Twisted newspaper wreath........When I saw this, I knew I wanted to make it. Keri is the inventor, and she cooks, and she has a linky party thur christmas with holiday cooking and baking. Lots of wonderful recipes.
I love it, putting this wreath together takes a bit of time, a couple of movies and a snack, maybe! I did this in one evening. It is so simple all you do is twist, wrap and glue. Please go check out the wreath that Keri made....It's so cute, and you can change the seasons. How, neat is that. I wonder about making this with strips of homespun fabric?
Thank you Keri, so cleaver! I did the wrapping a little different then Keri but both work, when I was close to the end with the strip I was working with I took another one and overlapped the two and continued on.
glue gun and glue
newspaper ( stay with the comics, ads, you want the color in your wreath)
bamboo skewer (to help protect your fingers from the hot glue)
What you do is, cut newspaper in strips about 1 1/2 inches wide, at the starting point crinkle the paper and glue to the wreath. Use the bamboo stick to hold the paper to help protect those fingers. Then on you go, twist, fold, tuck, scrunch and try to keep your twisted papers tight with each other, if the paper rips then fold it around or start with another strip. *I didn't use much glue, when I was almost finished with the strip of paper I added another one, about 2 inches from the end. Scrunch, twist and keep on going. It saved some glue and my fingers. Putting the wreath together didn't cost much..but I was surprised at the price for a wreath, so use your coupon for AC Moore you can get on-line.
Happy twisting my friends, A recycled newspaper wreath.....and go check out the Holiday Sweet Swap