Thursday, October 18, 2012

Halloween Wreath

Do you remember the bauble wreath I made last Christmas? It's by far my most popular project to date. I've decided to capitalize on that. Maybe I'll make a bauble wreath for every holiday? Right now, it's time for Halloween.

All I did this time was use styrofoam vase fillers in purple and black. I found them in the Christmas (ornament) section of Hobby Lobby (and, yes, I bought these about a month or two ago and there was already a Christmas section). The black came in a large pack of multiple sizes but for the purple, I had to buy the multi-color pack of purple, blue, pink, and green which meant the purple came in only one size. See?


I just glued and glued as I saw fit and it came out like this:


Now I will tell you, I had THE most difficult time getting a picture of this darn wreath!!! The moment I held up my camera, the purple looked blue. It was early in the morning and the sun wasn't completely up so I tried it again when I came home that night. The sun had already started to set so I decided to wait until the weekend. The sun was blazing and I still couldn't get them not to look blue! So I cheated...I uploaded the photo and tweaked the colors until I got my purple. It's still not exactly right. This is what it looked like without the photo editing.


I mean, it looks cool like it's black and blue but it's my purple and black Halloween wreath! I guess you'll just have to come over and see it in person :)

To make the ribbon I hung it with, I took this black silk ribbon and this orange ribbon with white polka dots. I was originally going to use the orange polka dot ribbon all over the wreath in little bows or something but I ended up not liking it.


I hot glued the orange ribbon along the edge of the black, creating my own custom ribbon!


What do you think? I love it!



I hope you'll stay tuned through the next week. I've got a couple other bauble wreaths to share with you!

2013 Update: Here is a better picture of the wreath which I hope shows off the purple baubles a little better!


I'm partying here!

7 comments:

  1. That looks awesome! I am loving the baubles! And that ribbon is pretty cute too! Thanks for sharing at the Pomp Party! Hope to see you back next week!

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  2. Very fun!!
    Heather at www.savingmoneylivinglife.com

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  3. Gorgeous and very unique. I love it!

    Katie
    www.funhomethings.com

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  4. Very cute! I love making wreaths for each holiday too :o)

    Thanks for partying with us @ Keep Calm & Link Up this week!
    xo, Meredith @ www.waittilyourfathergetshome.com

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  5. I love that! I know that had to have been a lot of hot gluing, you did a great job!

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  6. This is so cool! I love the black and blue. Thanks for sharing.
    Mikaila
    alittlebitofcraft.blogspot.com

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    1. Thank you Mikaila! I wish I had a better picture of it though. It's actually black and purple! It keeps looking blue on my camera and I can't get it to look like it does in person.

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