So here’s how to do it for yourself!  Burlap is cut (or purchased) in 4 inch wide strips.  You weave them in and out of the 12 inch metal wreath frame, with truly no rhyme or reason.  Just do something different every time, making sure to cover the frame entirely.  If it folds over accidentally,  great.  If It frays a little, great.  It gives it more dimension and it looks way more organic.  There’s beauty in the madness!   Here is the best tutorial I’ve seen for making the burlap fluffy.  I secured the end pieces with hot glue on the back.  I cut a yard of chevron fabric, about 12 inches wide.  I gathered it with bead wire leaving about 8 inch sections to to fluff.  I left enough bead wire to secure the chevron fabric to the wreath frame.    As for the bow, I guestimated until I had the size that I wanted.  I don’t own a sewing machine, so I “sewed” it with hot glue.  DON’T JUDGE ME!  Fold all cut ends over and glue them so you will have clean edges on the front of your bow.  Gather the fabric  in the center with another (thin) piece of fabric that will be glued together in the back to make the center of your bow.  If that’s not clear due to my lazy explanation or my poor photographic documentation, please use this tutorial.  I’m terrible, I know.  As for the monogram:  I bought a plain letter at the craft store, along with a package of sheet moss.  I cut small stripes and hotglued the moss to the sides of the letter.  And literally all I did was trace the letter (upside down, of course) on the moss sheet with a permanent marker and cut it out.  I hot glued that piece to the front and glued it to the burlap.  I added some flowers I got from WALMART of all places (dirt cheap!) to the wreath and hung it on my front door.  It goes perfectly with the color scheme of my flowers and flower pots.  And yeah, you read that right.  There’s a color scheme with my spring planting.  You’re jealous!

Here it is in another color scheme for my mom’s house, she loved it!



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