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Monday, January 21, 2013

CRAFTS WITH ANASTASIA-VALENTINE WREATH


With Valentine’s Day only a few weeks away, here’s a fun wreath you can make, no crafting skills required other than the ability to cut and glue.

Valentine Wreath

Materials: 8” grapevine wreath; 1-1/4 yds. 3/4” wide ivory beaded lace trim; 1/4 yd. 1/4” wide pink satin ribbon; assorted old Valentines, antique Valentine reproductions, or Valentine clip art; scissors; low temp glue gun and glue sticks

1. If you don’t want to use the original artwork, want to use images from books, or if you’re using clip art from your computer or pictures printed on thin weight paper, use a printer or copy machine, to make copies and reductions of artwork on index stock. A laser printer is preferable if the wreath will hang on an exterior door. Ink jet images will run if they come in contact with moisture.

2. Wrap beaded lace trim evenly around wreath, securing ends with glue.

3. Cut out images. Glue randomly around wreath.

4. Tie satin ribbon to top of wreath for hanging loop.

2 comments:

Liz said...

How clever. Always enjoy your projects.

ANASTASIA POLLACK said...

Thanks so much, Liz!