Wednesday, April 24, 2013

DIY: Wreath + Burlap Bow

There's somethin' about a monogram. And burlap. And then when you combine them and add a wreath, it's like a party on your front door. Everyone that drives by our house will see the beautiful creation and be like, "Whoa."
Just call me Suzy Homemaker.

But seriously, could this wreath get any cuter? I think not.

This project probably cost about $28 in total and it was definitely worth it.

Annndddd I'm guessing that you're still reading because you want to make one too, right?! Okay perfect. First things first, let's make the bow. I found this pin and followed the easy steps to make my bow. Really, the steps were simple... anyone could follow it! You basically just need a ruler (or a measuring tape in my case), a stapler, and your ribbon.
Once your bow is completed, you'll want to attach it to your wreath and then hang the monogram! My bow doesn't look quite right since I attached the monogram to the wreath by covering up part of the bow. But that's okay. 

I bought this bronze colored wreath hanger for the door. I used to use the discrete looking hanger (I'm drawing a blank on what they're called) where it looks like the wreath is floating. Well that didn't work, so I went back to the over-the-door hanger.

The wooden monogram is from Etsy. I originally stained it, but didn't care for the stain, so I spray painted it this beautiful blue color!
Happy DIYing and Happy Thursday!

9 comments:

  1. This is perfection! Love it.

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  2. this is too cute!! i'm envious of all the adorable projects you do. why don't we live closer and could craft together boo :(

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  3. Doing this when we move! And using the monogram from our cake topper.

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  4. Love it! It's so pretty! Our front doors love us and our DIY skills ;)

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  5. This is so cute! You could open an Etsy shop and make these! I think the blue monogram is the perfect pop of color. Love it!! :)

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  6. Looks perfecto!I registered for like six of these monograms for the house!

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  7. Ok... I suck at bows...now, I can just follow the tutorial! Thanks! And which shop is your monogram from? I am trying to find one for just the right price...they can be kind of costly... you did such a CUTE job friend!! Love it.

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  8. It turned out adorable :) I love it!

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  9. I'll take one for $15.
    I'll email you my address ;D

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