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Make Along Monday {Monthly Challenge}

Feel like there are million things on your “wanna make list” or that you’ve pinned on Pinterest but have never made? Wanna little push to get those things done? Love a challenge? Or all of the above? Join us in Make Along Monday!

On the 1st Monday of every month the Make Along Monday Crew will post something to make along. It could be a project, recipe, or theme. This month it’s Summer Wreaths!! Need a little inspiration? Check out all of our projects!

Dolen Diaries has a beachy twist on a monogrammoss wreath and a patriotic clothes pin flag.

OneKriegerChick is sharing a DIY Hanging Kite {from a Poppy Seed
Projects frame}

ONE little MOMMA shares a neutral patriotic moss and burlap wreath perfect for all

Moore than a Mommy is sharing a summer fun wreath with beautiful Hawaiian themed

ElleElyse is sharing a coral and teal fabric scrap wreath.

ApplesBy Ashley is sharing an Easy Interchangeable Wreath ready to make an appearance
for Independence Day.

On the last Monday of the month (June 24th) post your pictures on Facebook {OneKriegerChick} or our link up
party. *Don’t worry we will remind you!

We will post our favorites on our Make Along MondayPinterest Board so don’t forget to follow!  

So Have Fun and Be Creative!  Can’t wait to see your Summer Wreaths!

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Where I’m at…

Hello Friends and Happy Friday!

Today, I’m super excited to be guest posting over at Poppy Seed Projects!  I was swooning over their products even before taking their class at SNAP.  If you have never checked them out, today’s the day…gorgeous shaped frames, designer vinyl, pre-packaged project kits and loads of home decor tutorials!

Now, what are you waiting for?!

Don’t you want to see what I created using one of their amazing shaped frames…

Head over to Poppy Seed Projects for the full tutorial!

Let's go fly a kite frame {}

See you tonight with a new Frugal idea!

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DIY Snowflake Wreath

It’s time to get crafty here on onekriegerchick.  I have been trying to make as many of my Christmas gifts as possible.  Today I am going to share how I made my adorable DIY Snowflake Wreath

wreath with text

Supplies needed:

Wreath form (wire, foam, or my homemade version)

patterned paper

glue gun

small scissors

snowflake punch or cutting machine

fabric or crepe paper strips (approx. 2 in. wide)

Okay…Let’s get started.  First you will need a form.  I thought I had a wire form- couldn’t find it, so I decided I’d have to make one myself.  I have an abundance of 12×12 in. pieces of cardboard and decided that would be perfect to cut out as my wreath shape.

Here’s how I did it:

I started by cutting out a shape similar to what I wanted my wreath to be.

tracing shapeThen I traced the shape and cut it out with an exacto knife.  The edges don’t have to be perfect, but you do want the wreath to be about 2 in. wide.

traced shape

cut out shape

burlap strips

Then you will want to cut some strips of fabric or crepe paper to wrap around the wreath form.  I cut approx. 2 in. strips of burlap .  I hot glued one end of the burlap to the underside of the wreath form.  I continued to wrap the burlap all the way around  the wreath form.

wrapping burlap

You want to make sure to pull the ribbon fairly tight as you are wrapping.
wrapped wreathTa Da!  Moving on to the snowflakes…

paper selection


Choose some coordinating sheets of paper and cut out between 50-60 snowflakes.  I used papers from Close to My Heart and a cutting machine to cut out a variety of 3-3.5 in. snowflakes.  {A large snowflake punch would work well too}. Starting with the outside edge, put a dot of hot glue on each snowflake and adhere it to the wreath.  When the outside edge is covered, move to the middle and interior layers.

Adding snowflakes

finished wreath

I couldn’t resist added a few more ornate snowflakes!

After adhering another strip of burlap to the back of the wreath with hot glue, I tied it up in my dining room.  Lovely!

hanging in dining

Might have had to test it out in the Mud Room too…

wreath hanging

Yep…Loving it there too!

What crafty holiday projects have you been up to?


I’m linking up to…




design dining and diapers & funkyjunkinteriors


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