Halloween Wreath

I apologize for being absent these last couple of days…alright weeks. School work and cupcakes have been keeping me really busy! Although I’ve been heading to work early and leaving later, I can’t seem to catch up. And it’s not just me – other teachers on my hall share the same feeling. Sometimes, I wish I had a job where I didn’t have to bring work home with me, but then again, those summers off are exceptionally nice.

Anyways, since it is the first of October, I thought it would be nice to share my Halloween wreath I made for our front door. Honestly, I hadn’t planned on making a Halloween wreath. I was just going to make an “Autumn” wreath that could be used for October and November, but hubby thought it would be nice to have a Halloween themed one. So I decided to appease him.

I started with my wreath from Jo Anns.

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I bought two spools of purple and white polka dot ribbon, wrapped the wreath with it, and used super glue to keep it together.

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I bought the “BOO” letters at Hobby Lobby and painted them orange.

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At the dollar store, I saw these foam characters and decided to use the ghost and spider. Because they were extremely thin to begin with, I reinforced them with a thicker piece of foam. But there was something missing. I decided to jazz them up with glitter – silver for the ghost and black for the spider.

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Next was placement of the “BOO” and the characters. I used some Scotch velcro squares and super glue to affix the items to the wreath.

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The last step is to hang it on the door! Unfortunately, the letters made the wreath hang lopsided, so I used another velcro square to stick the wreath on the door.

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There you have it! I hope you have a great rest of your week 🙂 Happy crafting,

~ Traci

 

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