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Frugal Four Season Burlap Wreath

Need a cheap, quick and versatile wreath? This one's for you all you'll basically need is a pool noodle, glue gun, burlap and a needle and thread to make a few easy stitches.
First I measured off the amount of burlap I'd needto cover the noodle and an additional amount for a fringed edge I'd create.
Laying the burlap straps end to end I secured the seams with a glue gun to create one long continuous strip.
Next I wrapped the burlap around the noodle to get the measurement for the seam I would be sewing to make a tube shape to slide over the noodle.
I hand stitched with a simple running stitch the entire length of the burlap strip.
Once the seam was finished I could slide the sewn tube over the noodle and give it a scrunched look.
The ends of the pool noodle were cut on an angle for a better fit when joined. I added a twig from outside to the center hole for extra glue surface and secured all pieces with a glue gun.
For added strength I even had to seal the ends with duct tape, there was a lot of resistance with the noodle wanting to straighten itself out again!馃槃
I used gardening wire to wrap around and create a hanger for my wreath at the back.
I made a boutiner of sortsome and added a safety pin as a means to swap out for the next season.
I made a simple burlap bow and glued it as a permanent look to my wreath but the snowflakes are a temporary seasonal accent as is the boutiner.
A Summer look was a butterfly accent and a bright tulip boutiner.
Fall? An owl and autumn leaves of course and Spring? I'm thinking....eggs in a nest and tree buds about to burst open. The options are endless...I love the versatility of this Project! Thanks for taking a look!

Materials used for this project:

  • Burlap   (Fabric store)
  • Pool noodle   (Dollar Store)
  • Wreath Accents   (Dollar store)
  • William
    William Burbank, IL
    on Nov 28, 2016

    Very creative! Love it! Looks great!

  • Hillela G.
    Hillela G.
    on Nov 28, 2016

    This is genius!!

  • Mickey Baron
    Mickey Baron
    on Nov 29, 2016

    Now THAT'S using your noodle! Saving, & Sharing. Luv it!

  • Sea Trace Creations
    Sea Trace Creations
    on Nov 29, 2016

    Andddddddd I didn't lose my noodle in the process. Thanks very much.

    • Sea Trace Creations
      Sea Trace Creations
      on Sep 21, 2017

      Thanks so much Wanda, I find that small town life forces you to think outside the box and get creative to make things work for you!

  • Elizabeth
    Elizabeth South Africa
    on Nov 30, 2016

    I love it! I'm not so into Christmas now I know Jesus couldn't have been born in December - it snows in Jerusalem in December and the shepherds would not have been out in the fields - more accurate is Sept/Oct - but I love this wreath, can use it any time of the year, so bright and welcoming! Love it! Thank you!

    • Patricia
      Patricia Wilson, NC
      on Dec 27, 2017

      Date is Very Important. Let's study what we celebrate. Find out what holiday Dec 25th Really.serve. Hint....Solstice! Not Jesus.

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