DIY Wreath #1 (of Many)

December 17, 2010

Okay, so I’m into making wreaths right now. I have no idea why. I think it has something to do with the love-hate thing I have going on with the hot glue gun. I can’t really talk about it. Ahem.

This wreath is a little bit Whoville, but I had all these extra Christmas balls because I purchased too many from the Target dollar bins (Oh, Target! You’ll be the death of me).

So. I grabbed this project by the balls. Ha. I mean, I grabbed a bunch of balls for the project. And one of those wreath base things from Hobby Lobby. And some hot glue. And a gun. And I was ready to go.

Then I started watching It’s a Wonderful Life and started gluing things. Is that how you spell gluing? I have no idea. But I just sorta glued balls wherever it looked like they should go.

And then I took photos of it (I love that you can see me in the reflection of the reflection of the reflection of these balls!)

And then I was done.


Easy. All before George Bailey lost his mind and started yelling at everyone.

I think it’s a wonderful wreath.

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  • Reply agirlandaboy December 17, 2010 at 5:05 pm

    I think it’s wonderful too.

  • Reply Heather S. December 17, 2010 at 5:10 pm

    Adorable. Gonna have to overindulge in the Target $1 bin too! Thanks for sharing!

  • Reply Karen December 17, 2010 at 5:28 pm

    It’s PERFECT.

    Next thing you know, you’ll be doing your entire mantel. 🙂

    • Laura Harrison Mayes
      Reply Laura December 17, 2010 at 5:54 pm

      Lucky for the balls of this world, I don’t have a mantle.

  • Reply Isabel Kallman @AlphaMom December 17, 2010 at 9:28 pm

    oh, i think it’s fabulous!

  • Reply stephanie smirnov December 18, 2010 at 10:00 am

    Wonderful, Laura. Just like you. And btw, I discovered the joys of glue gunning this year for the first time too. Glue gunning ROCKS.

  • Reply Gabrielle - Design Mom December 18, 2010 at 10:59 am

    Gorgeous! I love seeing GcQ getting her craft on.

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