Yes, it is another paper wreath. This time with vintage sheet music, and this time with a Christmas theme. We're having a craft fair at my office, and I thought I should put some of the time and energy I'm spending on my various projects into preparing for the fair. So here's what I came up with.
I found an old booklet of Christmas sheet music at my local used book store. I was specifically looking for something that already looked aged (so I wouldn't have to go through the tea-staining ordeal again).
I cut out a donut-shaped piece of cardboard. Fastened on a ribbon. Best advice ever? Miss Mustard Seed suggested stapling the ribbon on first, before gluing on the paper cones, and boy was she right! Check out her tute here.
Can you tell I used my Halloween mantel to take pics of this wreath? Pretend it's a lovely swath of greenery, and not holey old cheesecloth! :)
I was going for a really rustic look and wanted the wreath to look "random," so I purposely tried to make the cones different sizes. I might have added another layer of "cones" but ran out of sheets.
What do you think?
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