Foam Wreath Form
Lace by the yard*
Decorations of your choice
Measure the circumference of your wreath as shown in the picture. Cut a strip of lace at half of this measurement. For example, mine was about 5.5", so I cut a strip at 2.25" wide. *You can use ribbon and not bother with this step, just make sure that the width of your ribbon does not exceed half of this measurement.
Next, wrap your wreath form in saran wrap. Dip the lace in stiffener to completely soak. Pull up an end of the lace with one hand and, using the pointer and thumb on your other hand, wring out the excess stiffener. Place the lace on the top half of the wreath, stretching it over the wreath to completely conform to the shape and creating folds where needed so that the strip becomes a circle. Let the wreath dry over night.
Before removing your wreath from the form, attach any decorations using a glue gun. When you are ready, turn the wreath over and cut along the back of the saran wrap, then peel the lace from the form. Carefully, peel the saran wrap from the lace and discard. Add a ribbon to your wreath you are good to go!
So, do share, what decor items are you going to make for Halloween? The wreath is lonely! :)
P.S. The shiny black ribbon is actually a VHS tape I pleated on my sewing machine, the beaded leaf came from a headband from the Family Dollar, the peacock feathers are from Michaels and the purple ribbon is from Walmart
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