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Coffee & Twine

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I’ve been wanting to make a new wreath since I saw A Glimpse Inside create her adorable project.

Here’s my new wreath…

{Supplies Needed}

foam wreath (dollar tree)

twine (dollar tree)

coffee filters

black acrylic paint

glue gun

push pin

{Step 1}

Put on your favorite show & start wrapping the twine around your wreath, gluing every few inches. 

{Step 2}

Create the outer flower layer…

Fold the coffee filter in half and then in half again. 

Then take some acrylic black paint and gently dab it on the edges of the filter.

{Step 3}

Create the middle flower layer…

Fold the coffee filter as in step 2 and trim the outer 1/2 inch from the filter.  Dab your black paint on the outer edge again.

{Step 4}

Create the inner flower layer.  Fold the filter as in Step 2 & 3 and this time trim 1 inch off the outer edge.  Dab your black paint again.

{Step 5}

Create your flower by stacking the 3 flower layers, largest on the bottom, smallest on the top.   Then grabbing the center of the flower stack, bunch up the center & then poke the pin through.

{Step 6}

Use hot glue to attach the flower to the wreath.

{Step 7}

Repeat till you have as many flowers as you’d like… I did three.

I love the yellow pop in the center from the push pin.

My frilly new wreath is hanging on my $5 garage sale mirror that use to be a gaudy gold.

She hangs with a simple black sheer ribbon.

I love it over my roadside buffet!

One last look…

I’m sharing my pretty new wreath at all the fab parties on my PARTIES menu bar button!

 

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30 Comments

  1. Hi Maryann, I wanted to let you know that I have featured this project on my blog for my post revealing my August bookmarks. Wonderful job.

  2. So cute! Great job! I am glad I inspired you to make one of your own! I totally missed this post from this weekend. Glad I saw it now! 🙂

  3. Very clever and pretty. Love the dark edges on the flowers, they look a bit like matilja poppies.

  4. Maryann, that's soooooooooooooo pretty! I love how the paint of the edges gives it such perfect detail and definition. REALLY pretty.

  5. I love this and am SOOOOO trying it! I think I have everything I need. Hopefully mine will turn out as fabulous as your's! Seriously, those flowers are to die for!

    Jeanine

  6. Oh wow, Maryannn! This looks so fantastic! I love the painted coffee filter flowers — they turned out adorable! Great job!! 🙂

  7. I love what you did with the flowers! Very classy! Your new pic is lovely!
    Have an awesome week!
    Sharon

  8. Nice! I have a craving to make a wreath…regardess of the fact I have no where to put it, and can't decide what kinda to make. lol

  9. Hi Maryann! Oh, your little wreath is just precious! The little flowers are cute. You're the most creative one!
    Be a sweetie,
    shelia 😉

  10. Those coffee filters make fab flowers! Oooo the possibilities 🙂 Love. The whole vignette with the mirror, hutch, etc is loverly.

    Glad you could Mi4M!

  11. that turned out sooo cute! i love it!! also i like your new picture- i can see your pretty face now that you aren't hiding behind sunglasses.

  12. MaryAnn, your wreath is so classy looking, I love how simple it is! Looks great hanging on your mirror, so very clever!

    Nancy

  13. Maryann, your wreath is so cute! I'm telling ya… our $$$ tree NEVER has this stuff! Nope! No wreaths! No twine! Nothing! grrrr
    I love how it turned out!
    gail
    ps you changed your picture! 🙂 It's a very nice picture!

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