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

  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.

  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!

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

    xo Lynda

  5. That is such a fun idea!

  6. 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....

    Have a great day!

  7. 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

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


  9. 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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