Sunday, January 8, 2012

Valentine's Day Wreath

Since it is already 10pm and I still need to take a shower and tackle the battle that is drying my hair straight tonight, I am going to only post about new door decor.

I wouldn't let Mini K touch the hot glue for our Christmas ornament wreath so she insisted on a Valentine's Day wreath she could help make. It had to be pink, pink and we settled on a pom pom wreath for our front door.

We printed off a coupon to Michael's and headed off to purchase a styrofoam wreath mold and then headed to Wal-Mart to purchase yarn. After looking at far too many colors, Mini K decided on pale pink, hot pink and white.

The wreath itself is pretty easy to make. You need to make all of the individual pom poms first, then tie them around the wreath form, and then hang with ribbon.

To make each pom pom simply wrap the yarn around your 4 fingers approximately 70 times, the more you wrap the poufier (is that a word) it gets. Then cute the yarn, cut another piece and tie the wrapped yarn in the center. Our wreath has 48 pom poms on it so we did 19 of each color, I think.

Once you have all of your pom pom's, simply cut the loops at each end. (Don't you LOVE all of my technical terms in this post?) Then tie each pouf to the wreath form. Once we finished, we looped a piece of pink and white striped grosgrain ribbon around the wreath and tied another in a bow.
Mini K had so much fun doing this project and our front door is already ready for Valentine's Day, but I refuse to allow any Valentine's Day candy through our front door quite yet!

1 comment:

Preppy Girl Meets World said...

That looks so pretty and so much fun!