Last year, I featured this wreath from The Joy is At Home
I was inspired to make a silver bead wreath this year and kept my eyes peeled for the materials at garage sales this summer.
Suzy made hers a little different than mine, and she had an awesome mirror to put hers on. I made mine to sell at a craft bazaar, however, I wasn't going to be sad if it didn't sell.
Here's how I did it.
I spray painted a large foam wreath silver and took some of those long Christmas garland beads that I bought at a garage sale. Mine were vintage and came in a box, but this is what they look like...just to give you an idea.
I started wrapping them around sort of at an angle and using hot glue to hold them in place.
Each string of beads was 9 yards and I used 7 boxes of them.
I couldn't find any of that gorgeous blue ribbon so I stuck with silver. I think it turned out amazing. However, I wish I had a mirror like Suzy did to put it on.
Keep your eyes peeled after Christmas for those 90% off sales on these beads.
My grand total for making the wreath was less than $5 but it looks like a million bucks and it sold before the craft bazaar even started!