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Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Sheet Music Christmas Wreath

 
 Everyone is making these sheet music wreaths
  &
I think that they are beautiful.
So, I decided to give it a try.
This is how mine turned out . . . 
I think I like it:) 



 
 Here it is in the evening with the candles lit
(battery, but no worry of fires).
Oops  . . . one candle isn't on. 


 I started with a cardboard box. 


 Hot glued a ribbon for hanging.
Then I attached this snowman pin, 
but later replaced it with a snowflake ornament.

 
 I made copies from the first page of 
Hark The Herald Angles Sing.


 Next I rolled them into cones and stapled them.

 
 Then I got out my hot glue gun and went to work.  
First I centered one on each side of the ribbon, 
then one at 3 o'clock  6 o'clock and 9 o'clock.  
Then it was easy to start filling in the rest. 


 After my cones were all glued on, 
I added berries and froufrou from the Dollar Store. 


 Here is a close-up before adding the snowflake.


 Here it is finished.
The other walls in my living-room are sage green, 
that is why I choose a green and white color scheme. 




I have a couple more Christmas crafts that I want to get made.
I will be posting them in the next couple weeks,
but this one was fun and something that I have been wanting to try.
I had a lot of fun . . .and I want to say thank you 
to whoever it was that invented the hot glue gun.
"To own one is to love one" :)

Have a marvelous day.
Please leave a comment.
I read every single one and appreciate your support and feedback. 

Your Blogging sister,
Connie :)



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35 comments:

  1. Such a beautiful wreath!! Have a great day! xo Heather

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    1. Hi Heather, Thank you for stopping by my blog and for leaving this sweet comment about my sheet music wreath. I have been enjoying all of the delightful vintage Christmas decorations that you have been posting. They remind me of Christmas when I was a child. Thank you for the memories :)
      Have a great day.
      Your blogging sister, Connie

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  2. Wow your wreath really is pretty. I think you did a wonderful job.
    Hope your well and that you had a nice Thanksgiving.
    Maggie

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    1. Hi Maggie, thank you, it is amazing what you can do with paper and hot gun :)
      You must be very busy with the move . . . be sure and take a little time for yourself and don't work to hard.
      Have a lovely day.
      Connie :)

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  3. Very pretty! So so smart to make the base out of cardboard! Your mantel looks great!
    Karen

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    1. Hi Karen, cardboard boxes are free and free is a great word when you are a budget minded gal like myself.
      I am very happy that you think it is pretty . . . I like it too.
      Have a great day.
      Your blogging sister, Connie :)

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  4. Hi Connie: I love your rendition of the music wreath. It seems I see a new craft everyday that I want to make, but I wouldn't be through in time for 3 Christmases, so I'm just now starting to do decorating. Your mantle looks lovely and warm with your tree peeking at the corner..Happy Wednesday..Judy

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    1. Hi Judy, We have an artificial tree, therefore; we can put it up early. Our daughter and granddaughters were here for Thanksgiving, so it was fun to decorate the tree with them. My Steve loves Christmas to he likes putting the tree up the day after Thanksgiving, anyway. It does make the house seem very cozy and it's nice to just sit in the living room this time of year and enjoy the season.
      Have a wonderful day and thanks so much for stopping by.
      Your blogging sister, Connie :)

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  5. I LOVE this! I have printed it off ready for next year when I decorate the barge for Christmas xxx

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    1. Hi Fran, Oh, Christmas on the barge will be so nice. I'm very glad that you like my wreath enough to want to make it. I have a question . . . is your Christmas generally snowy or is it a rainy season? I've never been to the UK but I have always thought the weather to be much like Seattle. Very rainy.
      Have a wonderful day,
      Your blogging sis, Connie :)

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  6. I love it!!! You are soo crafty ☺

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    1. Thank you Kelly . . . you are a sweetie :)

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  7. Hello Connie. I love it and it looks so good with the candles. I have a few crafty ideas up my sleeve for this weekend, one of which is a sheet music wreath fairly similar to yours which I spotted in one of my craft magazines. Will post later.
    Patricia x

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    1. Hi Patricia, I can't wait to see your wreath. There are so many different ways to make them. I have not seen one that I did not like. There is something about using sheet music that delights my heart.
      Have a lovely day and thanks so much for stopping by and visiting.
      Your blogging sister, Connie :)
      P.S. I was in a secondhand bookstore the other day and the owner had made five wreaths from book pages and each one was different. I wish that I would have had my camera with me.

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  8. It looks great. I have been working on a coffee filter wreath today. Needed a break, though, from hot glue burned fingertips!

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    1. Before I replied I went over to your blog . . . just to see if you had it finished and posted. Yummy that frosty dessert sure looks good :)
      I'll be checking . . . I'm very interested in seeing your coffee filter wreath.
      Have fun and keep crafting.
      Your blogging sister, Connie :)

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  9. That looks so pretty and simple.I have seen this crafty idea but they usually use pages from old books.I like your method as I hate the thought of destroying a book.
    Sarah x

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    1. Hi Sara, I know what you mean about destroying a book. Unless I find one that is already in very bad condition, I can not seem to cut it up for crafts. Sometimes you just have to go to the secondhand book store and ask the owner for an old book that is falling apart.
      Happy crafting
      Your blogging sister, Connie :)

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  10. Great wreath. I love the sheet music idea. Thanks for sharing.

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    1. Hi Denise. I do hope that everything is fine with you and that you are enjoying your new home.
      Thank you for the sweet comment.
      Your blogging sister,
      Connie :

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  11. Connie, your wreath turned out beautiful. I haven't done too many crafts lately. You have inspired me.

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    1. Hello Linda, I get such a thrill every time someone says that I inspired them.
      Have fun crafting!
      Your blogging sister, Connie :)

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  12. Hi Connie...glad to meet you! I love your music wreath! How cute! The tutorial is great. I'm honored you are a follower! I'll be glad to reciprocate!
    Ruth

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    1. I am delighted to make a new friend and thank you for the lovely comment. I'm looking forward to sharing ideas and getting to know you better, through blogging.
      Your blogging sister, Connie :)

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  13. Hi Connie,
    Thank you for visiting and I am delighted to also follow you. Wow, this certainly is a clever wreath and so pretty too. Looks pretty easy to make from your photos. I have been in the craft business for approx. 30 years, can't believe it but it's true and still love it. I get great pleasure in making things and or refurbishing others. Etsy is a good outlet, it moves a bit slow for me but, nevertheless I am happy with it. Thank you for your comment on my kitty with the Victorian hat, I think she is beautiful. I have 5 cats and love them all, they each have their own personality and ways of getting to me...they are all sweethearts. Hugs..Lu

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    1. I am very excited to see you here and to see that you have chosen to follow my blog.
      Thank you so much. I am looking forward to getting to know you better through blogging.
      Your blogging sister, Connie :)

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  14. What a beautiful and inspiring blog you have Connie. Thank you also for visiting me for a cup of tea at 'heartforhome-making.blogspot.co.uk' I'm now following you x

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    1. Hi, Thank you for the sweet comment. I am so delighted to see you here and looking forward to a new friendship.
      Your blogging sister, Connie :)

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  15. Beautiful job on your wreath, Connie. So creative. I love the little accents you added.

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    1. Hi Brandi. It is great to see you and thanks so much.
      Your blogging sister, Connie :)

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  16. Connie..
    I love it!

    You did such a wonderful job, and made it look so easy.

    Keep up the crafting :)

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    1. Hi Kerin . . . surprise it is easy :)
      Have a wonderful weekend,
      Your blogging sister, Connie :)

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  17. The sheet music wreath is so pretty! I have got to try something handmade this Christmas! Too creative, pretty and easy~Have a wonderful and blessed weekend, my sweet blogger friend! Roxie

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    1. Hi Roxie, I always enjoy reading your comments and visiting your blog . . . that's why I coming over in a minute to see what's up in Roxieville.
      Right back at you, with having a wonderful weekend.
      Your blogging sister, Connie :)

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  18. Hi Connie, I have enjoyed catching up on here today! Your wreath is beautiful, thank you for the tutorial. You make everything seem so easy. I enjoyed your art journal too; and the reminder to share the love and enjoy the day. I am going to try hard to do both of those things on this day. Hugs! ~ Kathy M.

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