Deep breath. Ok. The other day I showed a glimpse of a pompon wreath I made for my daughter's bathroom and now I thought I would show you how easy it is to put together. In fact, there is still time for you to make one - mine took about 45 minutes from start to finish!
Her bathroom is done is pink, black, and white - so traditional Christmas décor just looks kinda funny in that space. I have made wreathes like this one years & years ago, so I knew how easy (and cheap!) it would be to make.
So.......I used a straw wreath form, a skein of pink yarn, scissors, and my trusty glue gun. I wrapped the yarn around my left hand 40 times, slid it off, and secured it in the middle with a small piece of yarn. (sorry! I didn't take a picture, but really, it is self-explanatory!) After I made like a gazillion of these, I cut through all the loopy ends and shazam! I had my own pompons!
I then started on the inside of the wreath, gluing them tightly next to each other until I covered the entire wreath. It is that easy! It took less than a skein of yarn to cover my wreath, so the entire cost was way under $10.
Once it was done, I thought it looked a little "blah" and needed a little pizzazz - so I found a $1.00 clip Christmas ornament at WalMart and simply clipped it into place.
Every girls bathroom needs a little sparkly zebra, don't you agree?
I really like how this turned out and it fits perfectly with her bathroom décor which you can see here.
On another note, today is my birthday and I am so lucky.........I get to have a root canal this afternoon! Say what?
Yep, that's how I am celebrating. (I need to re-think my inner party animal, because I am SURE I should have planned something a bit more fun!) Mr. Bluebird, Sweet Daughter, and I celebrated yesterday - and I have something wonderful to share with you AFTER the holidays from our shopping adventure. So, I am okay with the root canal. I think.......
Hoping you survive the days before Christmas with a happy heart!
Thanks for stopping by,