DIY Ribbon Wreath

August 23, 2012 § 1 Comment

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Recently, while browsing Etsy I came across some adorable ribbon wreaths.  I decided to make my own and then because it was pretty easy, I made one for a coworker who is obsessed a fan of the HOGS.

Just a warning that my pictures may be a bit jumbled with the directions – I forgot to take a few photos while doing my first wreath.

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1) cut ribbon into about 4 1/2″ – 5″ pieces.  I used several different designs on my wreaths.

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2) loop the ribbon and stick a straight pin through, like so.

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3) start sticking on.  Continue until all the foam is covered.  My wreath was quite a bit smaller than my coworkers.  I used about 22 yards of ribbon and about 200 pins.  On the HOGS wreath I used 36 yards and about 350 straight pins.

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4) after you have the wreath to your desire amount of fullness, then hot glue letters on.  I went with a fall theme for mine since I just can’t wait for the season to change.

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Now you have a fun, festive wreath. Enjoy!

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