Thursday, September 20, 2012

Trick or Treat Wreath

Just a few more hours to enter my Bertolli Meals giveaway

My Halloween wreath last year was awful.

This year, I was determined not to let that catastrophe happen  again.

I was inspired by this wreath from Pandora's Craft Box. Isn't it amazing??

And as luck would have it, the only item I had on hand to totally copy it was... a foam wreath. And even then, I had to dismantle another wreath to get at it.

First, I wrapped wire ribbon from the old wreath around the foam.

I didn't have ready made flowers, but decided fabric rosettes would be perfect. I found spooky mesh at the dollar store and a great spider.

Everything is adhered with my trusty hot glue gun.

Still, it was missing something. . .

I found a oval piece of crafty wood and painted it purple. . . And it was clearly time to bust out the scrapbooking supplies I've been hoarding saving for a rainy day.

I seem to use my scrapbooking supplies for everything except scrapping these days!


Ta Da!

Much more awesome looking wreath than last year.

Of course, I keep seeing the plaque in the middle as a giant Halloweeny Easter Egg.

Linked up at:

House of Hepworths ** Wildly Original ** Happy Hour Projects ** Fantabulous Friday ** Fabulous Friday ** Frugal Friday ** Frugalicious Friday ** Kitchen Fun with my 3 sons **Wickedly Creative Halloween Linky ** Anything Goes friday ** Keep Calm and Link Up ** Cheerios & Lattes **Create & Inspire **Sunday Roundup **Busy Mondays **Newbie PArty **


  1. What a really great idea.
    I'd love for you to link it up on my Halloween post please

  2. What a great wreath! I love it! I hope you'll add it to my Wickedly Creative Halloween Ideas Party.

  3. Micki you're funny! Hey-spiders lay eggs! I like the lacy effect you achieved.
    Thanks so much for linking up at I Gotta Create! <3 Christina

  4. Well it's cute this year:) Thanks for sharing with my party.

  5. Very cute, found you from Fox Hollow Cottage party

  6. Adorable! Love the black and white! Thanks for joining the party at Keep Calm and Link Up!

    Barbara at Chase the Star
    chasethestar dot net

  7. The spider- mesh makes it look extra- awesome! Wish I had thought of that.. d'oh!

  8. The purple adds a great pop of color -- you made me laugh with the Easter egg bit though! Thanks so much for linking on Busy Monday!

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    1. I'd love for you to share this and any other crafts at my new linky party, Submarine Sunday. I hope you'll stop by!



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