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Refurbished Christmas Wreath

I love the beginning of December, because it means I can decorate for Christmas!  I love taking out all of the decorations and remembering them from year to year.  I also like to see what I collected at yard sales and thrift stores to add to the collection.
This year, I pulled out a wreath that I received in college to hang on my dorm door.  It has survived the moves and is still with me.  It just isn't exciting me anymore.
Instead of getting rid of it, I decided to give it a makeover!  I used red deco mesh, green and gold sparkle ribbon, and gold plastic ball ornaments.  The reason I point out plastic is due to the fact that I started with glass balls, and one fell, ending up shattered.
There are multiple videos on the internet showing how to use deco mesh.  It is probably a lot easier to search it than for me to try to explain it.  I did two layers of the deco mesh to cover the wreath.
I then took the gold and green ribbon and wrapped it around the mesh.  You have to play with it until it looks right.
Then, I added the gold balls using ornament hooks to attach them to the mesh.  Again, you just have to play around with the placement until you get the right balance.
Now it's big enough to fill the space over my mantle.
Have you made over any wreaths?  Add your link in the comments to show off your skills.


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2 comments:

  1. Love your beautiful wreath - you are an amazing artist!

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  2. wow, the meth adds so much color and fun! great job!

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