Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Paper Feather Wreath...



When I saw how to make a paper feather wreath on Thistlewood Farm,
I loved it.
 I decided to give it a try since I already had everything I needed to make one.
(a grapevine wreath, some sort of paper, a glue gun and glue sticks)


Years ago I bought an old hymnal at the thrift store and have used it for many projects,
including decoupaging the top of my desk with the pages.
I cut out the paper feathers from the hymnal pages.


When I look at my wreath compared to the one KariAnne made,
I think I made mine too full.
At least it was free and a fun and simple project to make,
imperfect as mine is!



still following,


     
         

14 comments:

  1. I think it is perfect.

    Debbi

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    1. Thank you! KariAnne's is just a little "more perfect"!

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  2. How fun. I love it. I'm determined to do a bit of crafting during spring break!
    BTW, I'm catching up on your posts and have appreciated your words this week so much; thank you for your faithful sharing!

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    1. Thanks so much, Ginger. I hope your spring break is very relaxing and refreshing. You're on the home stretch now!

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    1. Thank you so much! It was fun to make!

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  4. Hey Elisabeth, your DIY is magnificently!
    Best, Andy

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    1. Thank you, Andy! I enjoyed giving it a try, even if it's not quite perfect!

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  5. Hi Elizabeth! I have a dear friend who is a musician...this would be such an awesome gift for her. I love the repurposing of the music sheets too. I'll have to keep my eyes open for books like that at resales.
    Inspired!
    Ceil

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    1. It's so easy and doesn't take a lot of time. Old hymnals are pretty easy to find at the Goodwill or Salvation Army. I hope you do make one for your friend. If you do, let me know!

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    1. Thanks, Lynda. It's simple and not too time consuming. One would look great in your lovely home!

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  7. Your wreath is just right! I love where you put it.
    ~Adrienne~

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