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“Let It Snow!” Mesh Wreath

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Designed by Make It Fun Crafts
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Materials:

FloraCraft® Make It: Fun® Foam:
Extruded Wreath: 16”
Balls: 5”, 4” and 3”

Other Materials:
Design It:® Simple Style® 21” Decorative Mesh: Red
Design It:® Simple Style® 10” Decorative Mesh: White
Glitter
Chalk Board Plaque
Floral Pins (S Pins)
Wood Floral Picks: 6”

Tools:
Low-Temp Glue Gun
White Tacky Glue
Scissors
Toothpick
Scrap Piece of Foam

Instructions

  1. Gather the end of the mesh together and pin to the outside of the wreath at the back edge.  Leave the back of the wreath bare so that it will lay flat against the wall or door when hung.  Measure out about 12” to 14” from the pinned end and gather the mesh again.  Pin this gathered section to the inside of the wreath at the back edge.  Measure out another 12” to 14” from this point and gather again.  Pin this gathered section again at the outside edge of the wreath about 1” over from the first pin.  Continue gathering and pinning the mesh at the inside and outside edges all the way around the wreath.  Cut the mesh where you stop and pin the end in place.
  2. Decide on the amount and the sizes of balls you would like for creating the snowballs.    Place a toothpick into each of the balls.  Use the toothpick as a handle to brush on a coat of white glue to each of the balls. Pour the glitter into a shallow dish.  Roll each of the balls into the glitter to completely cover.  Pick the snowballs into a scrap piece of foam to dry.
  3. Make a bow using the 10” white mesh and tie the bow onto a 6” pick.  Pick the bow into the wreath.  Secure the chalk board plaque to a 6” pick and pick the sign into the wreath, just below the bow.  Adding glue to the end of the picks before inserting will give a more secure hold.
  4. Glue each of the snowballs onto 6” picks and pick them into the wreath as desired.

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