I decided to make my Mom a wreath for her birthday. I found one on Instagram that I liked and I thought to myself “I can make that!” So off to Lowe’s I went for lumber.
1/4″ pine plywood and sanding paper were all I needed to get started.
Complete supply list:
- 1/4″ pine plywood
- Template for wreath and seasonal pieces
- Sand paper (I used 120 grit)
- Drill and drill bit
- Acrylic Paint
- Cricut vinyl cutter
- Black vinyl
- Paint sealer (Rustoleum clear enamel spray)
- Burlap ribbon and coordinating ribbon
Once back home I traced out the wreath shape using a projector and an image I found that I liked. I did the same for all the seasonal pieces. Once I had everything traced, it was off to the garage to try my hand with a jigsaw!
I cut out the wreath, as well as all the smaller seasonal pieces. Then I sanded them all down using an electric hand-sander and sand paper. I also drilled two holes in the wreath to add twine to hang the wreath from.
Now comes the fun part, painting!
I started painting the wreath. I painted it grey and stenciled circles around it and painted them white. I did a couple coats of each.
Then I started painting the smaller seasonal pieces. I only did the closest holidays and seasons, because I knew I wouldn’t be able to make them all in time to give them to my Mom for her birthday. I will make those at a later date.
I made the ‘Welcome’ letters using my Cricut. I love my Cricut. It is awesome and a fun toy to play with!
I put the letters on the painted wooden wreath. Then I took it outside and sprayed it with a clear sealant spray. I also sealed the painted seasonal pieces once they were painted.
I added Velcro to the wreath and the back of each of the seasonal pieces. Made a bow using burlap and ribbon.Threaded twine through the drilled holes and tied the ends in knots. And Viola! The wreath is complete.
This was such a fun project and it was a perfect gift for my Mom’s birthday! How pretty does that look on the door!
Hope you enjoyed!