Winter Stick Wreath

Now that we’ve been stuck inside as it’s gotten colder, I’ve been feeling a little stir crazy, especially in the DIY arena. It’s really hard to do big room makeovers during the winter here, so I usually stick to small crafty things and dream of the big things I want to tackle once the state of Minnesota thaws out again in the spring.  Today I’m going to share with you the DIY stick wreath that the boys and I made.

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And the best thing about this project?  Absolutely FREE!  There are a ton of different ideas for wreaths out there, but I wanted a fall/winter looking wreath that I could put above my door and leave all season long.

We started off but cutting out a small cardboard ring to glue our sticks on.  While I did that, I sent the boys outside to find a bunch of sticks.  They were more than happy to obey – apparently anything to do with sticks is fun for boys!

We cut our sticks up, and then took the longest sticks and glued then equally around the cardboard.

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Then we just glued all the sticks randomly around, filling in the gaps.  Sorry I don’t have many pictures of the actual process.  The boys were a little too interested in “shooting” the glue gun, so I was more worried about burned little fingers than documentation.

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Then I took some old yarn I had laying around to make my own pom poms.

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I wrapped a bunch of yarn around a fork, tied them off, and then snipped the ends open to form the pom pom.

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Once I had enough, I hot-glued those babies on, and we were done!

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This was a fun project that the boys could help with, and best of all, it was SO free.  Like I didn’t spend a cent.  And now the area above my door doesn’t look quite so blank!

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So go make one of your own!  Except if you’re in Minnesota, you may need to dig for some sticks now since everything is buried in snow!

Happy Saturday, everyone!

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About truthsofablessedlife

Welcome to my blog! I am first and foremost a loved daughter of the Most High. I am a blessed wife to an awesome man who loves the Jesus above all else. I am also a Momma of 3 wild kiddos, who give each day a blessing in a whole new way. And when I have time I also work as a Nurse Practitioner on a casual basis. Our family has a special passion for family time, adoption, food, and thrifty DIY/home improvement projects and would love to share some of it with you! In fact, I love creating so much I have started my own little Etsy business!
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One Response to Winter Stick Wreath

  1. Megan Elford says:

    I love this! My kind of DIY – free and easy :-). I nay just use this idea as a Christmas gift for Gramma — she lives nature-based decor!

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