Polka Dot Spring Wreath

Sometimes I have no idea where my brain is. This wreath was suppose to be a St. Patrick’s Day wreath and say Lucky on the banner. I started working on it and the banner somehow ended up saying Spring. I think I had in the back of my head how close St. Patrick’s Day was and felt like I was cutting it too close so my brain switched it to Spring. Oh well, I’m going with it. I ended up with a Polka Dot Spring Wreath which could easily be changed to a St. Patrick’s Day wreath by changing the letters on the banner, so if you want it to say Lucky feel free to do it right the first time. I could’ve changed it but by that time I was just ready to move on. It still has the green polka dot fabric so I’m happy!

Polka Dot Spring Wreath

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Here’s What You Need:

Foam wreath
Fabric
Letter stickers
Scrapbook paper
Tiny clothes pins
Bakers twine

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Start by ripping the fabric into 3″ strips. I needed 5 strips – four to wrap the wreath and one to hang it from. It will depend on the length of your fabric to how much you will need.

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Use hot glue to secure the fabric to the wreath. Add the fabric strips until the whole wreath is wrapped. I made sure all the strips ended on the back of the wreath so there were no seams on the front, even if I had to cut off a bit to make to fit.

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Make the banner pieces by cutting 3″x2″ triangles. I really like both sides of this paper.

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Now put the stickers on the banner pieces. So remember how I forgot I was suppose to be spelling Lucky? Now would be a good time to spell Lucky on the other side and you could change the banner anytime you want. Yep, that’s what I’m going to do!

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Tie the bakers twine on the wreath and secure the banner with tiny clothespins onto the bakers twine. Why are miniature things so cute?

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Spring or Lucky?

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Once I had the banner on the wreath it was too plain so I added a little something to the bottom right. I already had the paper medallion so I added a circle of scrapbook paper and a punched butterfly to the top.

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Hot glue it to the wreath. You could use a Shamrock here if you go with Lucky.

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Use the extra fabric strip to hang the wreath.

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You can easily switch the banner over to say Lucky and avoid my mistake. I’m adding the new letters today.

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Happy Spring or St. Patrick’s Day or both!

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