Monday, June 28, 2010

Patriotic Wreath Project

If you are here from Pinterest and
would like a better tutorial for this wreath,
please CLICK HERE!
You can also find it in my etsy shop, HERE :)

This is one of my favorite things I've crafted in awhile- I love how these patriotic wreaths turned out! My friend Monica and I did them together (or rather, she completed hers while I got a little bit done in-between nursing and toddler refereeing)... so it blessedly goes around here!

A little midnight oil and we now have this adorable patriotic frosting on the front door! I have looked and looked to find where I first saw this idea and have finally decided I'm not wasting anymore time looking! I've seen this style around quite a lot and certainly didn't come up with it myself!

It's made using a foam wreath form and small squares of felt, pressed in to the foam with a skewer stick. We did have the idea to include some springy stars and they are a cute touch! Thanks Monica for a fun afternoon and fun project... click here to see her version and Happy Independence Day all!



  1. I love the way this looks, I saw it on pinterest. Do you mind telling me roughly the size of the felt squares you used? Very nice work!

  2. It's very cute! How much felt did you use?

  3. I saw this on pinterest and I want to try and make one. How big were the square pieces of felt, if you don't mind me asking...thanks :)

  4. Hope this is a semi-effective way to answer some questions... it's been a year now, so I'm just trying to remember. I believe we got something like 5 or 6 sheets of red and white felt and only 3 or so of the blue. I want to say each square was 2x2, may 2.5x2.5.

    One note: this did fall apart when a strong wind storm got ahold of it on my front door! I saved all the pieces and really wanted to re-do it on a stronger wreath form. The one I used was flat on the back. I'd recommend a totally rounded one instead to help keep it sturdy.

    We are in the middle of moving right now, but hopefully I get the chance to update this creation and re-post so I can be more helpful! :)

  5. Hi! I LOVE this wreath and I included it in a 4th of July feature on my blog with a link back to you!


  6. Hi! I saw this on Pinterest and just love it! I am featuring it on my blog this Friday! Hope you come by and check it out!


  7. So cute! Maybe putting a little hot glue on the felt tip before you poke it it will secure it longer? I think I might give it a try! :)

  8. If I may, I would suggest using S pins dipped in hot glue to attach the felt squares. The S pins can be found at any craft or floral supply store.

  9. Hi, I just wanted to let you know that I pinned your Patriotic wreath to my Wreath Inspiration board on Pinterest. To date it has been repinned almost FOUR THOUSAND times! YAY! Good for you! Keeping that in mind, I think you should do a pic tutorial on how you made it. Share the knowledge, then sell your second wreath or donate it to charity for sell. I think it would be a smashing sucess! Best of luck, congrats, and thanks for the inspiration!

  10. Please post a tutorial for this.....I would love to learn how to do this!!! Super cute!

  11. LOVE it, can't wait to read the tutorial!!
    Thanks for sharing. Will add you to my favorites!

  12. This wreath is so fun and festive! Thanks for sharing! Check out my version at!

  13. I featured you on my blog today - Live a fabuLESS life! Great idea!


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