Alicia W
Alicia W
  • Hometalker
  • Middletown, PA

Wreath From Live Tour of Modern Farmhouse

9 Materials
$50
1 Hour
Medium

Last Wednesday, hometalk took a live tour of Deb Foglia's modern farmhouse. Everyone was asking about the wreath in her family room. Deb said that she had purchased the wreath at Homegoods. I liked it so much, I decided to make one for myself - and now you can too! My wreath is on the left. Homegood's wreath is on the right.
wreath from live tour of modern farmhouse, crafts, how to, wreaths
Begin by cutting your quilt batting into three, 6" wide strips.
wreath from live tour of modern farmhouse, crafts, how to, wreaths
Wrap one strip of batting around the wreath at a time. This will give you the thickness you need.



wreath from live tour of modern farmhouse, crafts, how to, wreaths
I used dressmaker's pins (long straight pins) to hold the batting into place.
wreath from live tour of modern farmhouse, crafts, how to, wreaths
Once you've wrapped all of the batting around the wreath. Cut and wrap 6" wide strips of an old sheet around the wreath to cover the batting.
wreath from live tour of modern farmhouse, crafts, how to, wreaths
Gather your white craft paint, rubber gloves, and rope. Cover your work surface to protect it. Put on the gloves and squeeze a small amount of paint onto your glove. If you don't have gloves, you could put a plastic bag over your hand.
wreath from live tour of modern farmhouse, crafts, how to, wreaths
Grab the rope and begin to pull it through the paint in your glove. Make sure you cover the entire rope with white paint.
wreath from live tour of modern farmhouse, crafts, how to, wreaths
Once the paint is dry, begin to wrap the rope around the wreath. I wrapped the 5/8" x 10' piece of rope first and then wrapped the 3/8" x 50' piece.
wreath from live tour of modern farmhouse, crafts, how to, wreaths
To secure the rope, I tucked it into the sheet. As you wrap, the "tucked in" piece will become more secure.
wreath from live tour of modern farmhouse, crafts, how to, wreaths
wreath from live tour of modern farmhouse, crafts, how to, wreaths
I wrapped the 3/8" rope around the wreath 7 times between each 5/8" section.
wreath from live tour of modern farmhouse, crafts, how to, wreaths
Tear the drop cloth or muslin into 4" wide strips and wrap around the wreath between the rope.
wreath from live tour of modern farmhouse, crafts, how to, wreaths
Once the drop cloth or muslin is in place, tear 3" wide strips of sheet. Wrap them around the wreath twisting as you go, laying them on top of the drop cloth or muslin. Secure the ends behind the rope or you can hot glue them in place.
wreath from live tour of modern farmhouse, crafts, how to, wreaths
Wrap the burlap ribbon around the top and add a bow if you like.
wreath from live tour of modern farmhouse, crafts, how to, wreaths
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  • Annie Wiens Oper
    on Feb 10, 2017

    I love this and never would of thought of your trick with painting the rope! Great idea. I was wondering what the cost difference is between the materials for the hand made and the store bought? I think I like yours better.

    • Shawna Bailey
      on Feb 14, 2017

      It is a cool trick to paint the rope. I think it's much more unique than something you could buy in a store

  • Melissa Adesso Hasbrouck
    on Apr 27, 2019

    Can I do this using a green foam wreath found at the dollar store? And I’ll look again to see if you mentioned it but while I’m asking questions, what type of white paint did you use. I do apologize in advance if you did answer this in the article.

  • Lisa Hancock
    on Apr 27, 2019

    Beautiful and easy! That's my kind of project! Thanks for sharing! You did a fantastic job!

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