Free Wreath in Under 2 Minutes

by leanneja on January 29, 2011 · 6 comments

in Decorating,Valentine's Day

I’m decorated for Valentine’s Day but I didn’t have a wreath for the front door. My door has sat empty for over a week. Then I had an idea for an almost instant wreath pop into my head. I bought this yarn wrapped heart a few years ago for .50 cents. It would be super easy to make one though.

This awesome ribbon was wrapped around my Christmas pajamas. I love these thick ribbons and save all of them. I didn’t even have to cut it, but I probably should have ironed it.

I attached the heart to a black frame I had in my frame stash. I used a little piece of tape on the back of the frame to hold the ribbon in place.

Voila! A free frame in under 2 minutes and that included gathering the supplies.

And since my door is glass it has to look good from the inside too. Oh, so cute!

Hope you’re all having a Wonderful Weekend!

I’m linking to these wonderful blog parties:
Craft Link Party at Polly Want A Crafter
Topsy Turvy Tuesday at I’m Topsy Turvy
Creative Share Blog Hop at The Trendy Treehouse
Transformation Thursday at The Shabby Chic Cottage
Hugs and Kisses Valentines Party at It’s a Blog Party
Motivate Me Monday at Keeping It Simple

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{ 6 comments }

Julie January 29, 2011 at 12:39 pm

Very clever and perfect for your front door.

KJ@letsgoflyakite January 29, 2011 at 1:29 pm

Agree with Julie, this is clever, perfect, and very thrifty. What a great use for that little yarn heart.

amy January 29, 2011 at 9:51 pm

Leanne, you are just so clever! I love the frame- great idea! Hope the basement is going well ;)
xoxo,
Amy

Becky January 30, 2011 at 6:19 am

That is super cute – I think I need to go figure out how to make a yarn covered heart like that. Maybe styrofoam….

Chantel January 30, 2011 at 11:44 pm

Ooh, very clever! I think I’m going to be copying this one :-)

Lauren January 31, 2011 at 7:57 am

I love love love love this! It looks so amazing. I love simple designs that make a huge impact :)

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