Welcome back! Today I have a non-paper craft. Hooray! I really haven’t been able to do much beyond cards this year…and with the remaining month I am going to attempt to squeeze in a few more non-card projects. I needed a new wreath for my front door, and when I was at Michaels recently, I fell in love with these Nightmare Before Christmas-like swirly stems. I just had to have them, and a wreath was a good place to use them, I thought.
How cool are those spirals? They are squishy and totally pose-able. I also found some great black leaves with purple glitter, brown glitter spiky things, and some feathered stems with black glittered spheres. I also found a great styrofoam skull. I chopped off the back of it so it laid on the wreath better.
For my stamped piece, I had a little wood tombstone that I painted with shades of gray, then I stamped one of Andy Skinner’s Industrial stamps (I used Scratch), and then a couple of Inkadinkado stamps and I heat embossed them.
Then I simply tucked it in by the skull for a finishing touch. Ta-da! I completed wreath. Brings me back to my days as a floral designer. I did that for a number of years. Anywho….
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