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Valentine’s Day Wreath


I wanted to cheer up my workplace a little for Valentine’s Day, so I looked up some wreath ideas. What I found, was this wreath from She’s Kinda Crafty.

The wreath is very easy to make and doesn’t require many supplies, but takes quite a bit of patience. I used a foam wreath form, two spools of wide ribbon (1″ or more) ribbon to wrap around the foam form (so they aren’t really seen), 10 spools of various ribbon for all the loops, and a slew of straight pins.

Step one is to wrap the wide ribbon around the wreath form. I used straight pins to hold it down.

Next, cut the 10 spools of ribbon into 4.5-inch strips.

Then sew those strips into loops. This is kind of fun, because to save time, you don’t cut the thread between each loop, but just continuously thread in loop after loop. In the end you have one long string of loops.

I had a big pile of loops.

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Next, cut the thread between each of the loops to separate them.

Finally, start pinning them on the wreath.

That’s it!

Here’s my final wreath, which is now hanging on my office door. I get a lot of compliments on it, and one coworker even threatened to steal it.

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