As many of you know, I'm a coastal decor person. I was cruising the internet and found a couple wreath ideas that I wanted to make but found that wrapping the twine around the wreath form was not turning out neat and clean like I wanted. So, I came up with this slightly different but still coastal look.
I started off with this styrofoam wreath form from Walmart and trimmed up so it was rounder around the inside circumference and outside edges.
I found some jute twine and began wrapping. This is where my style differed from those I had seen. Others seem to wrap from the inside of the wreath around the outside of the wreath, beginning from the inside. I found I ended up with bunched up wraps because the inside diameter is smaller than the outside. And I didn't like the bunchy look and didn't want to cut the twine and add layers like others had done to hide the overlapping or bunchiness. Disregard the two colors of twine....I ran out of the nice brown and had to buy the white, which turned out okay as you'll see later.
The brown twine ended up on the back! I would have preferred the twine to wrap from inside to outside for more of a nautical buoy look, but I am happy at this point with the way it lays. Now for decorating!
I added some sea glass, shells and three Japanese fishing floats (actually they are CHRISTmas ornaments wrapped in webbing I got from three bags of shells!)
I added a piece driftwood and a rope hanger and will hang this on my front door for a coastal Christmas decoration. I hope you enjoyed seeing a somewhat different style of wrapping and it gives you some good ideas for your own wreaths!
- Twine (ACE hardware)
- Foam form (Walmart)
- Weldbond glue (Online)
- Driftwood, sea glass, shells (outside)
- Christmas ornaments or fishing floats (Online)
Published July 17th, 2017 11:51 AM
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