Seasonal decor is lovely, but keeping up with the changes can get hectic. It’s time for a piece that is easy to build and will be perfect year round. This simple black and white wreath can be decorated for any season. Wander through the many choices of Fabric Panels in the Canvas Corp Shop. Choose your favorites then cut, color, and hang. Up-date your look with snap of your fingers and a twist of Cord!
~ All Seasons Wreath ~
Canvas Corp 9 Sheets Black and Ivory French Script Paper
6″ Foam Wreath Form
Heat Activated Fabric Adhesive
Low Temp Hot Glue Directions:
Step 1: Cut images from your favorite Fabric Panel leaving at least a 1/4″ edge. Trace it onto fabric adhesive, cut out shape. Follow package directions for ironing adhesive to fabric. Trim images closely to reveal shape and remove strings. Color with permanent markers.
Step 2: Divide wreath form into 1″ quadrants. Cut 4 sheets of 12×12 French Script Paper in half. Roll into a cone lengthwise.
Step 3: Use a stapler to secure the large end. Use a brad or hot glue to secure the small end.
Step 4: Add paper cones to the wreath form working in pairs and dividing the form in half with each set of cones. I used Low Temp hot glue for my wreath. Make a loop from a 28″ piece of Natural Cord. Use a slip knot to attach it to the form.
Step 5: Cut 3-4 12×12 sheets French Script Paper into 6×6 squares. Roll into cones and adhere to form. The shorter cones fill in the spaces between the larger cones so 2 smaller cones might not fit. Remember to work in pairs so the wreath stays balanced.
Step 6: Cut a 6″ circle from French Script Paper, and an 8″ circle of a contrasting color. Cut complimentary strips of colored cardstock to frame the title. The title should be 1″ smaller on all sides than the patterned piece and 1/2″ smaller on all sides than the solid piece. Step 7: Attach the circles together and to the wreath. The circles will cover the center snarl and add a splash of color. Step 8: Adhere title and layers of cardstock together. Cut a piece of Cord 8″ long and tie a knot at the end. Punch a hole in upper corner of the cardstock frame. Pull Cord thru the layers of paper, leaving the knot in the front. Step 9: Loop the Cord around one of the paper cones, lace the Cord through the back of the lower corner of the cardstock frame. Tie a knot in the front. Repeat for other end of cardstock frame. Step 10: Cut a 35″ piece of Cord. Tie a loop at each end of the Cord. Slip loop over opposite paper cones. Use clothes pins to hang prepared images from the Fabric Panel onto the cord. Use a paperclip or brad to hold the cord in place if the weight of the images makes it slide.
Choose a new Fabric Panel for every season, celebration, or color scheme. Iron, cut, and decorate as often as you’d like. Canvas Corp has a variety of colors and finishes of Cord as well as Decorative Clothespins. Why stick to permanent marker? The Paint Shop at Canvas Corp is bursting with Paints, Mists, Stains, and Glazes. Find the colors you want or mix till you are satisfied! Stop by my blog or instagram for more ideas.
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