Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Crafting gone wrong


Several months ago i found this wreath on Pinterest.
It was love at first sight.
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I thought is was THE most creative wreath I had ever seen and couldn't wait to try it for my self.
I bought all my supplies and spent 2 hours carefully wrapping the fun fur 'grass' around the Styrophoam making sure that when I wrapped it I didn't lay it down on the previously wrapped 'grass'. Yeah, 2 hours later I was pleased as punch. I glued on my little flowers and I had some large rick rack that I tied into a bow. I took it out to my front door to photograph and it slipped out of my hand and slammed down to the bricks and busted up into 4 pieces. I could not believe it!! I was soooo pissed! Seriously, how does Styrophoam crack apart like that?? I picked up the 4 pieces with the yarn going everywhere and threw it onto the table. My husband came home and said, what happened here and I said, you tell me. I told him I was done that I did not have it in me to wrap it all again for 2 hours on a new wreath. He secretly glued the pieces back together for me and said all I had to do was to figure out the wrapping. Some is still in tack, some is in long loops, so I am going to have to cut some of it and rewrap, but not nearly what I would have. 
So stay tuned for my craft wreath gone bad, but saved in the end...

I will be uploading my pics from the Annie Sloan workshop I attended in Chicago, let me just say-
AMAZING!!!!

5 comments:

  1. That is an adorable wreath! Next time take a picture of the craft disaster! We want to see it!

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  2. Bonnie it sounds like you have a sweetie for a husband! Lucky girl. You'll do okay on the wreath just take your time. I think it is so cute and can't wait to see how it turns out. You stopped by my blog and asked which Osnaburg fabric I used. It is the unbleached and I washed the material first to remove the sizing. I'm glad you like them and hope you'll stop back by.
    Peggy
    pjhdesignsoneofakind.blogspot.com

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  3. okay, my friend, i've popped over a few times lately and you're nowhere to be found. what's up? is it already wedding season for hair design????

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  4. Hi, Bonnie

    Sorry to hear about your wreath. I saw this wreath and I loved it too. You husband is so kind, what a blessing he was to try to help you. I can't wait to see your finish wreath.

    Hugs,

    Vanessa

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  5. What an amazing husband you have to fix the wreath for you and give you that "pick me up" when you needed it. It sure is cute!

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