Sunday, March 13, 2011

Yarn Wreath with Felt Flowers

I have been OBSESSED with felt flowers this year!  I love them ALL!  I have also fallen in love with all the different DIY wreaths so when I came across some blogs showing wreaths with felt flowers, I HAD to make one (okay maybe more than one...).

When buying the felt all the colors I was drawn too were actually not felt, they were fleece.  So I ended up making most of the flowers out of the fleece.  The little white one on the top picture is felt.  I really can't tell the difference in material these flowers.  I did find a difference when I made a flower like this out of fleece, it was just not firm enough.  The yarn is soooo soft!  It is Bernat Baby Blanket.  I actually wrapped it twice around the form because I wanted to be able to squeeze it!  The form is 10 or 12" from the dollar store.  The leaves are felt that I airbrushed with several green Copic markers and then die cut with the leaf die from Spellbinders.

I hung them above the fireplace.  I am thinking that I need to turn one so that the flowers are not going in the same direction... What do you think?

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  1. So pretty! I'd love for you to share this at my Make Something Mondays Link Party!


  2. I love them! So pretty:) Love the colors you used!!
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  3. Great Job! I just finished a similar project. Did you feel like you would never be done wrapping the yarn around the wreaths?:) I did! I love the fleece flowers too!

  4. Beautiful job!! Thanks so much for stopping by and linking up!

  5. Great job! I too love wreaths right now and this one is PERFECT for Easter! Thanks for sharing!!!

  6. I love these as well! The flowers look like perfection. What a fun item to make for spring. Thanks for linking up to Terrific Under Ten!

  7. i absolutely love these! i've been meaning to find the time to make one myself. thanks for reminding me that i wanted to. :)

  8. Cute! I would have them turned so they sort of "mirror" each other...
    Thanks for linking up to Making It With Allie! I can't wait to see what you have for next week!

  9. Very creative and so soft and beautiful. It's great to see how they look hung too!