Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Halloween Wreath

Anyone that knows me, knows that I LOVE Halloween!  I think about it most of the year trying to decide what fun new ideas I want to try out.  There is so much that you can do from decorations to food to costumes.  It is the best!

In June, my mom and I were at Ikea and happened upon this bad boy.

We talked about it and thought that it would definitely make the coolest Halloween wreath EVER!  This is what I came up with.

Supplies:

Wreath/ Light  (Ikea)
feather boa (Joanne's)
beaded twigs (That is what I am choosing to call them.  I got them at Rod Works)
ribbon (Just stuff I had)
Candy Corn Garland (Taipan)

1. This is really so simple. Thread your twigs through the wreath form


2. Wrap the boa around, threading it through in a few places to get it to stay on.

3.  Add candy corn (or anything else you might want to use that is Halloween-ie) Tie down with strips of ribbon.  I just used a single knot and it seemed to work great.

That is it!  I think it turned out so cool looking.  

Please feel free to try it out.  I would love to see what you can come up with!
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11 comments:

Coco loves vintage said...

Love it x

MJ said...

I LOVE THIS! Found you via Tea Rose's linky party. Shame we cant find most of this stuff in the UK, I just love the garland :)

The Exchange said...

I just love this! Great job! I think I'm going to make it. Thank you for sharing.
Cheers!
Cyndy

Jamara @ My NW Nest said...

Super cute!!

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Army Wife Quilter said...

that is just the cutest thing. I wish I had a ikea around here I am missing a lot of cool stuff.

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M.O.T.B said...

Very cool! Looks spooky!

IndieSpotting said...

That turned out great! I love the idea of using a feather boa. :)

Lisa said...

This is adorable! I absolutely love that it lights up!

Kristol Faucheux said...

this is AWESOME!!!