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Tuesday, May 21, 2013

A Spring Wreath

Hello everyone! The weather is finally warming up here, but we have gotten more rain than I think I've ever seen!!! I wanted to create something different with these beautiful ribbons and cute little dress die. I started by cutting a circular piece of chipboard and painted it a matching green as the ribbon.


I took the green ribbon and wrapped and gathered, stapling in the center in an offset pattern. Once I had that completed I took the purple ribbon and wove it around.


To fill in any blank spots I added the little sprays of tulle and pearls of the same color. Then die cut three of the little dresses, 2 yellow and 1 purple and also placed them randomly.


I tied bows with the left over green ribbon with my Craft-Dee Bowz tool and also adhered them. I added little purple blooms and a butterfly as well. The finishing touch was a multiple loop bow in purple with my Craft-Dee Bowz tool!!!


I thought it turned out cute and you could make lots of variations of this little wreath! You could make multiples for shower decorations, or birthdays........lots of possibilities!

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6 comments:

AnyOldCraft said...

Very cute and I love the colours :)

Donna Maligno said...

This is luscious, Patti. What a clever idea! The addition of the little dress die makes it so feminine and sweet.

Donna Ellis said...

Love your spring wreath, Patti - especially the colors and textures. Wonderful project! hugs, de

starqueen said...

Hi Patti,
What a festive, feminine wreath...perfect for a girl of any age! I love seeing unique ways to use the dies I HAD to have, and ideas for home decorating with my Craft Dee Bowz. Thanks for sharing!

Anonymous said...

What a great idea! Love the brightness and uniqueness of the wreath!
Eleanor

Brenda Frame said...

The colors and the bows on this wreath are beautiful! What a great way to welcome this time of year! Hugs