I've had 2 pieces of burlap for so long that I'm surprised it hadn't dry rotted!
With thanks to Colleen Jorgensen on her "How to make a fall mantle scarf from burlap"
9-4-12, I finally thought Ah Ha!! So I set out to try her idea. . . . . .
I used my rubber stamps and made my leaves and went around the edges w/Modge Podge (just like she said) so it wouldn't ravel. Then I meticulously cut 'n cut 'n cut lotsa leaves. Oh, and I hand painted the veins too!
Here are some interesting facts pertaining to hummingbirds. Someone asked about when to stop feeding the hummers which has led to lengthy discussions so rather than tag-on to that one, I'd just let you muddle through here if you wanted!
After 7 years this wreath was starting to look a little bedraggled so she got all new flowers & a new 2 tone ribbon. But this time she wasn't feeling shy & demur. Noooo, NOT this lady!! She was ready to strut her stuff so she came out BRIGHT & BOLD!!