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Easy Patriotic Wreath & Tutorial ::  AnExtraordinaryDay.net

 

Are you waving the flag for Memorial Day?

I thought it would be fun to share a super easy little project
to add a little patriotism to a wall or front door.

 

Easy Flag Ribbon Wreath & Tutorial

Here’s the “how to”…..

 

Patriotic Ribbon Flag Wreath :: AnExtraordinaryDay.net

One.  

Gather some red, white, and blue ribbon.  You can see that I got mine on deep clearance a while ago.  Keep your eye out for out-of-season trims for the best prices.  And…really when I bought it I had no idea how I would use it.  But, the colors were just right.  It would be great to use three solid colors, too.

Two.  

Use an existing wreath that is plain and in one of our country’s colors.  This is a simple dollar store foam wreath wrapped in strips of fabric with a pouf of fabric flowers.  (I’ve never done a tutorial of this and if you want one…say the word.)  Take the end of your ribbon and pin it in the wreath (or if you’re using a grapevine wreath hot glue it in place to start).  Start wrapping your ribbon around the wreath and try to arrange it evenly as you go.  When you get to the end.  Cut the ribbon and repeat the pinning or gluing.

Three.

Admire your work!

Four.  

Take a piece of jute and knot it and leave a nice loop.  Pin it or glue it onto the back of the wreath.  (Tip…angle the pin’s point upward.)  And hang it up your creation.

I love quick and easy ways to add a festive holiday flare to my decor.  And this easy flag ribbon wreath is perfect for every patriotic holiday!

Diane

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Comments

  1. Your wreath looks great, Diane! Love the deep clearance ribbon! Thanks for co-hosting the fun party!

  2. Great wreath! I think even I could do that! *lol*

    • Ah…LuAnn…those are words like love to hear…”even I could do that!” And yes you can. :)
      Hope your Memorial Day has been Extraordinary!

  3. You did a great job on this wreath love it… thank you so much for linking up to One More Time Events and also thank you for hosting

  4. Diane, how exciting! Thank you for co-hosting this link party. :-)
    His blessings,
    Kim

  5. What a lovely wreath! Came from the party at Under the table and dreaming! and also just realized you host a beautiful party yourself! Wonderful! will love to stop by next Monday! Have a great week!, Lizy
    P.S following on FB from personal to make it count!

    • Awwww….thanks Lizy!! And thanks for the love on FB!! I’m pretty certain I’m doing the same for you…I’ll check.
      Blessings!

  6. Yup, thinking I could do this one! Outside with the grapevine wreath…all I need to do is locate the ribbon…which is somewhere in the deep dark realm of the basement!
    OH my gosh….and here we go again with the bazillion links! LOL. Gotta love all the sharing by the talented folks. And yep…I’ll be investigating! Some of them!!! LOL. Felt a need to clarify. 😉

    • Oh…the basement! Mine isn’t dark…but the boxes!!! Even if they’re labeled…which one!!!!!
      A bazillion and a half this week!!! It’s fun to scan through the thumbnails for something to jump out at you. You never know the inspiration that awaits! Full time kind of takes away from some of your play time. 😉

  7. Your wreath is fabulous, what a creative idea. Thanks tons for joining Inspire Me. Hugs, Marty

  8. Thanks for hosting! I love that patriotic wreath!!

    Navy Wifey Peters @ Submarine Sunday Link Party

  9. Love this wreath Diane! I think I need to make one of my own! Thanks for sharing this at the party this week! I am featuring it on my Facebook page as well as pinning it to the You’re Gonna Love It Tuesday board on Pinterest! Have a great rest of the week :-)

    • Yes, Kathe, you do need to make your own. I just know you’ll have a blast, too! :)
      Thanks for all the lovely shares. You are so sweet! :)

  10. How fun! We’re Americans living in S. Africa and we celebrate 4th of July every year here. Maybe I’ll have to make a flag wreath for my door!

  11. Love your patriotic wreath! The burlap was just the right finishing touch!

    • Awww…thanks Jeanette! :) Actually the fabric is Osnaburg. I love it for it’s texture and coloration and it’s easy to work with.
      Hope your weekend is extraordinary!

  12. This is a super cute wreath!!!!

  13. That is stunning! I think it’s also a project that I could handle too! Thanks for sharing your idea at the Say G’Day linky party. I love your gorgeous posts!

    Best wishes,
    Natasha in Oz

  14. The flag is so nice I saw it on life on lakeshore drive.
    Julie from julieslifestyle.blogspot.com

  15. Great wreath! Thanks for sharing. You will be one of the features tomorrow at the Make it Pretty Monday party at The Dedicated House! Pop on in and grab a feature button for your blog. Hope to see your prettiness again at the bash! Toodles, Kathryn @TheDedicatedHouse

  16. As always, great project! Easy, great looking and festive :) Thanks for linkin’ it!

    –Katie

  17. This is just adorable! Love it and pinned it to my wreath board.

  18. Great wreath! I haven’t been able to find our flag since we moved so something like this would be perfect for me.

    Thanks for linking up to The Creative HomeAcre Blog Hop! : )

    • Haha! It took be a year to find the small flags that I stick in the planters each year for the patriotic holidays. Moving…the good and the bad!! :)
      Thanks for your kind words, Kathy!

  19. So pretty! Thanks for sharing at Silver Pennies Sundays. x

  20. Rachael says:

    What a super cute great idea, I am not sure if you have already done or posted a tutorial of the dollar store wreath wrapped in material with the flower, but if you have, could you send me the link to it. I would really like to see how you made that wreath and especially the flower. Thanks and keep up the wonderful inspiration!
    rcook_27@hotmail.com

    • Rachael, I have not posted the tutorial. But, I have had other requests. I will try to pull that off soon and post it. Thanks for the nudge.
      Thanks too for the kind words.
      Hope your day is Extraordinary!

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