Handbags, Books...Whatever

Handbags, Books...Whatever (http://www.vickibatman.blogspot.com) is the website of Vicki Batman, sassy writer of sexy and funny fiction. Handbag lover. Avid Jazzerciser. Mah jong player. Yoga practioner. Movie fan. Book devourer. Choc-aholic. Best Mom ever. And adores Handsome.



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  • 11/02 - Handbag & Book, Barbara White Daille
  • 10/30 - Handbag & Book, Vicki
  • 10/26 - Handbag & Book, Joanne Guidoccio
  • 10/23 - Tina Donahue
  • 10/19- Last days of summer
  • 10/16 - Handbag & Book, Karilyn Bentley
  • 10/12 - Last Year was Tough. This Year was Tougher
  • 10/09 - Handbag & Book w Pam Thibodeaux
  • 10/05 - Found object! And it's all Mine!
  • 10/02 - Handbag & Book w VB

Thursday, November 24, 2016

#HappyThanksgiving - getting #crafty #MFRWorg #decoratingfortheholidays #Rssos



May your day be ever so joyful!
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Easy Holiday Wreath
Recently, I happened to be in JoAnn's and as I checked out, I found this:

 Beautiful bronze and dusky gold berries on a grapevine wreath.Hmmm. How about making a wreath which will transition from Thanksgiving to Christmas?










I found this dark celery wired ribbon edged in gold and fashioned bows with long tails. Here's how to make bows (yes!!! you can do this!!!):http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hS7hK9dau50

















On the back of the wreath is a loop. I looped a plain ribbon through and knotted the desired length. Note: I have a nail on the back of each door specifically for hanging wreaths.
And here's the finished one. Because I use wire to make my bows, I tied the wired bow on the ribbon for hanging. I combined the two tails into one and passed it through the opening, pinning it together. I left the tails because I may want to fasten the bow to the wreath and hot glue the tails in a fancy way.

1 comment:

Angela Adams said...

Awesome! Hope you had a great Thanksgiving! Enjoy the holiday weekend!!

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