Thursday, October 4, 2012

Yet Another Halloween Wreath

When I was cleaning last week, I found some frames with no glass and decided to find a way to reuse them. Because we all know I just can't throw anything away...

I dug through my big box of Halloween junk, checked Pinterest, and then headed to the store for just a teeny tiny bit of fabric.

I swear. I only bought half a yard.


First, I tore the fabric in to strips and wrapped them around the smaller frame. Then, began gluing on assorted creepy things...like the one legged raven, after I amputated removed the leg. Like I said, I have trouble throwing things away.

Added some black roses from the dollar store and a little creepy crawler...

Ta Da!

 A little creepy crawly tucked up in the flowers...

This project cost me less than $2 to make since I had everything (except the fabric) on hand from other projects.

I had enough left over to do one more fun Halloween "recycle" project... But you'll have to come back later for that one :)

Speaking of coming back later...Next week's featured Iron Chef Mom ingredient is CHOCOLATE! So start thinking of your favorite chocolate recipes...

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12 comments:

  1. Oh, I love making these kind of "wreaths". I did a whole bunch of them in the Spring. It feels great to reuse these old frames, doesn't it? Your wreath came out great, too. Best wishes, Linda

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  2. What a great idea to use the picture frame :) Love it!

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  3. Very cute! I could probably make a wreath every week, but I don't think my hubby would appreciate it! :o)
    Thanks for taking the time to link up at Keep Calm & Link Up this weekend! We're thrilled you chose to party with us :o)
    xo, Meredith @ www.waittilyourfathergetshome.com

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  4. I saw that same fabric and loved it. I love how you covered an old frame with it.

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  5. Great job!! Love the plaid. Saw you on Momnivore's Dilemma and came to say hello : )

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  6. How fun -- love knowing that all the bits and pieces saved can be used and look so good! Thanks for linking on Busy Monday!

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  7. I've never seen a frame wreath like this before- I LOVE it!!

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  8. Micki!! I love the idea of using a picture frame. Your wreath is so darn cute. Thanks for sharing at Throwback Thursday.

    xoxo
    Denyse

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  9. I love the plaid, it's my new favorite...again :)
    Did you glue the fabric as you went?
    Thanks,
    Sami

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  10. Great idea! Sometimes the simple crafts turn out to be the best. The plaid is adorable. Stopping by from Throwback Thursday and pinning. :)

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  11. This is so cute! Thanks so much for sharing with this week's Throwback Thursday party.

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Thanks and have a great day!