Saturday, November 20, 2010

Smallest. Wreath. Ever.

Thanksgiving is almost upon us, can you believe it?  I have been saying all season that I need a fall wreath for my front door.  There are so many inspirational ideas on the blogs, but I just haven't made one.  I'm thinking it might be time to move on...

So I did move on, and I made a wreath for our next holiday.

Can you guess what it started out as?  {Cue Jeopardy theme music}

It began as a washer.  I love washer jewelry ideas, don't you? Its shape is very wreath-like.  I used a green Slick writer marker to paint the washer, which dried quickly. In the meantime, I went through my seed bead stash for various sizes and shades of green.  I applied Art Gel in sections, and then seed beads. 

When it was covered, I took red seed beads and turned them on their sides for more color before I stuck them on.  I used my E6000 to adhere a pin back, and it's done. 

Think this would be pretty on a jacket lapel?  I have a bigger washer that would be terrific on a bag...

So many places to go!

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  1. wow - super cute. i love it!! would be so cute on a necklace!

  2. Aww, it's adorable! I agree with the necklace - it would be a cute pendant!

  3. What a fun idea! This would make perfect Christmas gifts! How did you get all of those tiny beads so perfectly aligned?

  4. That's great! I would love for you to come link this up at my Strut Your Stuff Party, and enter the giveaway as well!

  5. Hi Christine,
    I just love this cute! I was wondering if I can link to this post for a Handmade Holiday feature that I'm having soon?
    Thanks for sharing this,

  6. Really clever. My brain just doesn't think this way....thanks for the inspiration!!!!!!!!!

  7. Eee! That is the cutest, teeniest wreath ever!!!

  8. This is so great! You have so much patience. Phew....My boss would love something like this. She is always amazed by handcrafted items.

    I would love it if you'd link this & any other holiday crafts to my first ever set of link parties Hooray for the Holidays! over at Cross My Hooks.

  9. So totally cute and clever, this made me laugh out loud! Well done, you wonderful woman.

  10. Ah, how cute is that?! :) What a clever idea!

  11. It is so perfectly tiny! Love it! Thanks for sharing!


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