I needed a pop of white over the new fireplace and I thought a wreath was appropriate for this time of year.
It is difficult to shop with my small children therefore I decided to make a wreath.
I had seen pictures of a nice, white, fluffy wreaths on a number of blogs. What was it made out of? Could I accomplish the look? Upon closer inspection the wreaths that I was coveting were made out of coffee filters!
As I settled down one evening with my supplies:
- wire wreath ring
- 100 + coffee filters
- hot glue gun and glue sticks…my husband thought I was CRAZY!
The project took a little over an hour while watching TV. I did suffer a few hot glue burns but otherwise it was not too painful.
- A Styrofoam wreath or wrapped straw wreath would work better (if using styrofoam wreath skip step 1).
- Wrap wire wreath in fabric to act as a “base”.
- Fold each coffee filter in quarters.
- Start glueing the coffee filters in place. I had no idea what I was doing so I kept changing my plan of attack.
- At the 1/2 way point I tied a grey ribbon to create a loop for easy hanging.
- Continue glueing until you have covered the entire wreath.
This project was simple but I love the result!
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