Because I bought a Hodge Podge of unsymmetrical stuff that didn’t always coordinate in color, size or texture for the project and didn't think about them beyond, "How pretty! I'm buying it!"
I knew I had to change my ways after reorganized my craft room and finding more wreath making supplies than my small house can hold.
How to Make a Wreath
I have to eyeball it because I can't cut the flower picks apart in the store to get the full look of what I want to go where.
If also saves me from buying too many project supplies and trying to find a place to store them
This is everything I need to make my autumn outdoor wreath. I bought it all at the thrift store. The flowers were new with tags, the grapevine wreath is gently used.
Now that I have a plan and all of the supplies, it is time to cut my flower picks apart with a pair of wire cutters and twist the wire stems as I envision before hot gluing them to the wreath form.
I like to cut the stems long at first when I am laying out elements in real life. I cut the stems short and to size before I hot glue them into place on my wreath form.
Then I snip, twist, poke, arrange, glue my way through attaching all of my fall flowers to the grapevine wreath.
To bow or not to bow? That is the question...
I decided to forgo an orange bow based on some of the other elements I am using to decorate my patio. The only thing left to do is hang my Fall wreath and admire it!
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