Thursday, May 16, 2013

Another wreath

                                   I guess you could say I have a thing for wreathes these days. I don't know why, I'm just on a wreath kick I think. This is one I have wanted to make for some time now. It's more summery but, I am ready for summer! I love the beach and pretty much anything that goes along with it, except for seafood. Nope, don't want any part of that! Weird, huh?  I know. Anyways, here's my latest beach inspired wreath, What do you think?

                                       Now this wreath was a bit more expensive than the others. This one was about $8.00. I bought the wire wreath base at a local craft store for about $2.50. I gave it a quick coat of white paint, I didn't want the green wire to be so noticeable. I found the sisal roping at Walmart. It was a pretty good size package for about $5.30 including tax. The seashells and starfish I already had ( for quite some time, I might add) for some beach inspired project. This wreath hangs on my side door. We don't live anywhere near  the ocean so this will have to do for now.

                                     See my little helper there. She was "helping" me wrap the metal base with the rope. She was very eager to help, too! I didn't use the whole package of rope on the wreath. It depends of course on the size of the base. I tied my two ends together to hold it in place when I finished wrapping. Pretty easy. Believe it or not I have one more wreath in mind to make. I am running out of doors though. Here's one more shot of the finished wreath.

                                         I have a few more beachy project ideas. After all, I have quite a few shells left. I hope you have a sweet day. Thanks for stopping by today!


  1. I just looked up jute seashell wreath on Etsy and yours is by far the nicest. There's only one square one for twine seashell wreath and it's $50!! Maybe you need to branch out in your shop!

    1. Thank you for your kind words! $50 seems high! Maybe you could try making one? I think you could get all the parts at Walmart, perhaps even the seashells.