Sunday, April 15, 2012

DIY Moss Rock Wreath


I whipped up this Moss Rock Wreath by using things I already had and loot I scored at The Dollar Tree. Right now it's looking pretty great on the Man Cave door. :)

Here are the basic steps:

1. Buy a foam pool toy from The Dollar Tree. Hot glue the ends together to form a circle and secure with packing or duct tape.

2. Cover your wreath form with ribbon or fabric. I used two different spools of ribbon because that's what I had on hand! Use hot glue to hold in place.

3. Hot glue a single ring of the moss rocks around the top of the wreath. Then go back and fill in any spaces with the extra moss rocks. I used up 10 packages from The Dollar Tree. They are basically foam blobs covered in this:



4. Hot glue small pieces of the Hobby Lobby soft moss in the spaces made by the moss rocks. This is a great opportunity to cover up any mistakes!

5. Use a hair dryer on high heat to blow away any excess moss and to melt the hot glue strings.

6. Take piece of string, ribbon or twine and cut about 4 inches long. Tie into a loop and with a sewing pin, pin into the back of the wreath for hanging.

7. Hang and admire your handiwork!


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10 comments:

  1. Beautiful Lindsey!! You can cook and do crafts thats what I am talking about :-) I need to learn how to be more crafty!!

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  2. That looks reallly great! Love the idea that you used two kinds of moss too! Saw you over at It's So Very Cheri and am happily following you via GFC.

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  3. Super cute wreath - I love the idea of using the pool toy. I'd never heard about using a hair dryer to remove the glue strings. I make a lot of wreaths, and spend a ton of time trying to pick all of the strings off of them.
    Thanks for the great ideas!

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  4. What a great look - so simple for Spring! Great job! Thanks for sharing over at Roeshel's Project Parade.

    xo Lynda

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  5. Oh wow! This is brilliant! I bought some of these moss rocks and used them on my mantel for Easter but had no idea what to do with them after! I so love this earthy look. Would love if you'd share on my weekly linky party on Teagan's Travels. Here's the link for this week's party if you are interested....

    http://teaganstravels.blogspot.com/2012/04/destination-inspiration-linky-party-11.html

    Have a great day!
    Michelle

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  6. This is such a great idea! We are so glad that you linked up to our “Strut Your Stuff Saturday.” We hope you’ll be back soon! -The Sisters

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  7. Hi! I'm featuring this on my new link party! Thanks so much for linking up!!

    Kathryn
    http://www.destinationcraft.blogspot.com/2012/04/destination-cutesy-monday-13_22.html

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  8. This is so cool! I wish I could find moss rocks for such a great price. I've only seen them at Michaels and they are definitely not $1.00! So glad I saw this feature on Destination Craft :)

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