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Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Bless our Nest Wreath

My initial plan was to make a cute Easter wreath covered in pretty painted eggs.  
Plans change.
This is my final product, and 
I love it even more than my original vision for it! 

Courtney at A Diamond in the Stuff painted plastic eggs and they looked great.  
It inspired me to make this wreath!

I coated the eggs in primer and then in Krylon's "catalina mist."  
I tried covering the wreath in eggs, but I just wasn't loving the look I had going.  So, I left my partially started wreath mess all over the counter and played outside with the ladybug and little guy.  (It was a gorgeous day here!)  I returned with fresh eyes and a new idea.  

These types of wreaths remind me of a nest so I added 4 of my painted eggs to the bottom 
(4 eggs for the four people in our family).

I cut triangles for the pennant from leftover muslin.  I cut the letters from card stock on my Cricut.  Then I strung the pennant together using brown and white bakers twine. 

Happy Crafting!

Participating here:

A Diamond in the Stuff

HookingupwithHoHA Crafty Soiree
Pink Hippo PartyIt's a Keeper

Funky Junk's Saturday Nite SpecialPhotobucket


Esther Asbury said...

Those eggs are super cute! Love em'

Unknown said...

This looks amazing! Love the eggs and the banner! Thanks soo much for sharing with the Pink Hippo party!

Sarah North said...

This is so cute! I love the simplicity. I painted some eggs this weekend too!

Anonymous said...

Very cute wreath! I love that it isn't perfectly round...you're right, it makes it look more like a nest!

Holiday Snob said...

Seriously one of my favorite ideas! Stopping by from Craft O Maniac

Kindra-At Home With K said...

This wreath is perfect! I love that it is "odd" shaped, and the eggs and banner! So very cute! Great job!

I have a weekly linky party called Terrific Under Ten Tuesdays. It's for projects made for $10 or less. I would love for you to link up sometime!

Andrea . Charcoal and Crayons said...

I love it! And making the wreath oval like an egg is just brilliant!

Marci Coombs said...

I absolutely adore this wreath and shared it with a link to your blog on my blog...hope you don't mind! Thanks for being crafty!


Sunshine and Lavender said...

I love this! So sweet. Thanks so much for sharing. Found you at Bowl full of lemons.

Randi~Dukes and Duchesses said...

Your wreath is so pretty. I love the natural elements - the burlap and grapevine wreath and even the eggs. Those eggs look so real.


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