Monday, July 9, 2012

Bedroom Door Wreath

Monday, Monday.
So how was everyone's weekend?
The family and I packed up on Friday for a last minute trip to the lake.  It was a relaxing weekend away from all media sources and the usual craziness of our weekend.  It was really nice to get away, too.  Kind of like a mini holiday.


Well, today I'm sharing a wreath I made recently.  I made it for my daughter's bedroom door.  I love how it's  used with the fabrics in her room and it kind of personalizes her space a little more.  Plus: she loved it!



Here's how easy it is to make one.

Get some heavier cardboard to cut out a wreath form from.
I traced a clock for the outer circle and a lid for the inner one.  Just find something in a circle shape that's the size you want.






Carefully, cut out your wreath form with a utility knife.


Now cut out another one.


Tape the two shapes together with packaging tape.  That should make your form thick and sturdy enough to use.


Now get together your fabric scraps.  I used a bunch of fabrics leftover from my daughter's bedroom and anything else in the colors for her room.


Cut slits in a 10" or 11" wide piece of fabric.


Then tear away!  It's actually kinda fun!
Once you've got all you think you need you can get to work.


Just tie them on with a double knot alternating your fabrics.


Until you reach the end.  Now sit back and admire.


I love the color combo!


If you want you can add a little cluster of fabric rosettes of your choice.  I actually used an old rosette cluster I made from my daughter's old 'bubblegum headband'.  She accidentally broke the headband, but I decided to save this piece.  Came in handy for this!


Hot glue it onto your wreath and you can hang that prettiness up!


Girly and sweet, perfect for her bedroom door.


I used a length of tulle ribbon to hang mine.


I wasn't sure about the bedroom door wreath thing, but now I love it.  I almost want one for mine, too!





Have a super week!

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25 comments :

Lindsay said... Best Blogger Tips

I could so make this for my girls' room! Love that you made your own wreath form--genius & thrifty!

Raimie @ The Prairie Hen's Nest said... Best Blogger Tips

Dear Vixen,
Way darling! I think I'll recreate this for a scrapbook page. Thanks!

love,
Raimie

Pamela R said... Best Blogger Tips

Wow this is absolutely adorable!! I love it! I may just have to make one for my daughter's room!

Mary said... Best Blogger Tips

Cute, easy, soft, friendly post for wreath decoration. Good deal.

{northern cottage} said... Best Blogger Tips

PERFECT - fun colors - ahhhhh!

Maria Kitching said... Best Blogger Tips

This is great, bet your daughter just loves it.
Seen you on resons to skip the housework.
Maria Crafty Chic

Christine @ Angel Stitch Embroidery and Jezebel said... Best Blogger Tips

How cool!! But how is this going to work when she is old enough to begin slamming her door in a huff? ;-) Really, I could see these in my home. One for each plus the bathroom.....

Kathie said... Best Blogger Tips

Could've sworn I've commented on this very wreath before! I still love it! Would love for you to share at Gettin' Krafty With It:
http://kraftykat76.blogspot.com/2012/07/gettin-krafty-with-it.html

TeenaBugg38 said... Best Blogger Tips

Absolutely adorable!! I bought a couple of embroidery hoops are a thrift store to do that exact thing with!!

Jeanette said... Best Blogger Tips

Too cute! Love how you put it on a cardboard ring. I made a similar one but made a ring out of a clothes hanger. Yours is much more substantial. I pinned this!

~Damita's Pretty Wrap~ said... Best Blogger Tips

Adorable little wreathe!! :) :) Hugs, Holly

Natasha SerenityYou said... Best Blogger Tips

this wreath is just so pretty! and I can't believe how easy it was to make!

would love it if you could share this on my link party - http://serenityyou.blogspot.co.uk/2012/07/serenity-saturday-47.html

Etcetorize said... Best Blogger Tips

Looks great! All of the colours really pop off of the white door. Thanks so much for sharing at Etcetorize this week!

Jill said... Best Blogger Tips

So pretty and bright! and very thrifty too!


Thanks for linking to a Round Tuit!
Hope you have a fabulous week!
Jill @ Creating my way to Success
http://www.jembellish.blogspot.com/

Tara @ Tales of a Trophy Wife said... Best Blogger Tips

Adorable! (I'm a little jealous of her door too)

Debi said... Best Blogger Tips

Cute Wreath. I have a Blog Hop, and I would love it if you would link this post. You can find it at
http://www.adornedfromabove.com/2012/07/3-face-masks-from-your-kitchen-and.html
It is called Wednesdays Adorned From Above Blog Hop.
I hope to see you there. Have a great Day.
Debi Bolocofsky
Adorned From Above
www.adornedfromabove.com

Christine said... Best Blogger Tips

Oh so FUN!!!! It looks great!!

Thanks so much for sharing this at The DIY Dreamer.. From Dream To Reality!

Tim, Allyson, and kids said... Best Blogger Tips

So cute! Thank you so much for sharing this...I will be blaming you for my new wreath obsession :)

We'd love for you to link up to our Finished Friday Blog Party!

Home Bohemia said... Best Blogger Tips

Hi,
Beautiful!! I love it...and want to make one on my own!! Thank you for the inspiration:)) /Maria

Becolorful said... Best Blogger Tips

This is just so pretty. I'm inspired that you started your wreath with just a cardboard circle. Very resourceful. :D
and the colors here are clear and bright but yet soft. Nicely done. Oh, and the added fabric flowers were the perfect finishing touch. Can you tell I liked this? :D
Thanks for sharing on BeColorful
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Hani@Craftionary said... Best Blogger Tips

What a cute wreath! I love it.. Thanks for linking up. Have a nice weekend.

Marianne said... Best Blogger Tips

Vixen, this is a wonderfully bright and cheery wreath. Delightful to wake up to in the morning!

Blessings for a bright and cheery day,

Marianne

Lalav said... Best Blogger Tips

Lovely choice of colours!
Well done, and thanks for sharing!
Lavinia

Natasha SerenityYou said... Best Blogger Tips

Just to let you know that you have been featured on my link party - http://serenityyou.blogspot.co.uk/2012/07/serenity-saturday-48.html

Natasha xx

Kathryn Pepper said... Best Blogger Tips

So cute! I need to make one for my daughter's door! I'm featuring this tonight at my link party! Thanks so much for linking up!

Kathryn
destinationcraft.blogspot.com