinnier ribbon of a different color and do a criss-cross pattern starting from the bottom and going up.

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  1. That turned out super cute! I'm glad you did it! :)

  2. This turned out great! I love the little embellishment on the side!

    I'm hosting a "Saturday is Crafty Day" party on April 24th and I'd love it if you stopped by!

  3. I love it! I host a link party on saturdays it is www.iamonly1woman.blogspot.com and would love for you to join me :)

  4. Seems superrrr fun! Can't wait to try it!

  5. Love it, I'm a fan of everything natural. Very pretty!

  6. Very cute. I love that the products came from the dollar store too!

  7. Very pretty...hmmm I am thinking sour apple green for mine!! tfs!

  8. I love it! So cute!

    Thanks for linking at Lucky Star Lane!

  9. That turned out great!! I made one similar but I could only find the colored stones. So I spray painted them white! ;) Nice job!!

  10. Woah, I love this idea. Definitely book marking for the future!

  11. I have this thing for cobalt blue...I am thinking I will try this with flat cobalt marbles! Thanks for the great idea....I love the white!!

  12. I'm so glad you stopped by!

    Thanks for linking up to Saturday is Crafty Day @ along for the ride! Hope to see you back next week!

  13. That's really cool looking. I love a good wreath.


  14. That is really cool! I love the look of the rocks! :)

  15. I want to try this. I have been looking for wreath ideas and I love this!! :) Glad I found you through Lucky Star Lane!

  16. Hey Ladies,
    Awesome wreath! and at a great price :) Thanks for joining the Craftaholics Anonymous Support Group! I had fun stopping by and checking out your craftiness!



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